Globetrotters - Series 2
First broadcast: Wednesday 9th October 2019
Russell and Ninette are getting spiritual in the Holy City of Pushkar in India. Their Cosmic guide is a barber who is out of this world. He's taking them on a journey of enlightenment via a rat temple, the festival of Holi and one hell of a massage that teaches them the true meaning of 'RELAX!'.
First broadcast: Wednesday 16th October 2019
Forget Gangnan Style, Russell and Ninette are in South Korea and are doing it Oppan Howard style. They are in Seoul and getting fully involved in the music phenomenon of K-pop and transforming themselves into the first and possibly last mother and son K-Pop duo...
First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Russell and Ninette are in Tokyo but ignoring the usual tourist traps, they're heading underground and embracing the truly weird and wonderful side of this metropolis. They're meeting some magical maids, renting some mates and Russell's having a go at being a gigolo at one of Tokyo's infamous Host Clubs.
First broadcast: Wednesday 30th October 2019
It's Chinese New Year so obviously Russell and his mum Ninette are in... Thailand. Chinese New Year is massive in Thailand and the Howards are getting fully involved in the celebrations of the Year of the Dog. Along the way they're sampling some of the more unusual activities Thailand has to offer before literally chasing the dragon in the New Year parade.
First broadcast: Wednesday 6th November 2019
Russell and Ninette are in Kerala in India, they're embracing the Southern states' traditions, both old and new. From climbing trees to get their hands on some booze, pouring oil on their heads to raise their IQ and trying out the ancient performance artform of Kathakali to tell the story of Star Wars.
First broadcast: Wednesday 13th November 2019
The Howards are in Japan for Ninette's 60th Birthday and in this amazing country Russell has set her a challenge: come up with a birthday bucket list including all the incredible things she would love to do. Ninette's beautiful mind has not quite delivered a list tailored for the land of the rising sun so they're off to break a world record with her arse, find the northern lights in the far east and milk a cow...