Drawing on his passion for social media, Donal will seek out fellow bloggers in each country, who'll have just 48 hours to take him on a whistle stop tour, from the traditional, to the modern, to the more unusual, uncovering hidden gems along the way. From Budapest to Stockholm, Berlin to Lisbon - building relationships with his fellow blogger/guides and with his own unique charismatic charm, Donal will eat, cook, phograph and blog his way around these fascinating cities, soaking up the culture, food and interesting characters he meets along the way.

Episodes

Season 1, Episode 1

Budapest, Hungary

Donal Skeehan is off cooking, photographing and blogging his way around Europe, uncovering some brilliant characters and fantastic food. In Budapest, Hungary, he's met by his guide, Andras, in an old and small local car called a Trabant. They take a tour of the city and enjoy the street snack langos, before hitting a yearly gourmet chicken paprikash festival. Then it's onto the sweet, with Donal making his own candy, before he and Andras relax in a thermal bath!

Thursday
Mar 16
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 2

Ikaria, Greece

In Ikaria, Greece, Donal Skehan is on a culinary mission to find out why the residents outlive the rest of Europe and America by at least ten years. From local herbs, honey, hot springs and amazing food, all topped off with a brilliantly crazy guide.

Thursday
Mar 16
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Istanbul, Turkey

In Istanbul, Turkey, Donal Skehan uncovers a mix of old and new. Donal eats like a king for breakfast and takes a tour of some of the world's best street food, from kebabs to Turkish pizza! Plus, a 5am start to make baklava, a trip to a restaurant specializing in Ottoman-era dishes and a not-so-relaxing Turkish massage.

Thursday
Mar 16
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands is having a food revival, and Donal Skehan is out to discover it. He goes fishing with a very unique couple who cook up the day's catch on their "pirate ship" before meeting with a chef with a chef with a unique philosophy on cooking meat.

Thursday
Mar 16
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Puglia, Italy

In Puglia, Italy, Donal Skehan gets a feast for his eyes -- and his stomach. He samples homemade gelato and burrata, has fresh fish at a colorful market with equally colorful characters to match, and enjoys street food with a difference.

Thursday
Mar 16
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Stockholm, Sweden

Donal Skehan discovers that Stockholm, Sweden has quite a sweet tooth, from Fika, their daily coffee and cake break, to making his own chocolates. Then it's onto the Swedes' love of the outdoors, foraging for mushrooms and cooking them by the campfire, and experiencing a crayfish party.

Thursday
May 25
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 7

Lisbon, Portugal

In Lisbon, Portugal, Donal Skehan helps make legendary custard tart in the country's most famous bakery, before heading to a market where he finds a food court run by top chefs. Fish is on the menu, with salt cod plus gazpacho and sardines on toast. Then, as night falls, it's festival fever -- Portugal's biggest party of the year!

Thursday
Jun 22
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 8

Istria, Croatia

Croatia is riing up in the food ranks to rival other European cities and Donal Skehan finds out why. He meets a chef who makes him the region's famous black cuttlefish risotto before heading out with a fisherman turned restaurateur who prepares Donal Bonito sashimi. Then it's onto truffle hunting and then making pasta in a beautiful olive grove.

Thursday
Jun 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Krakow, Poland

Donal Skehan is in Krakow, discovering why Poland's traditional recipes are still going strong, from the city street food to the countryside grub. He makes pierogi, at the heart of Polish food, before heading 410 feet underground to a salt mine to work and cook.

Thursday
Jun 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 10

San Sebastian, Spain

If there's ever a place for Donal Skehan to visit for its food, Basque country is it. In San Sebastian, Spain, Donal fishes for and tastes barnacles, and helps cook a fantastic squid dish at a gastronomic society. He then gets fascinating insight into the three Michelin star godfather of Basque cuisine, who prepares an intricate tomato and sardine dish. Finally, a pintxo tour.

Thursday
Jun 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Budapest, Hungary

Donal Skeehan is off cooking, photographing and blogging his way around Europe, uncovering some brilliant characters and fantastic food. In Budapest, Hungary, he's met by his guide, Andras, in an old and small local car called a Trabant. They take a tour of the city and enjoy the street snack langos, before hitting a yearly gourmet chicken paprikash festival. Then it's onto the sweet, with Donal making his own candy, before he and Andras relax in a thermal bath!

Thursday
Jun 22
9am | 8c

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