Globe Trekker Episode Guide

Episode Guide

  • Switzerland

    Charlie Chaplin's house in Vevey, Switzerland; golfing in Riederalp; hiking the Gemmi Pass; touring military fortresses along Lake Lucerne; Gotthard Pass; Glacier Express; alpine beard competition; banking industry in Zurich.

  • Globe Trekker Special: World War I in Europe

    The Museum of the Great War in Meaux, France; Confrécourt quarries; tunnels in Vauquois, France; World War I-era planes perform in a Paris air show; battlefield at the St. Quentin Canal; St. Symphorien Cemetery in Belgium.

  • Globe Trekker Road Trip: Patagonia

    Climbing Volcan Lanin; searching for Butch Cassidy's hideout in Cholila, Argentina; Cueva de las Manos; viewing Mount Fitz Roy from El Chalten; Cabo Virgenes lighthouse.

  • Globe Trekker Road Trip: Andes

    Zay Harding begins a 3,000 mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes.

  • Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Tea

    The history of tea; cultural traditions and rituals of tea; visits to Southeast China, Japan, Taiwan, England, Bangladesh, India, Morocco and Myanmar.

  • Globe Trekker Food Hour: The Story of Cheese

    The Cheese Makers Market in Beaconsfield, England; aging Roquefort cheese in France; Parmigiano-Reggiano and ricotta in Italy; Gruyère, Switzerland; Castilla La Mancha in Spain; manchego.

  • Ukraine

    An unusual beer hall in Lviv; shaman in the Carpathian Mountains; the pilgrimage of Hassidic Jews to Uman; the Livadia Palace in Yalta; the capital of Kiev; the nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl.

  • Turkey

    Tranquil sea gardens in Konya; trekking along the Lycian Way; relaxing in Myra; Sabanci Mosque.

  • Papua New Guinea Islands

    Exploring New Britain, the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea; the township of Rabaul; wreck diving and sea kayaking on the island of Bougainville.

  • Barcelona City Guide

    Park Güell; Casa Batlló; Sagrada Familia; the works of artists Picasso and Miró; Las Ramblas, Barcelona; shopping at the Barri Gotic; the magic shop el Rey de la Magia; day trips to Cadaqués and Sitges.

  • Delhi & Rajasthan, India

    The state of kings in Vrindavan; touring majestic forts of Jaipur; Jodhpur, the largest city in Rajasthan; Rajasthani cuisine at the Bundi Utsav Festival.

  • Globe Trekker Special: Art Trails of the French Riviera

    The art trail of the French Riviera features the towns of Arles, Aix-en-Provence, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Antibes, Vence, Biot and Nice.

  • West Texas

    Exploring Austin, Texas; the Alamo in San Antonio; a night in a haunted hotel; border city of El Paso; traveling along the old Butterfield Trail; road trip along Route 66; Palo Duro Canyon; Glenrio, a mysterious ghost town bordering New Mexico.

  • Eastern Canada

    Exploring Newfoundland and Labrador; maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick; Quebec's Old World atmosphere and European culture; Toronto's CN Tower; Niagara Falls.

  • Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily

    The cultural and historical influences of Sicilian cuisine.

  • Central Japan

    Flea market in Kyoto, Japan; Fushimi Inari Shinto shrine; Toji Buddhist temple; KidZania theme park; Iga Ueno ninja school; sailing to the remote island of Sado.

  • Building England II

    Queen's House; St. Magnus the Martyr and St. Paul's Cathedral in London; townhomes of Bath; Osterley House; Trafalgar Square; Buckingham Palace.

  • Building England I

    Durham Cathedral; Fountains Abbey; York Minster; Warkworth Castle; Kentwell Hall; Burghley House; Castle Howard.

    Monday 22nd February 10:30pm EST - WLIWDT2
  • The Netherlands

    Cycling through the Netherlands; modern art in The Hague; surfing the North Sea; the medieval town of Oudewater; the history of the tulip; cheese market; wind farm; canal jumping contest.

    Friday 19th February 10:30pm EST - WLIWDT2
  • Puerto Rico

    San Juan, Puerto Rico; the El Yunque National Forest; the Camuy River Cave National Park.

    Monday 15th February 10:30pm EST - WLIWDT2
  • Nigeria

    Yorùbáland; witch doctors in Oyo; historic walled cities; ancient Kurmi Market; traditional Fulani village of Chafe; rare mountain gorilla.

    Today at 10:30pm EST - WLIWDT2
  • Isolated Islands: St. Helena

    The remote island of St. Helena; historic settlement of Jamestown; Longwood House; a 180-year-old tortoise; Jacob's Ladder; climbing St. Helena's highest peak.

    Tomorrow at 4:00pm EST - WLIWDT2
  • Globe Trekker Food Hour: Deep South USA

    Sampling Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans; local fare in Vicksburg and Natchez, Miss.; Elvis Presley's birthplace; cooking perfect barbecue pork; Graceland.

    Monday 22nd February 8:00pm EST - WNYE
  • Tough Trains: Siberia

    On its way to the far north of Siberia, the Ice Train passes through Tobolsk to Novy Urengoy, follows the abandoned route of Stalin's 'Railroad of Death' and crosses the wilderness to reach Labytnangi and the Bovanenkovo gas field.

    Monday 15th February 8:00pm EST - WNYE
  • Antarctica

    Sea-kayaking and penguin-watching in Paradise Harbor; Port Lockroy; scientists at Palmer Station discuss global warming; Drake Passage.

    Tomorrow at 2:00am EST - WNYE
  • Myanmar

    Shwedagon Pagoda; Inle Lake; Shan Palace; the golden Mahamuni Buddha; the Chin State; the former capital city of Bagan; Ngapali Beach.

  • South Atlantic

    The Falkland Islands; South Georgia; South Orkneys; South Shetland Islands; Elephant Island; the Antarctic Peninsula.

  • Tough Trains: Vietnam

    The history of the Vietnamese railway; a general who led the final attack on the presidential palace during the Vietnam War.

  • Poland

    Anti-Communist sculptures in Wroclaw, Poland; baroque streets of Gdansk; Hitler's command post in Ketrzyn; kayaking through the Augustów canal.

  • Mumbai City Guide

    Exploring Dharavi, India; the fish market at Sassoon Docks; Taj Palace Hotel; touring the sea fort of Murud Janjira; Chor Bazaar; pole yoga.

  • Globe Trekker Special: Art Trails of the French Riviera

    The refuges and favorite places of artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Picasso and Chagall.

  • Delhi & Rajasthan, India

    Vrindavan, India; touring the forts in Jaipur, Rajasthan; Bundi Utsav Festival.

  • Turkey

    Whirling dervishes and tranquil tea gardens in Konya, Turkey; Lycian Way; beaches of Myra; Sabanci Central Mosque; Adana; bazaars and cafe culture of Gaziantep; Kurdish culture.

  • West Texas

    Rattlesnake hot dogs in Austin, Texas; the Alamo; Butterfield Overland Mail Trail; Palo Duro Canyon; steak-eating challenge in Amarillo, Texas; the ghost town of Glenrio, Texas, borders New Mexico.

  • Deep South U.S.A.

    Hiking through the Smoky Mountains; music festival in Asheville, N.C.; Freedom Walk and Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace; reunion of the Tuskegee Airmen.

  • Ukraine

    Beer hall; Carpathian Mountains; pilgrimage of Hasidic Jews to Uman, Ukraine; former Cold War missile base.

  • Great Historic Sites: Age of the Empire

    Exploring historic sites from the Age of Empires.

  • Turkey 2

    Islamic faith and Seljuk culture in Konya.

  • Tahiti & Samoa

    South Pacific; Mr. Tahiti contest; shark diving; Bora Bora; diving for black pearls; island of Tubauai; Mount Aorai.

  • Pacific Northwest

    Seattle's Space Needle and the Jimi Hendrix Experience; Loggers Play Day; Pendleton Round-Up; eco-city of Portland, Ore.; Mount St. Helens.

  • New England

    Megan McCormick visits New England, beginning in Plymouth, where the Pilgrim Fathers first settled in 1620, before heading for Boston and the world-renowned Harvard University. After spending time with real-life witches in Salem, she travels to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, ending her journey with a yachting excursion

  • La Ruta Maya: The Yucatan, Guatemala and Belize

    The Mayan culture flourishes from the ruins of Caracol and Tikal to Guatemala's southern highlands.

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