• Planet Expedition, Going Places with Ernie Dingo and Travel Man. (SBS)
We may all be social distancing, but that doesn't mean you can't see a bit of the world while you're inside. SBS On Demand has a range of TV shows and movies to take you on a virtual vacation from the comfort and safety of your own couch.
25 Mar 2020 - 3:52 PM  UPDATED 25 Mar 2020 - 3:52 PM

Travel Man

G
Genre: Comedy
What's it about? It's travel without mercy. Richard Ayoade wants to make travelling more fun, more efficient, and less tedious. In this series he shows us how to have the most efficient holiday possible and each week takes a new funny companion along for the journey.

Watch Travel Man at SBS On Demand now.

Planet Expedition

PG
Genre: Documentary
What's it about? Join adventurer and naturalist Steve Backshall as he undertakes a series of expeditions through challenging and unexplored regions of the Arctic, Mexico and Borneo.

Watch Planet Expedition at SBS On Demand now.

Great Continental Railway Journeys

G
Genre: Documentary
What's it about? Michael Portillo embarks on a nostalgic railway adventure, which takes him across the heart of Europe.

Watch Great Continental Railway Journeys at SBS On Demand now. 

Luke Nguyen's Vietnam

G
Genre: Food
What's it about? Acclaimed Sydney chef Luke Nguyen returns to the country of his heritage to take a culinary journey through the southern regions of Vietnam. Along the way he prepares dishes in locations that represent the real Vietnam, in all its chaotic vibrancy.

Watch Luke Nguyen's Vietnam at SBS On Demand now. 

Going Places with Ernie Dingo

G
Genre:
What's it about? Join Ernie Dingo in this captivating series as he explores Australia's most iconic destinations. But this is no ordinary travel show, as Ernie introduces us to the traditional owners and other people who live, breathe and work amongst these incredible places. 

Watch Going Places with Ernie Dingo at SBS On Demand now.

Secrets of our Cities

PG
Genre: 
Documentary
What's it about? Greig Pickhaver (HG Nelson) is on a mission to discover the secrets of some of Australia's most iconic cities, travelling to Fremantle, Fitzroy and Bondi to uncover hidden history and unsung residents.

Watch Secrets of our Cities at SBS On Demand now.

Back in the Soviet Bloc

G
Genre:
Documentary
What's it about? 
Upon discovering her Soviet background, Julia Nalivaiko's friends often ask, "What's it like?". To answer, she returned to Russia and Ukraine with Australian filmmaker Stuart McBratney. The series portrays contemporary life in former Soviet nations. Featuring engaging interviews and stunning cinematography, Back in the Soviet Bloc takes the viewer to a fascinating yet elusive part of the world.

Watch Back in the Soviet Bloc at SBS On Demand now.

Abandoned

PG
Genre: 
Documentary
What's it about? 
Legendary skateboarder Rick McCrank journeys through abandoned places with the people who love them long after the lights are out.

Watch Abandoned at SBS On Demand now.

 

Mission Galapagos

G
Genre: 
Documentary
What's it about? 
Liz Bonnin joins a scientific team aboard the research vessel, the Alucia, on a mission across the Galapagos Archipelago.

Watch Mission Galapagos at SBS On Demand now.

Hector and the Search for Happiness

M
Genre: 
Comedy
What's it about? 
Hector (Simon Pegg) is a quirky psychiatrist who has become tired of his humdrum life, yet he's offering advice to patients who are just not getting happier. So he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness.

Watch Hector and the Search for Happiness at SBS On Demand now.

Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

G
Genre: 
Comedy
What's it about? 
French comedic genius Jacques Tati introduced his famous character Monsieur Hulot in this 1953 classic. Clumsy, pipe-smoking Hulot joins the ranks of the wealthy middle class on holiday by the French seaside.

Watch Monsieur Hulot's Holiday at SBS On Demand now.

Paris Can Wait

PG
Genre: 
Comedy/Romance
What's it about? 
Eleanor Coppola’s narrative directorial and screenwriting debut stars Academy Award® nominee Diane Lane as a Hollywood producer’s wife who unexpectedly takes a trip through France, which reawakens her sense of self and her joie de vivre. Anne (Lane) is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successfully driven but inattentive movie producer (Alec Baldwin), she finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband (Arnaud Viard). What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a journey of discovery involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom, and much more.

Watch Paris Can Wait at SBS On Demand now.

The Motorcycle Diaries

M
Genre: 
Action/Adventure
What's it about? 
Ernesto 'Fuser' Guevara, a medical student, finds his calling in life when he sets out on a motorcycle road trip across South America with his friend, Alberto Granado, a biochemist.

Watch The Motorcycle Diaries at SBS On Demand now.

 

 

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