Silk Road

Day 48: At the Top of the World

Nepal is where the East meets the West, and the North meets the South.  It is also where the Sky meets the land.  With the world's highest peak, Nepalis have their own time zone and have an independent spirit that has never been conquered.

Day 48: At the Top of the World

Day 24: Anatolia

"Americans may have the watch, but we have the time" my Turkish friend tells me.  Take some time today and learn about Turkey's influence on the world.

 

Day 24: Anatolia

Day 15: The Shadow of the Hindu Kush

The Middle East meets the Middle West in the shadow of the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan.  They are hospitable to a fault, and you will find something to love about their colorful food with roots back to the Silk Road

Day 15: The Shadow of the Hindu Kush

Day 12: The Spice Islands

17,508 islands, 700 languages, the world's largest Muslim population, a history interwoven with pirates, colonizers, and famous explores such as the intrepid Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo and Magellan, and 15 kinds of regional foods, these are just a few reasons why Indonesia is at the top of our must eat list.

Day 12: The Spice Islands

Day 10: Travel the Silk Road with Us | Part 2

He is from Fuzhou China and comes to Houston by way of NYC.  Uyghur Bistro's world class chef demonstrates his noodle making skills for us behind the scenes. 

Day 10: Travel the Silk Road with Us | Part 2

Day 7: Travel the Silk Road with Us | Part 1

Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta in part one of our journey down the Silk Road in Houston at this classic east-meets-west restaurant.

Day 7: Travel the Silk Road with Us | Part 1

Day 6: Back to the Roots of Pizza

Pizaros Napolitan pizza brings the Italian original, fresh made cheese and crust, not greasy, crispy crusted, simplistically delicious pizza to Houston.

Day 6: Back to the Roots of Pizza