Globe Trekker

The Netherlands

Brianna Barnes cycles her way through the Netherlands as she learns about Dutch resistance to Spanish rule and enjoys modern art in The Hague. She surfs the North Sea in Sheveningen, earns her witch's certificate in the medieval town of Oudewater, and discovers the history of the tulip in Leiden. Brianna buys clogs and visits the cheese market in Alkmaar and explores a wind farm in Friesland. She tests her skills in the canal jumping contest in Heidenskip.

Tuesday, July 7 at 9:00 pm on 12.1

additional airdates

  • Monday, July 20 at 7:00 pm on 12.2
  • Tuesday, July 21 at 3:00 am on 12.2

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GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off-the-beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages. The ninth season features brand-new episodes filmed in Madrid, Barcelona, Senegal and Cape Verde, the Caribbean Islands, Antarctica, Brazil and Tibet.