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Escape to faraway lands with these 15 travel shows

November 1, 2021

Join some of your favorite hosts on their travels around the globe. Steve Backshall will take you on a journey to the world’s last explored places, Rick Steves will show you across Europe, and Bruce Feiler will guide you on a religious pilgrimage. This is also your chance to learn about the foods and cultures of places around the globe. Read on for 15 shows that will allow you to escape and explore faraway lands.

And, there’s more where that came from! From September 2021 to Spring 2023, nearly 3,000 episodes of your favorite shows will be made accessible for TPT members to stream with TPT Passport via the free PBS Video App.

Take advantage of this unique member benefit today and start streaming with the PBS Video App.

Check these shows out with TPT Passport by signing online or by using the PBS Video App on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Kindle & Fire Stick Chromecast, or Android TV.

Happy viewing!


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Expedition with Steve Backshall: Unpacked

Head into the unknown with naturalist Steve Backshall as he journeys to the world’s last unexplored places and faces challenges around the globe, encountering extraordinary wildlife and meeting remarkable people along the way.

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Rick Steves' Island Hopping
Rick Steve’s Europe
The world of home cooking is undergoing a revolution with new tastes, flavors, techniques and influences. Chris and his test cooks search the world over looking for the best recipes, and finding home cooks who can teach better ways to prepare a meal at home.

Autumnwatch: New England
In this live three-part production, travel to the colorful landscapes of New England, meet a cast of unforgettable wildlife and experience some of the best autumn has to offer, including leaf peeping, pumpkin carving and cranberry harvesting.

India - Nature's Wonderland
Inida: Nature’s Wonderland
Join wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta to explore India’s natural wonders. From tigers and gibbons to elephants and rhinos, the sacred Ganges to tea plantations, experience the subcontinent’s marvels.

Sacred Journeys
Join host Bruce Feiler on an unprecedented journey to the world’s most meaningful landscapes and rigorous religious pilgrimages. Feiler and contemporary sojourners journey to sacred sites cherished by billions and visited annually by hundreds of millions of pilgrims.

Curious Traveler
Curious Traveler
Each half-hour highlights a singular Mexican food – from familiar ingredients like vanilla, avocado and chorizo to the mysterious grains used by the Aztecs and the adventurous and trendy cuisine found across Mexico today. From traditional takes on tomatillos to modern spins on huevos rancheros, Pati inspires viewers to make great Mexican dishes in their own homes.

Samantha Brown’s Places to Love
Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa’s apple cake.

Ireland's Wild Coast
Ireland’s Wild Coast 
A journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast.

Weekend in Havana
Weekend in Havana
Join Geoffrey Baer as he travels to Havana, where dancers, musicians, architects and writers invite him into their lives to experience the color, culture and history of a beautiful and seductive city only recently re-opened to Americans.

Twin Cities PBS Originals

Tales of the Road
Tales of the Road
Take a scenic, historic 440 mile trip with host Cathy Wurzer down iconic Highway 61 revisiting the early days of automobile travel. Using an old travel guide, Cathy drives a period Cadillac the length of Minnesota Highway 61 exploring the secrets of places long gone and spinning stories about people from the past.

Farm Fresh Roadtrip
Farm Fresh Road Trip
Host Mary Lahammer visits local cafes to see farm fresh food prepared right inside restaurants all across the state. They will assemble a complete meal beginning to end. See the local food movement through a new lens that might surprise you. Produced with Minnesota Farmers Union.

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Travel plus Food Shows

Somewhere South
Somewhere South
Join Chef Vivian Howard as she digs deeper into the lesser-known roots of Southern food, cooking and living, and strives to better understand her neighbors in the contemporary South, one dish at a time.

Chef's Life show image
A Chef’s Life
A Chef’s Life is a food/reality series featuring Chef Vivian Howard. Vivian was making a name for herself in New York City, when her father, a hog farmer, offered to get her started in her own restaurant. The catch? It would be located in her home town, a place she swore she would never return — the Deep South.

La Frontera with Pati Jinich
La Frontera with Pati Jinich
Savor the sights, sounds and flavors of the U.S.-Mexico border alongside acclaimed James Beard Award-winning chef Pati Jinich as she experiences the region’s rich culture, people and cuisine.

No Passport Required
No Passport Required
Check out this six-part PBS/Eater series that takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

BONUS: Here are even more travel shows for you to stream

City in the Sky

Great Old Amusement Parks

Undiscovered Haiti

Family Travel with Colleen

Roadtrip Nation

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