Inspired by Joanna Lumley's Unseen Adventures

01 Aug 2020 Jules Verne
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Follow in the footsteps of Joanna Lumley

Watching documentaries about a certain country or region in the world can educate and inspire you to explore new destinations. They offer you the opportunity to learn about different cultures, the history of the country and see new perspectives.

Joanna Lumley, Actress, presenter and much-loved travelling companion, has a series on ITV which reveals unseen stories and special moments from her travel programmes. Viewers can gain insights into how her travel programmes are made and why she loves to make them.

Episode 1: Japan to Siberia

“Joanna Lumley tells the unseen stories behind how her travelogues are made, starting on the Japanese sea of Okhotsk before arriving in Siberia”

Episode 2: India to Uzbekistan

“Joanna Lumley travels the length of India showing us delights like the flower-sellers of Madurai, before taking us back to Uzbekistan for gory tales and gem making....”

Episode 3: Iran to Cuba

“In this last episode, we find Joanna in Iran exploring the tomb of Cyrus the Great before following the Silk Road through Azerbaijan, Georgia and onto Venice....”

Want to travel in Joanna Lumley’s footsteps? Join us on the following tours and experience these countries first-hand:

Discover Japan - Japan is a truly timeless country, very traditional yet vibrantly modern; explore ancient Kyoto, travel in a small group by Bullet Train and admire the cherry blossoms or autumn leaves – 10 nights from £3945

Grand Tour of India - From the Golden Temple and hill station in the north, the Ganges and the temples of Tamil Nadu to the backwaters of Kerala and colonial heritage of Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta – 23 nights from £4345

Highlights of Uzbekistan - A great value tour of the Silk Road cities of Uzbekistan including Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand, using the high speed railway line to travel between the capital Tashkent and Bukhara – 7 nights from £1495

Silk Road Express - Retrace the remarkable trading routes of ancient civilisations along the legendary Silk Road by private train – 14 nights from £5995

The Best of Cuba - Discover Cuba’s charming past and present, unique culture, landscapes and colonial architecture whilst staying in Cuban 5-star hotels – 8 nights from £1895

Secret Georgia - Revealing Georgia from the capital to the coast - remote settlements high up in the Caucasus mountains, unknown Black Sea coast, churches, superb wines and warm hospitality – 10 nights from £1895