Globe Trekker Series 3

  • Travel, Adventure, Educational
  • 13 Episodes

For over 20 years, GlobeTrekker 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. New York City Guide

From the iconic statue of liberty to obscure Puerto Rican neighborhoods, Ian Wright is exploring everything New York City has to offer a savvy traveler.

2. Syria, Jordan & Lebanon

Ian Wright begins his journey in Jordan. Before traveling south to the ruins of Petra he rides a camel and has a swim in the Dead Sea.

3. Argentina

Justine Shapiro’s journey begins in Iguazu where she visits the incredible Iguazu Falls. She then travels west to Jujuy, the first part of the country to be colonized by the Spanish.

4. Ethiopia

Ian Wright begins his exploration 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.

5. South Africa

Justine Shapiro’s journey begins in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. She visits Robben Island, where President Nelson Mandela was held prisoner for 18 of his 27 years in prison.

6. Cuba & Haiti

Ian Wright skydives onto a Havana beach, where he begins his journey through Cuba & Haiti. He explores Havana and discovers the back-streets which throb to the sound of the Rumba.

7. Phillippines

Shilpa Mehta begins her journey on the island of Luzon, where she visits the giant statue of Marcos and finds out what life was like in the Philippines during his rule.

8. Outback Australia

Ian Wright travels to Darwin, where many travelers meet before trekking through the Outback. He passes through Kakadu National Park where he feeds the crocodiles and encounters a black headed python.

9. Pakistan

Neil Gibson discovers that Pakistan offers some of Asia’s most mind-blowing landscapes, a kaleidoscope of cultures, and a deeply generous people.

10. Peru

Neil Gibson begins his journey in Lima and then travels North by coach to the Andean city of Huaraz, the center for trekking and mountaineering in Peru.

11. North Spain

Shilpa Mehta’s journey takes her through the less travelled north of the country. Starting in Barcelona, she explores the city’s rich architecture and discovers Flamenco dancing in the street.

12. Southwest United States

Justine Shapiro’s journey through southwest United States begins in Gallup on the New Mexico border, where she visits a Native American intertribal ceremonial.

13. Hungary & Romania

Ian Wright starts his adventure in Budapest. He samples the traditional Hungarian sausage, luxuriates at the thermal baths and steps into the past when he visits a communist theme park.