Grand Canal Taking You Home

The Grand Canal in China was built with the help of nature and manual labor. Symbolizing the importance of water in Chinese society, it has been listed as World Heritage since 2014.

The Grand Canal is almost 3200 kilometers long. It connects northern and southern China and passes through many scenic spots, traditional villages, characteristic towns and ancient capitals along its route. There is much culture to explore here.

The “Grand Canal Taking You Home” videos do exactly that, from the vantage point of food. The series follows two travelers, one Chinese and one Italian. Together they visit family and discover all kinds of food along the way. On their four stops, Tai’erzhuang, Huai’an, Yangzhou and Hangzhou, they also get to know the customs surrounding “Canal cuisine”. Let’s follow along!