Megan starts her journey in the beautiful Douro valley, whose vineyards create the world famous drink which gave Portugal its name: port. From there she journeys north to the wild and spectacular Peneda Geres National Park for some trekking. She then heads south to Fatima, joining the thousands of pilgrims who have journeyed from around the world, hoping for a cure.
Megan McCormick's journey of Indonesia takes her to two of the most fascinating and sophisticated countries in the South China Sea. She starts her adventure in Java's capital Jakarta where she tries her hand at Car Jockeying, the street people's response to the three in one car pooling system introduced by the Jakarta government. From there she heads north of the city to Sunda Kelapa Harbor, a 800 year old port originally used by the Dutch.
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.
For over 4000 years, Mexico has been the home of huge and complex civilizations and today it's one of the most colorful cultures in the world. In this ultimate guide to Mexico, Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro and Zay Harding explore the country's many different facets.
Traveler Ian Wright journeys through a land which, though ripped apart by political conflict, is renowned for its hospitality. The spirit of good time is known only in Ireland as the craic.
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 seven days, Ian Wright explores the home of Mozart, Freud, the Hapsburgs and of course the nation that brought you the sausage! At the center of Europe, Vienna, the capital of Austria flaunts some of the best and most varied architecture on the continent and the Hofburg Palace is no exception. Home to the Hapsburgs at their height, Ian explores the crypt holding the remains of many Hapsburg bodies, admires the stunning emerald (the largest in the world) and marvels at the bizarre collection of relics including the tooth of John the Baptist.
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 travels as far north as he's ever likely to get - to Arctic Canada, the Land Of The Midnight Sun.
Travellers Zoe Palmer and Matt Young embark on 2 epic journeys through the Pacific. Zoe heads off to the South Pacific to explore the idyllic Cook Islands whilst Matt explores fascinating and remote Papua New Guinea.
Syria is home to one of the oldest and richest cultures in the world and offers the independent traveller a wide range of exciting and multi-layered experiences. In Globe Trekker Syria we follow Presenter Holly Morris as she explores some of the countries most famous sites and cities and delves beneath the surface to discover a culture of time honoured tradition and a people full of warmth and hospitality.
Our traveller Katy Haswell visits Belgium and Luxembourg, two countries that are somewhat overlooked despite being at the crossroads of Europe and finds that although they're small in image: they're big in attractions. Starting in Antwerp in Belgium, Katy visits the stunning townhouse of the famous Renaissance painter Rubens before giving into her sweet tooth at one of the ever present Belgian chocolate shops. The city is also the center of the world's diamond trade and Katy goes to the district to learn about its ancient traditions.
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