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Travel Shows | May 2023

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Ireland, Mexico, North Carolina, Deleware...these and other destinations are waiting for you to explore on these fabulous travel programs, only on WTVP in May.

IRELAND WITH MICHAEL
ANOTHER MAD DASH
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 6 PM

Poet Laureate of Wexford hosts Michael at the Irish National Heritage Park. Michael meets legendary potter Louis Mulcahy at his scenic kiln site. Chocolate legends Bean and Goose host the singer to hand-make chocolate and satisfy his undying sweet tooth.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/06/2023 @ 6 PM

TRAVELS WITH DARLEY
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 6:30 PM

From world-renowned collections of history to James Beard-nominated restaurants and chefs, Wilmington and its surrounding neighborhoods have come out from behind the big city shadows to make a name for themselves. So much so that world traveler, Darley Newman took notice and decided to pay Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley a visit.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/06/2023 @ 6:30 PM

IRELAND WITH MICHAEL
THE ROSE OF MOONCOIN
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 6 PM

Michael Londra tours the medieval city of Kilkenny with a stop to explore the old Kilkenny castle stables, which have been transformed to host local artisans. He meets violinist Patrick Rafter for a performance in the Great Hall of Kilkenny Castle.

 

WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/13/2023 @ 6 PM

TRAVEL DETECTIVE
HIDDEN GEMS OF QUINTANA ROO
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 6:30 PM

CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg reveals the hidden gems of Quintana Roo, ranging from Mayan ruins to a special biosphere reserve. Plus, a warning about some of the most polluted rivers in the world that you will want to avoid.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/13/2023 @ 6:30 PM

IRELAND WITH MICHAEL
WATERFORD TREASURES
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 6 PM

Michael visits various places throughout Waterford, including Bishop’s Palace, the Museum of Silver and the House of Waterford Crystal, where he talks to skilled glassblowers about training to become masters of their craft. Waterford native and singer Glenn Murphy performs the song The Parting Glass.

 

WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/20/2023 @ 6 PM

 

TRAVEL DETECTIVE
HIDDEN GEMS OF ASHEVILLE
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 6:30 PM

For more than a century, Asheville, North Carolina, has been a destination for artists, architects and adventurers seeking wide open spaces to find inspiration and refuge. And lately, it has moved to become the state’s Renaissance city with a vibrant art and food scene and with crafts – and craftspeople of every kind. It is this mix of tradition with innovation that sets this city apart.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sat, 05/20/2023 @ 6:30 PM