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So, What Are They Up To Now? You Ask.

So, What Are They Up To Now? You Ask.

On their new show 50/50, co-hosts Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy ask unsuspecting people on the street one question: “Can you leave right now?” Those who dare to say “yes” will embark on an adventure-packed 50-hour getaway worth $50,000. See what we did there? 960 1280

  

Why Does He Look So Familiar?

Why Does He Look So Familiar?

Adventurous and handy? Before coming to the Travel Channel, Grundy hosted DIY Network’s Blog Cabin and Cool Tools among other series on our sister network HGTV. 960 1280

  

Life Lesson According to Samantha Brown

Life Lesson According to Samantha Brown

“Never apply self-tanner after 2 glasses of wine.”

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The One Food She Won’t Leave Home Without

The One Food She Won’t Leave Home Without

Who knew? Samantha always packs a jar of peanut butter. “I brown bag it even when I'm flying first-class,” she says. “It's my last chance to eat something homemade.” 960 1280

  

Just Don’t Call Him Chris

Just Don’t Call Him Chris

You’ll find we affectionately call Chris, we mean Grundy, by his last name. 960 1280

  

Yes, She Still Gets Homesick

Yes, She Still Gets Homesick

“I get terrible homesickness,” Samantha says. “Usually when I first wake up in the morning, but only for about an hour.” 960 1280

  

Samantha Always Travels With a Book … And It’s Not a “Beach Read”

Samantha Always Travels With a Book … And It’s Not a “Beach Read”

“I always bring a book of poetry with me -- usually Robert Frost or Mary Oliver,” she says. 960 1280

  

Why Grundy Always Has Samantha Cracking Up

Why Grundy Always Has Samantha Cracking Up

We suspect his knack for improv has something to do with his stints at the beloved Second City comedy clubs.

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If She Wasn't on TV, Samantha Would Be …

If She Wasn't on TV, Samantha Would Be …

“I would own a little breakfast place where I would be on a first-name basis with all my customers,” says Samantha. “I would wear cute aprons and go around to all my tables with a carafe of coffee at my hip asking if they wanted ‘some more Joe.’”     960 1280

  

Any Regrets? Well … Maybe Just One

Any Regrets? Well … Maybe Just One

“My biggest regret is that I never did a sport in high school,” says Samantha. “I was too scared of failing.” 960 1280

  

Did We Mention Another Familiar Face Will Make an Appearance on 50/50?

Did We Mention Another Familiar Face Will Make an Appearance on 50/50?

In the season premier, Samantha and Grundy team up with Al Roker to whisk one lucky pair from The Today Show set on an once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Abu Dhabi.

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Why They Have the Best Job Ever

Why They Have the Best Job Ever

“What I love most about travel is feeling like a fish out of water. I love being the person in the room who looks and sounds like no one else,” Samantha Brown says. “The challenge of seeing where I fit in and how I can make a connection with people who are completely different than me is absolutely thrilling.” 960 1280

  

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Mountains in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Ginny and Paul shoot near the mountains in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam makes the scoreboard at the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo. 960 1280

  

Sam practices her roping skills at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Jim McManus teaches Sam to rope at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam watches the horses at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam behind the counter at Trapper Creek in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Rock formation at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

A rainy day at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam and Stewart Reed face off at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam and Stewart Reed ride at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Sam with Shawn Kelley, Stewart Reed and Peter De Cabooter at Flitner Ranch in Shell, WY. 960 1280

  

Samantha chats with cowboy Shawn Kelly of The Hideout at Flitner Ranch. 960 1280

  

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Sam and Trinh Tien Trung tour the Vong Vieng Floating Village in Halong Bay. 960 1280

  

Sam looks out at the breathtaking Halong Bay. 960 1280

  

The stunning Sapa hills in Vietnam. 960 1280

  

Time to tour the city! Sam rides a scooter with Nhuyen Hong Nhung. 960 1280

  

Sam with Ly May Pham Doili and Ly Phu Quang at the rice farm at Ta Phin Village. 960 1280

  

Sam with new friends Trinh Tien Trung, Mai Ly and Ly May Pham. 960 1280

  

Sam with Trinh Tien Trung on the Bai Tho junk boat in Halong Bay. 960 1280

  

Sam with Ly May Pham Doili at Ta Phin Village, Sapa. 960 1280

  

Sam learns about the instruments at the Temple of Literature with Nguyen Hi Hiew Huyen. 960 1280

  

Sam at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi. 960 1280

  

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Travel with Samantha Brown, host of Travel Channel's Great Weekends, Passport to Europe, Passport to Latin America and Great Hotels.

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