Rudy Maxa, the most trusted name in travel, goes beyond the guidebooks to share his authoritative "tips, trips and secret places." 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. 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.
Rudy cannot get enough of the sheer vitality of Tokyo. Join the throngs at one of the world's most exciting street intersections with its blazing neon and JumboTron shows. Greet the new day at the Tsukiji fish market, where a staggering 2,000 tons of seafood pass through each day. In Kyoto, gain an appreciation for the beauty in everyday life as Rudy visits a 15th-century Zen garden and strolls the Philosopher's Walk, the most popular place to take in spring flowers.