Wayfarer is a destination-based TV show and on every episode, award-winning host James Gregory Wilkinson takes viewers to some of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and much more in the world’s hottest cities and regional areas.
Destinations in series 1 – now being broadcast on the Roku Channel until February 2021 – include London, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Berlin, Singapore, Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii.
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Here is a preview of the first episode of Wayfarer Series 1, featuring London:
On the first episode, Wilkinson is in London and takes viewers through British Airways’ flagship Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport, inside the Mondrian hotel at Sea Containers, speaks to Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton, goes around East London’s hip Shoreditch neighbourhood, looks at the top suite at the Dorchester Hotel, around leading department store Fortnum and Mason and much more.
Series 2 of Wayfarer is currently being broadcast on a weekly basis on the Wayfarer website and YouTube channel.