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DO TRAVEL WRITERS HAVE THE DREAM JOB?
Travel adventure show Word Travels reveals the "truth behind the byline"

The hosts, Julia & Robin

For the first time on television, you can join the adventures of real-life travel writers Robin Esrock and Julia Dimon as they battle deadlines, jetlag and their own emotional limits in search of the best stories to file to their editors. Filmed in 36 countries across six continents, Word Travels mirrors the world it uncovers - beautiful, unpredictable, and full of surprises.




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SRI LANKA

SRI LANKA - Steeped in Culture Finding a good travel story often involves the help of serendipity, a word itself derived from the old name for Sri Lanka. Damaged by decades of civil war, this beautiful island off the coast of India is in desperate need of good press. Robin and Julia explore a remarkable religious festival, stumbling upon a bizarre, bloody ritual guaranteed to make your jaw drop. As Julia explores the impact of domestic turmoil on tourism, Robin learns about the growing and manufacturing of world famous Ceylon tea. - Video, pics, articles here...
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ETHIOPIA NORTH

Coming up next on Word Travels - ETHIOPIA NORTH - Agreeing to Disagree African stories fill up notebooks in minutes, but before Robin and Julia can explore the 12th century rock churches in Lalibela, they have to deal with social issues, mechanical faults and each other's ethical differences. Robin tests his theory of the people chain - following unlikely leads to a remarkable story - while Julia's shopping savvy is tested to the limits as she bargains for a goat in Africa's biggest outdoor market. - Video, pics, articles here...
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