Coach Trip: Road to Marbs
A new set of tourists meet in Blackheath, London, and quickly get to know each other over an Essex-style makeover including fake tan, vajazzling and fish pedicures.
The coach heads to Amsterdam, and the group try a spot of flower arranging. But the pace picks up in the afternoon when they hit the slopes.
The coach heads to Utrecht and, after a lesson in the art of flirting, the group try out their best chat-up lines on the locals.
The coach travels to Essen where the group get creative by making traditional bread. The afternoon is an adrenaline junkie's dream as the group go indoor sky diving.
In Koblenz, a land art instillation tour isn't everyone's idea of a good time and a little misbehaviour causes some upset. In the afternoon the group enjoy a cheerleading lesson.
The heat is on at a sausage restaurant in Mannheim when the tourists battle it out to see who can handle the hottest curry sauce. Come afternoon and it's time for a game of baseball.
In Stuttgart the group enjoy a spot of beer tasting, before getting on a big bike for a boozy tour of the city. And after lunch there's a wobbly boat race down the river Neckar.
En route to Friedrichshafen the coach picks up a new couple. Later the group is split for a Segway race - Brendan's favourite! In the afternoon they explore a Zeppelin museum.
Austria, and perhaps a lesson in the ancient art of tai chi will put some positivity back into the group - followed by a terrifying bungee jump.
It's Day 10 and the coach rolls in to the Italian town Val Gardena, where the tourists have a wood-carving lesson from a flirty Italian before spending the afternoon llama racing.
It's the11th day of the trip and there are tears, tantrums and shock exits in the Italian holiday hot spot of Lake Garda.
The coach stops in Padua, where the group enjoy a morning of biblical history. They later try their hand at painting frescoes, before an afternoon of pure luxury at a top local spa.
In Treviso in northern Italy the tourists make rabbit pasta before they hit the golf course, where some of them are more interested in driving and crashing the golf buggies.
The group spend the day sailing the Adriatic. As it happens, this includes limbo dancing and taking a turn as the ship's cabaret act. But it all ends in disaster...
The tourists land on Greek soil and spend an uncomfortable morning olive picking in the blazing sun. Even an afternoon on the beach fails to lighten the mood.
It's Day 16 and the coach is in the Greek town of Arta. The tourists spend the morning fishing, before getting hot and steamy in a dance class.
The tourists visit the ancient theatre of Dodoni where they perform their own Greek tragedy. Later they head for the hills to compete in a goat-milking competition.
The coach heads for the Greek mainland. The group go on a rafting trip. In the afternoon Brendan introduces a new couple at a jewellery workshop.
The coach picks up a new couple on route to the Greek town of Grevena, where the gang go truffle hunting. Following this, the tourists try their hand at a spot of painting in a church yard.
The coach arrives in Thessaloniki on the shores of the Aegean Sea. A new couple joins the group for a snorkel race, and cocktail making in the afternoon leaves the tourists a little shaken.
The coach-trippers enjoy a traditional Bulgarian dance lesson in Kavadarci, before things get messy when they whip off their shoes for some grape squashing
The coach arrives in Skopje. The tourists spend the morning at Mother Teresa's birthplace, followed by a disastrous language lesson and kite-flying session.
The coach heads back to Bulgaria. The group aren't particularly impressed by the local baths, but they get their hands dirty after lunch, making clay sculptures, and things get very messy at the vote.
The coach arrives in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, where the tourists become zoo keepers for the day. Later the group are joined by a new couple for some Zorbing, and emotions run high at the vote.
It's the 25th day on the road and the coach is in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Brendan's planned a sporty day of gymnastics and rowing for the group. But all sportsmanship quickly disappears at the vote.
A famous chef serves the tourists a dish they find hard to stomach in the ancient Bulgarian city of Haskovo. Later, the group go go-karting, and one of the new arrivals is targeted at the vote.
The group arrive in the Turkish city of Edirne, where they enjoy a lesson in soap moulding, and are left battered and bruised after a visit to the local baths.
The coach-trippers make a hopeless attempt to belly dance, before oiling themselves up for Turkish wrestling. In the final yellow card vote, will they remain united for the last day of the trip?
It's the final day of the trip as the coach pulls up in Istanbul. The group visit one of the city's most impressive spice markets, and go swimming with dolphins.
It's the long journey home for the coach trippers and Brendan reminisces about the last six weeks on the road, including his favourite couples - and those he would rather forget.