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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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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 - 10:30 PM
"Curious Vienna"
Who were the Habsburgs, Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph and Sisi? And how did they shape Vienna? What is the Ringstrasse, and why are there so many oversized, ornate public buildings dotting it? Where did Mozart perform as a 6-year-old prodigy? When and why did Austria shrink to a tenth of its size? What do the eagles on the rooftop of St. Stephen's Cathedral symbolize? And why are Vienna's coffee and pastries so legendary?. D
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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 - 10:30 PM "Curious Yorkshire" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 5:00 AM "Curious Loire Valley" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 5:30 AM "Curious Venice" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 6:00 AM "Curious Kotor" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 6:30 AM "Curious Oslo" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 7:00 AM "Curious Bordeaux" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 7:30 AM "Curious Sorrento" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Curious Stockholm" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 - 8:30 AM "Curious French Villages" (LEARN/CREATE)
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