Best Of Europe: The British Isles
Rudy Maxa, the award-winning public television host has for years shared his authoritative "tips, trips & secret places." Rudy is the travel expert millions trust to make their trips memorable. From magnificent cities and must-see landmarks to off the beaten path surprises that only Rudy knows, Best of Europe and Best Travel is the only way to go!
Program 1: London - Rudy invites you to take a look at London that goes beyond the postcard city, with visits to the ethnic neighborhood of Spitalfields, a speedboat ride along the Thames, and bar hopping in Soho and Camden Town.
Program Two: Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands - Join Rudy at the Edinburgh International Festival and the famous Royal Military Tattoo in the city's 1,400-year-old Edinburgh Castle. Next, take a trip on the on the so-called "Harry Potter Train," as well as a look at the wild beauty of the Isle of Skye.
Program 3: Ireland's West Coast - You are blessed with a bit of Irish luck as Rudy takes on Ireland's ruggedly beautiful west coast. Start in Galway and then take a boat trip to the fabled Aran Islands. Next, pass through the eerie landscape of the Burren, sample the best of Irish folk music, and binge on a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.
Program 4: Out of London - The countryside of London echoes with storybook images. Around every hedgerow are mythic castles, ruined abbeys and prehistoric monuments. Rudy takes you to Hampton Court, Oxford, Jane Austen's house, Camelot, and the mysterious megaliths of Stonehenge.