Burt has been living in hotels for over 30 years -- and often in the greatest hotels in the world. Each of these famous hotels bases its success on different elements and yet there is a common approach to attending to the needs of each guest. In this program Burt shows you some of his favorite hotels in Switzerland and Germany and explains why he considers them best of class.
Sara's Weeknight Meals
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 7:00pm
Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. And Maricel’s signature Braised Pork with Greens features the best of Latin American cooking!
Mon, 10/07/2013 - 2:00pm
Yogurt never had it so good as when Mary Ann marries it with drippy, glazy apricots. Then it’s on to Pears swimming in an exquisite Marsala sauce. At a loss for what to do with that summer watermelon? Find out what happy surprise happens when you pair it up with feta cheese. It’s a fruit free for all, and you’re invited!
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 6:00pm
Travel the Caribbean and South America in honor of Hispanic Heritage month. Joseph Rosendo, Rudy Maxa and Pati Jinich will take you to Mexico, Puerto Rico and beyond. You’ll be overwhelmed by the rich history, beautiful landscapes, tasty cuisine and cultural experiences. This is a trip you don’t want to miss!
Travel with Kids
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 3:30pm
Explore the grand splendor of Rome, Italy! Center of world history and power created by the massive Roman Empire. Walk the winding streets of Rome finding Gelato, Pizza and Gladiators. Get an in depth look into the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and actually learn to be a Gladiator in a real Gladiator school! Trained Gladiators teach the kids the moves with wooden and metal swords to prepare for a duel. Then hang out in the fantastic Piazza Navona with it's wild street performers and people from all over the world. Shop at local markets to prepare authentic Italian meals and learn all about the local history, culture and family fun Rome has to offer.
Rick Steves' Europe
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:00pm
Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic’s many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We’ll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon, and Konopiste. We’ll also tour a remarkable memorial to the Holocaust in Terezen, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov.