Travels with Darley’s newest seasons are starting on Ovation TV’sJOURNY, the free AVOD travel channel starting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The free travel channel/app is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Xumo, Vewd, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. (Download Apple/ Android)
“JOURNY’s focus on cultural travel make it the perfect home for our immersive and experiential series,” said Newman. “We film in a style that allows viewers to feel like they are along with me on this global journey. I really got out of my comfort zone for extreme adventures and to share stories that showcase the diversity of our planet.”
Shot in stunning 4K in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and USA, Darley takes viewers on amazing adventures in the latest seasons, including swimming with sharks in Dubai, bungee jumping off the world’s highest commercial tower in Macao, skiing in Tahoe with Olympian Jonny Moseley and free diving with a community of women whose centuries old practices in South Korea are recognized by UNESCO. Authentic cuisine is also a focus with Darley learning about sustainable oyster farming in California’s Morro Bay, trying retro street foods in Seoul and Emirati cuisine in Dubai.
Download the Journy App now and starting watching July 15th.
Episodes on Journy include:
101 – “California’s Central Coast”
Join Darley for a classic American road trip along Highway One and California’s Central Coast. Highlights include historic Hearst Castle and the beloved elephant seals in San Simeon, Channel Islands National Park, “California’s Little Denmark” in Solvang, hiking in the Los Padres National Forest, dune buggies on Pismo’s incredible sand dunes, and seafood and sustainability in Morro Bay. Video promo.
102 – “North Dakota”
Discover North Dakota’s Badlands. Darley bases herself in Watford City for mountain biking along the beautiful Maah Daah Hey Trail, Native American Culture at the Earth Lodge Village, hiking to surprising ice caves in the Little Missouri National Grassland, festivals and food in Watford City, and presidential history in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Video promo.
103 – “Culpeper, Virginia”
Explore history, culture, nature and great food and drinks in Virginia’s Piedmont. From the small town of Culpeper, Virginia, learn about Civil War history at Brandy Station Battlefield and the Graffiti House, visit James Madison’s Montpelier, try local wine and moonshine, hike along the Appalachian Trail in Shenandoah National Park and cycle country roads. Video promo.
104 – “Brittany, France”
From fabulous crepes, galettes and cider to castles, markets and beaches, Darley leads viewers through Brittany, France with locals as the guides. Join Darley for stand up paddle boarding along the Pink Granite Coast, sailing around a medieval walled city, coastal hikes to lighthouses and Breton cuisine. Video promo.
105 – “Dubai”
Darley goes big in Dubai to uncover extreme and authentic experiences in this Middle Eastern destination. She’ll swim with sharks, spot wildlife on a desert safari, explore bustling souks and taste local food in historic neighborhoods. It’s the Dubai you haven’t seen. Video promo.
106 – “Tahoe, Reno & Beyond”
Ski with Olympian Jonny Moseley at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and learn about railroad history in the Tahoe National Forest in California. Climb the world’s highest artificial climbing wall in Reno, Nevada and enjoy a tour of the Reno’s many murals, before kayaking, hiking and exploring Elvis history around South Lake Tahoe in this episode filled with diversity. Video promo.
107 – “Macao & Hong Kong”
Visit two of the world’s most vibrant destinations that are truly a melting pot of cultures combining Cantonese cuisine and culture with Portuguese influences in Macao and Hong Kong. Darley bungee jumps from the Macao Tower, the world’s highest commercial bungee, hikes in Hong Kong, drives across the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, tries traditional dim sum and more. Video promo.
108 – “Adirondacks”
Go snow shoeing, cross country skiing, tubing and downhill skiing with Olympian Andrew Weibrecht around Lake Placid in this winter themed adventure episode in New York’s Adirondacks. Plus, a quirky adventure at the Star Trek Original Series Set Tour and local food and drinks. Video promo.
109 – “Santa Fe Nature Escape”
Explore wellness and nature in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Darley challenges herself in the Santa Fe Century bike race, taking on Heartbreak Hill in this over 30-year-old, annual cycling event. She meets locals to mountain bike Galisteo Basin Preserve, hike at Nambe Pueblo and learn about New Mexico history at Pecos National Historical Park. She joins the National Park Trust for Kids to Parks Day, explores art by Chiricahua Apache sculptor Allan Houser and more, discovering why Santa Fe continues to be a draw for locals and visitors alike. Video promo.
110 – “Los Angeles & Beyond”
Dive into LA and beyond, experiencing it from a local’s perspective with Darley. Explore West Hollywood with its cool design scene and rock and roll venues. Feast on Pasadena, where Hollywood’s elite film and live, and hike the Angeles National Forest, LA’s natural playground. Go skateboarding and beer tasting in Costa Mesa, the action sports capital of the area at large. Video promo.
111 – “Qatar”
Explore the culture of Qatar in the Middle East, ranging from football to falconry. Darley discovers Doha with its desert landscapes and Qatar’s National Museum, experiencing traditions and modern art and cuisine. She’ll take viewers dune bashing, kayaking, horseback riding and to meet a female pioneer who is cooking up Qatari cuisine in the local marketplace. Video promo.
112 – “Castles of the Rhine”
Cruise from Amsterdam to Switzerland, passing through Germany and France along the iconic Rhine River, discovering medieval villages, romantic castles, historic vineyards and colorful festivals. Darley leads viewers through Strasbourg and the Alsace region, Koblenz and Basel on a historic journey. Video promo.
113 – “South Korea”
From K-pop to kimchi, Darley takes viewers through vibrant Seoul and to Jeju Island to explore culture, cuisine and adventure in South Korea. She dives into street food, saddles up to ride horses and soaks in music and dance. Video promo.