For over a decade, renowned travel journalist, bestselling author and TV host Robin Esrock scoured the globe in search of one-of-a-kind, bucket list–worthy experiences. During his remarkable journey to over 100 countries on seven continents, Esrock uncovered unique adventures, fascinating histories, cultural spectacles, natural wonders, hilarious situations and unforgettable characters – proving that modern travel is so much more than just over-trafficked tourist attractions. From the Amazon jungle to the beaches of Zanzibar, The Great Global Bucket List presents the world we don’t hear much about in the news: a planet that is strikingly beautiful, thought-provoking, incredibly diverse and sometimes just very, very funny.
cage dive with crocodiles in South Africa
float in Colombia’s mud volcano of youth
cheer for a masked wrestling hero in Mexico
discover space tourism in Russia’s Star City
zip-line off the Great Wall of China
swim with sunken treasures in Papua New Guinea
camp on the ice in Antarctica
With his trademark wit, photography and insight, Esrock introduces the inspiring
experiences you’ll be talking and dreaming about for many years to come.
Get ready to:
. . . and that ’s just the tip of the proverbial metaphor!
About the Author
Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, public speaker and producer. His stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents, including National Geographic Traveler, The Guardian, Chicago Tribune, South China Morning Post and The Globe and Mail. Robin has been profiled as a travel expert by 60 Minutes, CBC, CNN, MSNBC and many other outlets, and honoured as master of ceremonies at the Explorers Club Annual Dinner in New York.
The creator and co-host of the 40-part television series Word Travels, Robin has been seen by millions of viewers in nearly two dozen languages on the National Geographic Channel and the Travel Channel. He is the bestselling author of The Great Canadian Bucket List series. Born and raised in South Africa, Robin lives in Vancouver, Canada, with his family.
He's done everything. He's been everywhere. - 60 Minutes