New Travel Docuseries ‘THE ISLAND DIARIES’
Explores the World’s Most Distant Isles
Premiering on Link TV this July
New Series Brings Audiences Closer to Authentic Stories of Island Life
With Culturally Enriching Conversations and Unforgettable Natural Wonders
THE ISLAND DIARIES
Premiered yesterday Tuesday, July 6 at 9 p.m. PT
on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and Dish Network 9410)
New travelogue documentary series THE ISLAND DIARIES (also known as Chacun son île) follows host Sophie Fouron around the world as she explores island life through the eyes of the locals. In one-on-one interviews the series takes a cultural, environmental and social look at insular lifestyles and the people at the heart of it. From the Faroe Islands to Hawaii, Okinawa to Cape Verde, the series visits islanders who are making a life for themselves in many well-known corners of the world and in some of the most remote. THE ISLAND DIARIES premiered on Tues., July 6 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and Dish Network 9410) with fourteen day streaming at linktv.org.
Upcoming episodes of THE ISLAND DIARIES will telecast as follows (*lineup subject to change):
“Big Island-Hawaii” – Tues., July 6, 9 p.m.
Hawaii Island, or Big Island, is also known as the Island of Fire and Ice because of its snow-capped peaks and volcanoes, locals deeply venerate nature and their roots.
“Faroe Islands” – Tues., July 13, 9 p.m.
A self-governing country within the kingdom of Denmark, the Faroe Islands are a cluster of islands with impressive cliffs towering over the sea. Patriotic, welcoming and patient, the Faroese lead peaceful lives despite harsh weather conditions.
“Okinawa” – Tues., July 20, 9 p.m.
Off the coast of Southern Japan, Okinawa is said to hold the secret to long life. With a laid-back atmosphere and very rich cultural history, it is adapting to changing times.
“Cuba” – Tues., July 27, 9 p.m.
Creativity is deeply embedded in Cubans, who practice eco-agriculture and are developing an increasingly prosperous private sector.
“Newfoundland” – Tues., Aug. 3, 9 p.m.
For centuries, fierce ocean and fragile economy have forced locals to count on their own resourcefulness and resilience.
“Crete” – Tues., Aug. 10, 9 p.m.
Hit by an economic slowdown, many Cretans strive for self-sufficiency by turning towards the rural economy and community initiatives.
“Majuli” – Tues., Aug. 17, 9 p.m.
Located in the Brahmaputra River in the Indian state of Assam, the isolated island of Majuli is the setting for a colorful, rich blend of cultures.
“Cape Verde” – Tues., Aug. 24, 9 p.m.
A Portuguese and African melting pot off the coast of Senegal, Cape Verde has a wealth of breathtaking sceneries. Despite its limited resources, locals are known for their kindness and music.
“Jeju” – Tues., Aug. 31, 9 p.m.
Jeju is a little piece of paradise in South Korea. An hour away from Seoul by air, it is known as the island of wind, rocks and strong women, and there is a deep sense of peace, pride and contentment.
“Bocas del Toro” – Tues., Sept. 7, 9 p.m.
A cluster of islands with white sandy beaches off the coast of Panama, Bocas del Toro is a haven of cultural diversity.
“Bali” – Tues., Sept. 14, 9 p.m.
A small Hindu enclave at the heart of Indonesia, Bali’s landscapes and people make for an enchanting experience.
“Great Barrier Island” – Tues., Sept. 21, 9 p.m.
Less than 100 km from Auckland, Great Barrier Island offers a spectacular setting for a simple life.
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