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Instagram Lives on Fridays 4pm ET

Updated: May 7

Join me Live on Instagram to talk travel, food and adventure on Fridays at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT. Follow @darleynewman and then watch my Instagram Stories Live to meet special guests, ranging from entrepreneurs and chefs to nature enthusiasts.

Left: Taco king Wing Lam and Darley in Costa Mesa, CA. Right: Colleen Coleman of the National Forest Foundation and Darley share wine and boozy hot coco with Peeps and talk nature adventures.


Here's our Calendar for Past and Upcoming Lives:


April 3rd

Wing Lam of Wahoo's Fish Taco: Talks tacos, LA, Costa Mesa, volunteering during COVID-19 and more. Meet Wing in our LA & Beyond episode on PBS. Watch our Instagram Live with Wing on Facebook or below.

April 10th

Colleen Coleman of the National Forest Foundation: Nature escapes across the USA, including accessible national forests to urban areas. Watch for national forest adventures in our USA "Travels with Darley" episodes. Watch our Instagram Live with the Colleen on Facebook or below.

April 17th

Chef Edward Blanco of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises gives quarantine cooking tips and shares inspiration and recipes from European travels. Watch Chef Edward cook with me in our "Castles of the Rhine" PBS episode. Watch our Instagram Live with Chef Edward on Facebook or below. April 24th

Olympian Andrew Weibrecht: Talks about the Adirondacks, global skiing, the life of an Olympic skier and his family's Lake Placid inn. Watch this World Cup alpine ski racer and two-time Olympic medalist in our Adirondacks episode!

May 1st

Rum tasting with Ben Jones of Rhum Clément: Ben's mother's family has owned a rum distillery in Martinique since 1887, which we visited and filmed for "Travels with Darley: Martinique." Get your rum drinks ready! We'll taste and learn.


May 8th

Guadeloupe's Willy Monfret: Hear from ultra-cool international DJ, actor and model Willy Monfret, featured in our Guadeloupe Islands episodes. He'll talk about the French Caribbean, top travels for music lovers and more. This is one you'll want to watch!


May 15th

We're talking all things equestrian, equestrian fashion and travel with Kerrits in a throwback to "Equitrekking" and Darley's experiences riding horses all around the world for over a decade, including on "Travels with Darley." Melissa Hubbard, CEO of Kerrits, and a fellow equestrian and traveler, will be joining Darley to chat!


See below for more details and past Lives!


Wing Lam Live for Tacos & Travel

Entrepreneur Wing Lam from Wahoo's Fish Taco kicked off our first happy hour Live with a guavarita in hand and shared what he and and his team are doing to help during COVID-19. From distributing tasty hot meals to medical workers to creating masks, Wing is helping his Costa Mesa, California community in The OC and that good energy is reaching far beyond.


Watch my Instagram Live with Wing Lam.

National Forest Foundation: Travel, Trees & Adventure

The National Forest Foundation joined me to talk travel, trees and great national forest adventures you can look forward to when we can all travel again. We'll talk about my recent adventures in the Angeles National Forest and also those hidden gems where getting out in nature is oh so sweet.

Watch my Instagram Live with Colleen.


Chef Edward Blanco: Quarantine Cooking Tips and European Flavors

Chef Edward of Uniworld River Cruises joins me from Berlin, Germany. I met Chef Edward a few months ago when we filmed together while cruising along the Rhine River. Whenever I can take a cooking lesson from a great chef, I just soak it all in and love to share what I've learned. Hear Chef Edward's tips for cooking while we #stayhome and try some German Riesling with me!

Watch me on Instagram Live with Chef Edward.


April 24th Olympian Andrew Weibrecht Talks about the Adirondacks, global skiing, the life of an Olympic skier and his family's Lake Placid inn. Watch this World Cup alpine ski racer and two-time Olympic medalist in our Adirondacks episode!


Darley skiing at Whiteface outside of Lake Placid in NY's Adirondacks.

May 1st Rum tasting with Ben Jones of Rhum Clément Ben's mother's family has owned a rum distillery in Martinique since 1887, which we visited and filmed for "Travels with Darley: Martinique." Get your rum drinks ready! We'll taste and learn.



Ben Jones will show us how to make a Ti Punch... Live.


Coming Up Next

May 8th Willy Monfret Hear from ultra-cool international DJ, actor and model Willy Monfret, featured in our Guadeloupe Islands episodes. He'll talk about about the French Caribbean, Paris, top travels for music lovers and more.


You may recognize Willy from his lead role in the Nicki Minaj video that garnered 100 million views on YouTube or from the many billboards and magazine ads he's featured in for Ralph Lauren, Benetton, P. Diddy’s brand ‘Sean John’ and Revlon. Willy Monfret released a collaboration with Grammy Award winner Cedric Gervais, "Make Me Feel" that reached 8 million streams on Spotify. Born in Paris, he has strong family ties to the Guadeloupe Islands. This is one you'll want to watch!

Darley and Willy in the Guadeloupe Islands.


All of these special guests are featured in PBS episodes of "Travels with Darley", including our new season on PBS stations now through Create TV on Fridays at 10:30am ET and 5:30pm ET. And, you can binge past episodes on Amazon Prime and video shorts on Verizon Digital.


Whether you're on the East Coast joining us for an early happy hour or on the West Coast chowing down on lunch, join us on Fridays to further connect during this time of #stayinghome.


#DarleyLive on Instagram: Follow @darleynewman and watch my stories at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT on Fridays!

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