travels with darley

Travels with Darley follows five-time Emmy nominated host Darley Newman as she travels with local people in beautiful and awe-inspiring locations to experience history, culture, food, music, art 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. Viewers learn about places and cultures that are less publicized by traditional media, as well as new things about places they thought they knew, bridging global cultures and inspiring viewers to look at the world in a new way.

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France's Western Front Part I

Experience World War I history in an active way on a journey along the Western Front in Northeastern France. Local experts guide Darley by bicycle and foot through the cities of Verdun and Metz to sample famous foods like Quiche Lorraine and visit battlefields, American cemeteries and memorials, combining rich cuisine with history related to The Great War.

  • 2018-05-23T04:30:00-07:00
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French Riviera

Explore the French Riviera, learning about Picasso in Old Antibes, taking a stroll along Cannes famous promenade, visiting local markets in Nice, touring a perfume factory in Grasse and discovering a royal fort on St Marguerite Island. Host Darley Newman showcases how to dive into the French Riviera like a local with its stunning beauty and diversity of history and flavors.

  • 2018-05-27T01:30:00-07:00
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France's Western Front Part II

Travel along the historic Western Front in France to explore the history of one of the most devastating wars on earth, World War I. Learn how The Great War affected communities in France in the past and present day, delving into remembrance sites and modern pleasures, including great Champagne and local cuisine.

  • 2018-05-30T04:30:00-07:00
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Santa Fe Adventures

Explore Santa Fe outdoor adventures and lesser known cultural attractions by hiking at Bandelier National Monument, visiting a James Beard Award-winning restaurant serving traditional New Mexican food, mountain biking in the Santa Fe National Forest, observing Chimayo weavers and making a stop along the old Camino Real. Meet traditional artists and locals who share living history and reveal special ties to New Mexico's past to gain a deeper understanding of daily life and active adventure in Santa Fe.

  • 2018-06-03T01:30:00-07:00
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Missouri's Route 66 & St. Louis

Darley explores St Louis and the birthplace of Route 66, mixing classic American history with modern diversions. Viewers travel along to dine on downhome BBQ with a spicy pitmaster, meet a James Beard Award-winning chef and explore city neighborhoods and breweries. Darley enlists local guides for an outdoor hike at Castlewood State Park, and a visit to City Museum, the St. Louis Art Museum and Forest Park.

  • 2018-06-06T04:30:00-07:00
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New York's Southern Finger Lakes

Combine hands-on art with adrenaline pumping adventures throughout New York's Southern Finger Lakes, soaring above Mark Twain Country, learning glass blowing in Corning, walking amid waterfalls in Watkins Glen State Park, and enjoying stand up paddle boarding in Hammondsport. Travelers join Darley and local experts to explore history, wine and culture in the Finger Lakes.

  • 2018-06-10T01:30:00-07:00
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Tokyo, Japan

Mixing the ultra-modern with Edo-period traditions, locals guide Darley to the best food, culture and adventures in Japan's capital city of Tokyo. Explore top neighborhoods, markets, temples, and surprising areas of natural beauty, including a behind-the-scenes tour of a Tokyo sake brewery, sushi at the world's largest fish market, a hike at a sacred mountain and more.

  • 2018-06-13T04:30:00-07:00
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New Mexico's Continental Divide Trail

Explore the Continental Divide Trail, one of our nation's National Scenic Trails, by biking, hiking and rafting, discovering unique places to unplug, refuel and learn about history, culture and ecology. Diverse landscapes and stops throughout the state of New Mexico, including Pie Town, Silver City, the Rio Chama, the Cosmic Campground, the Gila Cliff Dwellings, a mountain sacred to the Navajo people and a monastery in the high desert.

  • 2018-06-17T01:30:00-07:00
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Martinique Caribbean Culture

Darley travels with locals to learn about Martinique's unique culture and history, which includes famous figures like Empress Josephine and modern poets, artists and politicians. She travels through the capital city of Fort-de-France, to the Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, through urban markets and to an ancient Creole sugarcane plantation to learn about rhum agricole and enjoy a deeper dive into this French Caribbean Island.

  • 2018-06-20T04:30:00-07:00
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