The ancient Silk Road and digital technology would appear to be worlds and millennia apart but a new project is bringing the two together in the name of preservation.
What is a walk worth to you? For some people, rushing to or from work down crowded pavements, a walk is just a means of getting from point A to B.
The overland Silk Road has a cousin, the Maritime Silk Route, which began much earlier, carried more cargo and visited more cities than the famous camel caravans that crossed the deserts of...
It might seem as if globalisation and trade is a relatively new thing, but it is an age-old idea that has escalated over the past few centuries - and taken a more immediate route since the rise of...
It's often called the most romantic journey in the world. But Colin Thubron is quick to remind you that the fabled Silk Road 'is very tough, a tough area to go through'.
Shadow of the Silk Road
by Colin Thubron
The cellist (right) joins the ensemble to play traditional and new works inspired by the Silk Road trade route. Tue, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$300-HK$1,800 Urbtix.
The legendary Silk Road is the source of inspiration for Shanghai Tang's autumn/winter collection. Titled Kohtan, the collection draws upon tribal prints from Central Asia as well as traditional...
Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, China's border trade with the newly independent states of Central Asia has flourished.
Extremes Along the Silk Road - Adventures off the World's Oldest Superhighway
by Nick Middleton
John Murray, $135