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Discovery Travel and Adventure - Lonely Planet

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... ***Where to see it*** You can catch Globe Trekker on Discovery Travel and Adventure (Sky 553) and you can catch the older shows of Lonely Planet and Pilot Guides on the Landmark Travel Channel (Sky 181, 182). You can also visit the websites, www.globetrekkertv.co.uk, www.lonelyplanet.com, ... Read review

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Community Level 3ciaomc

ciaomc

Its called Globe Trekker for the LAST TIME...

AdvantagesExcellent, Based for people on a budget

DisadvantagesMany different TV names which is rather confusing

"...can catch Globe Trekker on Discovery Travel and Adventure (Sky 553) and you can catch the older shows of Lonely Planet and Pilot Guides on the Landmark Travel Channel (Sky 181, 182). You can also visit the websites, www.globetrekkertv.co.uk, www.lonelyplanet.com, www.pilot.co.uk. I enjoy the shows and I firmly believe that travellers should watch the shows and buy the Lonely Planet guidebooks. Music and DVDís are also available. Buy from www.lonelyplanet.co.uk ..." Read review
06.04.2003

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Community Level 1andy_findlay

andy_findlay

A VACATION IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

AdvantagesVery informative , Realistic , aimed at the budget traveler and not poeple on 40k P.A. Exciting

DisadvantagesThe program is not long enough.

"Discovery Travel and Adventure is a t.v channel that has been missing from our t.v screens. But now it is here and I hope it is here to stay. When i saw the first ever episode Lonley Planet I was hooked instantly. the hour long episodes concentrate on one country or reigon at a time. Each time there is a different presenter or guide as i like to call them , traveling with nothing but a backpack and a phrase book. You get to see what a country ..." Read review
15.03.2001

Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful

Community Level 2travel-exp...

travel-expert

A world apart!

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"These hour long travelogues are a world apart from the sanitised, touristy portrayals we are accustomed to on the BBC Holiday Programme and ITV's Wish You Were Here. They show the real country, warts and all. Of course, they cannot do justice to the contents of the Lonely Planet Guide books, which are usually 400 - 500 pages of densely packed detail. They are, however, a useful series of snap snots of what a country, its flora and fauna, and most ..." Read review
10.07.2000

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

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