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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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Nigeria

(First Aired: Jun. 7, 2015)
Yorùbáland; witch doctors in Oyo; historic walled cities; ancient Kurmi Market; traditional Fulani village of Chafe; rare mountain gorilla.
  • Fri 4/27
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Sat 4/28
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Myanmar

(First Aired: May. 3, 2015)
Shwedagon Pagoda; Inle Lake; Shan Palace; the golden Mahamuni Buddha; the Chin State; the former capital city of Bagan; Ngapali Beach.
  • Sat 4/28
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Road Trip: Patagonia

(First Aired: Jun. 26, 2016)
Climbing Volcan Lanin; Lake District in San Carlos de Bariloche; former hippie colony of El Bolsón; La Trochita steam train; Cueva de las Manos; Mount Fitz Roy; Cabo Virgenes lighthouse.
  • Sat 4/28
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Myanmar

(First Aired: May. 3, 2015)
Shwedagon Pagoda; Inle Lake; Shan Palace; the golden Mahamuni Buddha; the Chin State; the former capital city of Bagan; Ngapali Beach.
  • Sat 4/28
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Road Trip: Patagonia

(First Aired: Jun. 26, 2016)
Climbing Volcan Lanin; Lake District in San Carlos de Bariloche; former hippie colony of El Bolsón; La Trochita steam train; Cueva de las Manos; Mount Fitz Roy; Cabo Virgenes lighthouse.
  • Sun 4/29
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Myanmar

(First Aired: May. 3, 2015)
Shwedagon Pagoda; Inle Lake; Shan Palace; the golden Mahamuni Buddha; the Chin State; the former capital city of Bagan; Ngapali Beach.
  • Sun 4/29
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Top 10 South American Adventures

(First Aired: May. 15, 2016)
Adventures in South America include white water rafting, the search for anacondas, trekking to the world's highest waterfalls and climbing Lanin volcano in the Andes Mountains.
  • Mon 4/30
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Tue 5/1
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Wed 5/2
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
  • WNET
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  •  
  • 713
  • WNETDT

Myanmar

(First Aired: May. 3, 2015)
Shwedagon Pagoda; Inle Lake; Shan Palace; the golden Mahamuni Buddha; the Chin State; the former capital city of Bagan; Ngapali Beach.
  • Wed 5/2
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Thu 5/3
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Tough Trains: Cuba's Sugar Railroads

(First Aired: May. 22, 2016)
A train journey across the Caribbean island of Cuba.
  • Fri 5/4
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Sat 5/5
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Sat 5/5
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Top 10 South American Adventures

(First Aired: May. 15, 2016)
Adventures in South America include white water rafting, the search for anacondas, trekking to the world's highest waterfalls and climbing Lanin volcano in the Andes Mountains.
  • Sat 5/5
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Sat 5/5
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Top 10 South American Adventures

(First Aired: May. 15, 2016)
Adventures in South America include white water rafting, the search for anacondas, trekking to the world's highest waterfalls and climbing Lanin volcano in the Andes Mountains.
  • Sun 5/6
  • 4:30AM-5:30AM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Sun 5/6
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Food Hour: Ireland

(First Aired: Jun. 11, 2017)
Sampling oysters in Galway; fishing for salmon; The Chieftains; North Tipperary Agricultural Show; baking competition; the history of Guinness.
  • Mon 5/7
  • 10:30PM-11:30PM
  • 133
  • WLIWDT2
  • Tue 5/8
  • 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 5/9
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
  • WNET
  •  
  •  
  • 713
  • WNETDT

Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Wed 5/9
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT

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.
  • Thu 5/10
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
  •  
  •  
  • 817
  • WNYEDT