Shanghai, China
samantha brown's places to love

There is a certain mystique about the Far East, as Samantha soon discovers when she travels to Shanghai, China. Fitting right into local culture, Samantha samples the unique breakfast street food that the locals thoroughly enjoy, and then she visits the ancient water town of Fengjing and joins in on a group cha-cha dance in a local park. Continuing on, Samantha takes an art deco walking tour along the historic The Bund and visits a knife and scissor shop on Nanjing Road where she learns the art of paper cutting in the Tianzi Fang arts and crafts enclave. Samantha ends her trip to Shanghai by visiting the historic Peace Hotel and listening to the music of the Old Jazz Band in a live performance.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 104

About Samantha Brown's Places to Love:

For more than 17 years, TV host Samantha Brown has been exploring all four corners of the world, visiting more than 260 cities in 62 countries, sharing her adventures and introducing new cultures to viewers.

Now, the two-time Emmy Award-winner embarks on her next journey with her new travel series SAMANTHA BROWN'S PLACES TO LOVE.

Unlike a traditional travelogue show with a formulaic itinerary, PLACES TO LOVE delivers decidedly refreshing and enriching travel experiences by taking viewers on a discovery of the emotional heart of travel and highlighting the people who are changing, challenging and strengthening a destination.

From Brooklyn, New York and Monterey, California to Shanghai, China and Donegal in Ireland, Samantha seeks out the little-known spots and haunts where innovators and disrupters are creating a brand new travel experience.

Whether it's through food and drink, art and design, culture or adventure, at the end of each episode, viewers will have a well-curated list of new experiences that focus on not just how to visit a destination, but how to fully immerse in it.

The 13-part series encourages viewers to experience the passion of people and the soul of a place in a way that only traveling can do.

Samantha's career as a television travel host happened by accident.

A producer spotted her work in a commercial and recommended her to the Travel Channel in 1999 to audition for a new show called Great Vacation Homes.

A decade of various series followed, including Great Hotels, Passport to Europe, Passport to Latin America, Samantha Brown's Asia, The Trip, 50/50, and many others.

Samantha's fun-loving style has made her a beloved and engaging television personality whose approach is less expert and more a person you would want to travel with.


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Mon, Jul 15 8:00 A.M. Vancouver, Canada     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Jul 15 6:30 P.M. Hill Country, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Jul 16 8:00 A.M. Hill Country, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Jul 16 6:30 P.M. Big Sur and Monterey, California     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Jul 16 7:30 P.M. Huntsville, Alabama     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Jul 17 8:00 A.M. Big Sur and Monterey, California     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Jul 17 6:30 P.M. Xi'an, China     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, Jul 18 8:00 A.M. Xi'an, China     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, Jul 18 6:30 P.M. Ireland's Northwest Coast     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Jul 19 8:00 A.M. Ireland's Northwest Coast     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Jul 19 10:30 A.M. Belfast and Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jul 19 4:30 P.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Jul 19 5:30 P.M. Belfast and Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Jul 19 6:30 P.M. Orange County, California     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Jul 22 8:00 A.M. Orange County, California     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Jul 22 6:30 P.M. Montreal, Canada     NH Explore (11.2)


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