As most of us had to cancel our vacations owing to the pandemic, this year had been hard especially for the children. If your kids are disappointed over the fact that they couldn’t go for summer camos or on a family vacation, you can watch some travel shows with your kids while planning your next vacation. While travel documentaries cannot make up for the disappointment caused, it can certainly bring some joy. These shows are often broadcasted on DTH HD channels like TLC, National Geographic, Discovery, BBC, FOX travel, etc. Dish TV is one of the leading DTH service providers in India. Check out these shows with your children:
Rick Steves Europe
If you want to explore quaint little Italian villages, savour the fresh Alps cheese, indulge in Belgian chocolate, and much more, watch this series. The host Rick Steves takes a journey through entire Europe to explore the local culture, savour local cuisine, relax in nature or take a dip in the ocean. Explore the little cliffside villages of Cinque Terra, have a sip of wine from the finest vineyards in Tuscany and soak under the bluest skies of the Greek islands. You will get to know all about Europe, the local BNBs, and where to find what and much more in this series.
Around the World in 80 Days
This is one of the oldest travel documentaries from the late 80s. It has over 7 episodes that are for 52 minutes. This 7-part series is produced by BBC Worldwide. It is presented by actor-comedian Michael Palin based on the adventure novel with the same title. Enjoy this show as the host scouts across 17 countries.
Sahara with Michael Palin
Watch this travel documentary as it explores various cultures and regions across the beautiful Sahara Desert. From the arid beaches in Morocco to refugee camps in Algeria, to mysterious desserts in Timbuktu, to starlit nights in Nigeria. Discover the complex cultural diversity of Africa and Egypt as the host excavates archaeological remains.
Under an Arctic Sky
This is one of the best travel documentaries that you will ever watch. If you like adventure, watch six surfers as they risk their lives to surf the Icelandic waves in the freezing winters amid a storm. Some of the shots are simply surreal. If you are fascinated about the Nordic lights, watch this documentary that is guaranteed to inspire you to witness the majesty of the Northern Lights at least once in your lifetime.
If you are into water adventure sports, you can watch some underwater documentaries live on BBC Earth or National Geographic.