In Istanbul’s Spice Market, persimmons are split open to reveal their insides that resemble melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. From haggis in Scotland to soba and tea in Japan, from asada in Argentina to bibimbap in South Korea, food and drink help illustrate the culture of a place and its people.
In India, the search for life’s meaning takes many paths. The symbol of this intensely spiritual country is the Taj Mahal, considered by many to be “the most beautiful building in the world.” This exquisitely filmed documentary also explores the ghost city Fatehpur Sikri.Watch Now >>
Revisit an important era in Chinese railroading history when the last of the steam trains increasingly shared the tracks with the more modern diesel and electric trains. Due to the size of China’s population, as well as the land the country occupies, the railroad network is a very important component to everyday life in China.Watch Now >>