Globe Trekker Series 1

  • Travel, Adventure, Educational
  • 13 Episodes

For over 20 years, Globe Trekker has transported viewers to remarkable destinations via stunning cinematography and the unique insights of beloved hosts, including Emmy Award-nominee Padma Lakshmi, Food Network’s Tyler Florence, Academy Award-nominee Bradley Cooper, acclaimed British comedian and traveller Ian Wright, and more. Follow along as we explore off-the- beaten-path locations brimming with intoxicating culture, unique cuisine, and extraordinary landscapes.


1. Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands

Justine Shapiro ventures along the earth’s center to see Ecuadors breathtaking Cotopaxi, the indigenous way of life, and the unforgettable Galapagos islands - a dream for anyone who loves wildlife.

2. Morocco

Ian Wright travels to Morocco on the north-western edge of Africa. It’s a country of stark desert, high mountain ranges, and some of the most richly cultured cities in the world.

3. Vietnam

Justine Shapiro begins her journey in Ho Chi Minh City, where she explores the Cholon quarter – a neighborhood with vibrant daily market.

4. Indonesia: The Eastern Islands

Mark Crowdy starts his Indonesian journey in Bali and island hops from the Port of Padangbai to Lombok and beyond to see the country’s wildlife, traditions, and people.

5. Australia: The South East

Ian Wright’s antipodean adventure begins at the international Country and Western festival in Tamworth, New South Wales. He later hitches to Byron Bay on the north coast of the province.

6. Brazil: The North East

Brazil’s diverse cultural landscape makes Ian Wright’s trip truly special. Watch him explore the amazon, try Capoeira, party at Carnaval, and even join the celebration at Pele’s wedding.

7. Alaska

Traveler Ian Wright braves the Alaskan wilderness with the locals. See grizzlies in the salmon streams, mighty Denali, and everything in between.

8. Japan: Tokyo to Taiwan

Ian Wright goes on an unusual journey to the Southern Islands of Japan – from Kyushu down to the Yaeyama Islands, Japan’s westernmost point, only 110 km from Taiwan.

9. The Pacific Islands

Ian Wright visits the Pacific Islands of Fiji, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands, once infamous amongst explorers for head-hunting and cannibalism.

10. Africa: Zimbabwe, Botswana & Namibia

Andrew Daddo travels through countries in the south of the vast African continent. He sees Victoria Falls, and the tranquil serenity of the upper Zambezi River in Zimbabwe.

11. La Ruta Maya

Justine Shapiro starts her journey in Merida, Mexico, the capital of the Yucatan peninsula where she visits the local market and samples the local delicacy, cow’s stomach stew.

12. North India: Varanasi to the Himalayas

Traveller Andrew Daddo begins his intense journey through North India with a dawn boat trip on the holy River Ganges in Varanasi.

13. Jamaica

Traveller Ian Wright begins his Jamaican journey in the renowned beach resort of Negril. He travels through the centre of Jamaica to visit a plantation house, then heads down the south coast.