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Curious Traveler

CURIOUS TRAVELER takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining "field trip for grown-ups" to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world. Daytime Emmy- and Telly-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series. In each location, Christine explores the hidden histories in their art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks. Each episode begins with Christine's list of "Curious Questions": Is the Mona Lisa really a prostitute? Is the Eiffel Tower really Egyptian? . . .

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 11:30 PM
"Curious Paris"
Why does Paris look like Paris? Why were the Eiffel Tower and the Pont Alexandre III built for World Expos? Why is the Opera Garnier so ornate? Why is there a Romano-Byzantine Basilica atop the highest point in Paris? Why are the streets so windy in Montmartre? Why was a famous cabaret built inside a red mill: the Moulin Rouge?. D
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Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Rome" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Rome" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Copenhagen" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Vancouver" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Vancouver" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Loire Valley" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Venice" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Venice" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Kotor" (LEARN/CREATE)
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