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.
Bath & 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 ll 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.
Edinburgh & 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.
Dublin & 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.
Rudy Maxa is host of the award-winning public television series, and public radio s original Savvy Traveler. Rudy s authoritative tips, trips and secret places capture the vitality and character of the world s most popular destinations and go beyond the guidebooks to discover hidden treasures and off-the-beaten-path surprises.