Weekends With Yankee

WEEKENDS WITH YANKEE is a 13-part travel and lifestyle series named for the long-running publication enjoyed by readers across America for more than 80 years. With New England among the nation's top tourist destinations, the magazine-style program takes viewers on an insider's exploration of the cities, countryside locales and far-flung places in the quaint and scenic region. The series is hosted by Richard Wiese, (Born to Explore) , an Emmy Award-winning TV personality, author and explorer who has traveled to all seven continents, participated in two expeditions to Antarctica, and cross-country skied to the North Pole. Amy Traverso, a senior . . .

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Episode Description
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 - 4:30 PM
"Adventure"
On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, cohost Richard Wiese experiences the thrill of the Kennebec River, New England's top whitewater rafting destination. Then we rise with the sun in Bremen, Maine, and head out with the "puffin man," National Audubon researcher Stephen Kress, who almost single-handedly returned puffin pairs, and their pufflings, back to Maine. Finally, cohost Amy Traverso joins Connecticut chef and foraging expert Bun Lai to learn how to find delicious food in unexpected places. D
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