Traveler Ian Wright starts his journey in the bustling and expanding modern day capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. He visits the most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal, Pashupatinath Temple and the home of the young princess goddess.
Ian Wright travels through Madagascar, 'the red island', is located 250 miles off the east coast of Africa. It's the 4th largest island in the world, with landscapes ranging from rain forest to arid desert, and animal and plant life found nowhere else in the world.
Ian starts his journey at the unique Day of the Dead festival in Pazcuaro and goes to the old colonial town of Guanajuato. In Acapulco, he takes in the glitzy nightlife then heads to Puerto Escondido for the annual surfing festival. He then travels to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, before visiting the Zapatista stronghold of San Cristobal, and ends his journey with an amazing trek through the Lancondon jungle.
Megan McCormick's journey of Indonesia takes her to two of the most fascinating and sophisticated countries in the South China Sea. She starts her adventure in Java's capital Jakarta where she tries her hand at Car Jockeying, the street people's response to the three in one car pooling system introduced by the Jakarta government. From there she heads north of the city to Sunda Kelapa Harbor, a 800 year old port originally used by the Dutch.
Justine Shapiro takes an exhilarating journey around the heartland of the United States, from skyscrapers, hip hop and gangsters in the city to breathtaking scenery, old traditions and adventure in the countryside.
For over 4000 years, Mexico has been the home of huge and complex civilizations and today it's one of the most colorful cultures in the world. In this ultimate guide to Mexico, Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro and Zay Harding explore the country's many different facets.
In Globe trekker Bangladesh we follow host Holly Morris on an adventure through one of the poorest and most populated countries on the planet. It’s a tough but rewarding journey and contrary to expectations Holly discovers a country overflowing with life, culture and incredible hospitality.
Germany only became a country in 1871, yet no nation has had a greater impact on the face of Europe. Justine Shapiro sets out on a journey to look beyond the stereotypes and seek out the real Germany.
Justine Shapiro explores what is arguably the world's most stunning city, Venice. Situated in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea off mainland Italy, this city built on water is a maze of over 100 tiny islands linked together by a network of bridges.
Travellers Zoe Palmer and Matt Young embark on 2 epic journeys through the Pacific. Zoe heads off to the South Pacific to explore the idyllic Cook Islands whilst Matt explores fascinating and remote Papua New Guinea.
Traveller Andrew Daddo begins his intense journey through North India with a dawn boat trip on the holy River Ganges in Varanasi.
Ian Wright journeys through America's 'Bible Belt' - the Deep South, home to the civil rights movement, the American civil war, and blues, jazz and rock.
Our traveller Katy Haswell visits Belgium and Luxembourg, two countries that are somewhat overlooked despite being at the crossroads of Europe and finds that although they're small in image: they're big in attractions. Starting in Antwerp in Belgium, Katy visits the stunning townhouse of the famous Renaissance painter Rubens before giving into her sweet tooth at one of the ever present Belgian chocolate shops. The city is also the center of the world's diamond trade and Katy goes to the district to learn about its ancient traditions.
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a land mass barely larger than the USA, it would be easy to think China is just crammed with people, but as Globe Trekker's Ultimate China shows, this is a land of incredible diversity.
In this special edition of Globe Trekker, we delve into the multiculturalism of Chinatowns around the globe. From Hong Kong to Peru, every major city in the world has one--Chinatowns chart the history of this vast migratory community spreading their culture, food and heritage across the world.
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