More adventures, more shows: Travel Channel goes 24-hour

Posted July 3, 2015 - Blog Posts

Brace yourselves. The travel bug is getting ready to bite. Travel Channel is now on 24 hours a day – explore the globe with programmes like Booze Traveler, Durban Beach Rescue, Baggage Battles, and World’s Greatest Motorcycle Rides. Just press channel 42, there’s literally a whole world of TV waiting for you (you may need to retune to update your service).

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Booze Traveler

(premiers Thursday 2 July at 22:00)

From blended frog to camel milk vodka, cocktail connoisseur Jack Maxwell embarks on a journey to find the weirdest and most wonderful drinks from across the globe. His journey takes him everywhere from Mongolia to Iceland as he seeks out the people, cultures, and customs behind these extraordinary tipples.

2 men drinking whiskey on Booze Traveler

Durban Beach Rescue

(premieres Monday 6 July at 21:00)

Think Brighton beach gets busy this time of year? Think again. Shot at the height of South Africa’s hectic December festive season, this series follows Durban’s heroic lifeguards as they deal with massive crowds, dangerous rescues, a shark attack, and much, much more.

Durban beach

Baggage Battles

(Thursday 1 July at 19:00)

Ever wondered what happens to lost luggage? Millions of items go missing at airports every year – so it’s no surprise to hear that the buying and selling of unclaimed property can be a profitable business. Three shrewd auction specialists go head-to-head for the best bargains and provide knowledgeable insights into the tricks of the trade.

Baggage Battles on Travel Channel

World’s Greatest Motorcycle Rides

(Thursday 1 July at 20:00)

One man, one motorcycle, one epic journey. Alone on his trusty KTM, Henry Cole attempts to travel from Perth, on Australia’s far west coast, to the tropical climate of Darwin in the north. The mileage is high, the soaring temperatures are even higher – this is endurance riding at it most intense.

Henry Cole riding motorbike in desert

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