Program 379: Biking in Amsterdam; How Paris Became Paris; Open Phones: Paris

Release Date: 09-20-2014


Find out how easy it is to cycle almost anywhere in The Netherlands. Also, learn how Paris was a leader in designing attractive plazas and parks that anyone can enjoy like an outdoor living room, whether you live there, or are just planning a visit.


  • Nica Johnson, tour guide based in Amsterdam
  • Joan DeJean, author of "How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City"  (Bloomsbury)

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Program Extras

Pgm 379 extra - Nica Johnson tells Rick how to enjoy a snack of herring on the streets of Amsterdam. (runs :56)