Michael makes a scenic journey from Stockholm to Abisko. Michael celebrates Midsummer in Marielund, learns to decorate a Dala horse in Mora and takes an icy dip in one of the country’s 96,000 lakes. Show more
Kim and Alex have called in Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin to help get their parents' diets back on track after an emotionally tough year of family difficulties. Show more
Michael Portillo explores the province of Quebec, taking the fabulously scenic Charlevoix train along the north bank of the mighty St Lawrence River to La Malbaie. Show more
In the heaving city of Jakarta, Michael uncovers Indonesia’s Dutch colonial past and its rich history as a port, but discovers that the future is uncertain. Show more
In Java’s royal city, Yogyakarta, Michael visits the Sultan’s palace and admires the ancient art of shadow puppetry known as wayang. Show more
In the mountainous interior of Java, Michael discovers how coffee was first brought to the island for cultivation and learns about production today. Show more
Michael heads to the volcanic heart of Java’s Central Province. He visits Java’s most dangerous volcano, Mount Merapi, and learns how over 300 people were killed when it erupted in 2010. Show more
Michael Portillo resumes his rail journey from Lucknow to Kolkata. He visits the Buddhist monks of Bodh Gaya, and is given a lesson in meditation. Show more
Michael Portillo travels on the Ocean train from Nova Scotia to New Brunswick. Along the way, he investigates the world’s biggest tide at Hopewell Rocks and admires its rock formations and caves. Show more
Michael Portillo begins a new journey on the tracks of the Ocean line to explore Canada’s maritime provinces en route to Quebec City. Show more
Michael Portillo travels from the Black Forest to Hanover, via Heidelberg, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Goettingen University. Show more
Michael Portillo travels from the coal mines of Newcastle, New South Wales, to Brisbane. He crosses the mighty Hawkesbury River, tends to an injured koala and rides a solar-powered train. Show more
Michael Portillo crosses the south east of Australia from Canberra to the multi-ethnic heart of Melbourne. Michael discovers the story behind the Ashes at the hallowed Melbourne Cricket Ground. Show more
Michael travels across Paris, learning about the avant-garde artists of Montparnasse, going backstage at the legendary Folies Bergere and heading east to explore the cellars of Champagne country. Show more
Property series. Jonny Benarr and Ed Hall take on the challenge of the ever-tricky downsize in Birmingham.
Property series. Jonny Benarr and Ed Hall take on a once in a lifetime challenge, finding three houseboats for a sea fairing couple.
Property series. Ed Hall and Jonny Benarr come to the aid of a man forced to house hunt with his mother in law in Stamford.
Property series. Can Simon O'Brien and Jonny Benarr come to the aid of two house hunters who haven't moved home for almost thirty years?
Jonnie Irwin goes property-hunting with young parents from Stevenage who are seeking an authentic country lifestyle in Suffolk and a rural family home. Show more
Property series. Eastern Europe meets the midlands as Nikki Bedi and Ed Hall come to the aid of a couple in search of a home in Birmingham.