DVD. 8 Hours. "Shot in high-definition, the photography...pops, even on conventional TV sets."-The Seattle Post-Intelligence. Disc #1 - Northwest to the Max: Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. - Rudy Maxa serves up a generous sampling of San Francisco's flavors, from tangy sourdough bread at the Boudin Bakery to the rich aroma of coffee beans wafting through the North Beach neighborhood. Rudy explores Seattle's lively downtown and waterfront areas and its dynamic cultural scene, as well as its natural wonders. Rudy captures the charm and character of Vancouver and its sister city, Victoria. Extra Features: Museum of Flight; Asian Art Museum; Chinatown street musicians; and more! Disc # 2 - Mexico to the Max: Guadalajara, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta and Zihuatanejo - Rudy etches a vivid portrait of Guadalajara with its rich history, vibrant culture and passionate artists. Next, it is an easy hop to the coast to bask in the traditional charms of Puerto Vallarta. Rudy visits Mexico City, the world's largest metropolis, and explores its ancient roots at pre-Aztec Teotihuacon. For contemporary excitement, Rudy hangs at the Zocalo, the world's second largest square, and heads for the beaches of Mexican Riviera. Extra Features - Ballet Folklorico; Anthropology Museum; Tasting tequila; and more! Disc # 3 - Hawaii to the Max: Maui, The Big Island Oahu and Kauai - Experience the Hawaiian vacation of your dreams as Rudy visits Maui, where he braves the twisting road to Hana with its cascading waterfalls. On Hawaii's Big Island, Rudy takes a helicopter tour of the world's most active volcano. Honolulu offers fabulous Waikiki Beach, and Rudy remembers World War II history at Pearl Harbor. Head north to the tropical paradise of Kauai, hike the Waimea Canyon and kayak past traditional Hawaiian villages. Extra Features: Kamokane sing-along; Fire Dancing; USS Arizona memorial; and more! Disc # 4 - Australia to the Max: Sydney and Queensland - Rudy tours Sydney's famed Opera House, goes pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, explores the cliffs and rainforests of the Blue Mountains, captures glimpses of Australia's legendary wildlife at the Featherdale Park preserve, and swims with sharks at Oceanworld Manly. In Queensland, Rudy goes "troco" for the awe-inspiring Great Barrier Reef and ancient Daintree Rainforest. Extra Features - Rainforest bird revue; Sydney by air; The Great Barrier Reef; and more! Disc # 5 - New Zealand to the Max: South Island and North Island - Whether you are into extreme sports or exhilarating landscapes, New Zealand's South Island has it all! Rudy gets a crash course in Maori bone carving at a local artists' colony, braves white-water rapids on river boards and rides a hot air balloon over "Lord of the Rings" country. On North Island, Rudy kayaks along the glorious coastline, and visits the site where local tribes signed a controversial treaty with European settlers. Extra Features - Maori warrior practice; Hot air balloon ride; Mussel cruise; and more! Disc # 6 - China to the Max: Shanghai and Hong Kong - Shanghai dazzles with fantastic skyscrapers, non-stop shopping and delicious dining. From traditional Tai Chi in the parks and teahouses to tumbling acrobats and teeming markets, Rudy explores how tradition and modernity co-exist in the burgeoning city. In ever-changing Hong Kong, Rudy savors one of the most majestic skylines on Earth aboard the famous Star Ferry. Extra Features - Hong Kong jade market; Shanghai parade; Chinese teahouse; and more!