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Photo of Monkey at Edakkal Caves in Wayanad Kerala
There are plenty of monkeys around the Edakkal Caves in Wayanad. They're not shy either! Page 15.

Photo of Chembra Peak in Wayanad Kerala
Chembra Peak, the highest peak in Wayanad, is a popular trekking point in Kerala. Page 9.

Photo of Tea Plantation in Wayanad Kerala
Wayanad is one of the top tea producing areas in India. Most of the tea plantations are located south of Kalpetta.

Photo of Eddakal Caves Etchings in Wayanad Kerala
On the walls inside the Edakkal Caves are pre-historic etchings, which have attracted the attention of archeologists and historians worldwide. Page 13.

Review of Glenora Homestay in Wayanad Kerala
Glenora is an unforgettably tranquil homestay in Wayanad, Kerala. Its luxury cottages have unsurpassed views of the sunrise and valley below.

India Travel: Issues You Must Know at Top Tourist Places
India is a beautiful country but there are challenges you should to be prepared for. Discover the issues you're likely to face at top tourist places.

India Maps and Facts
India is a huge and diverse country with many different regions. Check out these India maps and facts to help get your bearings.

Club Carlson
Club Carlson was launched in 2011 to replace the Radisson GoldPoints program. Members can earn well and properties accommodate a wide range of budgets.

Hilton HHonors
The award-winning Hilton HHonors reward program offers exceptional earning opportunities and diversity of redemption options.

IHG Rewards Club
Belonging to the Intercontinental Hotel Group, the IHG Rewards Club is the world's oldest and largest hotel loyalty program.

Hyatt Gold Passport
Hyatt overhauled its Hyatt Gold Passport loyalty program in January 2014, resulting in a number of new benefits to members.

Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Preferred Guest reward program is perhaps the best loyalty program for Indians to join because of the hotel chain's large presence.

Accor Le Club
The program has reinvented itself in recent years to extend more benefits to members, including numerous promotions, private events, discounts, and special offers.

12 Luxury Hotel Reward & Loyalty Programs in India Reviewed
Wondering what hotel reward and loyalty programs in India offer? We take a look at 12 popular ones.

Club ITC
ITC's India-only Club ITC reward program combines

Marriott Rewards
Marriott Rewards is the hotel chain's generous international loyalty program.

Oberoi Advantage
Oberoi Advantage is very different to most hotel reward programs in that there's no accrual and redemption of points.

Taj Hotels Inner Circle
Taj Hotels Inner Circle loyalty program was

Preferred at the Park
The Park's loyalty program, Preferred at the Park, has two types of memberships -- room and dining.

Leela Solitaire
Under the Leela hotel's Solitaire reward program, one point is earned for every 1,000 rupees spent on room rates and every 2,500 rupees spent on conferences/banquets.

Indian Etiquette Don'ts: 8 Things Not to Do in India
Indians are forgiving toward foreigners who aren't aware of Indian etiquette. However, to help avoid mistakes, here are 8 things not to do in India.

Traveler's Indian Food Guide by Region
Discover what kind of food to expect from the most popular regions of India in this Indian food guide. There's so much more than butter chicken!

10 True (and False) Stereotypes About India
India attracts a lot of stereotypes. Some are true, but many aren't. See how much these to popular Indian stereotypes really reflect reality.

10 Best Delhi Bars and Clubs from Casual to Classy
Looking for a night out in Delhi? Here are 10 of the most hip and happening Delhi bars and clubs, including some trendy new casual places!

Top 6 Hindi Language Books and Resources
Whether you just want to learn some useful Hindi phrases, or you're more serious about studying Hindi, these top Hindi language books will help you.

Kolkata Nightlife: 8 Top Bars and Clubs
Kolkata's nightlife is intimate but thriving. Here's where to find the best bars and clubs in the city.

Park Hotel Kolkata Review: City's Most Happening Hotel
If you're visiting Kolkata and want to be right in the heart of the action, The Park Hotel is the only place to stay. Here's why.

9 Must-Try Iconic Indian Restaurants in Bangalore
These top restaurants in Bangalore serve delicious food from regions all over India and have been in business for decades.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: University of Mumbai
Established in 1857, the University of Mumbai was one of the first three universities in India. Its architecture is Venetian Gothic inspired.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Rajabhai Clock Tower
Located within the University of Mumbai, the 260 foot high Rajabai Clock Tower was modeled on Big Ben in London.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court, built from 1871 to 1878, is a masterpiece of Gothic architectural style.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Mumbai Mint
The Mumbai Mint is one of the four mints in India. It was built in the 1920s, along with the Town Hall, and has similar architecture with pillars and Grecian porticoes.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Remains of St George's Fort
Those unfamiliar with Mumbai's history may wonder why the Fort district is referred to as such. It got its name from a fort that used to exist there.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Chhatrapati Shivaj Terminus (Victoria Terminus)
The Chhatrapati Shivaj Terminus (formerly known as Victoria Terminus) resembles St Pancras Station in London. It's a fusion of Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Indian (Mughal and Hindu) architecture.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum
The oldest museum in Mumbai, the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum is extraordinary example of Palladian Renaissance Revival design.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Khotachiwadi
The narrow winding lanes of Khotachiwadi village are home to old Portuguese-style bungalows and a tiny church.

Mumbai - Antilia (Home of Businessman Mukesh Ambani)
What kind of home does one of the richest men in India have? Take a look at Antilia, the towering residence of businessman Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Banganga Tank
Banganga Tank is an ancient water tank that's one of the oldest surviving structures in Mumbai. The narrow path leaning down to the tank will transport you back to the Mumbai of old, amidst the obviously encroaching urbanization.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Taj Palace Hotel
Mumbai's landmark Taj Palace Hotel, built in 1903, is unsurpassed architectural marvel that brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Bombay Stock Exchange
A prominent example of contemporary architecture in Mumbai, the current Bombay Stock Exchange building was constructed during the late 1970s.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Royal Bombay Yacht Club
Founded in 1846, the Royal Bombay Yacht Club is steeped in nostalgia. Designed by a British architect, John Adams, it has imposing Gothic style architecture.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Elphinstone College
The Elphinstone College building has breathtaking Gothic architecture and is classified as a Grade I heritage structure. The Kala Ghoda Association recently restored it.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Horniman Circle
Horniman Circle is made up of a strong sweep of stately building facades, laid out in a semi-circle. The Horniman Circle Gardens is at the center of it

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Flora Fountain (Hutatma Chowk)
The Hutatma Chowk square is bordered by buildings constructed during the British Raj. In the middle of it, the ornate Flora Fountain was created in 1864.

20 Landmarks that Showcase Mumbai's Architecture
Interested in Mumbai architecture? These 20 places to visit showcase a range of different styles, from Colonial to contemporary.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Regal Cinema
The first of Mumbai's Art Deco style cinemas, the Regal Cinema was built during the cinema boom of the 1930s.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Mumbai Police Headquarters (Sailors' Home)
The Maharashtra Police Headquarters moved into what was known as the Royal Alfred Sailors' Home, in 1982. Construction began on the building in early 1872 and was finished four years later, in 1876.

Mumbai Architecture 20 Places to Visit: Dhanraj Mahal
Dhanraj Mahal is an Art Deco style building. Built in the 1930s, it was the former palace of the Raja Dhanrajgir of Hyderabad,

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Banganga Tank Photo Tour: Inside Ancient Hidden Mumbai
A sacred and serene oasis tucked away in Mumbai, Banganga Tank is where ancient pilgrim place meets the fast-paced, rapidly developing city.

Pictures of Holi: Lathimar Holi
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 2.

Holi Pictures: Surprise Color
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 4.

Pictures of Holi: Holi Dancing
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 9.

Pictures of Holi: Drumming and Musicians
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 8.

Holi Pictures: Me After Playing Holi
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 12.

Pictures of Holi: Colored Hands
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 3.

Pictures of Holi: Purple Haze of Color
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 7.

Pictures of Holi: Temple Priest Praying
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 5.

2016 Jaipur Elephant Festival: What's Happened to It?
The Jaipur Elephant Festival, which takes place on Holi eve, has not been held in recent years. Find out why and what the alternatives are.

Pictures of Holi: Throwing Holi Colors
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 6.

Pictures of Holi: Family Holi Celebration
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 10.

Pictures of Holi: Man Covered in Color
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Page 11.

Pictures of Holi: Holi Colors for Sale
Want to see what the Holi festival is like in India? Check out the colorful Holi pictures in this Holi photo gallery. It's great fun to participate in if you don't mind getting wet and dirty.

Shopping in Mumbai: Top 7 Places Buy Indian Handicrafts
Shopping for handicrafts in Mumbai? In additional to traditional items, some boutiques sell unusual contemporary handicrafts that are impossible to resist!

How to Use Your Overseas Cell Phone in India Explained
Want to use you cell phone in India? Unfortunately, it may not be a straightforward matter. Find out why and what the alternatives are.

How to Find and Board Your Indian Railways Train
Wondering how to go about finding and boarding your Indian Railways train when you arrive at the station? There is a system in place to help you.

Indian Railways Food Alternatives: Food Delivery Services
These days, as an alternative to Indian Railways pantry food, it's possible to choose from numerous food delivery services.

12 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your India Trip
Want to save money in India? Here are a number of easy ways to make your India trip less costly.

Best Trains from Delhi to Mumbai
Take one of the super fast, premium trains from Delhi to Mumbai and you can reach your destination overnight in as little as 16 hours. Here are the best options.

Drinking Water, Sanitation and India Travel Health Tips
India travel health requires some adjustments, as sanitation and hygiene are lacking, and food and drinking water can be contaminated. Stay healthy with these tips!

Bharat Darshan Train Essentials: What You Need to Know
The Bharat Darshan train takes passengers on affordable, all-inclusive tours to some of the most popular destinations in India. Here are the essential details.

Sunnymead Bed and Breakfast, Shimla
There are bed and breakfasts, and then there's Sunnymead.

10 Top Homestays in India: The Bangala, Chettinad
The Bangala, Tamil for

13 of the Best Homestays in India
If you thought homestays in India were very modest, then think again! No, you don't have to share a bathroom with the host family or sleep on the floor. In fact you can enjoy some of the best accommodations that India has to offer.

10 Top Homestays in India: Thippanahalli Homestay, Chikamagalur
Thippanahalli Homestay is a substantial red mansion with 28 rooms, located around 15 kilometers from Chikamagalur, in the fertile coffee district of southwest Karnataka.

10 Top Homestays in India: Red Hill Nature Resort, Ooty
Red Hill Nature Resort occupies a private position in the untouched upper Nilgiri mountains, around 30 kilometers from Ooty and more than 7,000 feet above sea level.

10 Top Homestays in India: Shahpura Bagh, Rajasthan
For a luxurious and authentic royal experience, look no further than Shahpura Bagh. Set on 45 acres in the vast Rajasthani countryside midway (five hours) between Udaipur and Jodhpur, this remarkable property was the summer residence of the rulers of Shahpura.

Top 10 Homestays in India: Kannur Beach House, Kerala
As its name suggests, Kannur Beach House is located at Thottada beach at one of India's top off the beaten track destinations, Kannur, in remote northern Kerala.

10 Top Homestays in India: Olaulim Backyards, Goa
Sometimes, the simple things are often the best. That's certainly the case at Olaulim Backyards homestay. It offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, away from worldly distractions.

10 Top Homestays in India: Chhotaram Prajapat's, Rajasthan
Having an authentic Rajasthani village experience is becoming a popular thing to do in India, and Chhotaram Prajapat's Homestay offers amongst the best.

10 Top Homestays in India: Fort Rampura, Uttar Pradesh
Fort Rampura homestay has to have one of the most spectacular settings in India -- in a 700 old fort that speaks plenty about the bygone era.

10 Top Homestays in India: The Homestead, Corbett
Technically, The Homestead at Corbett is a homestay. However, the luxurious accommodations and excellent facilities make it feel more like an intimate resort. The Homestead is the perfect place for some well deserved pampering. Alternatively, if you're feeling adventurous, the great outdoors and farm life are waiting to be experienced.

10 Top Homestays in India: Vembanad House, Alleppey
Can you imagine a totally harmonious retreat, surrounded by still water on three sides, which is a real escape from the rest of the world? The incredible thing is that it doesn't have to remain in your imagination because it's real! Vembanad House, on the banks of Vembanad Lake along the Kerala backwaters, is such a place.

10 Top Homestays in India: Devra, Udaipur
Devra homestay could well be described as a colonial style farmhouse with a focus on a natural and organic lifestyle, 10 minutes away from the city of Udaipur.

10 Top Homestays in India: Hidden Forest Retreat, Gangtok
A patch of paradise only a couple of kilometers from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, Hidden Forest Retreat is a haven for people who love privacy and nature.

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12 Top Historical Places in India that You Must Visit
Visit these historical places in India and marvel over the astonishing architecture and history. You'll be magically transported back in time.

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Best Trains From Delhi to Kolkata
The best trains from Delhi to Kolkata run overnight and will have you there in about 18 hours. Find out details of timetables and fares.

Best Trains From Mumbai to Bangalore
Find out about the best trains from Mumbai to Bangalore, including station information, fares, and length of the trip.

Cities in India - Top India City Destinations
From cosmopolitan Mumbai to cultural Kolkata, the cities in India offer a fascinating blend of modern with traditional. Wondering which cities to visit? This information will help you decide.

Pictures of India: Cows Worshiped on Mattu Pongal Photo
Cows provide essential help to farmers in the fields. They're decorated and worshiped on the third day of the Pongal Festival (known as Mattu Pongal) in Tamil Nadu. Page 19.

Pictures of India: Delhi Lodhi Garden Tomb Photo
Lodhi Gardens was built by the British in 1936, around the tombs of rulers from the 15th and 16th century. Page 18.

Pictures of India: Old Goa Church Photo
Goa has a large Catholic population due to its Portuguese heritage and there are some magnificent churches. Page 8.

Pictures of India: Hampi Boulders Photo
Hampi has some extremely captivating ruins, intriguingly intermingled with large boulders that rear up all over the landscape. Page 11.

Pictures of India: Great Rann of Kutch Salt Desert
The Great Rann of Kutch, India's surreal white salt desert, is an arid expanse that lies to the north of the Tropic of Cancer. Page 5.

Pictures of India: Cherrapunji Root Bridge Photo
Meghalaya's most famous root bridge, the

Pictures of India: Sadhus at the Kumbh Mela Photo
The mesmerizing Kumbh Mela is the world's largest religious gathering, attended by millions of people every day. Page 10.

Pictures of India: Behind the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
The intricate and fascinating facade of the Palace of the Winds is probably Jaipur's most recognized building. It's possible to go inside it for a totally different perspective. Page 20.

Pictures of India: Jaisalmer Fort in Fog Photo
These pictures of India showcase the country's most colorful and diverse landscapes. From cities to villages, and mountains to desert plains, it's impossible to take a boring India picture. Browse this photo gallery and enjoy a sweeping visual tour of India. Page 16.

Pictures of India: Fishermen in Kerala Photo
Fishing is one of the main sources of income in Kerala. Fishing communities are spread all along the state's beaches and backwaters. Page 15.

Pictures of India: Kolkata Garland Sellers Photo
These eye catching garland sellers can be found under the left side of the Howrah bridge, as you approach it from Kolkata. Page 3.

Pictures of India - Ladakh Monastery Photo
In the furthest far flung corner of northern India, remote Ladakh has become a popular tourist destination for adventure enthusiasts. Page 2.

Pictures of India: Mahabalipuram Stone Carving Photo
Mahabalipuram is most well known for its windswept Shore Temple but it also has a thriving stone statue carving industry. Keep some money aside for shopping! Page 6.

Pictures of India: Mumbai Railway Station Photo
The train is the most popular and quickest way of commuting in Mumbai, and the local railway transports an astonishing 8 million commuters per day! Page 17.

Pictures of India: Varanasi Burning Ghat Photo
Varanasi both attracts and repulses tourists at the same time. This sacred Hindu city in Uttar Pradesh has an ancient history and is one of India's top spiritual destinations. Page 14.

Pictures of India: Theyyam Performer in Kerala Photo
A distinctive and mysterious thing about Kerala is its theyyam rituals, representing mythological, divine or ancestral spirits. Page 7.

Pictures of India: Corridor of Ramanathaswamy Temple
The south Indian state of Tamil Nadu is particularly well known for its towering and intricate temples, which reflect the ancient Dravidian culture. Page 13.

Pictures of India: Ancient Step Well Photo
A lesser-known but important part of India's history and architecture, the construction of step wells can be traced back mostly to between the 2nd and 4th centuries. Page 12.

Photo Gallery: 20 Extraordinary Pictures of India
These pictures of India showcase the country's most colorful and diverse landscapes. Browse this photo gallery and enjoy a sweeping visual tour of India.

Double Decker Root Bridge: My Experience of Visiting It
The double decker root bridge at Cherrapunji is one of the most magical places I've ever been. Read about my experience of the trek here.

Cherrapunji Double Decker Root Bridge: How to Visit It
Planning on visiting the double decker root bridge at Cherrapunji? Find out all you need to know in this article.

Meghalaya Living Root Bridges Essential Travel Guide
The living root bridges of Meghalaya are a must-visit destination in the state. Find out all about them and how to visit them in this article.

Pictures of India: Rajasthan Thar Desert Village Photo
The Thar Desert is a fascinating place full of folklore and village life. One of the best ways of experiencing the desert is on camel safari from Jaisalmer or Bikaner. Page 4.

Pictures of India: Golden Temple in Amritsar Photo
The exquisite Golden Temple is a sacred Sikh shrine, made out of marble with a distinctive gold plated upper and dome.

Fatehpur Sikri India: What to Know Before You Go
Visiting the historical ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri in India? Plan your trip there with this essential travel guide.

11 Best One Day Picnic Spots Near Mumbai
Feel like escaping the city for a while? These appealing one day picnic spots near Mumbai offer something for everyone.

February 2016 India Festivals and Events Guide
India in February is all about enjoying the last of the cooler winter weather at festivals in some of the best destinations across the country, including the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, and Kerala.

February 2016 India Festivals and Events Guide
India in February is all about enjoying the last of the cooler winter weather at festivals in some of the best destinations across the country, including the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, and Kerala.

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Mumbai Side Trip: Cultural and Heritage Tour of Vasai
Peaceful palm-lined streets, unspoiled beach, and pervasive Portuguese heritage make the Mumbai suburb of Vasai surprisingly reminiscent of Goa.

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Historic Vasai Fort Near Mumbai: A Look Inside
Discover why Vasai fort near Mumbai has an important role in India's history and take a look inside at its ruins.

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February 2016 India Festivals and Events Guide
India in February is all about enjoying the last of the cooler winter weather at festivals in some of the best destinations across the country, including the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, and Kerala.

10 Mumbai Tours to Really Get to Know the City
These fascinating Mumbai tours offer unique opportunities to really get to know the city. Multi-faceted Mumbai is a city that requires you to dig below its surface in order to properly appreciate it.

Kerala Weather: When's the Best Time to Visit Kerala?
Wondering when's the best time to visit Kerala? The state has something to offer all year round, but the weather does need to be taken into account.

5 Places to Visit Near Chennai: Top Chennai Side Trips
Looking for places to visit near Chennai? There are some popular side trips including the tourist circuit known as Tamil Nadu's Golden Triangle.

12 Top Tourist Places to Visit in North India
These top tourist places to visit in north India present formidable forts, palaces, temples and more, all set against a backdrop of bright colors and history.

Taj Mahal India: What to Know Before You Go
The Taj Mahal is India's most recognized monument and has a rich history. Here's what you need to know to plan your trip there.

Five Best 5 Star Hotels in Delhi, India
Heading to Delhi and wanting to stay in a luxury hotel, but not sure which one? This guide showcases five of the top 5-star hotels in Delhi with great locations, facilities, and customer service.

Five Best 5 Star Hotels in Delhi, India
Heading to Delhi and wanting to stay in a luxury hotel, but not sure which one? This guide showcases five of the top 5-star hotels in Delhi with great locations, facilities, and customer service.

Five Top Delhi Luxury Hotels: The Imperial Hotel
The Imperial hotel isn't just one of the best luxury hotels in Delhi. It's also recognized as one of the top hotels in Asia. What really sets the Imperial apart is its wonderful old world atmosphere and colonial charm.

5 Top Delhi Luxury Hotels: Taj Mahal Hotel Delhi
When it comes to splendorous Mughal architecture, the luxurious Taj Mahal Hotel in Delhi doesn't disappoint. The hotel has an energetic vibe and is the place to be seen, as it's a hot favorite with celebrities and politicians.

5 Top Delhi Luxury Hotels: The Oberoi Hotel Delhi
The Oberoi Hotel in Delhi is a luxury business hotel which has been built for that purpose. While its exterior lacks the character and appeal of some of the other luxury hotels in Delhi, the hotel makes up for it with its excellent facilities and service.

5 Top Delhi Luxury Hotels: Shangri La Hotel Delhi
Delhi's Shangri La Hotel is an innovative luxury hotel that's enviably situated right amongst the action of the city center, in the heart of Connaught Place.

10 Destinations for Backpacking India & Where to Stay
Head to these popular destinations for backpacking in India, for a sociable scene and fun hostels.

Choosing the Best Srinagar Houseboat: Essential Tips
Staying on a houseboat in Srinagar is a must-do experience. However, choosing a boat can be a challenge. Here's what you should consider when making your decision.

Review of Fantasia Houseboat on Nigeen Lake in Srinagar
There are plenty of houseboats in Srinagar that aren't well maintained or managed. Fantasia isn't one of them. If you'd like to stay in a soothing location on Nigeen Lake, away from the crowds, then Fantasia is highly recommended.

Manek Chowk Udaipur Wedding - Udaipur Wedding in Manek Chowk
Manek Chowk, which fronts the entrance to the Palace of Kings in the Udaipur City Palace Complex, is the perfect regal venue for a grand wedding. To this day, the Mewar royal family still hold festival and special celebrations there.

Vintage Car Gallery Udaipur Wedding - Udaipur Wedding in the Vintage Car Gallery
The Maharana of Mewar's vintage car collection provides a unique wedding backdrop for anyone who's interested in cars. The unique venue and its cars are magnificently transformed for weddings. Up to 300 guests can be catered for.

5 Gorgeous Udaipur Palace Wedding Venues
You can't get much closer to being a princess on your wedding day than by getting married in one of these Udaipur palace wedding venues.

Jagmandir Palace Udaipur Wedding - Udaipur Wedding at Jagmandir Palace
Jag Mandir is situated on an island in the middle of famous Lake Pichola, in Udaipur. Extensively upgraded and revamped around a year ago, Jag Mandir is likely to become one of the hottest wedding destinations in Rajasthan.

Zenana Mahal Udaipur Wedding - Udaipur Wedding in Zenana Mahal
Zenana Mahal, the Queen's Palace, is an integral part of the Udaipur City Palace Complex. It a spectacular wedding venue for up to 500 guests, particularly at night time when it comes alive under the glow of candlelight.

Mor Chowk Udaipur Wedding - Udaipur Wedding in Mor Chowk
The ornate Mor Chowk (Peacock Courtyard) is often referred to as the most spectacular courtyard of the Udaipur City Palace. The Maharanas of Mewar held exclusive dinners there, and it makes a exquisite venue for an intimate wedding of 20-50 guests.

11 Top Tourist Places in Tamil Nadu
Don't miss these top tourist places in Tamil Nadu for a terrific blend of temples, beaches, hill stations, nature, spirituality and Dravidian culture.

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Lakshman Sagar Review: Rural Luxury in Pali Rajasthan
From the moment you arrive, fairy tale Lakshman Sagar will captivate you with its striking concept and design, attention to detail, and outstanding service.

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5 Top India Backpacker Tours from G Adventures
Want to go on an inexpensive backpacker-style tour in India with other like minded travelers? Check out these popular tours from G Adventures.

Celebrating India Republic Day 2016: Essential Guide
Republic Day is an important national holiday in India. Find out the meaning of India Republic Day and how it's celebrated here.

Alibaug Beach India: Essential Travel Guide
Alibaug is a refreshing Mumbai getaway. Find out how to get there and what to see in this Alibaug beach travel guide.

Top Palace Hotels in Jaipur Rajasthan
Some of India's oldest and finest palace hotels can be found in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, reflective of the particularly wealthy royalty, royal guests, and dignitaries that once occupied them.

Top Palace Hotels in Udaipur Rajasthan
Romantic Udaipur, known for its beautiful lakes and palaces, is possibly the best city in India for a stay that's reminiscent of royalty. There are many Udaipur palace hotels to choose from.

Top Palace Hotels in Jodhpur Rajasthan
Rajasthan's blue city of Jodhpur doesn't have as many palace hotels as other cities, but it does have the extraordinary Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Top Mountain Palace Hotels in India
India's mountain palace hotels have a distinctly British feel to them as most originate from the time that the British Raj ruled India.

Palace Hotels in India: Where to Stay
A regal stay at an authentic palace hotel will be a highlight of your visit. Here's where to find the best palace hotels in India.

Other Top Palace Hotels in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is dotted with captivating forts and palace hotels, which make wonderful escapes away from hectic city life.

Other Top Palace Hotels in India
A highlight of any visit to India, and a unique way of experiencing the country's fascinating heritage, is to stay in one of India's majestic palace hotels.

2016 India Republic Day Parade: Essential Information
A huge India Republic Day parade is held in Delhi on January 26 every year. Find out all you need to know about it here.

India Beggars and Begging Scams: What You Should Know
Despite India's rapid economic growth in recent years, poverty and beggars in India are still big problems. Here's what you need to know about begging.

Patnem Beach Goa: Essential Travel Guide
Visiting Patnem beach in Goa? Find out about how to get there, where to stay, where to eat, and what to do.

Is India Unsafe for Foreign Women?
Unfortunately, recent rape cases in India and the publicity that they've attracted has left many foreigners wondering if India is a safe place to visit, especially for solo women.

Kalap: Remote Himalayan Village Trekking in Uttarakhand
Love trekking off-the-beaten track? You'll be delighted by the region around Kalap in remote Uttarakhand, which remains unexplored by outsiders.

Kaziranga National Park Assam: Essential Travel Guide
Planning on visiting Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India, to spot the one-horned rhinoceros? Here is all the information you need to organize your trip.

Mumbai to Goa by Train: What are the Best Options?
Wanting to travel by train from Mumbai to Goa? Here are the best options.

Summertime Luxury Villa in Goa: Spectacular & Secluded
Newly opened in October 2015, the luxury three bedroom Summertime villa in Goa is a secluded sanctuary for the soul that's surprisingly close to Calangute beach.

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The Solita: Charter a Private Luxury Yacht in Goa
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The Solita: Charter a Private Luxury Yacht in Goa
The Solita is a classic 42 foot luxury yacht that's available for private charter in Goa, whether you want a romantic evening for two or a celebration with close family and friends.

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2016 India Republic Day Parade Tickets: Where to Buy
India Republic Day Parade tickets are on sale up until January 25, before Republic Day on January 26. They are available from the following outlets.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Making Pongal Kolam
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Cow Picture
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Pongal Photo Gallery: Picture of Pongal Kolam
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Pongal Photo Gallery: Picture of Pongal Offering
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 9.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Turmeric Seller Picture
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 5.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongalo Pongal Picture
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 8.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Preparing the Pongal Pot Picture
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 7.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Dish Picture
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 11.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Pot Kolam Picture
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Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Preparation Picture
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Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Sugar Cane Seller Picture
Pongal is a popular four day harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. See Pongal pictures in this photo gallery. Page 4.

Pongal Photo Gallery: Pongal Turmeric Preparation Picture
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Panchvatti and The Third Place Villas at Avanilaya, Goa
The three villas at Avanilaya all offer something different for guests. The main and largest villa, Panchvatti, means five trees in Sanskrit.

The Bottom Line
Avanilaya is a haven for anyone wanting a luxurious stay but with the privacy and personalized service that's not possible at a resort. It provides the perfect opportunity to experience how Goa used to be before it became developed, but without sacrificing any comforts.

Avanilaya: Best Kept Secret Luxury Villa in Goa
Avanilaya luxury villa in Goa is so private that from the outside, there are no signs that it exists. However, inside the gate is a 24 acre paradise. A paradise within a paradise, there are very few places left like it in Goa, or indeed the world.

Traditional Blended with Contemporary at Avanilaya, Goa
Traditional is blended with contemporary at Avanilaya luxury villas in Goa.

A Sanctuary for Creativity at Avanilaya, Goa.
Not surprisingly, Avanilaya is a sanctuary that attracts many artists, writers, and musicians who go there to be inspired.

Padimunu Villa at Avanilaya, Goa
Padimunu Villa, meaning 13 in Tamil, is the smallest and most intimate of the three villas. It has three bedrooms, living room that stretches along one side of the building, and a courtyard swimming pool.

Dining at Avanilaya Villa Goa
Avanilaya is known for its cuisine, which is a fusion of Continental and Goan specialties.

Eco-Friendly Focus at Avanilaya, Goa
There is a strong eco-friendly focus at Avanilaya.

January 2016 India Festivals and Events Guide
Visit India in January and you'll be able to enjoy popular musical and dance events, as well as traditional festivals and parades. Kites, camels, and cattle are just some of what's on offer!

January 2016 India Festivals and Events Guide
Visit India in January and you'll be able to enjoy popular musical and dance events, as well as traditional festivals and parades. Kites, camels, and cattle are just some of what's on offer!

10 Top Tourist Places in India: Must-See Destinations
What are the most popular tourist places in India? These 10 top places to visit all reflect the diverse charm of India.

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Yab Yum Ashwem Beach Huts: Review and Photos
Yab Yum, on north Goa's Ashwem beach, has 14 eco-friendly huts and five air-conditioned cottages nestled into a tranquil tropical jungle.

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Little Palm Grove Ashwem Beach Huts: Review and Photos
Little Palm Grove undoubtedly has what are among the chicest huts on the chicest beach, Ashwem, in Goa. And, they're only steps away from the ocean.

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8 Best Hotels Near Kolkata Airport for All Budgets
In transit and want to stay in a hotel near Kolkata airport? This guide to the best Kolkata airport hotels will help point you in the right direction.

5 Top India Golden Triangle Tours That You Can Book Online
Want to take an India Golden Triangle Tour? Here are six of the best tours from Viator and G Adventures that you can easily book online.

12 Tourist Places to Visit Near Bangalore
There are many interesting tourist places to visit near Bangalore, whether you're after an escape from city life or are a visitor who wants to spend a day enjoying the abundant beauty of Mother Nature.

Mansa Devi Temple Haridwar: What to Know Before You Go
The temple of wish fulfilling Goddess Mansa Devi sits high on a hill in Haridwar. Find out how to best visit it in this guide.

Top 5 Mumbai Markets
If you're after a bargain or some interesting Indian souvenirs to take back home, there's great shopping to found at these markets in Mumbai.

2016 Jaipur Literature Festival Complete Guide
The Jaipur Literature Festival has grown in leaps and bounds from humble beginnings into an important literary event. Find out all you need to know about planning your trip and attending the festival here.

2015 Jaipur Literature Festival: Where to Stay
Attending the Jaipur Literature Festival and wondering where to stay that's convenient? Choose from these hotels.

How to Attend the 2015 Jaipur Literature Festival
Planning on attending the Jaipur Literature Festival? Find out all about tickets and tips to get the most from your experience here.

6 Top Vipassana Meditation Centers in India
Many travelers like to take time out to study Vipassana in India. Here are the top centers for 10 day Vipassana meditation courses in India.

Haridwar India: What to Know Before You Go
Planning on visiting Haridwar India? This Haridwar travel guide has plenty of information and tips for your trip to one of the holiest seven cities in India.

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Leisure Facilities
The wellness floor at the Palladium Hotel in Mumbai also has a fully equipped gymnasium and outdoor infinity pool -- both with spectacular views, of course.

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Spa
Palladium Hotel's spa occupies a significant portion of the wellness floor on Level 10 and is headed by Tippy Sailo, a winner of the Pevonia Asia Spa Best Therapist of the Year Award.

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Banqueting & Functions
If you're looking to hold a meeting or celebration, the Palladium Hotel has a seemingly endless array of banqueting and function venues to choose from, in addition to its private dining rooms.

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Bars
Move over Aer -- Asilo and Li Bai at the Palladium Hotel now have the honor of being the highest bards in Mumbai!

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Rooms & Suites
The Palladium Hotel has 296 rooms and 28 suites. Measuring 45 square meters and 90 square meters respectively, they're amongst the most spacious hotel accommodations in Mumbai.

Palladium Hotel Mumbai Restaurants
The highlight of dining at the Palladium Hotel in Mumbai is that it's possible to sample a diverse variety of cuisine from all around the world.

St. Regis Mumbai (formerly the Palladium) Photo Tour & Review
As the saying goes, first impressions count. Yet, there's more to the hotel than its elegant looks. As a new luxury hotel in Mumbai, the St Regis is determined to prove itself. Undoubtedly, it's succeeding too.

Shopping in Jaipur: 8 Shops You Shouldn't Miss
Planning on going shopping in Jaipur and wondering about the best places to spend your money? Find everything from contemporary art to classic blue pottery at these famous shops!

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City - Spot the Camel
If you're lucky, you might get to see a camel pulling a load along the streets of the Old City of Jaipur.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Tripolia Gate and Market
From Jantar Mantar, follow the road out to Tripolia Bazaar. Many of the shopkeepers there specialize in selling kitchen utensils.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: City Palace Peacock Gate
On the far side of the main courtyard of the Jaipur City Palace, you'll find an exit that leads to another, smaller, courtyard known as Pritam Niwas Chowk. The real masterpiece there is the magnificent Peacock Gate.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Jantar Mantar
As you head out of the City Palace in Jaipur, you might want to stop by Jantar Mantar. This observatory was built by Jai Singh in 1728.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Pink Walls and Gates
Continue along M.I. Road, and you'll come across the pink walls of the Jaipur Old City on your left. Enter from Ajmeri Gate and turn right.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Entrance to the City Palace
Next stop on the walking tour of Jaipur Old City is the magnificent City Palace. There are two approaches that you can take to get there.

Jaipur Photo Tour: Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City
Many of the top attractions in Jaipur are located in the Old City. Use this guide to go on walking tour of the Jaipur Old City, or if your legs get tired, take one of the prevalent cycle rickshaws.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Johari Bazaar
Johari Bazaar and the lanes that run off it are known for gold and silver jewelery, as well as inexpensive costume jewelery and bangles.

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Hawa Mahal
Keep walking straight, and you'll reach Jaipur's most famous landmark -- the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace).

Walking Tour of Jaipur Old City: Behind the Hawa Mahal
You don't have to imagine what's behind the facade of the Hawa Mahal in the Jaipur Old City because you can actually stand behind its windows as the royal ladies once did.

10 Best Tourist Places to Visit in Bangalore
Wondering what to see and do in Bangalore? Check out these top tourist places to visit in Bangalore.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

Celebrate Christmas in Mumbai at These 8 Mumbai Churches
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

9 Popular Mumbai Churches for Christmas Midnight Mass
If you're looking for a traditional Christmas in Mumbai, these Mumbai churches all have midnight mass.

6 Popular Tourist Places to Visit in Goa
Don't miss these top places to visit in Goa for a diverse mix of beaches, adventure activities, parties, nature, and history.

How to Visit Rajasthan's Kumbhalgarh Fort & Haldi Ghati
Kumbhalgarh Fort was the most important fort of the Mewar kingdom after Chittorgarh. Find out more information about it and how to visit it in this guide.

Haldi Ghati and Maharana Pratap Museum Travel Guide
If you're visiting Kumbhalgarh Fort, where great warrior Maharana Pratap was born, continue to retrace the life of this revered hero by visiting Haldi Ghati as well.

5 Popular Music and Dance Festivals in Orissa (with Dates)
Attend these popular Orissa festivals to witness mesmerizing music and dance performances, held amongst some of the state's most well known temples.

Goa to Mumbai by Train: What are the Best Options?
A convenient and inexpensive way of getting from Goa to Mumbai is by train. Here's what you need to know, including overnight travel options.

How to Get From Delhi to Haridwar - India Travel
The holy city of Haridwar, in Uttarakhand, is a popular trip from Delhi for pilgrims and spiritual seekers. Here are the best options to travel there.

Best Trains From Delhi to Jaipur, India
Traveling from Delhi to Jaipur by train is a quick and convenient option. The fastest trains complete the journey in around four and a half hours.

Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves Essential Travel Guide
The Ajanta caves and Ellora caves in India are astonishingly hand-carved into hillside rock in the middle of nowhere. Here's what you need to know about visiting them.

Golden Triangle in India: Essential Travel Guide
The evocative Golden Triangle in India is one of the country's most popular tourist circuits. Here are the highlights and how to see it.

Haridwar or Rishikesh: Which is Best to Visit?
Wondering whether to visit Haridwar or Rishikesh? These two holy places are located not far from each other but are vastly different in nature. Find out which is best for you.

Mahaparinirvan Express India Buddhist Train Guide
The Mahaparinirvan Express is a special Buddhist tourist train that takes passengers on a spiritual tour through Buddhist India, where Buddhism originated more than 2,500 years ago.

Top Wedding Planners in India for Your Special Day
Getting married? These top wedding planners in India will oversee the arrangements and take the stress out of your special day.

3 Best Restaurants in India in the World Top 100
If Glam Media's new list of the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants in the world is anything to go by (and it does have credibility according to India's famous food critic Vir Sanghvi), foodies will soon be flocking to India.

6 Common but Often Misunderstood Hindi Words
In the Hindi language, some words are commonly used in a number of different ways. Here are six popular Hindi words that you'll often hear, but may be confused as to what they actually mean or the context they're used in.

7 Popular Indian Curries With Recipes to Try
If you love Indian food, chances are that you will have tried one of these popular Indian curries (or will want to!).

Best Trains From Mumbai to Delhi - India Travel
Traveling from Mumbai to Delhi by train? You can be there in as little as 16 hours. Find out about your best options.

2016 Baisakhi Festival in India Essential Guide
Baisakhi is a harvest festival, a Punjabi new year festival, and commemoration of the founding of the Khalsa (Sikh religion brotherhood) all rolled into one occasion. Find out about it here.

Christmas in India: The Best Places to Celebrate It
Wondering how Christmas in India is celebrated and where to enjoy some traditional Christmas cheer? This article will point you in the right direction.

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Vivenda dos Palhacos Review: South Goa Heritage Villa
Vivenda dos Palhacos is an immaculately restored heritage property, tucked away in peaceful south Goa's Majorda village only a few minutes from the beach.

Galjibag Beach: South Goa's Best Kept Secret?
Galjibag beach in far south Goa is a protected Olive Ridley turtle breeding site, ensuring that it remains delightfully untouched and free of any permanent structures.

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Turiya Villa South Goa: Review and Photo Tour
The 100 year old, elegantly transformed, Turiya Villa fills a huge gap in the South Goa accommodation market, which is generally limited to resorts and beach huts.

Fontainhas Goa: Guide to Enjoying Goa's Latin Quarter
Goa's Fontainhas Latin Quarter is one of the main attractions in capital city, Panjim. It's rich in Portuguese heritage. You can even stay in a mansion there.

8 Best Delhi Markets for Fabulous Shopping
The vibrant and exotic atmosphere of Delhi markets can make shopping lots of fun. These top markets in Delhi are a treasure trove of goods waiting to be discovered.

Photo of Making Christmas Decorations in Kashmir
Paper mache Christmas decorations are made by Kashmiri Muslim artisans. They're sold in markets in India, as well as exported all over the world.

Photo of Kashmiri Christmas Decorations Being Packed
Kashmiri Muslim artisans pack handmade Christmas decorations ready for sale. Page 2.

Photo of Christmas Candles in Delhi.
People gather to light candles and celebrate Christmas at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Delhi. Page 7.

Photo of Christmas Tree Seller in Delhi
A street vendor sells plastic Christmas trees in Delhi. Page 5.

Photo of Christmas Decorations for Sale in Kolkata
Christmas decorations are sold at a market in Bow Bazaar, Kolkata. Page 3.

Photo of Cochin Carnival Christmas Parade in Kerala
The Cochin Carnival, in Kerala, coincides with Christmas and features a colorful parade. Page 8.

Photo of India Christmas Santa Hats
Although India isn't a predominantly Christian country, Christmas in India is still celebrated to varying degrees. These India Christmas photos capture the Christmas spirit across the country. Page 6.

Photo of Santas for Sale at Christmas in India
Santas and Santa costumes for sale at the Christmas market in Bow Bazaar, Kolkata. Page 4.

10 Top Delhi Tours that You Can Easily Book Online
Booking your Delhi tour online in advance will save on time and hassle. Check out this list of top tours from Viator for options.

Photo of Family Christmas in Mumbai
A Catholic family in Mumbai celebrates Christmas with a nativity scene. Page 11.

Kerala Christmas Band
A shopping center in Kerala celebrates Christmas with a band. Page 9.

Photo of India Christmas Mass at Church
Priests perform Christmas mass at Holy Family Catholic Church in Srinagar, India. Page 12.

Photo of India Christmas in Goa
Christmas celebrations in the square next to Santa Cruz Basilica in Kochi, Kerala. Page 10.

Bangalore Metro Train Guide
Traveling on the new Bangalore Metro train? Find out all you need to know about it here, including route maps, timetables, and fare information.

Review of Peter Cat Restaurant in Kolkata
Kolkata's famed Peter Cat restaurant has managed to survive the passage of time. It remains as popular now as it was when it opened way back in the swinging sixties.

How to Avoid the 2 Month Gap on Indian Tourist Visas
If you have a genuine reason for needing to return to India within the 2 month gap on a Tourist Visa, there are a couple of options.

New Market Kolkata Review (Pros & Cons)
New Market in Kolkata can be crowded and chaotic but if you're after a bargain, or even just an unforgettable experience, it's not to be missed.

Important India Monsoon Season Health Tips
Staying healthy during the monsoon season in India requires particular care to be taken. Here are useful some tips.

Review of Bademiya Kebab Restaurant in Mumbai
A visit to Mumbai simply isn't complete without trying the succulent kebabs and grilled chicken from Bademiya.

Amritsar India and Golden Temple Essential Travel Guide
Amritsar in India is the spiritual capital of Sikhs. Travel to Amritsar to visit the exquisite Golden Temple.

Top Walking Tours in India: Your Essential Guide
India's streets are amongst the most fascinating places in the country. Explore them on these India walks.

Best Delhi Walking Tours
These walks will take you through the labyrinth of streets of the Old city, and Delhi's rich heritage. Page 2 of the essential guide to walks in India.

Kolkata Tours: Top Kolkata Walks to Expore the City
Kolkata has a fascinating history, which you'll really be able to immerse yourself in on one of these Kolkata walks. Alternatively, there are also walking tours in Calcutta that will give you a modern day look inside the city.

BangaloreTours: Top Bangalore Walks to Expore the City
Bangalore walks run every weekend throughout the year. Discover popular walking tours in Bangalore here.

Mumbai Tours: Top Mumbai Walks to Expore the City
Taking a Mumbai walking tour is an excellent way to explore the city's old colonial architecture and bustling bazaars. These Mumbai walks cover a range of attractions, including the eye-opening Dharavi slum which will expose you to another side of

Shekhawati Rajasthan Essential Travel Guide
Visiting Shekhawati Rajasthan? Find out all you need to plan your trip to see the Shekhawati havelis, known as the world's largest open air gallery, in this guide.

Best Places to See Shekhawati Rajasthan Havelis
The Shekhawati havelis are spread out all over the region. However, some towns and villages have better preserved ones than others. Plan your trip there with this comprehensive travel guide.

Shekhawati Rajasthan Map
Map, to scale, of major towns in the Shekhawait region of Rajasthan.

Best Shekhawati Hotels: Where to Stay
If you're staying in Shekhawati Rajasthan, these Shekhawati hotels are the stand out options for all budgets.

Bhuj Kutch Places to Visit and Information
Bhuj, the capital city of Kutch, is an excellent launching point for exploring the region. Sadly, much of Bhuj was destroyed in the 2001 earthquake. However, many of the architectural treasures of the city's Jadeja rulers remain standing in the walled Old City.

Kutch Gujarat: Top 5 Tourist Places and Travel Guide
The diverse Kutch region of Gujarat is sometimes described as India's 'wild west'. Discover more about what to see and do there.

Mandvi Kutch Places to Visit and Information
The port town of Mandvi, on the west coast of Kutch around an hour from Bhuj, is worth visiting to see its fascinating 400 year old shipbuilding yard.

Guide to Kutch Villages and Handicrafts
Gujarat's Kutch region is renowned for its handicrafts, produced by the very talented artisans in its villages.

Kutch Places to Visit: Great Rann of Kutch & Salt Desert
A vast and arid expanse that lies to the north of the Tropic of Cancer, much of the Great Rann of Kutch is made of up of salt desert.

Kutch Places to Visit: Little Rann & Wild Ass Sanctuary
The barren desolate landscape of the Little Rann of Kutch lies to the southeast of the Great Rann. It's most famous for its Wild Ass Sanctuary.

9 Diverse Places to Visit in Bhubaneshwar Odisha
Wondering what places to visit in Bhubaneshwar? The capital city of Odisha is renowned for its temples but there are many other attractions as well.

Discover Bhubaneshwar's Ekamravan Medicinal Plant Garden
On the west bank of Bhubaneshwar's holy Bindu Sagar lies what is possibly the city's most underrated attraction, the Ekamravan Medicinal Plant Garden.

Sundarbans National Park India Essential Travel Guide
The Sundarbans National Park in India is a magnificent tangle of mangrove jungle that's the only one of its kind in the world. Plan your trip there with this comprehensive travel guide.

Rajon Ki Baoli, Delhi
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Dada Hari Step Well, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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Adalaj Step Well, Gujarat
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Chand Baori, Abhaneri, Rajasthan
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6 Abandoned Step Wells with Amazing Architecture in India
India's abandoned step wells are an important part of the country's history and architecture. Many are neglected and crumbling but here are six worth visiting.

Rani ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat
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5 Must See Bhubaneshwar Temples: Rajarani Temple
The Rajarani temple is unique in that there is no deity associated with it. The carvings on the temple are particularly ornate, with numerous erotic sculptures.

5 Must-See Temples in Bhubaneswar Odisha
Bhubaneshwar, Odisha's capital, is renowned for being an ancient city of temples -- after all, there are more than 700 of them there! The majority of these temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva.