Darley and her team behind the Emmy-winning Equitrekking series on PBS, launched Travels with Darley on PBS stations in January 2016. Started as a web series in 2014 on AOL, Amazon, Huffington Post and MSN Travel, the broadcast version recently completed its 30th half hour, taking viewers through Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and the USA with host Darley Newman and a cast of local people.
Travels with Darley follows five-time Daytime Emmy nominated TV host Darley Newman as she travels with locals in beautiful and awe-inspiring locations to experience great culture, cities, festivals, cuisine, nature, art, music, history, and adventure. Each episode introduces viewers to diverse cultures and traditions and what makes each location truly unique. Darley’s on-camera local counterparts are the true stars of each episode, as they lead Darley through their world.
Watch a sizzle reel and check out the first season episode descriptions below and see the current line-up on PBS and Create TV at this link. At TravelswithDarley.com, short videos, stunning photo galleries, and travel tips, recipes and trip itineraries shared by Darley and locals featured on the series allow viewers to take a deeper dive and plan their next authentic travel adventure.
Guadeloupe Islands Caribbean Adventures 101
Darley joins local guides in the Guadeloupe Islands to discover this Caribbean island destination with unique French Creole influences. Viewers experience hiking a volcano, snorkeling the Jacques Cousteau Reserve, shopping in lively markets, and live music, UNESCO dance and art in the islands’ largest city.
Darley leads viewers on an epic family road trip along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, showcasing accessible adventures for multiple generations traveling together, including young children. Destinations include Assateague Island National Seashore to view wild horses, a rural farm that makes ice cream from cow to cone, Ocean City, Berlin, St Michaels and stunning beaches.
Explore some of the most beautiful cities, countryside and castles in Belgium, mixing music, nature, food and culture in Dinant, Namur, Mons, Bastogne, Waterloo and beyond. Meet one of Belgium’s top chefs, kayak to a castle, drink beer, indulge in rich chocolate and explore World War II history in Bastogne and more.
Explore Brussels during the annual Jazz festival, taking in fashion, Belgian chocolate and art deco architecture by foot and bicycle. Venture through the Ardennes region, where beer tasting, a top place to eat fries and rail biking are on tap. Visit diverse breweries, bakeries and markets in Liege and medieval Durbuy.
Join Darley Newman on a classic road trip through Arkansas, South Carolina and Kentucky. Highlights of the Southern States adventure include caving in Kentucky, classic Corvettes in Bowling Green, biking in Greenville, farmers markets in Little Rock and more.
Explore the unique culture, food and history of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, otherwise known as the UP, including lighthouses, local food and brew pubs and parks in Sault Ste Marie, Mackinac Island and St. Ignace.
Take a road trip to enjoy some of the top cities and adventures in a variety of locations, including zip lining and wine tasting in Virginia, fishing and biking along Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay and presidential history and historic neighborhoods in Columbia.
From chocolate and coffee to forts and farms, island hop through the French Caribbean, discovering Guadeloupe’s diverse islands of Grand Terre, Les Saintes, Basse Terre and Marie Galante. Host Darley Newman takes viewers rum tasting, to top restaurants and scenic locations. Episode includes special behind the scenes and bloopers.