A Modern Traders’ Route

The New Silk Road is China’s latest and most ambitious attempt to foster economic relations: two proposed trade routes, one sea-based and one land-based, that seek to integrate Central and South Asian economies with China and Europe. The Maritime Silk Road makes stops in South Asia before it circles over to Nairobi and then, throughout Europe. […]

Gallery Sightings: Asia through a Frenchman’s Lens

What: Witness at a Crossroads: Photographer Marc Riboud in Asia When: Through March 23rd, 2015 Where: The Rubin Museum of Art (W17th St.) Admission:  Students: $10 General Admission: $15 FREE on Friday evenings from 6 p.m.–10 p.m. After climbing three flights up the Rubin Museum’s central spiral staircase and passing two floors of Himalayan scroll paintings […]

All Gears In Reverse

Not that any individual can do much about it, but perhaps it’s nice to sit and wonder on a balmy day — where the hell is the world headed? Technology’s rapid progression has allowed us a glimpse into our future. Cars used to be science fiction, apparently — in what age, I wouldn’t know. Perhaps, someday, the […]