Petra’s Kids Travel Show

(Above: Petra in Scotland, from an upcoming episode. Source:

The world is Petra’s Playground in a new travel show for kids from an adventurous six-year-old’s perspective. 

Petra Ahmed stars in the weekly short-form series, which was created and directed by her dad, filmmaker Asif Ahmed.

Here’s episode one, with Petra in Australia meeting crocodiles, kangaroos, and koalas:

Filmed over the past 18 months, but mostly before the pandemic, future episodes will include Petra going on safari in South Africa, skiing in Italy’s Dolomites and snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef.

“We are just scratching the surface on the vision Petra and I have for this series,” said the senior Ahmed. “She has gotten much more comfortable in front of the camera and is now comprehending the amazing journey she has already experienced [31 countries on six continents since she was 18 months old].”

Petra's Playground
(Petra in Australia. Source:

“She wants to go deeper into new cultures and meet children around the world,” her dad added, “while continuing to seek adventure and experience new cuisines.”

For future episodes and much more, visit

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Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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