Program 271: Winter In Paris; International New Years Party

Release Date: 12-31-2011


Rick uncovers holiday traditions from such places as Sicily and Croatia, Scotland and Brazil and gets suggestions for enjoying winter in Paris from a couple of local guides.


  • Arnaud Servignat and Kristen Michel, tour guides from Paris
  • Seth Kugel, New York Times "Frugal Traveler" columnist, based in Sao Paolo, Brazil and New York City
  • Fred Plotkin, author of "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler" and "Opera 101," based in New York City
  • Alfio di Mauro and Tommaso Pante, tour guides from Sicily
  • Levante Nagy and Etelka Perine Barecz, tour guides to Hungary
  • Melika Seval, tour guide from Izmir, Turkey
  • Elisabeth van Heist, Dutch-born tour guide from Paris
  • Marita Bergman, tour guide from Sweden
  • Federico Garcia Barrosso, tour guide from Madrid, Spain
  • Cristina Duarte, tour guide from Portugal
  • Marijan Kriskovic, tour guide from Croatia
  • Martin DeLewandowicz, tour guide from Wales
  • Ken Hanley and Ann Doig, tour guides from Edinburgh, Scotland