Premise: Award-winning journalist and travel specialist Rudy Maxa brings the Pacific Rim's history alive with visits to tourist-savvy sites from Kauai's Na Pali Coast to British Columbia. He explores some of the ancient ruins, temples and cobbled streets that define the region's past. Adventures include motorbiking in Australia, navigating up-river in New Zealand, and enjoying Chinese haute cuisine in Hong Kong. The series also features some lesser-known sites that may surprise viewers.
S01, E04 (First Aired: Apr. 22, 2006)
Hiking Mount Rainier; boating through the San Juan Islands searching for whales; seafood tips; getting outfitted for the outdoors.
S01, E05 (First Aired: Apr. 29, 2006)
Vancouver mixes European heritage and Asian cultures; temperate rain forest; gondola ride; ferry ride to Victoria.