Globe Trekker Series 2

  • Travel, Adventure, Educational
  • 13 Episodes

GlobeTrekker has few equals in the travel media sphere. Just as our planet has an inexhaustible supply of vibrant places and people, GlobeTrekker has an abundance of great stories to share with viewers for years to come.


1. Israel & the Sinai Desert

Justine Shapiro’s journey through the Holy Land begins in Tel Aviv where she joins the Israeli population celebrating the start of Shabbat.

2. East Africa

Ian Wright covers legendary ground in east Africa, from the docks of Zanzibar to the wildlife of the Serengeti, even Africa’s highest point - mighty Mount Kilimanjaro.

3. Central Asia

Ian Wright is in the heart of the great silk road, where wrestling is a revered tradition, skiers take soviet helicopters up towering mountains, and nomads feast on sheep eyes.

4. American Rockies

Ian Wright explores the Rocky Mountain States of South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho to find out how the West was really won.

5. South West China

Justine Shapiro visits Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Sichuan. She heads to what the Chinese consider to be the most beautiful area in the whole world – Moon Hill.

6. Chile & Easter Island

Ian Wright‘s journey down the length of Chile takes him from the driest desert in the world to the southernmost point outside of Antarctica.

7. South India

Justine Shapiro travels through South India, an enchanting land of Hindu Temples, hill forts, pigeon English, and vegetarianism which has become a favorite destination for backpackers.

8. Baja California

Ian Wright travels the peninsular of Baja, California from north to south, starting in Tijuana, down to the Bahia de Los Angeles, and ultimately across the Sea of Cortez to mainland Mexico.

9. West Africa

Justine Shapiro visits three former French colonies: Benin, Burkina Faso, and Mali, traveling from the old slave coast into the Sahara ending her journey at the legendary city of Timbuktu.

10. Trekking In Uganda Zaire

Nikki Grosse‘s trek in central Africa takes her through the dramatic and remote landscapes of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo - formerly Zaire.

11. Turkey

The nexus of the old world, Turkey enjoys an array of cultural influences. Justine Shapiro explores Roman ruins, beautiful ocean coves, and vast underground cities.

12. Corsica, Sardinia & Sicily

Ian Wright is in the Mediterranean, sailing the Islands, witnessing a daring horse race through narrow village streets, road tripping in an old fiat, and even scaling towering volcanoes.

13. Iceland & Greenland

Ian Wright’s journey to the Arctic takes him through the volcanic landscapes of Iceland and the frozen wilderness of Greenland.