Ian Wright starts his journey in Tehran, Iran’s busy and polluted capital city which has a population of 12 million. He pays a visit to the Shrine of the Ayatollah, last resting-place of Ayatollah Khomeini and Iran’s holiest site of worship. He also visits the Martyrs graveyard where soldiers from the Iran/Iraq war are buried.
Megan Mc Cormick's journey in one of the ultimate travelers destinations, West India, begins in the small holy town of Pushkar. Along with hundreds of thousands of visitors, she takes part in the annual religious festival and receives a blessing on the shores of the lake. The town is also famous for its camel fair every November and Megan drives a hard bargain with the traders.
Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn’t be more different. Beginning her journey in Uruguay, Holly explores its beautiful coastline, often referred to as the Riviera of the Southern Hemisphere.
Untamed and unspoiled, the islands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) are not your classic beach paradise. But, pristine beaches and world class dive sites, combined with wild jungles and active volcanoes are an invitation to adventure. Globe Trekker Zay Harding rises to the challenge of a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
Christina Chang travels to Southern Spain. Although these days its commonly associated with golf, fast food, concrete and spoiled beaches, it is one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in all of Europe.
Germany only became a country in 1871, yet no nation has had a greater impact on the face of Europe. Justine Shapiro sets out on a journey to look beyond the stereotypes and seek out the real Germany.
In Calcutta, Shanghai and Bangkok, our trekkers enjoy the best of what Asian cities have to offer.
Globe Trekker: Season 16 clip - starring Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick, Christina Chang, Andrew Daddo, Mark Crowdy.
Sixty million visitors come to Spain each year but most head for the tourist resorts in the south. Shilpa Mehta's journey takes her through the less traveled northern Spain.
Ian Wright travels through the grasslands, mountains and deserts of Mongolia. He begins his journey in China's Beijing, once the ancient capital of the Mongolian Empire, and catches the train to the present day capital - Ulaan Baatar. For 67 years Mongolia was part of the Eastern Block, but when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990 the Russians pulled out. Mongolia has a population of 2.3 million and over a quarter live in Ulaan Baatar.
Justine Shapiro travels to Mexico City, a melee of modern sky scrapers, Indian markets and Spanish churches where most of Mexico's political, cultural, and economic life has been centered for thousands of years.
Justine starts her historical journey dodging swords in a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings, then travels up the coast to visit the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.
If you like your nature a little weird, then this is the show for you. See all the freaks of nature in the best parks ever.
Parks cover all kinds of terrain, including the frozen. Take a look at why these snowy conditions are worth all the chills.
Siren & Hawk coach a rematch team from an earlier show in The Wall, Assault, & Eliminator
Turbo & Hawk coach mother-son teams in Swingshot, Pyramid & Eliminator
Laser & Ice coach the kids in The Wall, Assault, & Eliminator
Hawk & Sabre coach the kids in The Wall, Assault & Eliminator.
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