Due to the coronavirus pandemic, most of the world seems to be practising self-isolation and/or social distancing. Self-isolation doesn’t have to be without adventure, though. We rounded up the best Netflix travel series that perfectly stoke the wanderlust at home. Whether you’re a nature lover or lean toward cultural experiences, there’s a series for you. Here are the best travel series on Netflix.
Best Travel Series On Netflix
Late-night TV host, Conan O’Brien brings a breath of fresh air to adventure with Conan Without Borders. This mini docuseries follows the comedian on adventures around the world from Israel’s ancient cities to the wild Australian outback.
Dark Tourist is a fascinating narrative on the quirks of cultures around the world. From Dia de Los Muertos, vampires in new Orleans to voodoo rituals in Ouidah. If you’re curious about the macabre and taboo practises in cultures around the globe, this is the show for you.
The Kindness Diaries is the warm and fuzzy feel food doc you didn’t know you needed. Follow Leon as he travels all around the globe with an old motorbike and big heart. Leon Logothetis shows that travel can surprise you, and a little bit of kindness can go a long way, especially with courage.
You can’t miss the chance to ‘devour’ Chef David Chang’s show, Ugly Delicious. The acclaimed chef trots around the world discovering (and rediscovering) traditional foods while learning about cultures along the way. It’s funny, it’s sweet, and it will definitely get your mouth watering.
This Netflix nature documentary showcases the natural beauty of the world and will hit all the wanderlust notes for nature lovers. From eerie Arctic wilderness to the vast expanse of the Amazon Rainforest, Our Planet brings mother nature to life on screen. Moreover, David Attenborough himself even narrates the Emmy winning series.
CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour brings a unique perspective to the sex and love lives of people in Asia. From Tokyo to Delhi, she explores the customs, traditions and stories that make these communities what they are. It’s a must-watch for anyone interested in the cultural impact on marginalized populations. It sounds heavy, but it’s actually quite sweet and a thoughtful perspective on foreign culture.
Lastly, this witty and charming docuseries follows Jack Whitehall on adventures with his father. In an effort to strengthen their bond, they embark on unique experiences around the globe from Vegas nightclubs to the Bavarian Alps. Moreover, it’s every bit as comical and heartwarming as you’d expect.