Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection Six Part 2 DVD Set

by Pam on January 27, 2012

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I have been a fan of Anthony Bourdain for several years. My son began watching the show on The Travel Channel and I discovered that he was learning about other cultures, countries and geography. I had no problems with him learning from a TV show he enjoyed.

On January 24th Gaiam will be releasing the two disc set Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Collection Six- Part Two, featuring several “helpings” of Anthony as he travels the world.

In this collection of the Emmy-winning series, Anthony Bourdain continues to traverse the globe and discover other people and cultures through their cuisines. From chowing down on ox tails in Madrid during the World Cup to sampling Pakistani dishes and skiing indoors in Dubai, Tony always finds the new and exciting in every destination he travels to.

This DVD set began a little slowly for me with Where It All Began , a walk down memory lane. In this section Anthony’s friends, mom, and coworkers share their thoughts on Anthony. He adds his own memories of these times and how surprised he is he became famous. After a while of waiting for the “action” to begin I wanted to say, “Quit talking, Anthony, and start traveling!”

Once the action began the entire family was interested. He began his journey in Liberia, explaining the history of the country and moving to current events. He shares dishes with the locals and brings their plight to life. From there he moves on Dubai, then Rome and Madrid. I enjoy how he weaves the everyday stories of people’s lives and their culture while preserving their dignity and respect. Some of the dishes he tastes do not look appealing to me but it’s interesting to see the heritage behind the meals.

Disc two contains his travels to Kerala, India, Paris, and Beirut. Two bonus features are included on this disc as well, What Were We Thinking (100th Episode) and the Making of India. The discs are rated PG but are so educational and informative I believe they could easily be used with preteens for a learning experience.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection Six Part 2 is available on Amazon.

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Pam is a former teacher turned work from home mom. When she's not caring for her kids or cats, she can be found whipping up tasty recipes, trying her hand at the newest techie gadgets or reading. She loves to travel whenever she has a chance and spends way too much time on the computer sharing her experiences.

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Cre8tivemomof2 January 27, 2012 at 2:36 pm

Good Morning! Hope I win!


Cre8tivemomof2 January 27, 2012 at 2:37 pm

My favorite show on the travel channel is Ghost Adventures.


Hearthkeeper In Christ January 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm

I love anthony bordain which is why I really want to win this!


Anonymous January 27, 2012 at 3:59 pm

I like to watch Bizarre Foods.


Tiana B. January 27, 2012 at 4:49 pm

I love Anthony and Bizarre Foods :)


one frugal lady January 27, 2012 at 5:46 pm

I love anthony bourdain- anything with him is awesome!


Robyn Wilmot January 27, 2012 at 7:20 pm

I would have to say a tie between Antony Bordain and Bizarre Foods, but I also enjoy Rachael Rays $40 a Day


Cat January 28, 2012 at 8:48 am

No Reservations!!

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mrsshukra January 29, 2012 at 5:56 am

The Layover is our favorite!


eclairre January 29, 2012 at 6:20 am

I love The Layover!


nightowl January 29, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Mysteries at the Museum is one of my favorites.


ACMommy3 January 30, 2012 at 10:08 pm

I don’t watch a lot of tv, but I DO enjoy No Reservations, I like how Anthony Bourdain seems respectful and friendly no matter what culture & country he’s in!


jenzen69 January 31, 2012 at 10:10 am

I dont watch much much tv but from the shows listed on the web site Man vs Food sounds pretty watchable


Trish H. January 31, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Anthony Bourdain No Reservations is my favorite show!!


Marci ( February 1, 2012 at 2:09 pm

I love No Reservations


Laura February 2, 2012 at 9:17 pm

I haven’t seen any of the shows on the Travel Channel I think (we don’t get it), but this sounds great. Also Sand Masters sounds fun…I love seeing what people create in the sand. It’s impressive!


Michele February 3, 2012 at 3:50 am

I like Mysteries at the Museum
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Anonymous February 4, 2012 at 5:02 pm

I always liked Samantha Brown too. She’s so perky! Charlotte


Wendy Rozema February 8, 2012 at 7:47 pm

bizarre foods


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