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.
Ian starts his journey at the unique Day of the Dead festival in Pazcuaro and goes to the old colonial town of Guanajuato. In Acapulco, he takes in the glitzy nightlife then heads to Puerto Escondido for the annual surfing festival. He then travels to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, before visiting the Zapatista stronghold of San Cristobal, and ends his journey with an amazing trek through the Lancondon jungle.
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.
Globe Trekker Adela Ucar begins her journey in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital night life. Responsible for giving us Afro Bati, Juju, and Fuji music among other genres. We visit The Shrine, a world famous night club and get a lesson on the Nigerian drums.
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.
Traveler Ian Wright begins his African adventure on the historic island of Zanzibar. Zanzibar is a former slave trading center and it is here that he discovers the horrors of the Arab-dominated slave trade that continued until 1922, and the work of antislavery campaigners like Dr David Livingstone. Ian also enjoys the lighter side of life in Zanzibar as he wanders through the food markets of Jamituru Gardens and samples the cuisine of the 'Spice Island'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ian Wright's journey down the length of Chile takes him from the driest desert in the world to the southern-most point before the Antarctic Ocean.
The scorching aridity of the Atacama Desert is a great preserver of history and Ian sees beautiful hillside geolyths made hundreds of years ago and ancient mummies with their glossy black hair still neatly braided.
It's Cathy's party, but she's not having a good time. The boys have found an Ouija board and are out for some harmless fun. When strange things start to happen, they blame each other, but the joke goes too far and soon they realize it isn't a joke at all...
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