PBS - 30 mins - TheTVDB, IMDB
Curious Traveler is a 3-time National Daytime Emmy Nominee, and the nerdy traveler's dream. Remember when you were a child, and you constantly asked: Who? What? Where? Why? and How? Well, this is your enriching and entertaining field trip for grown-ups, who have never quite grown up. Curious Traveler takes you to the most intriguing places in the world, to dig deep into the mysteries of each destination's art, architecture and hidden histories. Emmy Award-Winning travel, arts and culture journalist Christine van Blokland brings her passion and curiosity for history, the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this fascinating series. Each episode begins with a list of Curious Questions: Why are there so many French chateaux in the Loire Valley? Is Rome's Pantheon really an ancient sun dial? Why do Viking ships look different than Venetian gondolas? And why is there a floating church off the coast of Montenegro? Curious Traveler takes you to explore the real story behind your favorite travel destinations. So, come along and learn on Curious Traveler.