June 4, 2009
Rice Terraces in the south of China

Finding a Good Restaurant in China

Out of all the questions I’m asked about living in China, the most common is definitely “So, how’s the food?” In a word, delicious. From dumplings and noodles to spicy Sichuan and Hunan fare, there’s...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

Goodbye Kashgar Old Town

As we’ve all heard , Kashgar’s Old Town, a place of 2100 years’ history, is being destroyed. I’m sad to say that I witnessed this on a recent trip I lead through Xinjiang, probably one...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Interview With Our Expert – National Geographic Photographer Michael Yamashita

This October, Michael Yamashita will lead a 9-day photography journey on the Silk Road. We caught up with Michael Yamashita to chat about photography tips, his passion for the Silk Road, and the lessons he...
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