Welcome to Rocket City, home of Space Camp and the U.S Space and Rocket Center. Samantha has the pleasure to travel to one of the most unassuming cities in that of Huntsville, Alabama, where she gets to float in space like an astronaut, see a full-scale Apollo rocket and meets Alex McCool, a national treasure who helped put man on the moon. There aren't only rockets in Huntsville, though, and Samantha ventures out to a soul food restaurant, serving arguably the best fried chicken in the South. From there she heads to a former textile mill that has become a cultural complex of artists and performers, which includes Danny Davis, a former NASA engineer, who designs custom acoustic guitars. One of his clients includes Grammy award-winning Steeldrivers front man Gary Nichols, who stops by and performs in a unique live-music venue.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 105
|Fri, Mar 29||9:00 A.M.||huntsville, alabama|
|Fri, Mar 29||3:00 P.M.||huntsville, alabama|
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.
|Sun, Mar 24||11:00 P.M.||Lake Geneva and the Valais, Switzerland|
|Mon, Mar 25||5:00 A.M.||Lake Geneva and the Valais, Switzerland|
|Wed, Mar 27||11:00 P.M.||Santa Fe, Nm|
|Thu, Mar 28||5:00 A.M.||Santa Fe, Nm|
|Fri, Mar 29||9:00 A.M.||Huntsville, Alabama|
|Fri, Mar 29||3:00 P.M.||Huntsville, Alabama|
|Sun, Mar 31||12:00 P.M.||Seoul, South Korea|
|Sun, Mar 31||11:00 P.M.||Seoul, South Korea|
|Mon, Apr 1||5:00 A.M.||Seoul, South Korea|
|Wed, Apr 3||11:00 P.M.||Lafayette and Cajun Country, La|
|Thu, Apr 4||5:00 A.M.||Lafayette and Cajun Country, La|
|Fri, Apr 5||9:00 A.M.||Vancouver, Canada|
|Fri, Apr 5||3:00 P.M.||Vancouver, Canada|
|Sun, Apr 7||12:00 P.M.||Lafayette and Cajun Country, La|
|Sun, Apr 7||11:00 P.M.||Rhine River Cruise|
WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham
WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton
WEKW-TV Ch. 49 Keene
W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover
W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg