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The top TV shows to binge-watch and travel the world

Isabela Neves

Since you’re going to binge-watch your favourite series over the next days, we have an idea… Why not try watching TV shows that will make you uncover different cultures or destinations? After all, travelling is always a good idea, even if it’s just in thought! 

To make you dream big about the world out there, here are 5 TV shows that will take you on a tour around the globe! 

Chef’s Table

It will take you to Italy, Argentina, Sweden, Australia, Brazil, Thailand…you name it!

This Netflix Original TV show blends the two best things in the world: food and beautiful destinations. Each episode follows the personal and professional stories of some of the world’s most famous chefs. Get ready to go to Modena, in Italy, with Massimo Bottura, to the Argentinian Patagonia with Francis Malman and more! 

Outlander

It will take you to the breathtaking highlands of Scotland

Claire Randall, a married British combat nurse time-travels between World War II and 1743 Scotland, where she falls in love for Jamie Fraser, a Scottish warrior. Named “Most Bingeworthy Show” at the Critic’s Choice Award, the show will keep you daydreaming about the majestic mountains and ancient forests of Scotland.

The Kindness Diaries

It will take you to Alaska, Costa Rica, Ecuador… and the list goes on!  

Leon Logothetis, a former London broker, travels the world with a vintage Chang Jian motorbike and a sidecar, relying only on the kindness of strangers for food, shelter, gas etc. Everything except for money. An inspiring show for those days we just want to remind ourselves of all the good there’s out there! 

Cable Girls

It will take you to Madrid 

Set in the late 1920s, Cable Girls follows the journey of four women that work at the  National Telephone Company. The show portraits the progress that is being made at the time as women are gaining more equality with men.

Mad Men

It will take you to New York!

Don Draper, a successful creative director at one of NY’s most prestigious ad agencies, balances his exceptional professional life with his personal life in the 1960s. The show will take you to charming –and classic– spots in Manhattan, such as the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, American Museum of Natural History and the Grand Central Oyster Bar. 

What TV shows to binge-watch do you recommend that makes you travel while staying home? Share with us! And remember: if you are abroad and you need student accommodation, you’ll find the student home you’re looking for on Uniplaces.

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