NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel One-Off Experience: Enchanting Town of Eger, Hungary Saturday, October 29th Explore Eger, one of Hungary’s most famous towns, characterised by superior wines, natural healing water springs, and noteworthy monuments. The town has a charming medieval atmosphere, where a thousand-year-old castle, thirty-eight temple towers and hills with vineyards provide a compelling backdrop.
Quirky houseboats - British eccentrics at their best Friday, October 28th Let's join Ginny in the UK for a very unique show, you may have seen houseboats in Amsterdam, but these ones are unique. Along the river Adur at Shoreham-by-sea, a group of people have created the most unique and artsy houseboats, using parts of buses, missiles, planes and more. Each different from the other, let's see!
"Day of the dead" market in Bolivia Friday, October 28th As we all know Halloween is here, and so all over the world each country celebrates in a different way! Let's join Renan to see how they celebrate the date in Bolivia. There, the festivities are called “Todos Santos” which translates to “All Saints” and Bolivian celebrate the dead with traditional altars, clothings, pastries, and much more.
Baku: Exotica, wine and history! Saturday, October 29th Discover Baku, a truly contemporary city crisscrossed by history. From the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval old city full of life. This is a place that has many things to offer. Come with us and let Nurana show you this beautiful city while telling you all about its history.
Bet Shearim most mysterious Jewish cemetery In the World? Sunday, October 30th Beit Shearim is a national park in Israel. Beit Shearim is known for the remains of a Roman city located on a hilltop and the ancient Jewish burial catacombs located within it. Today the Beit Shearim National Park incorporates both the ruins of the city and the burial tombs. And host Anna will show you all!
Imperial Bath and Roman Throne Hall in Trier Monday, October 31st Juliane is going in big next Monday, she will show us two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a palace. We will see the old Imperial baths from the 3/4th century AD, the Roman Throne Hall from the 3rd century AD, and the Palace of the former Prince Elector, with the prettiest Rococo facades you will ever see.
Halloween Creepy Stories of Kyiv Witches Saturday, October 29th I love a good story time while visiting mystical places. As you may know, every corner of the world has its past, and sometimes the ancient times have survived through stories that have been told for centuries. As our host, Olga, already said, Kyiv has a lot of them, but perhaps the most intriguing ancient element of the city is witches. Come with us and discover the stories only the true locals know about.
Halloween - The Bolivian Way Monday, October 31st As you probably know, Halloween is also called the Day of the Dead, but what if I told you that there is a place where this holiday is celebrated, where death doesn’t exist? For the Andean culture, death is understood as something much different, more in a way of a transition and life is something eternal. Join in and let Renan tell you everything about it while showing you how Halloween is commemorated in Bolivia.
Witches, Golems & Other Creepy Jewish Stories - Live in Park Monday, October 31st Did you know as a rule, Halloween is not celebrated in Israel? But that doesn't stop our host Anna from doing spooky themed shows! Join her at the Ashkelon park where she will tell you some tales of witches, ghosts and more in the Jewish history.
The Dark side of Rome - Halloween Special Monday, October 31st Trick or Treat is coming! Did you know that Halloween is celebrated in many interesting places around the globe? And every culture brings its own twist to it. Rome is no different. In this one, Federica is going to show you how it's done over there during a night walk. She assured us that there are many dark secrets to be uncovered in the Eternal City. Join us and take a tour through Rome while hearing everything about the creepy ancient stories.
Halloween Crafts Market in Israel Monday, October 31st Anna is not letting go of Halloween decorations either, nowadays there are crafts for Halloween in Israel and she will show us. Let's do some shopping at a Halloween Crafts Market. We’re going to see jewelry, clothing, decorations and a lot more.
Food Discover Italy in America at Your Table - On the Road Part 1 Saturday, October 29th John and Patty are doing two special shows this Saturday! We will be joining them from the Leaning Ladder Kitchen in Woodstock, GA. First, they will show you how to make Minestra with Escarole and Beans and Mushroom Ragu over Pappardelle. You don't want to miss on these delicious dishes.
Discover Italy in America at Your Table - On the Road Part 2 Saturday, October 29th If you can't watch the first show or want two more recipes from our beloved chefs, join us on this one. They will again be at the Leaning Ladder Olive Oil store and on this show they will make Crespelle with Ricotta and Neapolitan Meatballs.
Music Traditional Irish music with The Irish Celts Saturday, October 29th Do you enjoy listening to music from other countries? I do, because it's one of the ways that you can discover any country's culture and it's always cool to see which instruments they use, how are the melodies and so on. So join Dave in Dublin for some traditional Irish music!
History When Russia Occupied Prague Sunday, October 30th Our hosts Max and Anna have come together for a great cause, supporting Ukraine in this time of need. Since the beginning they've being doing this show where in each episode one of them tells a part of history related to the war, sometimes even interviewing people. And all the proceeds of the shows go directly to Ukrainian charity causes, in particular to provide many people who have lost everything for the upcoming winter.
Culture Dos & Don'ts: Cross Cultural Africa Sunday, October 30th Join Karol in Uganda for a fun “game”! She will tell us all about the traditions, taboos and so on of her country. Always when traveling is useful and interesting to know the do's and don'ts of the place you're visiting, for example here in Brazil if you make certain gestures that might be common in other places is offensive! So let's see what she has to show us.
Series - NEW Episodes Treasures of Rome Friday, October 28th Discover one of the most important hills of Ancient (and modern) Rome: the Capitoline hill. On top of this millennial hill we can find a square designed by an incredible Renaissance artist, which I am sure you heard of at least a couple of times :) A mix of Ancient Rome, Renaissance and modern times.. this square is a proper lasagna of history, you will see!
Amsterdam's Weekly Highlights Saturday, October 29th Let's see the Old Church (or Oude Kerk, in Dutch) in Amsterdam with Mark! The Oude Kerk is considered the oldest building and the oldest parish church in Amsterdam. You will be amazed by its beautiful and unique architecture, come discover its history and also take a walk on its surroundings.
A Scottish “from home” Adventure with Sam Tuesday, November 1st Join Sam, each Episode features a different location from Castles to Churches, Stone Circles and Islands. Watch a pre-recorded show with Sam talking to you live. You can ask questions or simply sit back and enjoy. If you have a location you'd like to see, let Sam know it may be possible to add it.
Spirit of Japan Tuesday, November 1st The sprawling park that makes up the Jindai Botanical Gardens is home to a variety of seasonal plants that transform during the seasons. A highlight in autumn is its symmetrical laid-out rose garden with over 400 varieties of rose. Let's admire thousand of lovely and fragrant roses!
Coming Soon Travel Phoenix Park - Europe's largest walled City Park Wednesday, November 2nd The beautiful Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed city park in Europe with 1,750 acres to explore all year round! It used to be a hunting ground and you can still see plenty of deers roaming free. The Park is also home to the official residence of the President of Ireland, the Dublin Zoo, the Victorian People's Flower Gardens and much more, so don't miss this tour!
Chicago Icons Inside & Out - John Hancock Ctr. & 360 Friday, November 4th This show with Mike will be special, so I guarantee you don't want to miss it! We will be visiting a famous sight of Chicago, the former John Hancock Center, our host's favorite building, with its minimalist and innovative architecture. Inside we will see an incredible observation deck known ad 360 CHICAGO, be prepared to get some breathtaking views of the city!
Cortona under the Tuscan Sun Friday, November 4th Let Patrizia take you to Cortona, a small town in the mountains. The village is particularly picturesque due to its typically medieval architecture, consisting of ancient palazzos, narrow cobbled streets, small artisan shops and classic Tuscan trattorias.
Rishikesh - Yoga Capital of the World Friday, November 4th Rishikesh is the seventh most populated city in the state of Uttarakhand. It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places for Hindus. Hindu sages and saints have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of higher knowledge. Besides all that it is one of the most beautiful places in India. Join in and explore this incredible location with Komal!
In The Footsteps Of Shakespeare Wednesday, November 2nd Do you know where the famous writer William Shakespeare was born? No? So come walk in his footsteps in his hometown Stratford-Upon-Avon with our new host Ian and of course we will also see some of the city's main sights.
Halloween Halloween the Bolivian Way Day of the Dead, part II Wednesday, November 2nd As we know Halloween is celebrated differently in every country (or not celebrated at all). On this show Renan will continue to show us how Bolivia celebrates. In the Andean tradition, death does not exist and is understood as a transition because life is eternal. Around this beautiful belief, Bolivians cultivate one of Latin America's most deeply rooted celebrations of this date with all sorts of rituals and more.
History The Spanish Golden Age (7 Pt. Series) - The Empire Pt. 3 Tuesday, November 1st In this series of 7 episodes Lillian will explore one of the most fascinating periods in Spanish history: the Golden Age. This will run through the 15 to the 17th century, with episodes giving prior and later context for the formation of this huge empire where the sun never set! Episode 3 explains how Spain expanded into an empire and which parts of the world became its colonies. This is a heavy episode where we explore issues of colonialism and slavery!
Our Picks for the Next Days Friday, October 28th Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 1: stroll through the streets of Edinburgh's Old Town after dark. Hear stories of Witchcraft and evil deeds. See the location of Witch burning and discover the stories behind some of the unfortunate victims of superstition. Venture down dark Closes (Alleys) and hear about lucky escapes and some not so lucky. Hear stories of Murders, executions and a very long hanging.
Sunday, October 30th Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 3: the Grass market is a wonderful to shop and eat today but it has a much darker past. Experience the Grass market after dark, hear about the infamous Burke and Hare. See the pub haunted by a playful spirit. Discover the story behind the Porteous mob lynching.
Tuesday, November 1st Exploring Karnak Temple in Egypt: join me as we take a closer look at one of the most complete temples in Egypt. Set in a massive complex with one of the only complete sacred lakes, we will also explore the 1000 years of history with all the pharaohs who contributed to this incredible complex.
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