(as of May 18,2021 19:36:07 UTC – Details)
Welcome to Rudy Maxa’s World, the ultimate travel experience with America’s leading high-end travel expert. Join Rudy Maxa, public radio’s original Savvy Traveler and contributing editor for National Geographic Traveler magazine, for an unforgettable tour of the fascinating cities and regions that have captivated world travelers for centuries. From the tango parlors of Buenos Aires to the bazaars of Istanbul, Maxa brings home the history, culture, architecture, cuisine, and personality of each destination. No matter how you see the world, Maxa makes sophisticated travel accessible to everyone. Stunning High-definition cinematography captures an authentic travel adventure you will only find in Rudy Maxa’s World!
Built on the whim of a czar to rival the great capitals of Europe, St. Petersburg is unlike any other city in Russia. Bring the champagne and caviar as you explore this city of canals aboard a private water taxi. Sample the offerings at the upscale Kuznechny Market, and shop for souvenirs at one of the many street stands. Marvel at the opulence of the Winter Palace and the treasures of the Hermitage and Russian Museums. Take a break at a caviar bar, descend the famous staircase at the historic Astoria Hotel, and enjoy the playful frenzy of fountains and waterfalls in Peterhof.
Tallin & the Islands
From the medieval splendor of its cities to the mystical calm of its islands, Rudy captures Estonia’s great indomitable spirit. Share in this young European democracy’s joy of newfound freedom. Tallin is a traveler’s dream with winding cobblestone streets and romantic turrets and towers. Here you’ll find cool internet cafes and blacksmith shops that keep alive Estonian craft traditions. Join the party seekers as they enjoy Tallin’s legendary nightlife. Then, discover the lovely countryside, where windmills, stone churches and saunas outnumber the tourists.
DVD Extra Features
Audio Commentary with Rudy Maxa and Producer Susan McNally
Extended Music Performances