The Nature of Things: Food for Thought

Every day, it seems, we’re fed new advice about our diets. We’ve been told we can’t have bread, we shouldn’t eat eggs and to hold the butter. As The Diet Myth author Tim Spector notes, “So what is there left to eat? Maybe a bit of lettuce.” #TheNatureOfThings #FoodForThought At …

The Cost of Sushi: Emptying The Seas

As American real-life tv shows about tuna fishers are rising in popularity, the fishing industry in the Mediterranean Sea has been under exposed. Yet, these South European waters are filled with danger for the Atlantic bluefin tuna; overfishing and illegal fishing activities have had serious consequences for the bluefin tuna …

Rediscovering Glen Canyon’s Lost Wonders by Kayak | Short Film Showcase

Filmmaker Taylor Graham and his team embark on a mission to document what remains of Arizona’s submerged Glen Canyon by kayak. Watch their 350-mile through-paddle unfold as part of a National Geographic Society-supported project focused on water management challenges in the Colorado River Basin. Activists, archeologists, scientists, government officials and …

Truly: Hotel India (Episode 4)

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: bit.ly/Oc61Hj In this final episode featuring India’s oldest and most famous hotel, we meet those directly connected to its illustrious past and those caught up in a tragic event from more recent times. Tikka Singh’s great-grandfather was a Maharajah who attended the inauguration of the hotel …

Truly: Hotel India (Episode 3)

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: bit.ly/Oc61Hj The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel has played host to some of Mumbai’s grandest and most expensive weddings. For generations, Indian families have met and married at the Taj. We follow preparations for Rittika and Parth’s wedding – an event that is part of their family …

Hotel India – Ep.2 | TRULY

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: bit.ly/Oc61Hj When it opened in 1903, the Taj Mahal Palace was the first hotel in India and the first to have air conditioning, electricity and a licensed bar. This obsession with the new continues with the hotel’s deputy General Manager Parveen hosting Christie’s first ever auction …

Whistlestop Edinburgh: Scotland’s Beautiful Capital

As the capital of Scotland, Edinburghʼs got the lot! A sense of history, examples of the finest architecture, fascinating museums and a vibrant cultural life that rivals any of the worldʼs major cities, all add an extra dimension to this premier tourist attraction. If you have plenty of time at …

Truly: Hotel India (Episode 1)

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: bit.ly/Oc61Hj Travel to India’s most opulent hotel where this through-the-keyhole documentary examines the “upstairs, downstairs” split and peels back the layers of cultural legacy. The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai has mythical status as the oldest hotel in India. This is where Bollywood and Hollywood stars, …