NEW Shows Travel Trier's highlights Thursday, January 12th Let's walk through Germany's oldest town that was founded in 17 BC by the Roman Emperor Augustus. During our tour we will discover the fascinating history and will see the main sights, including 3 UNESCO heritage sites (Roman audience hall, cathedral, Porta Nigra), as we well as the main market square with its fascinating history. We will discover how architecture was used by rulers to show their power. At the end of the tour we will also "meet" Trier's most famous son.
Uganda's Botanical Beach Friday, January 13th Come hangout with Karol at one of the Uganda's "indoor" beaches without sand or stones but with an enjoyable quite green view of flowers and swimming pools! This is a very unique show so I would not miss it if I were you, besides Karol is always a good company.
Assisi's secret Upper District Friday, January 13th Let's explore this charming city once more. On this show Patrizia will bring you to the upper part of the world famous pilgrimage city of Assisi. So this time we are not seeing Saint Francis or Saint Clare but Roman remains, a very picturesque corner and the San Rufino Cathedral are on our programme today. See you there!
Assisi, Italy: The home-town to Saint Francis Friday, January 13th For those who want to enjoy the classic Assisi, this is the show for you! Assisi is famous as a pilgrimage town thanks to the presence of Saint Francis who lived there 800 years ago. We will get to understand why Assisi is Unesco World Heritage when we will walk the wonderfully preserved medieval streets. The tour starts at the birthplace of Saint Francis and will take us to the main square, the main street and some little backroads. We will end in front of the majestic Saint Francis Basilica.
Art & Culture Top Brit Artist Edward Burne-Jones & The Perseus Cyle Thursday, January 12th Let's join Lillian for an art and history tour of the UK! We will dive deep into the life and works of the famous artist Burne-Jones, considered one of the best artists of the 19th century in England, we will see a unique collection from the Southampton Art Gallery of his paintings!
History Odessa Jews in WW 2 Victory Thursday, January 12th Let's join Olga and explore Odessa's history during its occupation by Romanians in WW2. Find out what happened to the city Jews after Odessa's liberation. And of course , learn the stories of Odessa locals who survived that horrible war
Jewish Odessa Part 3: Odessa's Jews in the Second World War Wednesday, January 11th Let's continue with our Jewish Odessa series with Olga and uncover the story of the siege of Odessa and the city's 907-day Romanian occupation. Learn about the local Jews who took part in the city's defense. And find out about the destiny of the Jews who stayed in the city during the Romanian occupation.
The Witching Hour - Creepy Stories for Cold Winter Evenings Thursday, January 12th Join Gerard and his favorite literary genre... the short ghost story. An evening reading, with an introduction to the writer and their lives at the start... what could be more fun as the cold, dark Winter nights draw in... Ever since he became a professional actor all those years ago, one of his favorite avenues of work has been the audio book, he loves working on them and listening to others. Sometimes at home, sometimes on location. Always atmospheric!
William Shakespeare - Myths and Mysteries Friday, January 13th A lovely strolling show around some of the iconic central London sites, and a chat about the life of William Shakespeare. We'll go wherever we feel, sometimes We'll let you decide! There is so much we don't know, and so much that has been made up years after. We'll try to discover the truth about his life and times. It should be fun, there'll always be something stunning to look at in London, and the chat will hopefully flow along nicely!
Series - NEW Episodes Hermitage Museum - Residence of Czars of Russia Saturday, January 14th I invite to a series of walks around the glorious Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. A series of nostalgic shows in my home town. Hermitage was once the official residence of the Romanov royal dynasty. How did the emperors of Russia live there? Just what levels of luxury did they attain? What art, what jewelry, what furniture did they surround themselves with? For me, as I am now far from my beloved city because of the war, this series will be very nostalgic.
This show series is live from home. I will be using the video recorded for this tour by a friend of mine. And it is for viewers who are willing to separate out culture, history and politics.
Coming Soon Travel Dancing House and Dirty Stories of Prague with Olga Saturday, January 14th The Dancing House, with its burst of dynamism, has become a bridge between tradition and modernity. Shifting, whimsical, and unexpected. It is in complete contrast to its surroundings. It is an absolute revelation among the harmonious, traditional, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century, neo-Classical edifices around it. Let's explore this unique sight with Olga!
Stanton - Unspoilt Cotswolds Sunday, January 15th Escape the Winter weather and join me in beautiful Stanton. No tea rooms, no souvenir shops, just authentic Cotswolds village life. Stanton is one of the most picturesque locations in the Cotswolds. Somehow it has remained untouched by the region's popularity with visitors. Join me to stroll through the peaceful streets, enjoying fantastic views of "chocolate box" cottages with colourful gardens, and exploring inside the ancient village church. An absolute must for any fans of traditional England!
Jewish Odessa Tour - Part 1. The City of Dreams Sunday, January 15th Let's join Olga and stroll around Odessa’s old town to uncover the history of the Jewish community from the city’s founding till the late eighteen hundreds. You’ll marvel at the Brodsky and the Main Coral Synagogues, and follow in the footsteps of the Ephrussi family described in the “Hare with Amber Eyes” novel.
Saarburg's 60-foot waterfall Monday, January 16th Let's join Juliane in this unique and charming tour. She take us you tou our own little Venice in Germany. We will visit the small town of Saarburg that is also called little Venice by the locals. Highlights will be the waterfall in the middle of town and the area around the market. I'm sure this show has something for everyone!
Celebrating Old New Year: One-Time Event Monday, January 16th Let’s celebrate the end of this holiday season in style, talking about Winter holidays in Odessa, holiday food and local traditions. Olga of Odessa is excited to invite you to share with her a holiday meal in her newly rented apartment in Krakow. In Ukraine people celebrate two Christmases and two New Years: the New Year on December 31 and the Old New Year on January 14. During this live-stream show, Olga will present you the food that is traditionally served during the winter holiday season. She’ll share with you exciting stories about the origin of the Old New Year. Moreover, she’ll take you back to her hometown Odessa during the winter holiday season on a virtual show, and show her the old town in holiday lights. This is a one-time event that is not to be missed if you want to celebrate the end of the holiday season with Olga and get a feel and a taste of her hometown Odessa. Do not miss it!
Baku: Architecture, Culture and Lifestyle Tuesday, January 17th Let's walk through the famous Nizami street which extends throughout the city and discover the entire beauty of Baku and its sights in the evening. We will get the unique opportunity to see touristy Baku and also the locals favorite spots.
Art The masters of painting: GERICAULT - The raft of the Medusa Saturday, January 14th Let's explore the life and works of fiery and tormented personality, Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) with Patrick. He is also the author of one of the most famous works of the 19th century: The Raft of the Medusa, which revolutionised history painting under the Restoration. The painter, fascinated by morbid themes, was also a great lover of horses, which he depicted in numerous works.
A History of art with Lilian 1:1 - Michelangelo Friday, January 13th
Everybody knows Michelangelo is one of the great masters of art history. Let’s join Lillian or Dr. Lillian in this case for a crash course on Michelangelo, we will learn everything about his greatest pieces of work, alongside lesser known achievements.
Food Join me in the Kitchen... Saturday, January 14th Why not bring a piece of Italy to your house? On this show, John will show you how to make Pappardelle. You’ll definitely want to make this fresh pasta for your family and friends. Come cook with us!
Join me in the Kitchen - Plant-Based Foods Saturday, January 14th It's time to cook! Join John to make another delicious recipe. This time we will make a plant-based dish with our special guest chef Carla. Learn the ingredients and the step by steps to make this delicious dish!
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