In WEEKENDS WITH YANKEE Season 3, Emmy Award-winning TV travel host, explorer and author Richard Wiese guides viewers through the hidden New England only locals know. The series taps into Yankee's insider secrets and behind-the-scenes access to the unique attractions that define the region. Season 3 will explore sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states. From foraging for edible invasive plants in Connecticut to whitewater rafting on Maine's wild Kennebec River, WEEKENDS WITH YANKEE... [see more] is the ultimate travel guide to the area. Joining Wiese on his travels is Yankee Magazines senior food editor, Amy Traverso, who shares the recipes, local flavors and sense of community that make up the fabric of the regions food and dining scene. This season includes Amy's kitchen adventures with New England-based legendary chef Jacques Pepin, a wild blueberry harvest in Maine, and much more. New this season are New England momentsinterstitials where viewers can truly armchair travel and feel immersed in all the vistas that the beautiful region has to offer.
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 food editor at Yankee magazine who has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and the Food Network's Throwdown with Bobby Flay, joins Richard as co-host. She highlights recipes, local flavors and the sense of community that make up the regions' food and dining scene. WEEKENDS WITH YANKEE offers an "all-access" behind-the-scenes pass to the unique attractions that define the region, and the hidden New England that only locals know.