Travel the World from Your Couch: 8 Travel Shows to Stream

It’s likely you’ve had some travel plans canceled in the wake of all this social distancing. If you’re feeling a little shut-in, cure your cabin fever with these 10 shows that let you experience different parts of the world all without leaving your home.

If you like travel, discovering lots of new foods, land taking in beautiful scenery, this list is for you.

1. Anthony Bourdain – Parts Unknown and No Reservations

There couldn’t be a real list of Travel shows without including the king of all, Anthony Bourdain. Get a taste for the unexpected! Join the late world-renowned chef, bestselling author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain as he takes incredible adventures to extraordinary locations, including the Peru, Colombia and Libya.

How to watch: FuboTV, two seasons available on Hulu, rent or buy episodes or series on Amazon Prime and YouTube.

 

2. Our Planet
Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope. Narrated by the soothing voice of David Attenborough.

How to watch: Available on Netflix

 

3. Street Food

From the creators of Chef’s Table, comes a new mouth-watering documentary series that celebrates the local heroes of street food in Thailand, India, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam.

How to Watch: Available on Netflix

 

4. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Master these four elements, master the kitchen. Based on Samin Nosrat’s best-selling book, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat is the essential guide to the basic elements of good cooking. Across the four part experience, the spirited guide Samin travels to home kitchens of Italy, the southern islands of Japan, the heat of the Yucatán and back to Berkeley’s Chez Panisse—where she started her culinary career—to demystify and explore the central principles of what makes food delicious and how each of us can easily incorporate those elements into every dish.

How to watch: Available on Netflix

 

5. Places to Love

For more than 17 years, TV host Samantha Brown has been exploring all four corners of the world, visiting more than 260 cities in 62 countries, sharing her adventures and introducing new cultures to viewers. Now, the two-time Emmy Award-winner embarks on her next journey with her travel series SAMANTHA BROWN’S PLACES TO LOVE.

How to watch: Free on PBS

 

6. Somebody Feed Phil

“Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal travels the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture of Bangkok, Lisbon, Mexico City and more to make a connection through food. Make sure you have some snacks on hand before watching this one!

How to watch: Available on Netflix

7. Lost Cities With Albert Lin
 
Lost Cities combines hi-tech archaeology, breath-taking visuals and genuine exploration to make headline-grabbing discoveries. Lost Cities brings adventure, science and archaeology together through our host Albert Lin. Our ambitious approach applies 3D scanning to some of the most extraordinary sites of antiquity. This series will deliver powerful, emotional stories with hi-tech imagery to bring the mysteries of the past vividly to life.
How to Watch: Available on Disney+

 

8. Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

In National Geographic’s new series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, chef Gordon Ramsay journeys to some of the most incredible and remote locations on Earth in search of culinary inspiration, epic adventures, and cultural experiences he will never forget.

How to Watch: Available on Disney+

 

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