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Parents' Guide to

1,000 Places to See Before You Die

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Bestselling book guides couple's worldly travels.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+
I am a South African. So far I have really enjoyed the program, but expected far more when my country was visited. The producers obviously had a political agenda, as they covered a great deal of time on politics. Brazil, aired during the previous episode has more slums and poverty than South Africa but it wasn't even mentioned. This program should not cover politics as politics and poverty is fairly irrelevant in the CONTEXT of the program. And if politics is covered, at least show a balanced view. Did they show the fact that the ANC (ruling party) government is spending the equivelant of 12,000 subsidized houses on luxury trips, luxury cars etc. or that the country has lost hundreds of millions of dollars to corruption through the same government and its corrupt officials? Money meant for poverty alleviation of the same people shown in the program? It is easier for them to cover the softly softly stuff than to show something more balanced. I rate this episode 1 out of 10 because the coverage of the country was very poor and the politics has no relevance in the context of the program and its purpose.
age 2+

i love it

its very goooood post

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

There's really no end to the impressive sights and sounds viewers will find in this wonderful series. And the Ulles' excitement for each new adventure gives it a uniquely welcoming feel for a travel series. If you watch with your kids, you'll find plenty of educational avenues, as well as opportunities to instill respect and appreciation for the world's diverse people and places.

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