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Samantha Brown's Places to Love

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WGBY 57/HD
Sun May 3rd, 12:00pm

Samantha sails Auckland Harbor aboard the 2007 America's Cup winning Team New Zealand sailboat and talks with Peter Lester, a former cup competitor, coach and current sailing commentator. At the popular Gemmayze St., Samantha joins Chef Samir Allen at his traditional Lebanese restaurant that delivers with a modern twist. Only a 15-minute walk from the city center, Samantha explores Auckland Domain, a stunning park, with Paora Puru, a local Maori guide, and learns about its volcanic and Maori history.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lJA-9xovqnfgiG-hkJKiKA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false From an Alpine Garden on an idyllic mountaintop to going deep underground experiencing the Cheese Grotto in Gstaad, biking through the waterfall covered valley of Lauterbrunnen and finally floating down the icy cold Aare River in Bern: Samantha has a most adventurous journey. /episodes/get/81799 /episode/81799 Bern Region, Switzerland /episode-player/81799

Many people dream of visiting Switzerland and experiencing the sheer beauty of the Alps, the gushing glacier river waters, and of course, the legendary cheeses and chocolates. Samantha takes this golden opportunity to take in all these wondrous delights, and travels around visiting iconic places throughout this historic country.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/NnyPTG7LrEh888PQyYzYYA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false From Monterey to Big Sur, Samantha travels through the Central Coast of California. She learns about underwater sea life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, visits the “Artichoke Center of the World”, dines at a Mexican restaurant serving up sustainable seafood and local organic produce, enjoys wine... /episodes/get/61478 /episode/61478 Big Sur and Monterey, California /episode-player/61478

From Monterey to Big Sur, Samantha travels through the central coast of California. Along her journey, Samantha learns about underwater sea life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, visits the "Artichoke Center of the World," dines at a Mexican restaurant serving up sustainable seafood and local organic produce, and enjoys wine tasting at a boutique vineyard. In Carmel, Samantha learns about the importance of bees from a 14-year old entrepreneur who supplies honey to multiple prominent restaurants.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/u0GJrmPJb11W_-mFJ1YWsw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Samantha finds out the difference between a Brooklyn egg cream and a Manhattan egg cream when she visits Brooklyn and meets a "jerk" at a local soda fountain. From visiting the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard to sampling whiskey at New York City's oldest distillery, to tasting unique... /episodes/get/82022 /episode/82022 Brooklyn, New York /episode-player/82022

What is the difference between a Brooklyn egg cream and a Manhattan egg cream? Samantha finds out when she visits Brooklyn and meets a "jerk" at a local soda fountain. From visiting the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard to sampling whiskey at New York City's oldest distillery to tasting unique foods at the largest weekly open-air food market in the USA, Samantha takes the opportunity to understand Brooklyn through the voice of the people behind such local staples.

WGBY 57/HD
Sun Apr 26th, 12:00pm
WGBY Create
Wed Apr 1st, 10:30am
Wed Apr 1st, 5:30pm
Wed Apr 1st, 10:30pm
Fri Apr 24th, 9:30pm
Sat Apr 25th, 10:30am
Sun Apr 26th, 12:30pm
Sun Apr 26th, 9:30pm
Mon Apr 27th, 2:30am

Samantha takes in the stunning views overlooking the entire city atop Fisherman's Bastion on the Buda side of the Danube. At the opulent New York Cafe, Samantha experiences the local coffee culture and samples some tasty treats. Off to the Szechenyi Thermal Bath, Samantha takes the time to soak and swim in these popular relaxing mineral pools. At the Hungarian Parliament, Samantha enjoys the grand beauty of this historic building. Meeting up again with her friend she visits the Michelin-rated Stand restaurant and tries their elegant spin on traditional Hungarian Goulash.

WGBY 57/HD
Sun Mar 22nd, 12:00pm
WGBY Create
Sat Apr 25th, 12:30am
Sat Apr 25th, 1:30pm
Sun Apr 26th, 3:30pm
Wed Apr 29th, 9:30pm
Thu Apr 30th, 2:30am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lw17yx5MwgCmnHHWu4tRtA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Samantha experiences the revival of the once earthquake devastated city of Christchurch, starting off her journey at the Gap Filler initiatives, which are innovative installations that temporarily fill the gaps. She explores Akaroa Harbor, and then visits a local farm that protects the endangered... /episodes/get/91406 /episode/91406 Christchurch, New Zealand /episode-player/91406

Samantha experiences the revival of the once earthquake devastated city of Christchurch, New Zealand by starting her journey off at the Gap Filler initiatives. These innovative installations temporarily fill the gaps of the city rebuild with fun distractions like the Dance O Mat, where you can plug in your digital device into an old washing machine, blast your music and dance to your favorite tunes with your friends on a dance floor. Moving on, Samantha visits the whimsical C1 Espresso shop, where her lunch is delivered via pneumatic tube.

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