These inspiring documentaries will make you feel good about the world again

Travel the world from the safety of your living room.
Published March 31, 2020 3:12 p.m. EST
Last Updated April 13, 2020 12:25 p.m. EST
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In the age of COVID-19, physical distancing and quarantine, it may not seem plausible to travel to 13 countries in one day. Lucky for us, we can all armchair-travel from the arctic to the bottom of the sea to a dog rescue down the street, right from the comfort our homes. Thanks, TV!If you’re one who fancies seeing the world in all its beauty and strangeness, there are some absolutely amazing and inspirational nature, wilderness and human interest documentaries online for you to binge. Escape to the jungles of Papua New Guinea, poke around the ancient streets of Istanbul or Cairo, or even join some exotic birds in their flamboyant mating dances, just because you can.To help keep your spirits up, we’ve pulled together some of the best shows to make you feel inspired and hopeful about the world again.[gallery ids="/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/gaycation.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/dog-tales.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/expedition-unknown-on-discovery.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/ice-on-fire-on-crave.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/shark-week-on-discovery.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/elephant-apology.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/elephant-meghan.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/dogs-netflix.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/naked-and-afraid-on-discovery.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/dancing-with-the-birds-on-netflix.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/break-your-heart.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/kedi.jpg,/content/dam/bellmedia/more-etalk-ca/images/tv/2020/03/31/well-groomed-1.jpg"] [video_embed id='1930894']What We’re Watching: Best Shows Ever[/video_embed]