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Rudy Maxa's World

Building on five successful seasons of travel shows featuring Europe and the Pacific Rim, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa broadens his horizons - and those of his audience - with the launch of RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. In this new 13-part series, Rudy offers his sophisticated take on a destination's history, culture, architecture, politics and cuisine, while also turning a journalistic eye to the people and lifestyles of Russia, Estonia, Turkey, India, Argentina, Japan and Thailand. The season begins in India, where Rudy visits the Taj Mahal and the crowded alleys and villages of New Delhi. Later, Rudy indulges in resorts . . .

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Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 - 8:00 PM    "Tokyo, Japan" An urban marriage of high tech and age-old customs makes Tokyo a fascinating destination, from teenagers playing "cos," or costume games, to adults taking dinner at tiny yakatori restaurants, where the kitchen is a small grill dedicated to cooking skewers of meat. Tour the city's massive wholesale fish market, Tsukiji Market, before dawn to watch the daily auction of massive torsos of tuna fish destined for sushi restaurants around the world. Check out space-age toilets at the showroom of Toto as proof that cutting edge technology permeates every aspect of Japanese life. D
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Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Tokyo, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Kyoto, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Tahiti & Bora Bora" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 8:00 PM "The Islands of Polynesia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Montreal & Quebec City" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Food, Drink & Place" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Four Great Cities of Asia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 - 7:00 AM "South Africa: Cape Town" (LEARN/CREATE)
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