NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Monaco: The Home of Super Wealthy Tuesday, October 12th Monaco is an amazing place that is situated on the Côte d’Azur. You can see wealth everywhere here: there are luxury yachts in the port, the most expensive cars in the world drive on its streets, and the items in the shop windows don’t have price tags. Monaco offers many attractions and international events that are worth knowing about. Enjoy it with Olga?
The Sights and Stories of Kew Gardens, London Thursday, October 13th In West of central London sits the spectacular 300-acre Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Beautifully landscaped parkland joins expertly planted gardens, palm houses, and more than 50,000 species of native and exotic plants, trees, and flowers. Don’t miss this chance, walk and enjoy the views across this World Heritage Site!
Bolivia's great Salt Flat: the Largest Salt Reserve in the World Thursday, October 13th Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is considered one of the most extreme and remarkable views in all of South America, if not Earth. Stretching more than 4,050 square miles of the Altiplano, it is the world's largest salt flat, left behind by prehistoric lakes that evaporated centuries ago. Come with us and Renan to explore this incredible place!
Bolivia's Train Cemetery Thursday, October 13th The landscape is vast and barren with no houses, cars or people in sight for hundreds of miles. That’s why visiting the train cemetery in Uyuni makes for a fascinating contrast. It’s cluttered with old, rotting trains, a symbol of manmade greatness and also decay. Come with us and explore this incredible place with our local guide, Renan.
Lichtenberg's Medieval Castle, Germany Friday, October 14th It was in the 13th century that the Lichtenberg family really built this Castle on a hill at an altitude of 400 m. The ruins of the fortress are among the most beautiful in the region. The 16th-century Gothic-style chapel is particularly worth a visit. The marble mausoleum is one of the most beautiful in Renaissance Alsace. A monumental stairway leads you up to the tops of the towers. From here, you can catch a glimpse of the spire of the Strasbourg Cathedral. See it with Juliane!
Series - NEW Episodes Live Play Readings Wednesday, October 12th This will be a fun and unique show! Join us each show for a different play. Our host Gerard has been a professional actor for nearly 25 years, and he will be reading and acting a play for us. And after the reading, you can have a chat about the play, theatre, suggestions, and more!
My Tel Aviv Stories Thursday, October 13th Welcome to the hustle and bustle of the HaCarmel Market. This Shuk (market) is the largest market in Tel Aviv and one of the oldest. Let’s roam around this vibrant marketplace to see what the vendors can surprise us with. I’m going to taste some of the local foods together with you. It’s gonna be fun!
Treasures of Rome Friday, October 14th Let's take a stroll in the streets of Trastevere, so that you can experience the vibes of the aperitivo time in this colorful and cheerful district! We'll start from Ponte Sisto, the bridge where lots of people hang out in the weekends, then we'll move to Piazza Trilussa.. and then we'll get lost in the narrow streets 😜 See you on Friday!
"Does Putin Have to Die?" with Ilya Ponomarev Thursday, October 13th Our hosts Ilya Ponomarev and Gregg Stebben have some exciting news, they just launched a book together! “Does Putin Have to Die? The Story of How Russia Becomes a Democracy after Losing to Ukraine." is already available to purchase below. But let me tell you more about it. You may already know that Ponomarev was a member of the Russian Parliament. He was the only member of the Russian Parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea, predicting that this would lead to an invasion of Ukraine by Russia. This vote lead to him being forced into exile from his own country. He is today fighting for Ukraine. "I’m not fighting against Russia, I'm fighting against Putin and Putinism and Russian fascism.” And in this book, Ponomarev offers his plan for how the Russian people can purge their country of Putin, Putinism, and dictatorship, and turn it into a democracy. Join us in the show to know more.
Coming Soon Travel London: Wonders of the West End - Shakespeare's South Bank Sunday, October 16th Shakespeare's Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theater, an Elizabethan playhouse for which William Shakespeare wrote his plays, in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames. This place is an incredible mix of history, culture, art and much more. Join in and let Gerard show you around!
Diwali - India's Festival of Lights Monday, October 17th Indian festivals and celebrations bring people from over seven different regions together and are known to be a spectacle. Diwali is one of those celebrations and is filled with cultural, spiritual, and passionate experiences. Join in and let our local host, Komal, show you around to make you feel the festiveness first hand!
Food Discover Italy in America at Your Table - Chicken Agrodolce Saturday, October 15th It's time to cook! Join John & Patty to make two delicious recipes. This time we will make Chicken Agrodolce and a Classic Bruschetta. Learn the ingredients and the step by steps to make these delicious dishes!
Discover Italy in America at Your Table - Italian Meatloaf Saturday, October 15th Why not bring a piece of Italy to your house? On this show, John & Patty will show you how to make Italian Meatloaf and Thyme Scented Mushrooms. You’ll definitely want to make these for your family and friends. Come cook with us!
Culture Sukkot Special: A Visit to a Family Celebration Sunday, October 16th Join Anna for Sukkot, an important Jewish holiday which is much better to see snd experience on your own rather than hear about. So, we are kindly invited to a home of an observant Jewish family from Ashkelon to see how they celebrate Sukkot. We’ll see the sukkah, a temporary hut or tent where the family’s going to spend most of the time during the week. We’ll see its decorations and attributes. We are going to talk about the history of Sukkot and its importance for Jews.
Our Top Picks for the Next Days Wednesday, October 12th Edinburgh's Historic Greyfriar's Kirkyard: join Sam in undoubtedly one of the most famous graveyards in the world. See the statue of Greyfriar's Bobby a little dog loyal to his master. Hear about some of the good and not so good stories of the city. Admire the craftsmanship in the funeral art. Hundreds of years of history in a beautifully tranquil setting.
Thursday, October 13th The Dean Village, an Edinburgh Hidden Gem: join Sam and explore one of Edinburgh's hidden gems. once an important mill town and crossing point of the Water of Leith. The village slipped into history with the construction of the Dean Bridge in the 1800's. A short stroll from the New Town, the Dean village is a haven of tranquility in the Capital of Scotland.
Friday, October 14th Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 2: join Sam and stroll down Edinburgh's Medieval High Street after dark. See the locations of Punishment, Executions, Murder and more. Hear stories of miraculous escapes and ghostly apparitions.
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