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Rick Steves' Europe Previous Broadcasts

Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of (Episode #411P)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show.

European Travel Skills, Part III (Episode #714H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of (Episode #411P)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show.

European Travel Skills, Part III (Episode #714H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

Salzburg and Surroundings (Episode #410P)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

The birthplace of Mozart - and everyone's Sound of Music fantasies - Salzburg is a baroque jewel of a town. It's also the springboard for dozens of Alpine adventures, from thrilling summer bobsledding, to hikes around Hitler's old Eagles Nest hideout, to an idyllic boat ride on serene Lake Hallstatt.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Vienna (Episode #409P)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

In Europe's classiest capital we'll tiptoe through the palace of Maria Theresa and be dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. Then we'll picnic on the Danube, nibble strudel in an old world cafe, blush at slinky Art Nouveau, and waltz to the three-four beat of Johann Strauss.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Italy's Great Hill Towns (Episode #408)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano's medieval towers, to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas, all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Edinburgh (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia.

Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol.

Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

Edinburgh (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia.

Naples and Pompeii (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed.

Tuscany's Dolce Vita (Episode #407)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Milan and Lake Como (Episode #406P)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we'll take a peek at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house - not to mention Leonardo's Last Supper. Then we'll cruise along Lake Como, settling down in the lakeside village of Varenna, classic honeymoon country, where Italy meets the Alps.

European Travel Skills, Part II (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

Milan and Lake Como (Episode #406P)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we'll take a peek at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house - not to mention Leonardo's Last Supper. Then we'll cruise along Lake Como, settling down in the lakeside village of Varenna, classic honeymoon country, where Italy meets the Alps.

European Travel Skills, Part II (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

Italy's Amalfi Coast (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Naples and Pompeii (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Edinburgh (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

The Best of Slovenia (Episode #604()

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Little Slovenia is the least visited and most underrated of Europe's alpine countries. From its prosperous capital of Ljubljana, we enjoy the mountain resort of Lake Bled, venture into the Julian Alps for natural thrills mixed with World War I history, go spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swim with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.

London: Mod and Trad (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye.

Lisbon and the Algarve (Episode #312H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. Salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mix with ornate architecture to recall the glory days when Vasco da Gama and Magellan made Portugal a world power. Then we head for the south coast of your travel dreams-the Algarve. We explore the Land's End of Europe-windy and historic Cape Sagres before savoring pristine beaches and arm-wrestling octopi in the sleepy fishing village of Salema.

North Wales: Feisty and Poetic (Episode #402)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We'll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some Welsh, follow a miner deep into a slate mine, herd sheep with a very clever dog, and work in a pop pilgrimage to the Beatles' Liverpool.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

England's Bath & York (Episode #401)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Rick explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights.

European Travel Skills, Part I (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

England's Bath & York (Episode #401)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Rick explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights.

European Travel Skills, Part I (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience.

Sevilla (Episode #313H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Sevilla is the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan. It's where bullfighting is still politically correct and where little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. Sevilla has soul-and we feel it in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish quarter, and its people-filled streets. After munching tasty tapas, we head south for Andalusia's ultimate whitewashed hilltown, Arcos de la Frontera.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Lisbon and the Algarve (Episode #312H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Experiencing the best of Portugal, we start in Lisbon, a ramshackle mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. Salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mix with ornate architecture to recall the glory days when Vasco da Gama and Magellan made Portugal a world power. Then we head for the south coast of your travel dreams-the Algarve. We explore the Land's End of Europe-windy and historic Cape Sagres before savoring pristine beaches and arm-wrestling octopi in the sleepy fishing village of Salema.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Budapest: The Best of Hungary (Episode #311H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe. It's actually two cities- busy Pest and noble Buda-straddling the Danube and laced together by mighty bridges. Capitalism has taken hold with gusto as shopping boulevards thrive and stone Lenins and cast iron Stalins litter a theme park at the edge of town. Today Gypsy orchestras feature smoking violins, venerable mineral baths are the rage, and 19th century coffeehouses enjoy a renaissance.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips (Episode #603()

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Nestled inside its mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." From this remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, we venture into less-touristy corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, we visit Mostar - war-torn in the 90s, but bursting with promise today. In Montenegro, we sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor and explore its mysterious, mountainous interior.

Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland (Episode #304H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling Belfast, sneaking a peek at its politically charged neighborhoods. Then we head for the Antrim Coast and go wild in Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island. We taste-test Irish whiskey, scramble over six-sided rock columns, putter through a world-class golf course, and stomp our feet to Irish music in rough-and- tumble Derry.

Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

Belgium: Bruges and Brussels (Episode #307H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges. We check into a medieval hospital, savor the exquisite art of Memling, and climb a bell tower to get up close and fortissimo at a carillon concert. Then passionate chefs - creators of French fries and Europe's finest chocolate-give us a taste of their art.

Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw (Episode #310H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Poland is ready to be rediscovered as the old "east" transforms itself into the new heart of Europe. Krakow, with its bubbly Baroque and cobbled charm, is emerging as the exciting "next Prague." Nearby, a visit to Auschwitz teaches us a timeless, soul-searching lesson. Systematically destroyed during World War II, Warsaw is a lively, thriving capital once again.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

French Riviera: Uniquely Chic (Episode #309H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then we visit the picturesque, artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.

Venice and Its Lagoon (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm. For centuries, it was nicknamed La Serenissima, "The Most Serenely Beautiful One" - and for good reason. Along with sampling the sumptuous art treasures of Venice and exploring its back-street wonders, we cruise its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born.

French Riviera: Uniquely Chic (Episode #309H)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then we visit the picturesque, artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.

Venice and Its Lagoon (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm. For centuries, it was nicknamed La Serenissima, "The Most Serenely Beautiful One" - and for good reason. Along with sampling the sumptuous art treasures of Venice and exploring its back-street wonders, we cruise its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born.

Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine (Episode #308H)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Provence, known for its soft light and fierce wind, is as loved by Americans as it is by the sun. We climb Roman ruins in Nimes, explore a papal palace in Avignon, and savor vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. Crossing acres of wispy vineyards, we explore the Cotes du Rhone and more wonders of the South of France.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Belgium: Bruges and Brussels (Episode #307H)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Belgium is a land of contrasts. From the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in big-city Brussels, we go quaint with delicate lace and back lane bike rides in small- town Bruges. We check into a medieval hospital, savor the exquisite art of Memling, and climb a bell tower to get up close and fortissimo at a carillon concert. Then passionate chefs - creators of French fries and Europe's finest chocolate-give us a taste of their art.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

The Majesty of Madrid (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days. We tour the lavish Royal Palace, enjoy art-packed museums, and look deep into Picasso's greatest masterpiece. Experiencing Madrid at its fun-loving best, we' re mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munch on pigs' ears. Then, for a dose of Spain's dramatic history, we side-trip to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen.

Croatia: Adriatic Delights (Episode #602H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

A fascinating land with a hard-fought history in a complex corner of Europe, Croatia is emerging as one of Europe's top destinations. Sampling the very best of Croatia, we start by exploring the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, we hike through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoy the thriving capital city Zagreb. Our Croatian finale: the Istrian Peninsula and its enchanting port town of Rovinj.

Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life (Episode #303H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor. We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric world and feast on the finest of Normandy cuisine. After pondering sacrifice and celebrating freedom on the D-Day beaches, we hike with pilgrims to the enchanted island abbey of Mont St. Michel.

The Majesty of Madrid (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 4:30 PM

Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days. We tour the lavish Royal Palace, enjoy art-packed museums, and look deep into Picasso's greatest masterpiece. Experiencing Madrid at its fun-loving best, we' re mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munch on pigs' ears. Then, for a dose of Spain's dramatic history, we side-trip to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen.

Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca (Episode #302H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Castile sparkles with Roman Segovia, walled Avila, student-filled Salamanca, and holy Toledo! We marvel at El Greco, pop some explosive pickles, and ramble Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. Then, just for fun, we drop in on a bachelorette party with local troubadours, slice and savor tasty jamon, stroll with the crowd, and grab a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.

London: Mod and Trad (Episode #305H)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
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