The world is such a fascinating place, who wouldn’t love the opportunity to explore every corner of the globe? While extensive globetrotting is beyond most of us, we have better access to the secrets of the world than ever before as so many other travelers share their experiences and stories. Travel shows are all about that. Revealing the travel experiences of others to help those who can’t do the same to get a bigger experience of the world, and fuel the fire of those with the travel bug.
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (2019)
IMDB Score 6.7/10
Why is it that so many travel shows are also about food? I guess because discovering some of the delicious things that our brothers and sisters eat in other parts of the world is one of the best things about traveling, especially if you do it with friends. This is exactly what David Chang does in this series, exploring a single city, its culture and cuisine each episode, always accompanied by a celebrity friend.
Conan Without Borders (2018)
IMDB Score 8.1/10
The late show talk shows host heads on the road visiting different countries around the world and exploring what is unique about each place with his typical comedy. The show began in 2017 as a response to President Trump’s attacks on Mexico, in order to show viewers what life is really like in this neighboring region.
Dark Tourist (2018)
IMDB Score 7.6/10
Comedian and Journalist David Farrier brought his popular publication to life where he told the story of his travels to some of the world’s most challenging sites. For example, he visits Tomioka in Japan, which was evacuated during the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Phnom Penh shooting range of the Cambodian Army, and the homes where the Manson Family murders happened in Los Angeles.
Extreme Engagement (2019)
IMDB Score 5.3/10
A recently engaged Australian couple decides to spend a year traveling the world and learning about different marriage customs in different cultures. While learning about the world around them, the two are also on a quest to learn about themselves and whether they should really get married.
The Homecoming (2015)
Panelists on a popular Korean show Abnormal Summit take turns taking their castmates in tours of their home countries. The group find themselves in China, Nepal, Italy, Canada and France, sharing their insider knowledge, and their responses when confronted with the unusual and unexpected.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with my Father (2019)
IMDB Score 7.7/10
British comedian Jack Whitehall decides to it the road with his father, Michael Whitehall, who is famously stuffy and difficult to please. Together they travel around the world, and viewers travel with them as we see their very different responses to the new experiences, and enjoy the bonding of father and son.
The Kindness Diaries (2019)
IMDB Score 8.1/10
In this show, a former stockbroker Leon Logothetis travels the world, but relying only on the kindness of strangers for food, shelter and gas. He discovers and shares interesting observations about far-flung destinations, and that human capacity to help one another is greater than most people imagine.
Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (2019)
IMDB Score 8.2/10
Many of us enjoy the amazing spectacle of nature shows such as Our Planet, but exactly how hard is it to get all of those amazing things on film? Well, this documentary show tells us exactly that as we take a look at exactly how the show is made. All with David Attenborough at our side of course.
Street Food (2019)
IMDB Score 8/10
Another food-oriented travel show, over nine episodes our hosts, Philip Hersh, Daniel Lee Gray and Chawadee Nualkhair, take us on a journey to discover some of the best street food in the world. We discover the history behind these dishes, and also the history behind street food as a phenomenon and why it is essential to so many cultures.
Tales by Light (2018)
IMDB Score 8.3/10
This Australian documentary series follows some of the photographers who travel around the world recording exotic people and places. They take us along for the journey and show us exactly what it is like to capture the unmissable.