Mariana and Michael travel to Lebanon in hopes of fostering a dialogue between Hezbollah supporters and nationalist opponents. While there, they tour bullet-riddled Beirut, visit with Syrian refugees, and spend time in the ancient city of Byblos.
Mariana and Michael examine the factors that led to the bloody Sri Lankan Civil War (1983-2009) between Sinhalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus. Included: They visit an orphanage; discuss the need for brutality; and spear fish for dinner.
Mariana and Michael travel to Rwanda to revisit the genocide that took place there in 1994. Highlights of their trip include a memorial site in Nyamata; and a trek through the mountains to see gorillas.
Mariana and Michael visit Kashmir to learn more about the conflict between India and Pakistan over the region. During their stay, they walk through the heavily guarded streets and visit a floating water market.
Mariana and Michael travel to the Mexico-United States border to examine immigration issues from both sides of the conflict during conversations with both migrants and those authorities who are hunting them down.
Mariana and Michael travel to Sarajevo to understand how three groups co-exist after ethnic cleansing wiped out thousands. They walk down Sniper Alley, visit the "Tunnel of Hope," and learn the tragic tale of the city's very own Romeo and Juliet.
Mariana and Michael travel to Cairo to explore life in Egypt after the Arab Spring. After a confrontation with security forces, the hosts visit the Giza Pyramids and join three guests with rivaling views for a meal. Topics discussed include the Muslim Brotherhood, Middle East democracy and the future of a country under military rule, on the cusp of revolutionary change.
The hosts travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland, to develop a better understanding of the decades-long conflict between Protestant and Catholic communities. Included: A meal is hosted at the Crumlin Road Gaol, an infamous prison where two of the dinner guests served time.
A journalist and a chef try to find common ground for opposing sides as they bring people together to break bread and exchange words in this series, which begins with the hosts visiting the Holy Land to get a better understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Included: A debate takes place over a kosher meal at a controversial settlement in the West Bank.