Last Updated on May 12, 2020 by AIFS Abroad
Are you looking for new TV shows to binge-watch while you dream of your future travel plans? Get ready to curl up at home with these TV shows that will inspire your wanderlust!
Check out these 7 travel TV shows to binge-watch:
1. Conan Without Borders
Watch late-night comedian Conan O’Brien travel the world! Conan brings his humor and willingness to try anything on his adventures to Italy, Australia, Japan, Germany and more. Whether he is interviewing locals or starring in a K-Pop music video, Conan maintains a sense of humility throughout his travels.
2. Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father
English comedian Jack Whitehall invites his no-nonsense father on his international travels. The first season has the unlikely duo visiting sites in Southeast Asia, while the second season documents their adventures in Eastern European destinations such as Hungary, Ukraine and the Bavarian Alps.
3. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Watch the late chef Anthony Bourdain travel the world and highlight the local cuisines of places in Vietnam, Argentina, South Africa and India. Whether you are a foodie or not, you’ll find yourself inspired by Bourdain’s search for authenticity and a deeper understanding of cultures.
4. Doctor Who
While it isn’t a travel show in the traditional sense, this sci-fi favorite shows normal people having the opportunity to travel in space and time and go on adventures with The Doctor. After a few episodes, you’ll be dreaming of taking a giant leap of faith and reaching for the stars!
5. Travel Man
British comedian Richard Ayoade is not your usual jetsetter. Unlike fearless, seasoned travelers like Anthony Bourdain, Ayoade is open about his hesitation to travel and try new experiences. This hilarious series is perfect for introverts and combines comic banter with practical facts about destinations like Vienna, Paris, Barcelona and Seville.
6. Globe Trekker
Globe Trekker will transport you to stunning destinations through its breathtaking cinematography. Each episode features a traveler venturing off the beaten path and immersing themselves in the local culture of countries like Ireland, Spain, Cambodia and Portugal.
7. Rick Steves’ Europe
Rick Steves, American travel author, is a great resource for globetrotters dreaming of a European adventure. This long-running series showcases cities like Florence, Madrid, Berlin, London and Cannes.
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