Public Television’s ‘Beyond Your Backyard’ Season 2 Now Available on Amazon Prime

The second season of the Emmy Award–winning public television series “Beyond Your Backyard” hosted by “Erik the Travel Guy” Hastings has been released on Amazon Prime Video. The nine 26-minute episodes take viewers from the exotic Azores to the crystal waters of Cozumel to jamming Jamaica, with forays into America’s Northeast, South, Midwest and Southwest regions.

Along the way, Hastings offers tips on traveling during hurricane season to islands such as Jamaica and Cozumel, he learns why Scottsdale, Arizona, is … Read the rest

PBS Travel Show ‘Beyond Your Backyard’ Nominated for Three 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Program, Host and Editing Categories

The nationally syndicated travel program “Beyond Your Backyard,” from Blue Ridge Public Broadcasting Service, has been nominated for three 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in the Program, Host/Moderator and Editing categories. After just two seasons, the show is being recognized for educating viewers on the local history, culture and cuisine of North American destinations.

The nominations were announced Wednesday, May 15, by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — … Read the rest