We might be stuck at home for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean the wanderlust has to come to an immediate halt. Keep your travel daydreams going with these TV series to inspire wanderlust.
Outlander tells the story of Claire Randall who, while on holiday with her husband in Scotland in 1945, finds herself back in time to Scotland in the 1700s. It’s exciting, historical, full of romance, and will easily inspire you to take a trip to Scotland with beautiful highlights of the country and its fascinating landmarks.
A sketch comedy all about Portland has the power to persuade you to pack your bags for this quirky, fun city. It’s full of humor as it pokes fun as the laidback vibes of this city and its people.
Destination: Portland, Oregon
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Follow the legendary travel documentarian on his adventures around the world as he makes honest connections with locals, tries exotic foods, and discovers the lesser known parts of our world.
It’s well shot, and Anthony Bourdain always did an amazing job of connecting with locals and taking his audience on captivating adventures.
Destinations: Spain, Morocco, Peru, Ethiopia, Thailand, Vietnam and more
The Time In Between
Firstly set in Madrid in the 1930s, follow the life of Sira, a Spanish seamstress, who is swept away with love for a man and takes off to Morocco with him. She then finds herself stranded there alone at the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War.
There’s plenty of beautiful scenes of both Madrid and Morocco, but the show is mainly set in beautiful towns around Tangier, Morocco. You’ll soon want to fly off to this mesmerizing country to soak up the sun, sip mint tea, and stare at the exquisitely colorful architecture.
Destinations: Madrid and Morocco
Game of Thrones
Embarkon the exhilarating journey of 9 families in pursuit of conquering the throne and taking control of the mythical land of Westeros.
Though Games of Thrones itself isn’t set or based off one particular area, there are Game of Thrones locations scattered around Europe and Africa, so much so that’s it’s set fans off on a Games of Thrones travel tour to discover some of the best spots from Malta and Spain to Croatia and Morocco.
Destinations: Ireland, Spain, Croatia, Iceland, Morocco, Malta, and more
Jack Whitehall: Travels With my Father
Comic Jack Whitehall and his father set off on an adventure around the world together in this heartwarming and hilarious show full of interesting destinations, unique experiences, and the dialogue of a father and son.
Destinations: Los Angeles, Budapest, Romania, Bangkok, Cambodia, and more
Set in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1990s, follow a young group of girls as they navigate life in Derry surrounded by a world of armed police, British Army checks, and the ups and downs of being teenagers. It’s hilarious, full of shots of Northern Ireland, and provides plenty of historical commentary on life during “The Troubles.”
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Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She’s been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at www.thespiritedexplorer.com