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  1. Cambodian Dance - Dr Who

    John McCarthy discusses the value of travelling to fictional and television locations.

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2008

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  2. Tribal Linguistic - Mental Health & Travel

    John McCarthy explores travel and mental health.

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2008

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  3. Bolivia - Ethical Tourism

    John McCarthy is joined by John Pilkington to explore the ravishing landscape of Bolivia.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2008

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  4. Hong Kong - Friends and Coasts

    John McCarthy explores Hong Kong with Anthony Horowitz and Susanna Hoe.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2008

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  5. Sustainable Travel

    John McCarthy is joined by Justin Francis, managing director of Responsible Travel.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2008

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  6. Remote Places - Angling

    John McCarthy hears different fishing experiences in the UK and further afield.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2008

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  7. Tour Guiding Around the World - English Medieval Cathedrals

    John McCarthy meets the winners of this year’s Paul Morrison Guide Awards.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2008

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  8. Iran - China

    Amelia Stewart discusses her first group trip to Iran with John McCarthy.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2008

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  9. Paul Theroux

    Sandi Toksvig is in conversation with Paul Theroux.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2008

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  10. Lonely Planet Story - In the Footsteps of Gladys Aylward

    Sandi Toksvig is joined by Tony Wheeler, Co founder of Lonely Planet travel guides.

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2008

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  11. Senegal - Madagascar

    Sandi Toksvig discusses the fascinating country of Senegal with Andrew Folker.

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2008

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  12. Four Corners of the Earth Rosie Swale Pope

    Sandi Toksvig hears of two extraordinary global journeys.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2008

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  13. Georgia - Lucy Hawking

    Sandi Toksvig discusses the appeal of Georgia with John Bell and Peter Nasmyth.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2008

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  14. Wey Navigation

    Sandi Toksvig takes a trip on a narrowboat on the Wey Navigation in Surrey.

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2008

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  15. National Portrait Gallery

    Sandi Toksvig explores the relationship between travel and portraiture.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2008

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  16. Scottish Cycling - Hot Spots

    Benedict Allen examines the pleasures of Scottish cycling with Richard Guise.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2008

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  17. Nagaland - Nepal

    Explorer Benedict Allen talks to Peter van Ham who journeyed into the heart of Nagaland.

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2008

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  18. North Korea - Brunei

    Sandi Toksvig discusses tourism in one of the last communist totalitarian states.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2008

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  19. Water - South Korea

    Sandi Toksvig explores the globe for sources of water with journalist Rupert Wright.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2008

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  20. Jungle - War Graves

    Sandi Toksvig takes a trip through the Amazonian rain forest with Yossi Ghinsberg.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2008

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  21. Provence - Venice and Istanbul

    Sandi Toksvig digs beneath the rather bucolic tourist view of the Provence region.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2008

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  22. Stonehenge - Eclipse

    John McCarthy discovers the experiences, spiritual or otherwise, of an eclipse chaser.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2008

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  23. Somaliland - Indus River

    John McCarthy explores the history and cultures associated with the Indus River.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2008

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  24. Republic of Sierra Leone - Four Letter Countries

    John McCarthy discovers what travellers will find when they visit Sierra Leone.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2008

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  25. Wild Britain & Wild Swimming - Mexican Bandit

    Daniel Start reveals to John McCarthy the best inland sites for swimming in the wild.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2008

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  26. American Travel - Vegetarian

    John McCarthy meets two travellers who have managed to stick to their food principles.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2008

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  27. Travel to Classical Sites - Malaria

    Shirley Conran tell John McCarthy about her fascination for exploring the ancient world.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2008

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  28. Amazon - The Republic of Botswana

    John McCarthy meets explorer John Hemming to hear about his relationship with the Amazon.

    First broadcast: 10 May 2008

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  29. Architecture - Auvergne

    John McCarthy talks to historian Dan Cruickshank about his architectural journeys.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2008

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  30. Kenya - El Salvador

    Sandi Toksvig and Rob Crossan discuss El Salvador's national park, El Imposible.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2008

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