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Web site: www.SmartTravels.TV


To bring the Pacific Rim's history alive, Rudy Maxa travels to tourist-savvy sites, rambling through ancient ruins, temples, and cobbled streets to highlight the region's past. He offers tips on travel, overcoming the language barrier, adapting to different surroundings, and more.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Carcassonne and the Pyrenees #405 [TV-G]
Rudy explores the romantic castles, peaks, countryside, and art work of this magical region.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 21 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Bordeaux and the Dordogne #406 [TV-G]
Rudy enjoys the finest wines, sweeping vineyards, and fine food along with a river valley cruise dotted with castles.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 28 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Switzerland and the Alps #407 [TV-G]
Take a gondola ride to alpine heights and hike past flower-filled meadows and mountain chalets.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 4 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned New Zealand's South Island #510 [TV-G]
The vast vineyards of Marlborough helped bring this country's wines to the world stage. At a local artists' colony, Rudy gets a crash course in Maori bone carving. The breathtaking city of Queenstown draws adventure enthusiasts from around the world. Rudy braves white-water rapids on river boards and rides a hot air balloon for soaring views of "Lord of the Rings" country.

  • KET2 Friday, February 6 at 10:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Out of Rome #409 [TV-G]
Rudy explores Emperor Hadrian's villa, the wine and lakes of the Alban Hills, and the ancient seaport of Ostia.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 11 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Croatia's Dalmatian Coast #410 [TV-G]
Rudy visits stunning white stone cities, azure waters, an emperor's palace, timeless towns and fortresses.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 18 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Four Great Cities II #411 [TV-G]
Learn how to get the most out of one-day whirlwind visits to Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich, and Rome.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 25 at 5:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned A Music Lover's Europe #413 [TV-G]
Rudy discovers surprising and fresh takes on Europe as he sets out on a music lover's tour. He visits folkdance groups in Greece, Sweden, and Norway and delights in the classics in Italy and Austria. And everywhere, the music provides a backdrop for enthralling local scenery and engaging local stories.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 11 at 5:00 pm EST
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Official web site: www.SmartTravels.TV


   Small World Productions Inc.
   (206) 329-0269
   P.O. Box 28369
   Seattle, WA 98118-8369

   2-3 episodes per tape; specify Rome/Naples, Venice/Genoa, Florence/ Tuscany, Paris/Provence, London/Out of London, or Belgium/Netherlands/Denmark.
   Small World Productions Inc.
   (206) 329-0269
   P.O. Box 28369
   Seattle, WA 98118-8369

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