travels with darley

West Virginia Adventures

Experience the best of the Mountain State with locals as the guides, including top outdoor adventures and history. Take a scenic train ride in a rare steam locomotive, walk through history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, go fly-fishing and off-roading and enjoy extreme whitewater rafting during Gauley Season on "Travels with Darley: West Virginia Adventures."

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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.

  • 2018-08-22T04:30:00-07:00
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England: Manchester, Liverpool & The Lake District

Travel with Darley to the best places to eat in Northern England, where The Beatles got inspired and hip neighborhoods in Manchester and Liverpool. Join local guides to delve into the city where The Beatles grew up by visiting The Beatles Story at Albert Dock, Strawberry Field and Penny Lane in Liverpool. Soccer fans will enjoy an insider's tour of the National Football Museum, where a history of women footballers is revealed. Plus, the foodies village of Cartmel, where sticky toffee pudding and a Michelin star restaurant help showcase the charms of the Lake District.

  • 2018-08-26T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-29T04:30:00-07:00
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Wales: Isle of Anglesey & The Coast

Join host Darley Newman to enjoy breathtaking coastal farms and beaches, heart pumping adventures on Europe's fastest zipline and a visit to a haunted castle. On Anglesey Island, where Prince William and Duchess Kate once lived, walk the Wales Coast Path and visit a town with one of the world's longest place names. Dive into local cuisine and Welsh products, making for a salty experience. Meet Gareth Wyn Jones, a sheep farmer who has become a celebrity from his social media and advocacy work, and learn about life on a Welsh farm in one of the most beautiful coastal locations on the planet.

  • 2018-09-02T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-09-05T04:30:00-07:00
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Northern England and Wales

Visit stately castles and stunning landscapes in Northern England and Wales, including a famous film location from Harry Potter. Darley meets the real life Calendar Girls to hear their inspiring story and walks the landscapes that inspired the Bronte Sisters to write famous works, including Wuthering Heights. She also takes viewers to stunning and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Saltaire and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

  • 2018-09-09T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-09-12T04:30:00-07:00
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Little Rock, Arkansas

Explore the best of Little Rock, the capital of the state of Arkansas. Darley joins locals to enjoy top BBQ, tasty, artisanal ice cream and baked sweets in various neighborhoods foodies will love. She explores the River Trail by Segway, marveling at public art in the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden. For another active urban adventure, Darley joins a local guide to enjoy Little Rock by bicycle, riding through the SoMa neighborhood and by historic homes in the Quapaw District.

  • 2018-09-16T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-09-19T04:30:00-07:00
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