We talked to Bradley Mayhew, co-author of the Odyssey Guide to Uzbekistan, as well as the Lonely Planet guide to Central Asia and the Insight Guide to the Silk Road, on why this region is so close to his heart.
Take a journey along the Silk Road to discover ancient cities, crystal clear lakes, vast canyons and ‘The gate to Hell’!
Nicci Kimmel takes on an unforgettable journey along the ancient network of trade routes between the East and the West, the Silk Road, long the territory of merchants with their camel caravans, swashbucklers and adventurers.
Xinjiang, a territory in the northwest of China, is set to be transformed into a tourism hub by the Chinese government.
Excavations have restarted in the Lintong District of Xian following the discovery of nearly 1,400 more life-size clay statues that form part of the 2,000-year-old Terracotta Army.
Xian may be famous for the Terracotta Warriors but there’s so much more to discover in this Silk Road Sensation.
Silk Road Tourism Year has kicked off in the Shaanxi Province in northwest China, a campaign which aims to lure more people into discovering the beauty of this incredible national landmark.
The Silk Road, which runs through regions of Asia connecting the East and West, is due to receive $16.3 billion of funding from China as President Xi Jinping pushes to revive this centuries-old trading route.