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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, Jul 11, 2019 - 11:30 PM
"Curious Dublin"
How did Dublin get its name? And what do Vikings and a black pool have to do with it? Who was Maewyn Succat, and why is he celebrated with green beer? How did the harp become a symbol of Ireland, and why do the harps on Irish coins and Guinness beer look different? What is the curious history of the Book of Kells, and how did it make its way into Trinity College's Longroom Library?. D
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Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Dublin" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Vienna" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Vienna" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 - 11:30 PM "Curious Yorkshire" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 6:00 AM "Curious Loire Valley" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 6:30 AM "Curious Venice" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 7:00 AM "Curious Kotor" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 7:30 AM "Curious Oslo" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Curious Bordeaux" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 8:30 AM "Curious Sorrento" (LEARN/CREATE)
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