Why does Paris look like Paris? Why were the Eiffel Tower and the Pont Alexandre III built for World Expos? Why is the Opera Garnier so ornate? Why is there a Romano-Byzantine Basilica atop the highest point in Paris? Why are the streets so windy in Montmartre? Why was a famous cabaret built inside a red mill: the Moulin Rouge?
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 201
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CURIOUS TRAVELER takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining "field trip for grown-ups" to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world.
Daytime Emmy- and Telly-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series.
In each location, Christine explores the hidden histories in their art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks.
Each episode begins with Christine's list of "Curious Questions": Is the Mona Lisa really a prostitute? Is the Eiffel Tower really Egyptian? Why are there acorns all through Grand Central Terminal? Christine's previous television credits include: Let's Go!, Georgia Traveler, Let's Go! Georgiaand Better Destinations.
|Sat, Jul 20||6:00 A.M.||Curious Paris|
|Sat, Jul 20||6:30 A.M.||Curious Rome|
|Sat, Jul 20||7:00 A.M.||Curious Copenhagen|
|Sat, Jul 20||7:30 A.M.||Curious Vancouver|
|Sat, Jul 20||8:00 A.M.||Curious Loire Valley|
|Sat, Jul 20||8:30 A.M.||Curious Venice|
|Sat, Jul 20||9:00 A.M.||Curious Kotor|
|Sat, Jul 20||9:30 A.M.||Curious Oslo|
|Sat, Jul 20||10:00 A.M.||Curious Bordeaux|
|Sat, Jul 20||10:30 A.M.||Curious Sorrento|
|Sat, Jul 20||11:00 A.M.||Curious Stockholm|
|Sat, Jul 20||11:30 A.M.||Curious French Villages|
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|Sat, Jul 20||6:30 P.M.||Curious Rome|
|Sat, Jul 20||7:00 P.M.||Curious Copenhagen|
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