Program 510: Megalopolis; Copenhagen's Christiania; Teenagers in Europe
Release Date: 01-06-2018
An Italian scholar of architecture compares the scope of today's mega-cities with the more human scale of Venice. And we'll hear what a pair of documentary producers noticed when they interviewed residents of Christiania, a communal society tucked into the middle of downtown Copenhagen. Plus, we get mom-tested advice for making everyone happy on an overseas trip with teenagers.
- Dr. Salvatore Settis, professor at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, and author of "If Venice Dies" (New Vessel Press)
- Richard Jackman and Robert Lawson, documentary filmmakers of "Christiania: 40 Years of Occupation."
- Ashley Steel, co-author of "Family on the Loose" (Rumble Books)
- Tina Hiti, tour guide from Slovenia
- Dr. Salvatore Settis is a professor at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, and wrote "If Venice Dies" about the challenges facing Venice, and how Venice also serves as a model for the rest of the world.
- Richard Jackman and Robert Lawson spent several years producing the documentary "Christiania: 40 Years of Occupation."
- Copenhagen provides tourism tips for visiting "Freetown Christiania."
- Samantha Walsh writes about the Danish concept of "hygge."
- Tina Hiti's website is called PG-Slovenia.
- Ashley Steel is the co-author of "100 Tips for Traveling with Kids in Europe."
- The Haus der Musik in Vienna in a popular interactive music museum with younger travelers.
- Tina and Ashley discussed taking young children to Europe on Travel with Rick Steves program #490 in July 2017.
More with Dr. Salvatore Settis - Rick and Dr. Salvatore Settis discuss height restrictions in historic cities in the US and Italy. They also look at how Paris and Florence maintain their historic centers, and Dr. Settis has a tip for avoiding the crowds when you arrive in Venice. (runs 4:36)