Ian Wright begins his Jamaican journey in the once famous hippie hangout and renowned beach resort Negril. He travels through the center of Jamaica to visit a plantation house, then heads down the south coast.
Ian Wright starts his journey in Tehran, Iran’s busy and polluted capital city which has a population of 12 million. He pays a visit to the Shrine of the Ayatollah, last resting-place of Ayatollah Khomeini and Iran’s holiest site of worship. He also visits the Martyrs graveyard where soldiers from the Iran/Iraq war are buried.
Zay Harding takes us on an adventure to three of the most culturally rich countries in Southeast Asia - Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. With the help of Ian Wright, Megan McCormick and Justine Shapiro, he explores some of the most interesting temples, markets, jungles and people of Indochina.
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.
Zay Harding visits the west of Canada, a landmass bigger than the entire area of the European Union encapsulating the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon - yet home to a mere nine million people.
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.
Globe Trekker Adela Ucar begins her journey in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital night life. Responsible for giving us Afro Bati, Juju, and Fuji music among other genres. We visit The Shrine, a world famous night club and get a lesson on the Nigerian drums.
Justine Shapiro travels to Vietnam, a country which stretches 1000 miles along the east coast of the Indochinese peninsula.
Ian Wright travels in the North East of Brazil. He starts his journey in Salvador, the colonial capital of Bahia, where he samples the famous Brazilian coffee and participates in Capoeira - a traditional martial art combining ballet and acrobatics.
Traveler Ian Wright begins his African adventure on the historic island of Zanzibar. Zanzibar is a former slave trading center and it is here that he discovers the horrors of the Arab-dominated slave trade that continued until 1922, and the work of antislavery campaigners like Dr David Livingstone. Ian also enjoys the lighter side of life in Zanzibar as he wanders through the food markets of Jamituru Gardens and samples the cuisine of the 'Spice Island'.
Ian Wright begins his travels in Ethiopia in the northern highlands of Axum. He visits the oldest church in Ethiopia, which is supposedly the resting place of the Ark of the Covenant, and also attends a native wedding.
Traveler Ian Wright journeys through a land which, though ripped apart by political conflict, is renowned for its hospitality. The spirit of good time is known only in Ireland as the craic.
Christina Chang travels to Southern Spain. Although these days its commonly associated with golf, fast food, concrete and spoiled beaches, it is one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in all of Europe.
In Calcutta, Shanghai and Bangkok, our trekkers enjoy the best of what Asian cities have to offer.
Globe Trekker is a dynamic and stylish series that transports viewers to unforgettable destinations around the world. Each episode documents the journeys of vibrant young travel guides as they sample local delicacies, stay in traditional lodgings and interact with locals in ways that bring these exotic destinations to life.
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