Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.
Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

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Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.

Most Recent Episodes

Journeys of Discovery: Fort Wayne—the city that saved itself

Journeys associate producer Rebecca Nolan reports from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she learns about how the city is returning to its rivers and revitalizing downtown.

Journeys of Discovery: Kona coffee is a region, not a flavor

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits Greenwell Farms on the island of Hawaii to discover the world of Kona coffee and the art of cupping. Only coffee beans grown in the Kona District on the Big Island can claim the title Kona coffee. The identical bean grown on Kauai or Maui, for example, cannot legally be called Kona coffee.

Journeys of Discovery: Qualifying for Paralympic goalball

Associate producer Rebecca Nolan reports from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she learns about goalball—a team sport designed specifically for blind athletes.

Journeys of Discovery: Zac Brown Band's Matt Mangano

Correspondent Tom Wilmer talks with bass guitar musician Matt Mangano about his life journey and touring with the Zac Brown Band . Wilmer caught up with Mangano at the California Mid State Fair , where he talked with Mangano onstage as the band prepared for their evening performance.

Journeys of Discovery: WWII maritime history on display in Morro Bay

Larry Newland, operations manager for the Morro Bay Maritime Museum , talks with correspondent Tom Wilmer about a historic World War II U.S. Army Air Force rescue crash boat that's open for tours on the Morro Bay waterfront.

Journeys of Discovery: Wisconsin's haunted lighthouses, cherries and family resorts

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer in Door County , Wisconsin for an exploration of diverse attractions including historic lighthouses , ferryboats and bayside family-owned resorts . Distinctive culinary offerings include fresh-caught fish, and locally produced cheese and cherry culinary dishes.

Journeys of Discovery: Wisconsin's haunted lighthouses, cherries and family resorts

Journeys of Discovery: Fine chocolate in Concord

Rachel and Michael Dunn 's award-winning chocolates have been featured on the "Food Network," "Oprah," and the "Rosie O'Donnell Show." Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with the Dunns at their Concord , California combination-chocolate factory and chocolate school.

Journeys of Discovery: Green Bay—from cheeseheads to wooden roller coasters

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he explores why Green Bay Packers fans, self-proclaimed "cheeseheads," are among the most passionate in the entire NFL.

Journeys of Discovery: Green Bay—from cheeseheads to wooden roller coasters

Journeys of Discovery: Change of command at Fort Hunter Liggett

Correspondent Tom Wilmer attended the change of command ceremony at Army Reserve Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County on June 25, 2019. Wilmer talks with outgoing commander Colonel Kerry Norman and incoming commander Colonel Charles Bell.

Journeys of Discovery: Concord Summer Jazz Festival celebrates 50th anniversary

Concord, California's Summer Jazz Festival —celebrating its 50 th Anniversary over the first ten days in August—has consistently attracted stellar performers, including Buddy Rich, Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Tito Puente, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, and of course, Concord's favorite son, Dave Brubeck.

Journeys of Discovery: Concord Summer Jazz Festival celebrates 50th anniversary

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