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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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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 7/26
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
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Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Thu 7/27
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
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  • 817
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  • Sat 7/29
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
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  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 22
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Food Hour: The Story of Beef

(First Aired: Jul. 2, 2017)
The tradition of eating beef as part of a regular diet; Zay Harding attempts to eat a 72-ounce steak.
  • Sun 7/30
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 21
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  • 721
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Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Sun 7/30
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  • 817
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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.
  • Wed 8/2
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
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  • 713
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Tough Boats: The Arctic

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2017)
Traveling to the high Arctic from the coast of Northern Norway; Bear Island.
  • Wed 8/2
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  • 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 8/3
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 22
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  • 817
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  • Sat 8/5
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 22
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  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 22
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  • 817
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Food Hour: The Story of Beer

(First Aired: Jul. 9, 2017)
The popularity of beer, the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage.
  • Sun 8/6
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 21
  • WLIW
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  • 721
  • WLIWDT

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 8/6
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 22
  • WNYE
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  • 817
  • WNYEDT

Tough Trains: Bolivia

(First Aired: Aug. 6, 2017)
Traveling along railways from the Brazilian Pantanal to the Chilean coast, stopping at Santa Cruz, Sucre, Potosi, Uyuni and La Paz in Bolivia.
  • Wed 8/9
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 13
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  • 713
  • WNETDT