- Excited traveller (Image The Grand Tour via Twitter)

James May announces new six part travel show on Amazon Prime

May has headed off to the far east to begin filming on an Amazon Prime travel show.

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James May announced on Twitter within the last half an hour that he is off travelling to make a six part travel documentary to be shown on Amazon Prime.

Here is James just before he set off for his flight.

The Grand Tour Twitter page have got in on the announcement with some funny photos of May's journey

Overweight baggage (Image The Grand Tour via Twitter)

Overweight baggage (Image The Grand Tour via Twitter)

James was spotted arriving in Tokyo last night by two lucky instagram posters

Photo via @wojtekskiba on Instagram

Photo via @wojtekskiba on Instagram

Photo via bernardhan48 on Instagram

Photo via bernardhan48 on Instagram

In an interview with Deadline.com James said

“Japan is the most amazing place I’ve ever visited. Everything about it is a surprise: a boiled sweet, a bullet train, an unexpected ancient temple, and the challenge of eating a single edamame bean with chopsticks. It’s a class A stimulant for all the senses, and an etiquette minefield for the unwary. I intend to immerse myself in it completely, in the pursuit of enlightenment and life balance. And I bet the noodles will be fantastic.”

For the full article see the link at the bottom of this piece.

Lost in translation? (Image Amazon Prime)

Lost in translation? (Image Amazon Prime)

May's solo programmes are always interesting and entertaining. What do you think of him doing a travel series? Let me know in the comments below.

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Comments (106)

  • Can't wait...love it...think he ll make a great travel presenter, mixture between fun and daft and intellectual and informative. Great can't wait ...it s my dream job...lucky bugger...hope he has a great time

      1 year ago
  • YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!

      1 year ago
  • Is doing a round the globe trek in a Dacia Sandero? 🤔 that’d be good!

      1 year ago
  • Ooo, super excited for this!

      1 year ago
  • I couldn’t be more pleased (unless he was doing a travelogue of mundane Maine). Grand Tour is awesome, but James’ solo stuff is even more enjoyable.

      1 year ago
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