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From the back alleys of decadent Venice to the battlefields of China, Marco Polo goes on an epic journey that spans continents, discovers a new and exotic world, and gains entrance to the opulent Imperial Court of Kublai Khan in Medieval China, which is where we will find ourselves at the beginning of the latest offering from Netflix. The blood of an adventurer courses through Marco’s veins and now his story is being told in ten, awe-inspiring episodes as part of a spectacular series I can’t wait to watch.

When Marco first arrived in China as a young man in the 13th century, he arrived during a turbulent time in Chinese history, in the midst of a war between the Song Dynasty and the Mongol Empire. He was engaged as a spy for Kublai Khan and travelled China and the Far East as a messenger, becoming fascinated by the wealth and the luxury of these new