Laugh, marvel and be inspired by these travel series and documentaries on Netflix

Chef's Table

Chef's Table on Netflix is cinematically stunning, paired with excellent storytelling by some of the world's most talented and revered chefs. 

Highlighting one chef per episode, each segment is a love letter to food and—more often than not—to the people and places that shaped their palate. Featured chefs include the likes of Massimo Bottura, Jeong Kwan, Gaggan Anand and Christina Tosi, to name a few.

See also: Reclaiming The Culture: Chef Gaggan Anand On Asia’s Inevitable Culinary Takeover

Twogether

Korean actor Lee Seung-gi and Taiwanese actor Jasper Liu star in this lighthearted Netflix original. 

Shot unscripted, Twogether sees the duo taking on “missions” and travelling to destinations in Asia suggested by their fans, who help them journey through unfamiliar territory in Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal and beyond.

See also: 30 New Korean Dramas To Put On Your Watch List In 2022

Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream.

Many of Asia's metropolises come alive after dark, and Midnight Asia captures the weird and wonderful characters who are making their unique mark on nightlife in six major cities: Tokyo, Seoul, Mumbai, Bangkok, Taipei, and Manila

We just have one question... when are we getting Midnight Asia episodes on Hong Kong and Singapore? 

 

Dark Tourist

Forget five-star resorts and corny tourist traps. Dark Tourist offers a captivating and refreshing take on travel, as host David Farrier introduces viewers to the the darker, more devious side of popular destinations.

An exorcism in Mexico City? Sure. A nuclear test site in Kazakhstan? Absolutely. A tour of the Manson Family murders in Los Angeles? Sign us up. 

 

Down To Earth With Zac Efron

Actor Zac Efron traverses the world with wellness expert Darin Olien to unearth healthier, more sustainable ways of living.

On top of delightful footage of some of the world's most beautiful places, this uplifting series shines a light on sustainable solutions as the pair embrace local food, culture and customs along the way. The show even won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Program Host.

Down To Earth With Zac Efron is set to premiere season two on Netflix some time this year. Watch this space.

Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father

Travels With My Father sees comedian Jack Whitehall tick a few things off his bucket list while bonding with his father, retired theatrical agent Michael Whitehall, who begrudgingly obliges to his son's antics.

The pair travel to unusual destinations, where they experience new things, meet some interesting people, and push their boundaries (and each other's patience).

Their clashing yet somehow perfectly complementary personalities—Jack's goofiness and Michael's dry wit—make this an entertaining and enjoyable watch.

The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals

The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals is perfect for design and architecture lovers with a case of wanderlust.

Its three hosts track down luxurious and unique vacation rentals around the world, from a villa built from bamboo in Bali, a floating mansion in Miami, an ice cabin in Finland, and a colourful snake-shaped home in Mexico, to name a few. 

See also: These Are 5 of the Most Luxurious Airbnb Stays in the World

Tales By Light

Go behind the lens of some of the world's most talented photographers in this thoughtful travel series, which follows them as they capture heartfelt stories, elusive wildlife and unique communities.

Tales By Light is an inspiring series that will leave you seeing the world, and life, in a whole new way.

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