Globe Trekker Series 5

  • 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. Hawaii

Megan McCormick begins her journey on the island of Kauai. She learns at a Hula ceremony that dancing was how the natives expressed their culture before the Hawaiian language evolved.

2. Finland & Baltic States

Neil Gibson journeys through the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and then to Finland. He begins his journey in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

3. West India

Megan McCormick’s begins in the small holy town of Pushkar and takes part in the annual religious festival and receives a blessing on the shores of the lake.

4. San Francisco

Justine Shapiro rides into San Francisco on board the Greyhound bus, intent on spending a week discovering the liberal culture of the metropolis by the bay.

5. New Zealand

Ian Wright discovers that New Zealand is a land of wonderful landscapes, ancient Maori culture and the most extreme sports under the sun.

6. Mexico City Guide

Mexico City is a megalopolis built on Aztec ruins, Justine Shapiro’s sees bustling markets, unique canals, vibrant festivals, and the mysterious ancient city of Teotihuacan.

7. Malaysia & Southern Thailand

Justine Shapiro explores the heart of South East Asia – modern Malaysia, with its ancient forests and mix of cultures, and the beaches of Southern Thailand just across the border.

8. Rio de Janeiro

Ian Wright travels the south-east coast of Brazil, where exports in sugar cane, gold and coffee once made Rio de Janeiro one of the greatest cities of the colonial era.

9. Sydney City Guide

Sydney is a port city with a wealth of excitement for all kinds of travelers. Justine Shapiro explores, Bondi Beach, the Opera House, Gay Mardi Gras, and much more.

10. Egypt

A dream destination for any traveler, Megan McCormick is in Egypt. Centuries-old markets, fascinating archeological digs, and warm celebrations in oasis villages are just some of what’s in store.

11. West Africa Ghana & Ivory Coast

Ghana and Ivory Coast share their riches with Megan McCormick. See the Ga people’s colorful coffins, talking drums, traditional fishing among vibrant wildlife, and acrobatic rituals.

12. Arctic Canada

Ian Wright is warned about the wintry weather in Yellowknife, nevertheless he’s intent on journeying to the Northwest territories, known as the Great White North.

13. New Orleans City Guide

Justine Shapiro explores the French Quarter and takes a streetcar to the Garden District, the rich neighborhood developed by the Americans who found themselves unwelcome in the Creole French Quarter.