Bitten By the Travel Bug? Watch These Netflix Travel Shows Now
Travelling liberates you. It opens doors to many things unknown – a place unexplored, a community not known, food that you have never tasted before and many such things. Every place you visit and every new thing you learn, you come back wiser and happier. So, if you have been bitten by the travel bug lately and want to know where you should head to, there are some amazing shows on Netflix that will enrich your knowledge about travelling. You can now enjoy a trip around the world while enjoying the comfort of your couch. Here are the ten best travel shows on Netflix for you.
Somebody Feed Phil
With two seasons out, Somebody Feed Phil is another successful venture by Phil Rosenthal after the long-running sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. The show is all about Rosenthal travelling around the world, meeting people and enjoying different food around the world. You might think that the main focus of the show is food but it also focuses on the journey of a man. The next show is one of our favourites.
Conan Without Borders
Entertaining people with his trademark humour, the show’s host Conan O’Brien indulges his audience in a fun travel segment. The show highlights Conan’s trips around the world and his discussions on some serious topics like the Israel war. His ideas about various issues around the world and his knack of cracking jokes put his audience at ease with the show’s content.
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
The show has been made in 5 seasons with a total of 40 episodes. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown features stories of places and the people who live there. It also focuses on the lives of these people. And that is the heart of the show that makes it a tad different from other regular travel shows.
Tales By Light
It has two seasons and the travel photographers travel to new places in each episode. If you love photography, then you must watch this show. The show centres around travel photographers and their work culture. Even if photography is not something that interests you, you will love to find out the way travel photography and people behind the camera work.
Stephen Fry In America
Stephen Fry has already earned a lot of fans with his comedy shows like A Bit of Fry and Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. The show is about a British travelling in the United States and exploring the new world. A great travel show that shows America from the eyes of an outsider and about making new friends and discovering new places.
This travel show is not for the faint-hearted. Very different from the usual travel shows that mainly focuses on food and new places and people, this one is all about venturing into the unknown. There are episodes about haunted forests, vampires in New Orleans, etc. David Farrier takes you on a journey unimaginable with him. You will love this if you are looking for some adventure.
This show will teach you to appreciate human life a bit more. Filmed at various locations on the Earth, the show documents how humans survive in nature by forming a unique relationship with their surroundings and the animals. Each episode is beautifully shot and explores the complex relationships between the human and animals.
This one is a breathtaking documentary and features some of the most stunning natural wonders on our planet. This documentary focuses mainly on animals and the cinematography used is just marvellous. You might just be left inspired to pack your bags and go explore the world.
One Strange Rock
Will Smith joined hands with National Geographic to share the story of Earth from the eyes of astronauts. The show is very insightful where astronauts share their unique experiences about their travels outside the planet. This spellbinding show is for every adventure lover and will definitely leave you feeling much informed and enlightened.
The Kindness Diaries
There are two seasons for this show and focus on making connections with people. A very inspiring travel tale by host Leon Logothetis who takes to different parts of the world and shows you that every human is connected with a thread of humanity. A must-watch in today’s time.
What Kind of travel story interests you? We are sure there are plenty of travel shows on Netflix and you will find something of your interest.
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