Break away from the frog-in-the-well syndrome this December and discover the truly beautiful world we live in with TLC’sTravel Special. Broaden your horizons with a world tour from Jeju-do to Route 66, Sicily to The Silk Road and even uncover the hidden treasures of the Islamic world.
Kicking off the Travel Special is Now Boarding: Korea featuring six programmes that showcases South Korea’s diversity and cultureairing every Friday at 9:00 p.m. beginning December 7 and encores every Saturday at 8:00 a.m., Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Globe Trekker’s latest installment, Globe Trekker: Around The World premieres on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 p.m. and encores every Thursday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 11.00 a.m and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 10 p.m. TV’s ultimate shopping guide to the planet, Bazaar 2, premieres on Monday, December 17 at 10:00p.m. and encores every Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Wednesday at 7:00 a.m.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary of ground-breaking award-winning series, Globe Trekker returns with a specially devised eight-part mini-seriesGlobe Trekker: Around The World. To mark the momentous occasion our popular hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro and Megan McCormick re-join the Globe Trekker team, each taking on a leg of a round the world marathon visiting some of the best sites the world has to offer. In each 60 minute episode, join our hosts as they travel on some of the world’s most historic routes, beginning from Washington DC and ending in the old world capital of Vienna.
Dismiss the myths of this vibrant yet mystical place and see South Korea for what it really isin Now Boarding: Korea. More than just Kimchi, Taekwondo and Gangnam-style, TLC’s most loved hosts including Ian Wright, Janet Hsieh, Andrew Zimmern, Anthony Bourdain and JamieAdityaserve as your personal travel guides to ride the K-Wave. Starting in the capital of Seoul, Ian Wright learns a thing or two about Taekwondo, then goes on a tour of the Korean Demilitarized Zone, rides through the scenic views while mountain biking before stopping by the port city of Busan on Globe Trekker VIII.Andrew and Tony bring viewers on a food adventure in Bizaare Foods with Andrew Zimmern and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations where they sample some of Korea’s best and unique culinary gems.Other episodes featured on Now Boarding: Korea include Fun Asia 2, After 12 and Seoul Far Seoul Good.
For the traveller who yearns for cultural stimulation and aesthetic designs, Kate Comer, Holly Morris, Bobby Chinn and many more will satisfy your cravings in 13 episodes of Bazaar 2. As they explore the plethora of exotic locations, these travel hosts are on the hunt for treasures and trinkets to take home while marveling at some of the most magnificent architecture and rich history of places and buildings that have stood the test of time. From heritage shops in design city, London, to the unexpected art galleriesof the Spice Island of Zanzibar, viewers are in for an unforgettable and eye-opening experience.
As we approach the end of the year, feed your urge for escapades and turn your wanderlust mode on with our dedicated line-up of travel programmes.Check off your dream destinations from your travel wishlist with the Travel Special this December on TLC!