5 Programs To Watch While Traveling | Smarter Traveler

Netflix has made entertainment easy & when your sitting at the airport for 8 hours waiting for your delayed flight, entertainment is a must.

In this blog we list the 5 top programs to get hooked on while traveling. Some of these programs you might have already watched and some you may have considered watching. All of these programs are addictive in their own way so be prepared to spend your downtime locked onto that screen.

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5 Programs To Watch While Traveling

The next 5 programs are not related to travel but they will keep you on the edge of your seat. Time to kill that travel downtime with some quality viewing.

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones(G.O.T) is arguably the most well known TV series of all time & it is down right addictive! If you haven’t watched G.O.T then now is the time to get addicted. Travel will offer you a lot of downtime and G.O.T will supply you with enough episodes to last a decent chunk of your trip.

Game of Thrones follows the deadly game for control in the fantasy land of Westeros as two powerful families fight for control of the lands. The show get’s interesting when fantasy is introduced in the form of Dragons and frozen corpses called White Walkers.

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Black Mirror

Right! If you are looking at getting into a series that tells a long story then this is not the show for you. Are you looking for a series that keeps you on edge? A series that will have you scared, excited and mind blown all at the same time? Then Black Mirror is for you!

Each episode is a stand alone story that plays on modern techno-paranoia exaggerating our destructive modern habits. The stories are strangely relatable to real life and might have you second guessing your social media habits. Definitely one for your travel downtime.


Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is an incredible concept that people can relate to on an emotional level. A man with a dead end job, disabled son & a pregnant wife. With enough money to barely survive, Walter is already in a precarious position fighting to save every penny he earns in order to provide for his growing family.

To make his life harder Walter is diagnosed with terminal cancer, his only mission now is to provide enough money for his family to live comfortably when he dies. What does Walter do? He turns an RV into a meth lab on wheels and begins hustling.



Who can forget Friends?! One of the most iconic TV shows of all time & a true family friendly series. Friends is one of those shows that you will fall deeply in love with & you won’t be able to help falling in love with certain characters.

With 10 seasons, Friends will keep you busy during your travel downtime and it is one of those series that you can watch over and over again. Make some friends during your 2019 travels with this absolute classic.


Rick & Morty

Time for some weirdness and comedy in this list! Rick & Morty is one of the funniest, weirdest & most outrageous shows you will watch. It is a love or hate show that follows the adventures of an incredibly intelligent scientist and his rather stupid grandson.

Rick Sanchez explores the galaxy with Morty in tow and along the way they get roped into the craziest of adventures. If you haven’t watched Rick and Morty then it’s time to jump out of your comfort zone and test out just how much weirdness you can handle.


Goodbye 2019 Travel Downtime!

These are just 5 programs to keep that boredom at bay. There are also numerous honourable mentions; The Sopranos, The Simpsons, Greys Anatomy & Stranger Things to name a few.

Happy Travels!
Life is Great. Travel is Better.
Paulo & Jacques