"...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 ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Very informative , Realistic , aimed at the budget traveler and not poeple on 40k P.A. Exciting
The 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 ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
"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 ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
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