Watch The Layover
- 2 Seasons
The Layover is hosted by restaurant critic and travel expert, Anthony Bourdain. Using a one-hour format to showcase some interesting dining and lodging experiences in cities around the world, Anthony Bourdain delivers quick wit and insightful comments as he explores each city's out of the way hotels and restaurants. Bourdain prefers to stay at boutique hotels around the globe and introduces the viewer to sights and excursions located off the beaten track that few tourists have ever seen. Each episode of The Layover commences with Bourdain arriving in a world famous destination and then he's turned loose on the streets to cram in as many unusual experiences as possible within his twenty-four hour layover period. The Layover with Anthony Bourdain is about finding unique experiences in major cities as Bourdain budgets his time to make the most of his full day abroad. Segments include quaint walking tours, casual banter at sidewalk cafes, and visits to trendy underground nightclubs that are often skipped over by the traditional traveler. Pumped up on adrenaline and loads of caffeine, Anthony Bourdain hits the trail to global hot spots that offer intriguing destinations by day and interesting after hour activities. Whether Bourdain meets with old friends abroad or makes new friends on a European street scene, his travel commentary is sharp, funny and always entertaining. Some of the in-depth topics discussed by Bourdain and his travel companions include wine tasting, critiquing multi-cultural menus, and visiting budget-friendly city hangouts enjoyed by the locals. The Layover ran for two seasons with in-depth travel coverage from North and South America, Asia, and Europe. Season one highlights include visits to Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, San Francisco, Rome, Singapore, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and London. The Layover season two takes viewers to specialty locations in Toronto, Philadelphia, Dublin, Chicago, Sao Paulo, and Paris.