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Globe Trekker

Cast of 'Globe Trekker'

  • Ian Wright
  • Justine Shapiro
  • Megan McCormick

Globe Trekker

This long-running travel series continues to bring viewers to exotic destinations across the world, combining visits to popular tourist spots with a healthy sampling of more flavorful areas off the beaten path. Featuring a rotating cast of youthful presenters, these travelers dine on local delicacies, stay in traditional lodgings and attempt to interact with the residents. After all, it's only by ``living as the locals do'' that one can get a true understanding of a region and a better appreciation of its culture.

Premiere:
May 26, 1994
Original Network:
Channel 4
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Food Hour: Southern China

(First Aired: Dec. 11, 2016)
The roots of Cantonese cuisine; spiced pork; rice fields of the Pearl River Delta; a feast for dragon boat racing crews; market of Qingping; street fare in Chaozhou; tea mountains.
  • Sat 1/21
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Paris City Guide

(First Aired: Sep. 25, 2016)
Luxembourg Gardens; Musée d'Orsay; British designer Vivienne Westwood; the Palace of Versailles; Mona Lisa; a ride up the Eiffel Tower; Moulin Rouge.
  • Sun 1/22
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Food Hour: Southern China

(First Aired: Dec. 11, 2016)
The roots of Cantonese cuisine; spiced pork; rice fields of the Pearl River Delta; a feast for dragon boat racing crews; market of Qingping; street fare in Chaozhou; tea mountains.
  • Sun 1/22
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Food Hour: Sicily

(First Aired: Apr. 17, 2016)
Cultural and historical events influence contemporary Sicilian cuisine.
  • Sun 1/22
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia, Martinique

(First Aired: Oct. 9, 2016)
The islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat are surrounded by rainforests, mountains and volcanoes.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Food Hour: The Story of Chocolate

(First Aired: Jul. 17, 2016)
People all over the world use chocolate in rituals and medicine and for romance and pleasure; popularity of chocolate.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Building England I

(First Aired: Jul. 24, 2016)
Roman edifices in Lindisfarne; Durham Cathedral; Fountains Abbey; York Minster; Warkworth Castle in Northumberland; Kentwell Hall in Suffolk; Burghley House in Lincolnshire; Castle Howard.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 1:00AM-2:00AM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Building England II

(First Aired: Jul. 31, 2016)
Queen's House in Greenwich, London; St. Magnus-the-Martyr; St. Paul's Cathedral in London; urban townhomes of Bath; Osterley House; Hamerwood Lodge in East Sussex; Saltaire in Yorkshire; Trafalgar Square; Buckingham Palace; Clifton Suspension Bridge.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 2:00AM-3:00AM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  •  
  • 721
  • WLIWDT

North East England

(First Aired: Aug. 7, 2016)
Traveling through Yorkshire and Northumberland includes stops in Cambridge, Sheffield, Bradford and York; the Farne Islands, the ancient sanctuary of Saint Cuthbert.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 3:00AM-4:00AM
  • 21
  • WLIW
  •  
  •  
  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia, Martinique

(First Aired: Oct. 9, 2016)
The islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat are surrounded by rainforests, mountains and volcanoes.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Food Hour: Southern China

(First Aired: Dec. 11, 2016)
The roots of Cantonese cuisine; spiced pork; rice fields of the Pearl River Delta; a feast for dragon boat racing crews; market of Qingping; street fare in Chaozhou; tea mountains.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
  • WNET
  •  
  •  
  • 713
  • WNETDT

Food Hour: Sicily

(First Aired: Apr. 17, 2016)
Cultural and historical events influence contemporary Sicilian cuisine.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Road Trip: Andes

(First Aired: Apr. 24, 2016)
A 3,000-mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes features the Salinas Grandes, 7 Colors Hills, pre-Columbian ruins in Pucara, and the National Park of Leoncito.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Food Hour: The Story of Cheese

(First Aired: Oct. 10, 2016)
The Cheese Makers Market in Beaconsfield, England; Roquefort, France; Parmigiano-Reggiano in Parma, Italy; ricotta in Sicily, Italy; Gruyère, Switzerland; Castilla-La Mancha in Spain.
  • Fri 1/27
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Sat 1/28
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Road Trip: Andes

(First Aired: Apr. 24, 2016)
A 3,000-mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes features the Salinas Grandes, 7 Colors Hills, pre-Columbian ruins in Pucara, and the National Park of Leoncito.
  • Sat 1/28
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia, Martinique

(First Aired: Oct. 9, 2016)
The islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat are surrounded by rainforests, mountains and volcanoes.
  • Sat 1/28
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Sun 1/29
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Mumbai City Guide

(First Aired: Oct. 30, 2016)
Dharavi, India's largest slum; a fish market at Sassoon Docks; Taj Palace Hotel; touring the sea fort of Murud-Janjira; open-air laundromat; Chor Bazaar.
  • Sun 1/29
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
  •  
  •  
  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Road Trip: Andes

(First Aired: Apr. 24, 2016)
A 3,000-mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes features the Salinas Grandes, 7 Colors Hills, pre-Columbian ruins in Pucara, and the National Park of Leoncito.
  • Sun 1/29
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Isolated Islands: St. Helena

(First Aired: Oct. 23, 2016)
Saint Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile; historic settlement of Jamestown; Longwood House; 180-year-old giant tortoise; the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder; climbing St. Helena's highest peak.
  • Mon 1/30
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Mumbai City Guide

(First Aired: Oct. 30, 2016)
Dharavi, India's largest slum; a fish market at Sassoon Docks; Taj Palace Hotel; touring the sea fort of Murud-Janjira; open-air laundromat; Chor Bazaar.
  • Tue 1/31
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
  • 21
  • WLIW
  •  
  •  
  • 721
  • WLIWDT

Isolated Islands: St. Helena

(First Aired: Oct. 23, 2016)
Saint Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile; historic settlement of Jamestown; Longwood House; 180-year-old giant tortoise; the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder; climbing St. Helena's highest peak.
  • Tue 1/31
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Delhi & Agra

(First Aired: Apr. 3, 2016)
Delhi's old quarters, bazaars, Imperial Mughal monuments and remaining outposts of British occupation; Taj Mahal in Agra; holy town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
  • Wed 2/1
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
  • WNET
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  •  
  • 713
  • WNETDT

Road Trip: Andes

(First Aired: Apr. 24, 2016)
A 3,000-mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes features the Salinas Grandes, 7 Colors Hills, pre-Columbian ruins in Pucara, and the National Park of Leoncito.
  • Wed 2/1
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Food Hour: Ireland

(First Aired: May. 1, 2016)
Sampling oysters in Galway, Ireland; fishing for salmon; The Chieftains; agricultural show; baking competition in Tipperary; history of Guinness in Dublin.
  • Thu 2/2
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Mumbai City Guide

(First Aired: Oct. 30, 2016)
Dharavi, India's largest slum; a fish market at Sassoon Docks; Taj Palace Hotel; touring the sea fort of Murud-Janjira; open-air laundromat; Chor Bazaar.
  • Fri 2/3
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Sat 2/4
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Food Hour: Ireland

(First Aired: May. 1, 2016)
Sampling oysters in Galway, Ireland; fishing for salmon; The Chieftains; agricultural show; baking competition in Tipperary; history of Guinness in Dublin.
  • Sat 2/4
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Isolated Islands: St. Helena

(First Aired: Oct. 23, 2016)
Saint Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile; historic settlement of Jamestown; Longwood House; 180-year-old giant tortoise; the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder; climbing St. Helena's highest peak.
  • Sat 2/4
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2