All aboard! Enjoy this unforgettable voyage with Rick Steves as he tours four of Europe's most intriguing and surprising islands: Malta, Capri, Orkney, and Skye. We'll island-hop to remote beaches, Crusader castles, a Blue Grotto, prehistoric wonders, and salty traditional island lifestyles.
Rick Stevesʻ European Easter celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. From ancient rituals of woolly beasts scaring winter away in Slovenia, elegant masked carnival parties in Venice to crowds that fill St. Peter’s Square in Rome and more, explore the rich and fascinating mix of traditions — from its pagan roots to its glorious finale - in this program.
Travel expert Rick Steves sails beyond Europe for a one-hour special, Egypt: Yesterday and Today. Join Steves for an exploration of historic and cultural wonders, including the teeming metropolis of Cairo, the fabled city of Alexandria and the glories of the pharaohs in Luxor. He also brings viewers into a wonderland of back lanes and shops, meeting artisans, craft makers and vendors.
Go behind the scenes with archaeologists and scientists as they venture through Africa – from the Pyramids to the glaciers of Mt. Kilimanjaro – in search of clues to solve the mystery of the mass grave, examining the political and environmental catastrophes that plunged Egypt and its people into anarchy.
In this one-hour special, it’s party time in Europe. In addition to all its epic history and high culture, Europe also knows how to celebrate — and it does so with amazing gusto.
Samantha visits the New Mexico Capitol Art Collection; hikes to the peak of Dale Ball Trail #9 overlooking the entire city, and then navigates the Margarita Trail of Santa Fe at the legendary Cowgirl BBQ.
Switzerland has a beauty that goes unmatched. Mountains, shimmering lakes, vibrant cities, terraced vineyards… all housed in a small but mighty country. Switzerland is also home to some of the friendliest people on the planet, and getting to know those behind Swiss traditions and treasures is well worth it.
The Fetes de Bayonne is one of the largest celebrations in Europe, and Mickela attends this giant party to learn the traditions of the French Basque Country.
Join dancer and host Mickela Mallozzi on adventures that explore the traditional side of culture and community through celebration and artistic expression. A classically trained dancer who teaches regularly at The Ailey Extension in New York City, Mickela is inspired by folk dances from around the globe.
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