NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Pienza - The Ideal City Wednesday, September 28th Featuring gorgeous architecture and even better views, visiting the small but delightful Pienza with Patrizia is a great idea.There are several things to do in Pienza, ranging from historic buildings, famous filming location and a rich history to explore.
Southampton: War & the Pilgrim Fathers, UK Thursday, September 29th Let's join Lillian once more in Southampton, UK, but of course to a new place! This show will be all about the pilgrims, war and more. We will visit visit the Mayflower memorial from where the Pilgrim Fathers departed, learn about the development of Southampton as a maritime city and see the most haunted building in Southampton (spoooky).
Arundel Castle up close and personal, UK Friday, September 30th Explore the magnificent Arundel Castle with Ginny. Set high on a hill in West Sussex, this great Castle has beautiful views and was founded at the end of the 11th Century. The castle also holds a fine collection of furniture, paintings, clocks, tapestries, armour and much, much more, including personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots. We will also wander in the grounds of the 14th century Fitzalan Chapel and stroll through the Collector Earl's gardens.
Nowa Huta: A Perfect Socialist Town Wednesday, September 28th Join Zuzanna to explore a new city tomorrow! We will be joining her at Nowa Huta, Poland. The city was designed from scratch in the late 1940's and 1950's with an idea for it to become the most perfect town for a Socialist society. Every little detail of the town was thought to make it a gold standard for the Stalinist regime. Join us to see how it’s going nowadays!
Dublin Castle Friday, September 30th Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin and is where the city gets its name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' - which was on the site of the present Castle gardens. The Castle houses the magnificent State Apartments, the Chapel Royal, a 13th century Tower and some of its Medieval structures.
Fun Barbie: Doll Collection Friday, September 30th Barbies have been an important part of history for years, and not only for kids! A ton of people collect these dolls and its special editions. And our host Renan knows one of them, his friend friend, Paula. She has been collecting them since she was very little, she put many of them back together, piece by piece and item by item. Let her show you all!
Series - NEW Episodes Treasures of Rome Friday, September 30th This is going to be a walk through the Ancient Roman legacy! Every step we'll take together, it will be an incredible discovery of the glorious days of Ancient Rome. You will learn what the Forums were and you'll master the basics of deciphering the ruins. Then we'll move towards the Colosseum, the icon of Rome! It will be an overwhelming feeling to stand right next to this colossal building. After 2000 years you'll still be able to feel the powerful vibes of this ancient Roman stadium. We'll then finish with visiting the only gladiator training center still visible today!
Tuscany Series: Siena - A Gothic Dream Friday, September 30th Siena is likely Italy's loveliest medieval city, and a trip worth making, so join Patrizia to explore it! Siena's heart is its central piazza known as Il Campo, if you are a James Bond fan, you have seen it in Quantum of Solace. So let's check it, also admire San Domenico church and much more!
Food Ukrainian food & culture with Ievgen Klopotenko Wednesday, September 28th Our favorite chef and winner of Master Chef, Ievgen Klopotenko (@klopotenko on Instagram), is back with another Ukrainian recipe! Ievgen is an amazing cook and explains the recipes in such an easy way so you can make it. And if you don't feel like cooking this is actually not only a food show, Klopotenko has truly a show host spirit, so even just joining for a chat as I did was a lot of fun!
Lifestyle ॐ ( OM ) - Vedic Sanskrit Mantra Meditation Thursday, September 29th OM, the primordial mantra, the sound of the universe or, in Indian philosophy, the sound of pure consciousness. Repeating this mantra can help you let go of personal worries and connect with the universal sound. “HUM” is an ancient mantra which means “I am that''. Join us for a relaxing experience and learn about the peacefulness of the Mantra with Roopak!
Coming Soon Travel The national pavilions of Venice's Biennale art fair Sunday, October 2nd This Sunday why not join our host Giacomo in Venice? This show is going to be special, he will take us to the Biennale Giardini, where we will have the unique opportunity to see works from renowned 20th century architects. There are buildings designed by Alvar Aalto, Gerrit Rietveld, Carlo Scarpa, Bruno Giacometti, James Stirling, Josef Hoffmann, BBPR, and Sverre Fehn. Come see all with us!
Neighborhoods by Elevated Train - Lincoln Park & Lakeview Tuesday, October 4th Join Mike once more in Chicago to explore more of its neighborhoods. First we’ll head to Lincoln Park, one of the city’s most desirable residential neighborhoods and is anchored by vibrant commercial corridors along with DePaul University. After, we will get to see Lakeview, known for two very popular entertainment attractions, Wrigley Field (the home of the Chicago Cubs) and Northalsted/Boystown (one of the country's largest LGBTQ districts). Come explore Chicago with us!
Our top picks for the next days Wednesday, September 28th Southampton Marina, Ocean Village: join Lillian to enjoy great shots for snaps of the marina, boats and modern architecture, learn about the Southampton docks and their history and see the HQ for the White Star Company that managed the Titanic.
Uganda's Dance Festivals: Karol wants to show us Uganda like a local! Instead of visiting a touristy spot, we will join her at a music festival. It will be Karol's first time going too, so let's keep her company :) We will listen and dance to popular Ugandan songs and discover its most famous artists!
Friday, September 30th From the Natural History Museum to The Royal Albert Hall: let's take a stroll up Exhibition Road, and see the locations of the Natural History, Science, and Victoria and Albert Museums, and finish with some lovely views of The Albert Hall and Albert Memorial.
The Jewish ghetto of Venice: join Giacomo in Venice! This weekend he will be taking us to the Jewish ghetto which is the oldest Jewish neighborhood in the world. We will explore Ghetto Novo and Vecio districts and learn about the Jewish history in the city and see beautiful sights of historic buildings and more!
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