Syria

Andrew visits Syria to explore some of the oldest civilizations on earth. Syria was a crossroads for trade routes between Asia and Europe. Andrew retraces some of those old routes, searching for experiences ...

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Souk Al Hamadiya

Andrew tours the souk with Roula Nasrallah to visit herbalists, ice cream shops and cheese makers.

Damascus, Syria

 
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Food Stands in Old City

Andrew tours the Old city and eats, chicken shwarma, kidney & liver kabobs, salty Bedouin cheese and more.

Damascus, Syria

 
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Roman Ruins

Andrew tours ancient ruins in Palmyra, visits a Bedouin family and eats masef, a stewed whole goat with yogurt sauce.

Palmyra, Syria

 
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Aleppo Souk

Andrew tours the great Aleppo souk with food researcher and culinary tour operator Hassan Khojah to taste camel hump sausage.

Aleppo, Syria

 
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Aleppo Breadmaker

A breadmaker bakes Arabic bread in an old mechanized oven system with conveyor belts.

Aleppo, Syria

 
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Abu Abdo Ful

Andrew tries the classic Syrian breakfast of ful with his guide Hassan Khouja.

Aleppo, Syria

 
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Al Midan

This is the place to get late night food in the city. The street hosts shwarma stands, sweet shops and traditional restaurants.

Damascus, Syria

 
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Al Mahabah

Andrew has dinner of various sheep parts, including sheep feet and instestines.

Damascus, Syria

 

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