Category: Travel

Video documentaries about travelling , lifestyle and leisure

The Story of India

The Story of India episode 1 – Beginnings

The Story of India episode 1 -  Beginnings Michael Wood journeys through the subcontinent, tracing the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. Through ancient manuscripts and oral tales Michael charts the first human migrations out of Africa. He travels from the tropical backwaters of South India through lost ancient cities in ...

Reef Wrecks episode 1 - Bonaire

Reef Wrecks episode 1 – Bonaire

The small island of Bonaire is a Caribbean diving destination that boasts a unique collection of shipwrecks transformed into makeshift coral reefs. These artificial habitats provide a haven for marine life in a constantly changing ecosystem. The ocean floor is home to centuries' worth of sunken vessels integrated into marine habitats. Explore extraordinary wrecks around ...

Burma

Burma with Simon Reeve

Adventurer and broadcaster Simon Reeve heads to beautiful and troubled Burma - or Myanmar, as it is now officially called - for a new two-part series. Cut off for decades under military rule, the country now has a democratically elected government led by world-famous Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. But in August 2017, the ...

The Great Japanese Train Ride

Extreme Railway Journeys – The Great Japanese Train Ride ep.5

Chris journeys a thousand miles across Japan to find out if Japanese railways really are the best in the world.

Guantanamo Bay 

Extreme Railway Journeys – Guantanamo Bay ep.4

Part 4: Guantanamo Bay Documentary series in which Chris Tarrant explores the world's most extreme railway lines. Chris attempts to cross the length of Cuba, the only island in the Caribbean to boast an extensive railway network, from Havana in the west to the far east of the island. Part 3 : Ticket to Siberia ...

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Extreme Railway Journeys – Ticket to Siberia ep.3

Chris sets out to reach the northernmost railway station on Earth in an epic 2000-mile adventure from Moscow into Arctic Siberia.

Crossing the Andes

Extreme Railway Journeys – Crossing the Andes ep.2

Chris continues his exploration of the world's most extreme railway lines. From the tiny coastal town of Tocopilla, Chris rides one of the steepest railways in the world as he scales the first 1,000 metres of the Andes.

Bangkok to Mandalay

Extreme Railway Journeys – Bangkok to Mandalay ep.1

Bangkok to Mandalay TV and radio presenter Chris Tarrant journeys by rail through some of the world's most challenging terrain. In the first episode Chris begins with a trip from Bangkok in Thailand to Mandalay in Myanmar. Chris traces the route of the notorious Burma-Siam Railway, a 250-mile line built by the Japanese during the ...

Coast New Zealand

Coast New Zealand – The Far North ep.6

Neil visits a mansion once owned by Terry Clark of 'Mr Asia' drug syndicate fame; Riria takes aim at the musket wars; and Jacky gets jazzy in the world's largest seacave. Coast New Zealand is an epic voyage of discovery along the margins of a country that's a newcomer on the terrestrial stage; islands that ...

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Coast New Zealand – The Deep South ep.5

Neil visits the Royal Albatross as they return home from their wanderings; Riria unveils the mystery of a precious relic; and Jacky revs up the beach at the Burt Munro challenge. Coast New Zealand is an epic voyage of discovery along the margins of a country that's a newcomer on the terrestrial stage; islands that ...