The vast, isolated country of Egypt in the North Eastern corner of African is central to studies of the world's oldest civilizations. Traveler Megan McCormick begins her journey in the sprawling city of Cairo where the most impressive monuments and fascinating sights and relics can be discovered in the old city.
Just south of the Caucasus mountains are two countries where many cultures have clashed for thousands and thousands of years. Formally part of the Soviet Union but independent since 1991, Georgia and Armenia are situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.
Zay Harding takes us on an adventure to three of the most culturally rich countries in Southeast Asia - Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. With the help of Ian Wright, Megan McCormick and Justine Shapiro, he explores some of the most interesting temples, markets, jungles and people of Indochina.
Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China has been described by tourists as China's largest theme park for the Chinese it is the 'Promised Land' with its lure of prosperity.
New York has always been a city of superlatives: biggest, brashest, best - at least those are the opinions of its proud inhabitants. Ian Wright and Megan McCormick return to New York to seek out a city that is now known as much for its resilience in the face of tragedy as its economic power, cultural dominance and ethnic diversity.
In this Globe Trekker history special, presenter Megan McCormick travels to Colombia, Panama, Florida, andThe Bahamas, to learn about the galleons, treasure, and pirates of the Caribbean.
Globe Shopper 2 picks up where its shop-happy predecessor left off – on a blistering trail in pursuit of the finest and latest, the oldest and rarest, the cheapest and most expensive gifts a budding traveller can possibly bring home. We rejoin our presenters in the throes of learning how to bargain with stubborn vendors, picking up a tip or two along the way from veteran travellers familiar with the time honoured tradition of the haggle.
Justine Shapiro takes an exhilarating journey around the heartland of the United States, from skyscrapers, hip hop and gangsters in the city to breathtaking scenery, old traditions and adventure in the countryside.
Megan McCormick celebrates Greek independence on Hydra, walks in St. John's footsteps on Patmos, samples the nightlife on Mykonos, visits Apollo's birthplace on Delos, explores the Minoan city of Akrotiri on Santorini, hikes the Samaria Gorge on Crete and discovers the tiny island of Gavdos, where legend has it that Odysseus fell under Calypso's spell for seven years.
In Calcutta, Shanghai and Bangkok, our trekkers enjoy the best of what Asian cities have to offer.
Globe Trekker is a dynamic and stylish series that transports viewers to unforgettable destinations around the world. Each episode documents the journeys of vibrant young travel guides as they sample local delicacies, stay in traditional lodgings and interact with locals in ways that bring these exotic destinations to life.
Ian Wright and Megan McCormick take a journey through mysterious Morocco, the meeting of Europe and Africa and a land of richly cultured cities, high mountain ranges and inhospitable desert landscapes.
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