Travel Videos for Vacations and Scenic Cruises








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Travel Videos for Vacations and Scenic Cruises

We have a great selection of travel videos for you. From Travel Medicine to Camping with Kids and a little World's Scenic Cruises thrown in for fun. You can see the Bavarian Alps and find the best camping spots in America here on DVD and video tape. Visit before you go.

Travel Videos for Vacations and Scenic Cruises.

The Traveling Gourment - Flavors (4 DVDs)

Travel to the culinary capitals of the world on our beautifully documented Flavors series. Along the way you’ll learn how to prepare some of the world's most famous dishes, as well as discover the history and culture that goes into each. Bon appetit!

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Wines & Vineyards of Italy (DVD)

The wines and vineyards of Italy are synonymous with the history and culture of Italy. Heir to a multi-millennial tradition of grape growing and wine making, Italy produces over one and a half billion gallons of wine each year. More than 3.4 million acres of vineyards span the entire length of the country, from the alpine foothills in the north to the sun-baked islands of the south. Featured on the Travel Channel, The Wines and Vineyards of Italy is a delightful exploration of the wines, the traditions, the vineyards and the culture of Italian wines and wine making.

Flavors of Italy (DVD)

Italy is considered one of the culinary capitals of the world. Each of its great cities exhibits its own identity and its own exciting and colorful cuisine. In this program, you’ll travel through the great cities of Italy, experiencing the local history, culture and pageantry while, under the guidance of Italy’s most famous chefs, you’ll discover and learn to prepare the regional cuisine that has made the Italian kitchen justly famous. The splendor of Italy and the wonders of its kitchen await you. Buon Appetito!

Flavors of France (DVD)

Join us on a culinary tour of France. You’ll visit Normandy where Operation Overlord, the greatest military mobilization of the 20th century, took place. There, you’ll learn how calvados, Normandy’s apple brandy, is made. Featured recipes also include pigeon, rice pudding and the region’s famous apple dessert. Next, you’ll visit Champagne and take an historical tour of the origins of the bubbly drink. Finally, you’ll stop in Alsace where you’ll learn about the area’s signature dish, sauerkraut, as well as sample two of Alsace’s most outstanding local wines: Riesling and Gerwürztraminer.

Understanding Wine (DVD)

In this comprehensive video collector’s edition of Understanding Wine, international television host Jancis Robinson, the First Lady of Wine, looks at all aspects of wine: from production to tasting, to the international wine trade. In this series, you’ll learn how to read a label and pick wine off the shelf or from a wine list.

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Great Travel Adventures - (4 Episodes on DVD)

Train enthusiasts, we know you're out there. That's why we've stocked our cyber shelves with a romantic adventure dedicated to the metal giant. All aboard!

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The Orient Express (DVD)

The Orient Express is part of our continuing series of Great Railroad Adventures. Climb aboard as we embark upon another classic train journey to a far and dusty corner of the world on some of he most colorful and celebrated trains in the history of train travel.

  • In Episode I, we travel from London to Venice on the famous Orient Express.
  • In Episode 2, we travel on the Royal Orient, India's most famous train.
  • Episode 3, takes us from Singapore to Bangkok aboard another historic train famous for its unsurpassed luxury, the Eastern and Oriental Express.
  • Finally, in Episode 4, we take a train tour of exotic Sri Lank. All aboard!

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    Camp America's Parks (Full Screen DVD)

    Viewers will experience 13 camping destinations in Utah, California and Hawaii, with highlights on the best campgrounds, most dramatic landscapes, indigenous wildlife, natural attractions and outdoor activities. Segments include:

  • Utah: Canyon Country
    Includes Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.

  • California: The Desert Parks
    Includes Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Joshua Tree National Park and Death Valley National Park.

  • Hawaii: The Big Island
    Includes Punalu'u Beach Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Spencer Beach Park and Waipi'o Valley.

    Length: 72 minutes

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    Camping with Kids

    This complete guide to introducing children to the outdoors features nature activities that entertain and teach children. Includes tips for how to involve children in planning the trip and how to pace the day's activities for children. Also presents segments on equipment, selecting a campsite, cooking and more.

    Length: 45 minutes

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    On Holiday in Germany

    When the time comes for getting away from it all, Bavaria offers a wide range of options. This program introduces questions and answers related to shopping for vacation supplies and arranging for lodgings. Settings include a department store, a country hotel, a hostel in the Ammergauer Alps, and an ancient Benedictine convent located on Frauen Island, in the Chiemsee. Original BBC broadcast title: Talk German, Program 4. (German and English, 16 minutes, color)

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    Scenic Cruises of the World (Full Screen DVD)

    Reader's Digest cruises to the world's most dramatic coastlines, visiting over 20 countries, islands and other varied locations in search of unique places and people. Each segment looks at the history, mystery and excitement that can be found at each port.

    Episodes include:

  • Majestic Americas
    Travels to the landscapes of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, explores the beaches, forests and volcanic mountains of the Caribbean, the Mayan ruins of Guatemala, the Panama Canal, Big Sur and Alaska's untamed wilderness.

  • Romantic Europe
    Visits the fjords and ports of Norway, the lochs and glens of Scotland, the castles and medieval cities of the Rhine, the Loire and Rhone rivers in France, Lisbon, Gibraltar, the beaches of Greece and the Nile of Egypt.

  • Exotic Islands
    Visits the coast of Tierra del Fuego and pampas in Chile, the Rapa Nui statues of Easter Island, the paradise of Tahiti, Australia's rainforests and outback, the seas and villages of Fiji, Hawaii's surf and the mountains, forests and cities of New Zealand.

    Length: 170 minutes

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    Germany, Swiss Alps And Travel Skills (Full Screen DVD)

    Rick Steves opens up doors to some of the lesser-known avenues of Germany, The Swiss Alps and general travel skills.

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  • Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg
    Cruising the Rhine River, armchair travelers will doge riverboat traffic and the Lorelei. After climbing castles and descending into dungeons, the tour relaxes with Rhine wine. A stone's throw from the Mosel Valley, viewers then tour Burg Eltz--- a lived-in castle where the noble lady still puts out fresh flowers. Finally, viewers enter the walled town of Rothenburg for a night watchman's tour of the town's lamp-lit ramparts.

  • Munich and the Foothills of the Alps
    In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, travelers visit markets and go for baroque palaces - while office workers surf in the Isar River. Heading into the foothills of the Alps, the program then tours the fair-tale castle of "mad" King Ludwig and climbs to the highest point in Germany, the Zugspitz. Finally, viewers cross into the Tirol to conquer a desolate, ruined castle.

  • Germany's Black Forest and Cologne
    This program travels to a mineral spa, a casino and Germany's most romantic forest.

  • The Best of the Alps: Switzerland's Jungfrau Region

    Viewers travel to a traditional village and visit a one-room schoolhouse, join a volunteer fire department and take an insider's peek at the region's barn-based military defense.

  • Berlin: Resilient, Reunited and Reborn
    Berlin is resuming its place as a great European capital. Viewers will climb the Reichstag's new glass dome, sway at a modern-day cabaret and pop a few chocolates in the now-thriving eastern sector. Along with Germany's finest art, complicated Berlin also has hidden remnants of its fascist and communist past. The program also travels to Potsdamer Platz, Europe's newest version of Times Square.

  • Travel Skills Special
    Rick Steves offers information to travelers on how to travel smoothly and affordably. He shares 25 years' worth of experience to offer tips on planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe, changing money, independent travel versus tours, packing, special tips for women, eating well, big city skills and more. The program was shot on location in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, the Rhine and the Swiss Alps and covers Rick's favorite 3,000-mile European loop while providing viewers with information and teaching essential travel skills.

    Length: 240 minutes

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    Travel Medicine

    Americans take more than one billion trips every year and travel is the second biggest industry in the country behind health care. But, for many people, the two biggest industries don’t mix well. According to one estimate, one in five travelers gets sick on a trip. This program examines the need to plan ahead for medical needs, even on a trip within the U.S. How to get medical attention, particularly the right treatment, when you’re away from home is explained. Common travel troubles such as diarrhea, drinking local water, and poorly cooked foods are covered, as are the special concerns for traveling overseas, including differences in drugs between the U.S. and foreign countries. (19 minutes, color)

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