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36.3 The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. He cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. In Linz, he learns about the Linzertorte and sees the world's largest church organ.
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1206 TH 07/17/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. He cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. In Linz, he learns about the Linzertorte and sees the world's largest church organ.
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1206 FR 07/18/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 The Great Rivers of Europe: Melk to Budapest Burt cruises through the Wachau Valley, a major area for Austrian wines. Then he visits Melk Abbey, one of Europe's largest and most impressive monasteries were Burt explains how the Catholic Church used Baroque architecture to undermine the Reformation. In Vienna, he enjoys music and pastry, and tous Budapest.
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1207 TU 07/22/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 The Great Rivers of Europe: Melk to Budapest Burt cruises through the Wachau Valley, a major area for Austrian wines. Then he visits Melk Abbey, one of Europe's largest and most impressive monasteries were Burt explains how the Catholic Church used Baroque architecture to undermine the Reformation. In Vienna, he enjoys music and pastry, and tous Budapest.
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1207 WE 07/23/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 The Great Rivers of France: Lyon to Arles Burt tours the ancient city of Lyon. Founded by the Romans in the year 43, it is the gastronomic capital of France. He also visits the winemakers of Beaujolais, and the twin cities of Tournon and Tain L'Hermitage--connected by the oldest suspension bridge in Europe. He stops at the Pope's Palace in Avignon, and the locations in Arles that inspired Van Gogh.
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1208 TH 07/24/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 The Great Rivers of France: Lyon to Arles Burt tours the ancient city of Lyon. Founded by the Romans in the year 43, it is the gastronomic capital of France. He also visits the winemakers of Beaujolais, and the twin cities of Tournon and Tain L'Hermitage--connected by the oldest suspension bridge in Europe. He stops at the Pope's Palace in Avignon, and the locations in Arles that inspired Van Gogh.
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1208 FR 07/25/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Venice, Italy Burt and travel expert Steve Perillo tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. (1 of 6)
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1301 TU 07/29/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Venice, Italy Burt and travel expert Steve Perillo tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. (1 of 6)
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1301 WE 07/30/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Florence, Italy Burt, his son Nicholas, and travel expert Steve Perillo spend a week in Florence, learning how to buy gloves that fit properly, who makes the finest jewelry boxes, and the art of coloring marbled paper. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why movie stars wore his shoes in their movies. They find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance and tour the great tourist attractions of the city. (2 of 6)
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1302 TH 07/31/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Florence, Italy Burt, his son Nicholas, and travel expert Steve Perillo spend a week in Florence, learning how to buy gloves that fit properly, who makes the finest jewelry boxes, and the art of coloring marbled paper. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why movie stars wore his shoes in their movies. They find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance and tour the great tourist attractions of the city. (2 of 6)
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1302 FR 08/01/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather--2,000 years before the Houston Astrodome. Later, he learns why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble; looks into the best places for pizza and ice cream; discovers a new hotel in the finest part of town; and takes a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. (3 of 6)
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1303 TU 08/05/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather--2,000 years before the Houston Astrodome. Later, he learns why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble; looks into the best places for pizza and ice cream; discovers a new hotel in the finest part of town; and takes a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
1303 WE 08/06/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
1304 TH 08/07/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
1304 FR 08/08/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Luzern for Fun and Profit For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe, with an amazing number of cultural attractions including the Rosengart Museum with its outstanding collection of works by Picasso. (5 of 6)
WEB LINK
1305 TU 08/12/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Luzern for Fun and Profit For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe, with an amazing number of cultural attractions including the Rosengart Museum with its outstanding collection of works by Picasso. (5 of 6)
WEB LINK
1305 WE 08/13/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Venice, Italy Burt and travel expert Steve Perillo tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
1301 TH 08/14/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Venice, Italy Burt and travel expert Steve Perillo tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. (1 of 6)
WEB LINK
1301 FR 08/15/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Taipei Guided by Taiwan's most famous television cook (the Emeril of the Orient), Burt tours the city's night market. A visit to the traditional shops, and an extraordinary weekend jewelry market. Burt learns how practicing the martial arts can help keep your body young and how the ancient art of Chinese Medicine works. Later, an introduction to the world's most famous Chinese dance group and a television network devoted to Kung Fu puppets. Burt also gets a riverside seat for the annual dragon boat races.
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503 SA 08/16/14 07:30am 00:27:00 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Taipei Guided by Taiwan's most famous television cook (the Emeril of the Orient), Burt tours the city's night market. A visit to the traditional shops, and an extraordinary weekend jewelry market. Burt learns how practicing the martial arts can help keep your body young and how the ancient art of Chinese Medicine works. Later, an introduction to the world's most famous Chinese dance group and a television network devoted to Kung Fu puppets. Burt also gets a riverside seat for the annual dragon boat races.
WEB LINK
503 SA 08/16/14 07:30pm 00:27:00 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Taipei Guided by Taiwan's most famous television cook (the Emeril of the Orient), Burt tours the city's night market. A visit to the traditional shops, and an extraordinary weekend jewelry market. Burt learns how practicing the martial arts can help keep your body young and how the ancient art of Chinese Medicine works. Later, an introduction to the world's most famous Chinese dance group and a television network devoted to Kung Fu puppets. Burt also gets a riverside seat for the annual dragon boat races.
WEB LINK
503 SU 08/17/14 01:30pm 00:27:00 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Florence, Italy Burt, his son Nicholas, and travel expert Steve Perillo spend a week in Florence, learning how to buy gloves that fit properly, who makes the finest jewelry boxes, and the art of coloring marbled paper. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why movie stars wore his shoes in their movies. They find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance and tour the great tourist attractions of the city. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
1302 TU 08/19/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Florence, Italy Burt, his son Nicholas, and travel expert Steve Perillo spend a week in Florence, learning how to buy gloves that fit properly, who makes the finest jewelry boxes, and the art of coloring marbled paper. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why movie stars wore his shoes in their movies. They find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance and tour the great tourist attractions of the city. (2 of 6)
WEB LINK
1302 WE 08/20/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather--2,000 years before the Houston Astrodome. Later, he learns why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble; looks into the best places for pizza and ice cream; discovers a new hotel in the finest part of town; and takes a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
1303 TH 08/21/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather--2,000 years before the Houston Astrodome. Later, he learns why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble; looks into the best places for pizza and ice cream; discovers a new hotel in the finest part of town; and takes a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. (3 of 6)
WEB LINK
1303 FR 08/22/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Valais, Switzerland The most mountainous region in Switzerland, the Valais, has some of the highest peaks in Europe, including the Matterhorn. Since the middle of the 1800s, the snow, the blue skies, and Swiss hospitality have attracted tourists to this area. Burt sees 24 of the world's best snowboarders drop down 10,000 feet of uncharted mountain, traveling along with the Glacier Patrol, as they race across the top of the Swiss Alps. He also learns the art of curling, discovers the secrets of dog-sledding, tends the Dalai Lama's vineyard, and takes a train ride through some of the world's most beautiful country.
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403 SA 08/23/14 06:00am 00:25:17 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland Burt tours one of Europe's finest locations for a family winter holiday. He takes a balloon trip over snow-covered Alps; meets a team of amazing skiers, who specialize in making sports available to the handicapped; paraglides from the top of one of Switzerland's most famous mountains; and visits an ancient castle that's been turned into a museum for wine lovers, and a restaurant for food lovers.
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402 SA 08/23/14 07:30am 00:27:19 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Alaska Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska, eventually forming the largest state in the United States. It's twice as large as Texas and has fifty percent more coastline than all the states in the lower 48 put together. Burt tours the Red Onion Saloon; rides the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, and checks out 1,500 square miles of ice cap. (7 of 10)
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807 SA 08/23/14 10:00am 00:27:10 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Valais, Switzerland The most mountainous region in Switzerland, the Valais, has some of the highest peaks in Europe, including the Matterhorn. Since the middle of the 1800s, the snow, the blue skies, and Swiss hospitality have attracted tourists to this area. Burt sees 24 of the world's best snowboarders drop down 10,000 feet of uncharted mountain, traveling along with the Glacier Patrol, as they race across the top of the Swiss Alps. He also learns the art of curling, discovers the secrets of dog-sledding, tends the Dalai Lama's vineyard, and takes a train ride through some of the world's most beautiful country.
WEB LINK
403 SA 08/23/14 06:00pm 00:25:17 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland Burt tours one of Europe's finest locations for a family winter holiday. He takes a balloon trip over snow-covered Alps; meets a team of amazing skiers, who specialize in making sports available to the handicapped; paraglides from the top of one of Switzerland's most famous mountains; and visits an ancient castle that's been turned into a museum for wine lovers, and a restaurant for food lovers.
WEB LINK
402 SA 08/23/14 07:30pm 00:27:19 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Alaska Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska, eventually forming the largest state in the United States. It's twice as large as Texas and has fifty percent more coastline than all the states in the lower 48 put together. Burt tours the Red Onion Saloon; rides the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, and checks out 1,500 square miles of ice cap. (7 of 10)
WEB LINK
807 SA 08/23/14 10:00pm 00:27:10 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Valais, Switzerland The most mountainous region in Switzerland, the Valais, has some of the highest peaks in Europe, including the Matterhorn. Since the middle of the 1800s, the snow, the blue skies, and Swiss hospitality have attracted tourists to this area. Burt sees 24 of the world's best snowboarders drop down 10,000 feet of uncharted mountain, traveling along with the Glacier Patrol, as they race across the top of the Swiss Alps. He also learns the art of curling, discovers the secrets of dog-sledding, tends the Dalai Lama's vineyard, and takes a train ride through some of the world's most beautiful country.
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403 SU 08/24/14 NOON 00:25:17 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland Burt tours one of Europe's finest locations for a family winter holiday. He takes a balloon trip over snow-covered Alps; meets a team of amazing skiers, who specialize in making sports available to the handicapped; paraglides from the top of one of Switzerland's most famous mountains; and visits an ancient castle that's been turned into a museum for wine lovers, and a restaurant for food lovers.
WEB LINK
402 SU 08/24/14 01:30pm 00:27:19 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Alaska Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska, eventually forming the largest state in the United States. It's twice as large as Texas and has fifty percent more coastline than all the states in the lower 48 put together. Burt tours the Red Onion Saloon; rides the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, and checks out 1,500 square miles of ice cap. (7 of 10)
WEB LINK
807 SU 08/24/14 04:00pm 00:27:10 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
1304 TU 08/26/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. (4 of 6)
WEB LINK
1304 WE 08/27/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Luzern for Fun and Profit For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe, with an amazing number of cultural attractions including the Rosengart Museum with its outstanding collection of works by Picasso. (5 of 6)
WEB LINK
1305 TH 08/28/14 10:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.3 Luzern for Fun and Profit For a while, Burt lived in the Swiss city of Lucerne. The city sits at the end of a great lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. It is one of the most beautiful settings in Europe, with an amazing number of cultural attractions including the Rosengart Museum with its outstanding collection of works by Picasso. (5 of 6)
WEB LINK
1305 FR 08/29/14 04:00am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST