Eddie Huang visits Seoul to see how South Korea's rise through soft power has affected the country for better or for worse.
Having made their way through Alaskan coastal mountains, Dan Snow and his team now attempt to cross waterways featuring unpredictable weather and turbulent rapids. The journey is made even more treacherous by the fact they will be using a basic wooden boat, built according to original designs from the time of the gold rush. They must then paddle hundreds of miles along the mighty Yukon River to reach Dawson City, gateway to the Klondike.
Actress Rebel Wilson joins Richard Ayoade for a ridiculously overloaded 48 hours in Florence. In a Christmas special that makes only the most token nods to the festive season, Richard and Rebel set out to blitz the Tuscan capital in a mini-break that mixes art, action, food and fun.
Heather Ewart heads along the legendary Oodnadatta Track in outback South Australia. Heather begins her journey in the small town of Marree, where the Oodnadatta and Birdsville Tracks meet.
Eddie travels through Japan to learn how individualism has helped and hurt the Japanese.
Richard Ayoade and actress Sally Phillips head to Stockholm for a fulsome 48 hours in the Swedish capital. Together they scale rooftops, visit the ABBA museum, eat Swedish danish, and stay up late playing on their phones. Despite a shared sufferance of vertigo, Richard and Sally fearlessly try Stockholm's only rooftop tour. Harnessed and helmeted they inch their way around the roof of the former parliament building, scoping the city as they go.
Dunalley is a small town in Tasmania that was almost wiped out by bushfires in 2013. However instead of destroying them, the tragedy has proven to be a catalyst for many people to pursue a new path.
Heather heads to Corryong, Victoria. A bucketload of beauty and a fascinating history haven't been enough to cement the town's success. But that's changing, with some of Corryong's young people starting to move back.
Richard Ayoade and comedian Joe Lycett head to the mini break mecca of Amsterdam for a 48-hour hurtle through the city's attractions. In just two days the pair power through culture, cardio, canals, cuisine and much more, not all of it beginning with a C.
Eddie road trips through Cape Cod to explore monoculture in one of America's most exclusionary vacation locations.
The friends travel across the Atlas mountains to Marrakesh, one of the most exotic cities in the world. This is where artists and poets, painters and creatives sought their inspiration. Hassan Hakmoun was born and raised here, this is the city that taught him Gnawa music at age five and he played to feed his family. Hassan takes the friends to the house where he grew up, the bakery that he worked in and the instrument maker that makes his sintir from scratch. The Medina of Marrakesh is always bustling with the unexpected, from exotic foods, clothes, entertainment and colours to the amazing blend of modern and eclectic. From Marrakesh the friends head to Essaouira, the old city of Mogador by the sea. The blend of Arabic, Hebrew and French sounds can be heard floating through this seaside resort. The home of the International Ganawa Festival. Hassan invites the original Ganawa group to perform on the old fort overlooking the ocean. From Essaouira the friends head to the southern deserts of the Morrocan Sahara, the home of the Sah Roui people. They invite popular artist Fnair to join them. The friends travel to Agadir, a major city in central coastal Morocco. Beyond the tourist grid, this port city is the home of the Timitar Festival, a festival of Amazigh. We seek out the music styles of Haha and Arouassa. Then venturing further into the western Sahara as guests of Hassan Hakmoun, Fnair and Nass el Ghiwan, we travel by road to Ad Dakla. Through our artist ambassadors we seek to understand Gadra music, its origins, how it is being preserved and the modern interpretations of this style of music.
We begin our voyage in the western foothills of the southern Middle Atlas (Moyen Atlas) mountains and travel to Fes. The amazing old capital of Morocco lives in two worlds, the new modern Fes and the old Medina, both resound on one's sense in colour, charm and exotic abundance. From the ancient city, the friends learn that history and music are intertwined to bring out the depth of an extremely rich and diverse culture. From Fes the friends head to Khanifra and then on to Merzouga in the Sahara desert. As the topography changes, so do the people, the culture and the music. Over the dunes the friends ride ATVs and jam under the amazing night sky by a desert fire in Khenifra. Then travel to the city of old world charm and elegance, Marrakesh. Our artist ambassadors are the legendary Gnawa artists: Hassan Hakmoun and Fnaire. They show us the different sides of this magical city and how it inspires them. We end our journey in coastal city of Essaouira where Hassan Hakmoun has asked other famous Moroccan music artists to participate in a traditional Gnawa ceremony.
Richard is joined by comedian Sara Pascoe for a two day test of the mini break merits of Valencia. Together they ruthlessly examine Spain's third largest city, taking in its history, parks, architecture, culture and cuisine, as well as falling under the powerful spell of local cocktail agua de Valencia.
Eddie Huang travels from Cape Cod to Peru to Tokyo and Dubai to explore the gains of globalisation versus what's lost on the plate in front of us. Eddie explores Hawaiian identity in the margins of its own habitat and how Hawaiians seek to take the island back.
The three friends, Nouamane Lahlou (a rock star and producer of Morocco), Hassan Hakmoun (a master Gnawa musician) and Laurent LeGall (a film director and producer), meet in Casablanca to travel the length of Morocco. Starting in the metropolis of Casablanca, the team travels north to Tangiers at the tip of Africa, opposite Spain. The music of the Amazir people draw them to the Rif mountains to the painted city of Chefchaouen. We seek to understand the historic and modern importance of these cities, while experiencing them through the 'people' in a story told through arts, culture and music.
The longest islands of the Bahamas, Eleuthera is steeped in history culture and beauty, from the famous visual Glass Window Bridge between the Caribbean and the Atlantic ocean to historic Spanish Wells and quaint Harbor Island. As we travel the length of the island we come to learn that while it seems like different worlds between Eleuthera, Harbor Islands and Spanish Wells, it's the people that collectively have one voice connected in the island's culture.
Richard Aoyade is joined by actor and comedian Matt Lucas for a frenetic 48 hours in the eternal city, Rome. Over a packed couple of days, the pair cram in culture, cuisine, history, hats and as many sights as they can see. After picking up hats at Antica Maniffattura Capelli, Rome's oldest hat shops, they take a guided tour in the most time efficient and Italian way - in vintage Fiat 500 cars.
The islands of Exuma are the picture perfect description of a Caribbean paradise. Stories, myths and legends fuse with everyday life across the 365 islands within the Exumas. We come to learn that the treasure is scattered in the beauty of the Exumas, from the natural Blue Holes, to the fresh conch salad, the roasted Grouper to the Lobster and crabs. We follow the Legends to discover that the land and ocean blend perfectly into the story of the Exumas.
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