"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.
Motorcycle Diaries is a documentary show, produced by GMA Network and aired on GMA News TV every Thursday at 10pm. The show is hosted by Jay Taruc. The whole concept of the show is Jay Taruc is visiting any areas and provinces in the Philippines by using his motorcycle. Every travel and life he encounters, he wrote some facts and angle of every story about his surroundings using his own diary note. The documentary show was first broadcast on July 15, 2011.