It is not often that we can afford the time and money to watch every new release in the theatres yet we need some entertainment to get going. Thankfully technology blessed us with Netflix, the internet-only streaming media where people can watch movies, shows and TV series on their mobiles or laptops and watch them at the comfort of their home. If you aren’t aware of this amazing thing already, you should totally check it out!
You can find shows from different genres in Netflix but I’m particularly obsessed with the travel shows on Netflix that are super informative and makes me want to book flights to some faraway island. If you also have wanderlust soul and looking for some real travel inspiration, here are six Netflix shows to begin with:
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
This American TV series featuring the celebrity chef, late Anthony Bourdain is based on food and travel. The show was first aired on April 14, 2013, and has telecasted 96 episodes since then. The series is spread around 11 seasons where Anthony Bourdain travels to some of the unusual places in the world to understand the local culture and customs. The show was nominated for 6 Creative Arts Emmy awards and won 5 of them!
Booze Traveller is an American travel show hosted by Jack Maxwell. It has premiered 4 seasons till date and the show revolves around exploring the alcohol-based customs of the different culture. Even if you don’t drink, this show teaches you a lot about different places, people and unique customs and it’s a fun to watch the host taking part in local activities, making new friends and sharing stories with the local people.
Somebody Feed Phil
This show explores the journey of Phil Rosenthal, the Hollywood producer as he embarks on a journey to taste the local cuisine of the world and he isn’t alone in this journey, he is often accompanied with friends and family too. The show offers much more than discovering the culinary delights of various regions. It aims to showcase the true reflection of the culture and the tradition associated with various regions which are reflected through the local food habits.
Stephen Fry in America
The show is spread across 6 parts where the host, actor-comedian Stephen Fry who travels across the US mostly on a cab and covers around 50 states. Watch Stephen Fry meeting new people while getting his hands dirty while he explores new places. The show takes a humorous yet informative angle while providing information about various places that most travellers won’t get to know otherwise. Also, this show features some of the greatest celebrity guests like Morgan Freeman and Sting.
Girl Eats World
If you feel lost in travel shows hosted by talented men, you have Girl Eats World show for a change. The show documents a girl’s journey around the world through food and travel. Experience the journey of a MasterChef South Africa winner, Kamini Pather, as she visits 10 fellow bloggers in different 10 cities to explore all the interesting places through their eyes.
Departures is an adventure travel TV series on Netflix featuring high-school friends Scott Wilson and Justin Lukach travelling to various locations around the world, accompanied by cameraman Andre Dupuis. Discover various places and learn interesting facts as these three buddies make their way around the world.
If you are too busy to catch a Netflix show because of your busy schedule, here is list of all the long weekends of 2018, so plan your free time ahead and binge watch these travel shows all day! At Pickyourtrail, we help you customize travel itineraries for yourself so that you can enjoy your trip just the way you like. Planning a trip? Reach out to us!