Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope:Christmas In Switzerland

Travelscope heads to Lausanne, Montreux and Basel, Switzerland to bask in the glow of a Swiss-style Christmas at some of the country's best Christmas Markets. Joseph's adventures include a visit to a Christmas ornament artist, samplings of Swiss culinary specialties, a journey to old St. Nick's village and a close encounter with Father Christmas himself and his trusty companion the Schmutzli, who's been checking his list to find out who's been naughty or nice.

Christmas on the Danube

Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.

Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

THREE FAITHS, ONE GODthoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect.

European Christmas Markets

Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all s orts of treats and delights. Aswe travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history and visit their charming markets.

Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Turkey

Many think of turkey as a grand centerpiece at the holiday table, but it's a versatile meat that can be served year-round. In Turkey 101, Martha prepares her tried-and-true method for a traditional show-stopping bird, and also a modern technique for roasting turkey in parchment paper. Learn how to braise turkey legs for the dark-meat lovers in your life, and discover a recipe for roasted rolled turkey breast with herbs, sure to become an everyday favorite.

Christmas on the Danube

Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.

European Christmas Markets

Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all s orts of treats and delights. Aswe travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history and visit their charming markets.

National Christmas Tree Lighting 2015

This special promises to include appearances and performances by some of the most recognizable names in entertainment. The evening's festivities will be capped off with the ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree, which is traditionally handled by the President and First Family.

Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

THREE FAITHS, ONE GODthoughtfully examines the religious beliefs and practices shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims to illustrate how many in the Abrahamic faith communities are dealing with historical conflicts and charts their dedication to facilitating understanding and respect.

Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve

Simon Reeve embarks on a 400-mile journey to Canterbury from the north of England, beginning at the mystical Holy Island, just off the rugged coast of Northumberland. Medieval Britons believed that journeys of endurance, suffering and sacrifice to a holy site would help them find a place in heaven. Traveling further south through England, Simon gets to try medieval food; marvels at the beauty and majesty of the Lincoln Cathedral, once the tallest building on the planet; and joins thousands on an annual pilgrimage at a remote village in Norfolk.