Best Of Europe: London & Beyond (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
Rudy Maxa, the most trusted name in travel, goes beyond the guidebooks to share his authoritative "tips, trips and secret places." Now, Europe looks even better in spectacular Blu-ray. The world's most popular destinations, hidden treasures and off-the-beaten path surprises pop off the screen in spectacular high definition, making these discs a must-own collectible for millions of travel buffs. The first three discs in this collection make up the first travel series photographed in high definition. Rudy, one of America's foremost travel experts, is seen on more than 300 PBS stations every week, is the popular voice of The Savvy Traveler as heard on NPR, and is the contributing editor of National Geographic's Traveler magazine.
Program 1: London
Savor London's traditional sights such as Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard, and pop in to see where Charles Dickens penned Oliver Twist. Contemporary London comes into view from atop the London Eye observation wheel and at the Tate Modern Art Museum.
Program 2: Bath and South Wales
Conjure a bit of magic with a visit to the Georgian city of Bath and follow tales of Camelot into South Wales. You will marvel at ancient Roman spas and peek into the high society of Jane Austen's day. The landscape of Wales' Wye River Valley offers a wealth of scenic riches.
Program 3: Edinburgh and Scotland
Climb the ramparts of Edinburgh's famous castle, take a spooky ghost tour, practice your swing at historic St. Andrew's, one of the world's most famous golf courses, try your hand at skeet shooting in the Scottish highlands, and set sail on legendary Loch Lomand.
Program 4: Dublin and Beyond
Discover history around every corner of Dublin, from the Guinness Brewery and the infamous Kilmainham jail. Follow in the footsteps of famous Irish writers on a literary pub-crawl. Outside Dublin, find inspiration in the hillsides of Glendalough and Northern Ireland's best folk park.