Lonely Planet Shorts Series 1

  • Short
  • 25 Episodes

Lonely Planet is your #1 source for videos to inspire you to explore every day. Watch the best short videos from Lonely Planet.

Episodes

1. Sri Lankan tower is a toe-tingling climb
3min

Climbing Ambuluwawa tower in Sri Lanka will take your breath away in more ways than one. Tyson-Lord Gray takes us through his nerve-wracking trip to the top.

2. London's unique way to canoe
2min

These canoes are free to use when you lend a helping hand. Show up on a designated clean-up day and discover things you never thought you would find in a river.

3. Quirky New Orleans
3min

Going beyond Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, the Wanderlust Girls show us 3 must-see places when visiting New Orleans.

4. Where lost luggage is found again
3min

Unclaimed Baggage Center in Alabama buys luggage that isn’t claimed by travelers and sells whatever they find inside. You won’t believe the treasures we found on the store shelves.

5. Just back from: Jordan
2min

MaSovaida Morgan gets a taste of the Middle East on a trip around the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, exploring the ancient lost city of Petra and Wadi Rum, and spending time with the Bedouin.

6. Just back from: Eastern Hokkaidō, Japan
2min

Clifton Wilkinson is just back from a trip to the island of Hokkaidō in Japan, where he spotted wild bears fishing for salmon, took a dip in the island’s onsens and discovered sulphurous vents on Iō-zan.

7. I spent the night in a murderer's house
3min

Would you stay the night in an alleged murderer’s house? Traveler Orla visited the home of infamous Lizzie Borden in Massachusetts and lived to tell the tale.

8. Discover wildlife along the Zambezi
1min

“The Zambezi is one of Africa’s mightiest rivers, with safari parks lining its banks. But if you want to get much closer to the wildlife here, take a canoe safari, camping on uninhabited river islands along the way.

9. Just back from: Tibet
4min

Megan Eaves tells us about her epic adventure in Tibet, where she encountered awe-inspiring landscapes, people and monasteries.

10. Incredible ruins you've probably never heard of
2min

Escape the crowds at Angkor Wat and Machu Picchu and explore these off-the-beaten-path ancient ruins around the world.

11. Take a swim in these gorgeous cenotes
1min

Jump right into these crystal clear cenotes found in the Riviera Maya in Mexico.

12. Yoga poses to try at home
3min

Reduce stress with the Sun Salutation A - a series of quick, easy yoga poses to help you relax and gain strength.

13. Montana's big sky will take your breath away
3min

When Justin Philalack moved from the south of the United States to Montana, he had no idea he was in for such breathtaking views.

14. California's Magical Highway 1
3min

Find out why taking an epic road trip down California’s most panoramic highway should be on your bucket list.

15. Drummer on Globe Trekker episode auditions for elite group
4min

Leo Ikenaga packed up his life and moved to Japan to join an elite group of drummers. Little did he know a Globe Trekker TV crew would document his journey.

16. 7 must-see wonders of Southern Iceland
3min

These spectacular waterfalls and natural wonders of Southern Iceland are worth a visit. You might recognize some locations from famous TV shows and music videos.

17. Biking surges in popularity worldwide
3min

Bike sales and even bike lessons are surging as people look for alternatives to public transportation. Learn how some cities are changing as cycling becomes a more popular way to get around.

18. Adventure guide to camping with kids
3min

This mom created an unforgettable cross-country camping trip with her two young daughters. She explains how she did it so you can too.

19. How a first-time hiker trekked the Appalachian Trail
3min

See how one hiker who calls himself “The Blackalachian” blazed his own trail by beating the odds. He hiked the 2,190 mile Appalachian Trail with no hiking experience.

20. Camping at Joshua Tree
3min

From unbelievable sunsets to amazing rock formations and hidden valley trails, find out why this national park in California feels like you’ve traveled to another planet.

21. Family ditches home to sail full-time
3min

This British family followed their dream to give up life on land and sail around the world.

22. 8 Best Places in the World for Stargazing
2min

These incredible destinations across the globe with clear, dark skies may just be the perfect stargazing spots you are looking for.

23. Hiking during Covid-19
3min

Health and social distancing tips to keep you and your family safe while hiking.

24. Top trips for Indian Matchmaking's Aparna
3min

Aparna Shewakramani of Netflix’s reality dating show, Indian Matchmaking made it clear on the show just how much she loves to travel. She reveals to Lonely Planet her top destinations and what she thought about her matches on the show.

25. Italian Road Trip: From Napoli to Amalfi
3min

Experience La Dolce Vita on this breathtaking drive on one of Italy’s most spectacular coast lines.