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Top Travel

Top Travel

FYI presents a new series – Top Travel. The series focuses on Jeannie D and Janez Vermeiren who join forces to journey around the world in twenty-six weeks. Whether they fly first class, travel by train, yacht or cruise ship – Top Travel unlocks the viewer’s passport to the world.

In each episode, Jeannie and Janez stop off in a timeless destination - exploring the best hotels, restaurants, cultures, landmarks, art galleries and activities for that single location. It is a fabulous international soirée, with travel tips and laughs galore from two of the world’s leading globe-trotters.

#1
Jeannie and Janez tour the Piazza St Marco in Venice and visit the Murano glass factory. Later, Jeannie gets a lesson in making lace at the renowned La Perla gallery.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 20:00
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 02:00
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 08:00
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 14:00
#2
In Copenhagen, Janez discovers an organic fast food restaurant, travels by bicycle taxi and braves the icy harbour water. He boards the Costa Fortuna for a whirl around the Baltic Sea.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 20:25
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 02:25
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 08:25
  • Monday,23 Jul, 2018 - 14:25
#3
Janez earns his sea legs working below deck on the Costa Fortuna. The ship's next stop is Tallinn, where he takes in a medieval-style street festival and a whirlwind tour of the city.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,26 Jul, 2018 - 20:55
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 02:00
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 08:55
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 14:55
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 20:00
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 02:00
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 08:00
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 14:00
#4
The jet-setting duo explore Barcelona further, including the unfinished magnum opus of master architect Antoni Gaudi: the awe-inspiring Basilica La Sagrada Familia.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Thursday,26 Jul, 2018 - 21:20
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 02:25
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 09:20
  • Friday,27 Jul, 2018 - 15:20
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 20:25
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 02:25
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 08:25
  • Monday,30 Jul, 2018 - 14:25
#5
Jeannie and Janez are in top gear, following the Formula 1 circuit through the streets of Monaco and discovering five star foodie heaven at Monte Carlo's Hotel du Paris.
#6
Jeannie and Janez unleash their inner gladiators in Rome and learn how to wield a shield. Jeannie makes pizza and plays delivery girl in Naples. She and Janez traverse the Piazza de Plebiscito.
#7
Jeannie and Janez drop anchor at Vietra Sul Mare and try their hand at pottery. They head up to Salerno, home to the oldest European botanical garden. Their next stop is Santorini in Greece.
#8
Jeannie and Janez kick things off with a horseback ride on the beach in Kusadasi. They are in for a pamper session at a traditional Turkish bath. Their next stop is Athens.
#9
Jeannie and Janez visit the green Greek island of Corfu where they mingle with the mayor and tour the town. Janez loses his composure on the water and falls apart in dance calls.
#10
When Jeannie and Janez are in Cape Town, they explore the scenic Route 62. They make a pit stop at the bra-covered bar in Klein Karoo and Ronnie's Sex Shop, before going crocodile cage-diving.
#11
Jeannie and Janez taxi to Soweto to a popular fast-food restaurant. They travel to the Madikwe game reserve where they experience a scenic drive and encounter an anti-poaching unit.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Saturday,21 Jul, 2018 - 13:00
  • Saturday,21 Jul, 2018 - 16:45
#12
Jeannie and Janez swim at the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. They embark on an exciting elephant safari and cruise down the Chobe river on a luxurious house boat to visit a traditional Namibian village.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Saturday,21 Jul, 2018 - 07:30
  • Saturday,21 Jul, 2018 - 13:30
  • Saturday,21 Jul, 2018 - 17:10
#13
Jeannie and Janez stay at the Khwai River Lodge in Botswana. They take a game drive. They visit Jack's Camp, a luxurious tented accommodation in the Kalahari desert.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 07:00
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 13:00
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 16:45
#14
Jeannie and Janez revel at Jack's Camp, a luxurious colonial-style tented outpost in Botswana. They travel by a quad bike across the salt pans and meet the area's welcoming Khoi San bushmen.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 07:30
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 13:30
  • Sunday,22 Jul, 2018 - 17:10
#15
Jeannie and Janez are in Tanzania where they take an unforgettable flight across the Ngorogoro crater and explore a breathtaking natural wonder of the world.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 07:00
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 13:00
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 16:45
#16
Jeannie and Janez head to a traditional Masai village where Janez quite literally jumps at the chance to learn what it takes to be a real man. This involves a close shave and a new look.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 07:30
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 13:30
  • Saturday,28 Jul, 2018 - 17:10
#17
Janez continues his quest to conquer Kilimanjaro with the help of seemingly superhuman porters. Despite various struggle, he makes it past two base camps.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 07:00
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 13:00
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 16:45
#18
Janez forges ahead in his quest to climb Mount Kilamanjaro. The incredible views and amazing sunsets inspire him to push on through summit the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
Upcoming Airings:
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 07:30
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 13:30
  • Sunday,29 Jul, 2018 - 17:10
#19
Jeannie visits a farm in Zanzibar to learn more about the area's spices and uses them to create a traditional dish with a local cook's help; she experiences the atmospheric ruins of the Entoni Palace.
#20
Jeannie and Janez explore Rwanda's capital city, Kigali. They make an emotional visit to the genocide museum, experience its streets via motorbike taxi and pop into Kigali's liveliest restaurant.
#21
Jeannie and Janez continue their gorilla trek in Rwanda. They explore the Musanze caves, home to a bat colony, and also visit majestic Lake Kivu before travelling the Congo Nile trail by bike.
#22
Jeannie and Janez discover the romance of the Port Louis waterfront in Mauritius, take a dip with the dolphins and enjoy a hike to the Chamaral waterfall.
#23
Jeannie and Janez are in Mauritius where they get to walk with the king of jungle before enjoying a Bollywood-style party; in Mozambique, they explore a train station where 'Blood Diamond' was filmed.
#24
Jeannie and Janez eat, play and rove their way through the sunny republic of Mozambique, enjoying a stay at a luxury beach resort on the white sandy shore of Ponta Mamoli.
#25
Janez is in Bazaruto enjoying an outing on the beach with a horse who has found its sea legs as well a snorkel around the island's coral reef; Jeannie tours Robben Island in Cape Town.
#26
Jeannie and Janez reflect on the many highlights of their incredible journey around Africa and Europe, including an adrenaline-fuelled anti-rhinoceros poaching mission in Botswana.