This s month explore the world with Foxtel and the LifeStyle channel, offering the best travel guides and personalities, advice and inspiration to plan that next holiday all from the comfort of your own home and all in one place on LifeStyle and FOXTEL On Demand.
With everyone itching to travel and dreaming of new destinations for their next trip, start planning now and let FOXTEL and the LifeStyle channel transport you to different countries and immerse yourself with the cultures and experiences all in one place.
Join our favourite LifeStyle personalities as they take you away from the stress and isolation, including the world’s most celebrated chef’s Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo, Fred Sirieix, adorable adventurers Dick and Angel Strawbridge to our beloved Maggie Beer who all take us on their adventures around the world.
Be inspired by Dick and Angel Strawbridge with Escape to the Chateau (season 5) Wednesdays at 9.40pm on LifeStyle. Viewers follow their adventures as they continue to bring their magical 19th Century, 45-room Château de la Motte-Husson in Martigné-sur-Mayenne, France back to life. Having lain empty for the best part of half a century, Dick and Angel are working flat out to create luxurious guest suites, a thriving wedding business, and most of all a beautiful home, for them and their two children, Arthur and Dorothy to live.
Indian Dream Hotel -premieres Friday November 27 at 8.30pm on LifeStyle and follows former movie star and bond girl Britt Ekland; Dragon’s Den star and entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne; Fashion Designer Dame Zandra Rhodes; Chuckle Brother Paul Chuckle; Cricket commentator Henry Blofeld; Eastenders actor John Altman; actress Susie Blake; and singer Barbara Dickson, as they road test retirement in India. Six thousand miles from home, the group spend a month in the coastal city of Puducherry and in Rishikesh in the foothills of the Himalayas to find out if they could spend their golden years here.
Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul
Rick Stein embarks on a gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul. His journey begins in the magnificent city of Venice, and on the idyllic Greek island of Symi he cooks Seafood Risotto, Tiramisu and Gnocchi with Spider Crab.
Maggie Beer in Japan
In this feature documentary, Maggie sets off to Japan, fired by her love of learning,
we join her in Tokyo, then travel across the mountains north to rural Noto Peninsula, and finally south to Osaka. During this journey she meets chefs, eats their food, and joins their lives – and in true Maggie style, there is a lot of laughter and love.
Gordon, Gino & Fred’s Road Trip
Gordon Ramsay, Gino and Fred start their road trip in Gino’s homeland of Italy, to help Gino to pull off an event for his best friend’s vow renewal ceremony. They begin their road trip in a campervan and despite the urgency of preparing a menu for the wedding, Gino insists the trio stop for lunch in his hometown of Naples and takes them to the oldest pizzeria in town.
Actors Nigel Havers and Sally Lindsay will be checking-in to the poshest hotels to examine what goes in to delivering five-star excellence. Nigel and Sally visit The Berkeley, London, the go to hotel for fashion conscious A- listers, Ballyfin set in the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland as well as checking into the one of the most expensive suites at The Langham, London at 24,000 pounds a night. Nigel and Sally along with their dog check into Bovey Castle, a country hotel deep in Dartmoor National Park, famous for being one of the few that allow pets.
These and many, many more travel inspired programs available all in one place, watch On Demand on FOXTEL.