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Curious Traveler

Remember when you were young and had that childlike wonder about everything you saw? Well, Christine van Blokland, the Emmy-winning host and writer of CURIOUS TRAVELER, never quite outgrew that inquisitive phase. As an arts and travel reporter for the past 20 years, she now shares that insatiable curiosity for the exciting, inspiring and beautiful world around us in this unique travel series.

Episodes

Season 2
Why did the famous French architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc only work on one residence: the...
Season 2
What did Alfred Nobel invent that led him to create the Nobel Prize? What is Gamla Stan?...
Season 2
Why did the ancient Roman rich and famous choose to vacation here? Who opened the gate...
Season 2
Who got hitched at Bordeaux Cathedral and why was it such an important moment in history...
Season 2
Why are you encouraged to walk on the rooftop of the Oslo Opera House? Why did Vikings...
Season 2
Why is there a beautiful, tiny blue-domed church floating in Kotorska Bay? Why did...
Season 2
Where is the hidden symbol of Venice on the iconic gondola? Why are there two different...
Season 2
When and why were so many stunning châteaux built in such a concentrated area in central...
Season 2
Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and...
Season 2
Why did Shakespeare use Kronborg Castle as the setting for Hamlet? Was picturesque Nyhavn...
Season 2
Why is there a giant hole in the top of the Pantheon? And how is it still standing after...
Season 2
Why does Paris look like Paris? Why were the Eiffel Tower and the Pont Alexandre III...
Christine van Blokland brings her storytelling and passion and zest for the arts.