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Globe Trekker

The Good and Bad Food Guide (#518)

Finding food that's tasty and safe isn't always easy when you are far from home. When on the road with "Globe Trekker," you'll find some incredible foods along the way. Ian Wright's guide to the world's good and bad food is invaluable advice on tasty morsels not to be missed as well as offerings to decline whenever possible. Find out if these -- and plenty of other -- local foods are "good" or "bad": Thailand's breakfast of fried peanuts, Jamaica's Akka fruit, Iran's Caspian Sea caviar, Mongolia's Marmot rodent and the Philippine delicacy of swallow's saliva. [57 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: 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.

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