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Home to many of India’s manufacturing plants and IT companies, Chennai, the country’s fourth largest city, makes a great home base for a handful of excellent excursions in the area. When you’re not ...
After you’ve toured the fortresses, bought your bangles and jewels and watched a sunset light up the architectural wonders of the Pink City, it’s time to get out and explore further afield to ...
As the capital of the British Raj, the city of Kolkata (Calcutta) was once the largest colonial trading post in Asia, and today it retains elements of its dual Indian and British heritage. The ...
Sparkling gemstones, glittery jewel-toned bangles, pounded silver, blue ceramics and silk sarees in a kaleidoscope of colors line the stalls of Jaipur’s busy bazaars. The showy colors of the city’s ...
Of all the Wonders of the World, only one is a monument to romantic love: the Taj Mahal. Poetry written in marble spires by the heartbroken Shah Jahan, its graceful white domes arc over the tomb of ...
India has a population of 1.2 billion people divided into more than 2,000 ethnic groups speaking 18 official languages. It is a third of the size of the United States with a landscape varying from ...
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was founded in 1727 and constructed on principles of geometric harmony, making it one of the only planned cities in the world. Colorful bazaars and impressive forts ...
The state of Goa, the former colonial Portuguese outpost for nearly 500 years, is home to white sand beaches, ancient churches, cobblestone streets and one of the most notoriously wild party scenes ...
Long before the flower children stormed the white sand beaches of the Indian state of Goa in the 1960s, setting off a tourist occupation that has lasted ever since, Goa drew the attention of another ...
Written by Lydia, February 2013
Named the City of Pearls, Hyderabad was once one of the largest and wealthiest seats of power in India. Vestiges of its golden days remain, making the city a playground of centuries-old monuments, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
An ideal spot to catch your breath and recover from the heat that plagues much of India ,
the town of Darjeeling has a lot to offer trekkers and travelers new to
the country and residents of the ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
Agra is home to India’s most significant attraction, the Taj Mahal. What many visitors don’t realize is that there’s plenty more to see and do in and around Agra, so if you decide to stay in the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2011
The gastrointestinal dangers of dining in India are well known, but with some care and preparation, eating out is one of the highlights of a trip to the world’s most populous democracy. Editor’s ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
Home to the last “living fort” in India ,
Jaisalmer is an excellent jumping off point for desert safaris heading
out into the Thar Desert and other camel-based excursions. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2011
To say that Bombay (I won’t say Mumbai ) is a world class film town would be a considerable understatement. In fact, the largely Hindi-centric film industry in this spirited, vibrant, bustling ...
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