Battle Scene of Akbar's Imperial Army. Mughal, India. Courtesy Kapoor Galleries.

By Bobbie Leigh For the in-the-know or the inexperienced,  Asia Week New York is a marvel:  five auction houses and  45 international Asian art galleries  transform Manhattan  into a  once-a-year- showcase  for museum-quality exhibitions. “Asia Week New York, now celebrating its seventh anniversary, is more exciting than ever,” says Lark

The author, mid elephant, in India.

Story & photos by Cathie Arquilla My son asked, “So, how was India?” I knew I had about two minutes to describe my trip, he was wolfing down Cheerios, about to be late for school.  “It was a hot mess,” I said. Explaining further, it’s super busy and chaotic.  Everyone

By Roger Cox I’m old enough to have participated in the pilgrimage of hippies to Goa in the 1960s and 1970s, but I didn’t get there myself until 2014, by which time I was well beyond any urge to drop out, ingest psychedelics, and cavort nude on the beach. Rumor

Rumit Mehta, founder of Immersion Journeys

By Everett Potter (Photos copyright Rumit Mehta/Immersion Journeys) This month, we’re offering a giveaway to Ghana’s Zaina Lodge in partnership with Immersion Journeys. I met the company’s founder, Rumit Mehta, a few years ago at the Adventure Travel World Summit and was struck by his friendliness, knowledge and passion for

Bengal tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

[SlideDeck2 id=15143] By Julie Maris/Semel Two tiger cubs squabble and their mother reprimands them with a reverberating ROAR! Like drums resonating through Bandhavgarh National Park, the roar puts every living thing on high alert. The memory of that penetrating sound echoes louder than my first glimpse of a tiger crouching

By Bobbie Leigh Francesco Clemente’s curriculum vitae, like his art, is filled with ambiguities. He played a psychiatrist in the film “Good Will Hunting.” He once modeled for GQ magazine and in 1999 at age 47, only mid-career, he had a retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum. Disenchanted with the political

  What’s the Deal: Cathay Pacific just kicked off a fare sale to India from all five US gateways (Chicago – ORD; Los Angeles – LAX; New York – JFK; Newark – EWR; and San Francisco – SFO) – with Economy Class fares up to 55% off. Details:  ·         EWR/JFK/ORD/SFO

What’s the Deal: Mountain Travel Sobek is rolling out a $500 off deal for select Asia Adventures in India and Borneo.  Backstory: Mountain Travel Sobek is the granddaddy of adventure travel companies, strating with a trek to Nepal in 1969. Leo Le Bon, Allen Steck, and Barry Bishop—officially founded the company

By Everett Potter When I hear the words “bike tour,’ I usually think of a week of cycling in Provence, Vermont or Napa Valley. I picture relatively easy riding, incredible scenery and great food and wine, neatly packaged into a six-night trip by an adventure travel company. What the words