One of the best joys to have in this world is traveling which is not an option for a lot of people for various reasons such as work, school, price, or some incidents like Covid-19 which shut down the borders for a while.
However, there’s an alternative way to enjoy exploring other parts of the world by watching them on TV. Netflix dedicated a whole genre to traveling which makes it easier for travel lovers to find the amusements around the globe from the comfort of their home.
Below is the list of 10 of the best travel shows on Netflix to stream right now.
1- Dark Tourist
Traveling isn’t all about chilling at a beach, knowing a buffet full of food is expecting you! There are some unusual things to witness as well! Join New Zealand filmmaker David Farrier as he surfs around the world, looking for the dark sides of things like haunted forests, or a nuclear lake!
2- Street Food
The producers of Chef’s table take us to another journey on the streets of different countries, tasting street food chefs and their signature dishes. In the first season, they travel to nine Asian counties of Thailand, Japan, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
3- The Kindness Diaries
The Kindness Diaries is hosted by Englishman Leon Logothetis who travels from Alaska to Argentina with his vintage Volkswagen Beetle convertible, completely relying on other people’s kindness for all of his expenses, from gas, to shelter and food. Throughout his adventure, he often gets surprised by people’s kindness.
4- Pedal the World
Pedal the World is made by German-born Felix Starck who documents his trip as he cycles 18,000-kilometers across 22 countries.
5- Magical Andes
This documentary follows the stories of 5 individuals in 5 different South American country of Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia for their deep connection and love for the mountains.
6- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Chef David Chang explores four cities of Vancouver, Marrakech, Los Angeles, and Phnom Penh accompanied by different celebrities to explore the culture and the food in those cities.
7- Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World
Christiane Amanpour from CNN travels to in Tokyo, Delhi, Beirut, Berlin, Accra, and Shanghai to explore the meaning of sex and love in each city with a focus on women.
8- Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Based on her best-seller’s book, Samin Nosrat surfs around the world to find the reason what makes the food delicious. Her smiles, happiness, and natural curiosity makes this documentary worth to watch.
9- Taco Chronicles
WARNING: If you’re hungry, don’t watch this delicious documentary!
In Taco Chronicles, we’ll get familiar with the history behind the most famous tacos in the beloved Mexico!
This heart-rending Oscar-nominated true story of the rangers risking their lives to save Africa’s most precious national park and its endangered gorillas in Congo.
11 thoughts on “10 of the best travel shows on Netflix to stream now”
Is Virunga a movie or series? Seems like something I’d want to jump on right away.
It’s a 1 hour 40 minutes documentary.
I think you’ll like it a lot.
Wow. Okay I’m going to check!
This is great! I am always looking for travel and food shows to watch.
Thank you for your comment! 😊
ooh thanks, I’ll check them out!!!
They’re all my favorites! Lol!
Great to know!!!
I love this. I see several I will check out.
Glad to see you liked this post.
Thank you for your comment! 😊
I have saved your post… homeschooling has me busy … but I will check them out.
Have a great evening!