Taste for Adventure - Season 2

Saturday 9:30 PM on Fine Living Premiered Sep 02, 2006 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Durango
    Episode 13
    Kara Tsuboi ventures to Durango, a mountain town founded during Southwest Colorado's gold boom. She takes the narrow-gauge steam train north into the San Juan Mountain Range. The remote adventure resort offers helicopter picnics and zipline tours over the rapids of the Animas River far from any roads. Back in the historic downtown of Durango, she helps to make fresh mozzarella and enjoys a lamb dinner.moreless
  • Moab, Utah
    Moab, Utah
    Episode 12
    Moab, Utah, is renowned among mountain bikers for its slickrock trails. Kara Tsuboi bikes from Durango, Colorado, to Moab over seven days through the Rocky Mountains and the Utah canyons and deserts. After a journey on dirt roads and overnight stays in huts, she eases up with a rafting trip on the San Juan River. The final meal includes seared lamb wraps.moreless
  • Four Corners
    Four Corners
    Episode 11
    Kara Tsuboi visits Monument Valley on foot and by four-wheel-drive vehicle in the U.S. Southwest accompanied by a Navajo guide. She explores 800-year-old ruins in Mesa Verde National Park. Later, Kara dines on the traditional dish of local squash and beans but with some modern additions.
  • Lake Powell
    Lake Powell
    Episode 10
    Lake Powell offers water-based recreation in the middle of the arid desert on the border of Arizona and Utah. Kara Tsuboi takes a wakeboarding lesson and rides a boat to the majestic Rainbow Bridge Monument. She rides on horseback through the Paria Canyon and dines on striped bass onboard a luxury houseboat.moreless
  • Northern New Hampshire
    Kara Tsuboi visits the White Mountains of New Hampshire, some of the most rugged terrain in New England. She hikes through the forests, paddles in a canoe to watch bald eagle chicks in their nest, and fishes for trout. The dining includes a gourmet picnic lunch and a meal at a mountain resort that features local fiddlehead ferns.moreless
  • Ancient Hawaii
    Ancient Hawaii
    Episode 8
    Kara Tsuboi explores the Polynesian culture of Hawaii whose ancient traditions have been kept alive to the present day. Kara snorkels the reefs off the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, and observes the craft of ancient outrigger canoe building. The meal at the end of the day features moi, a fish reserved only for royalty in Hawaii's past.moreless
  • Hawaii's Big Island
    The Big Island of Hawaii includes live volcanoes, rainforests and majestic mountains. Kara Tsuboi tours the sea cliffs and waterfalls of the Kohala Coast by helicopter. She hikes along Kilauea, Hawaii's most active volcano, and tours a Kona Coffee farm. The final meal of the day features produce from Hilo's farmer's market.moreless
  • Kohala Coast
    Kohala Coast
    Episode 6
    Kara Tsuboi heads to the tropical paradise of the island of Hawaii ("The Big Island"). She hikes through the rainforests along the northwest coast in search of waterfalls on the slopes of an extinct volcano. Kara rides horseback through the grasslands of the leeward side of the mountain. The day ends with a Hawaiian cowboy feast on the beach where she samples "Big Island Cuisine."moreless
  • Harrison Hot Springs
    Kara Tsuboi explores the forests and river valleys of Harrison Lake in British Columbia, just across the Canadian border. Among the attractions are a spa retreat, magnificent waterfalls and a boat trip with Native Americans. After a whitewater rafting trip, Kara samples a meal of caribou and wine reduction with local berries.moreless
  • Central Oregon
    Central Oregon
    Episode 4
    Kara travels to the mountains and high deserts of Central Oregon. She rides by dogsled among the pine forests of Mount Bachelor in the Cascade Range. She also goes climbing at the nearby Smith Rocks before dining at a gourmet restaurant housed in a former blacksmith shop.
  • Collier County
    Collier County
    Episode 3
    Kara continues her trip to Florida and heads to Everglades City. She visits wildlife refuges by kayak and fishing charter. She finishes the voyage with a taste of the local seafood and a homemade slice of Key Lime Pie, Florida's signature dessert.
  • The Florida Keys
    The Florida Keys
    Episode 2
    Kara Tsuboi explores the reefs and mangrove islands of the Florida Keys, the southernmost point of the continental United States. She visits a massive Civil War fort on a remote island and samples fresh lobster benedict at one of Ernest Hemingway's favorite restaurants.
  • Winter in Lake Tahoe
    New series host Kara Tsuboi tours Lake Tahoe, nestled among the Nevada mountains. She rides a snowmobile and ventures on cross-country skis. Afterward, she takes in a sunset cruise and a dinner of line-caught trout on a paddlewheel boat.