Beyond the Guidebook

With major European powers at its doorstep, Morocco has long had to cope with foreign interests as well as internal strife.
'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'Babel,' and Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Man Who Knew Too Much' were all shot in Morocco—the country has a certain mystique that has captivated the West. Simon Worsfold discovers what makes this desert country so special.
Albert Koehl finds that, in Morocco, being a conspirator is sometimes part of the fun.
In a city where street kids don't often make it to school, a bus brings learning to their doorsteps.
A fair-trade coffee cooperative in Nicaragua uses tourism to put much-needed dollars to work in their communities.
Intrigued by the smoking tin cans peddled on the streets of Kabul, Brent Lewin decides to get to the bottom of it.
Canadian adventurer Graydon Hazenberg follows the trail of China's most revered traveller along the Silk Road.
In the most remote region of Mongolia, semi-nomadic herdsmen train golden eagles to help them hunt. Filmmaker Tony Girardin travels 1600 kilometres over the desert to meet one.
Tibetans fear that their culture will get derailed as the new train from China begins service to their region.
Nestled in the Himalayan Region of Pacific-Asia, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is governed as a territory of China.  
Marc-André Roy explores the value of voodoo in Benin.
Volunteer teacher Cheryl Dunkerton finds that Mongolian students juggle more than just exams in order to make it through school.
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