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India

India is located in South Asia and has the world’s second largest population of 1.2 billion people. India’s diverse culture includes four different world religions, and is considered one of the fastest growing major economies. Travel in India is varied with mountain, jungle, beach and desert locations. A top destination is New Delhi, a home to numerous national institutions, museums and landmarks like the Taj Mahal.

Camel safari in India: Best Travel Experience in India

Go West, Young Paco: Indian Camel Safari

The stink may not be a factor, but a horny adolescent camel can make a desert journey memorable.

Discover India One Cliché at a Time

Forget the India you think you know. Here’s a guide to what you should and shouldn't expect in India.
Driving in New Delhi, India.

A Tiger in Your Tank: On the Road in India (Humor)

Traveling in India can be an unexpected and wild ride.
Darjeeling Tibetan Monks

Darjeeling: India’s Treasure of the Hills

Drink the tea, but don’t miss out on the narrow-gauge railroad or the sidewalk vendors. And always seal the windows at night.
Pondicherry, India

French for a Night: India’s Hotel De L’Orient

In this coastal Indian town, step back to charming, 18th-century France. Charming except for those door-less toilets.
12 Days in an Indian Monastery

The Price of Enlightenment: 12 Days in an Indian Monastery

When the sweating slows and the fever burns off, hopefully you’ll realize that smiling makes breathing easier.

Children of India: A Volunteer Vacation

Hear the songs of the lost children who have found a home in this Indian community.

The Queen and I: A Visit to Gir Forest National Park

A visit to India's Gir National Park leads to an awe-inspiring encounter with the queen of the jungle.
Maharani India

Travel by Camel: Living Like a Maharani in India

Live the life of a Maharani by traveling the desert on camel.
Train travel in India

A Lesson In Patience: Train Travel in India

When traveling by rail in India, it helps to know the rules.
Travel in India

Bibi Ka Maqbara: India’s Mini-Taj Mahal

Like the original, this replica of India's most famous structure is a monument of love.
Bollywood

Bollywood Babe: Mumbai Movie-Making

I was looking for an inside view of Bollywood, but this wasn't what I expected.

Horn Please: Braving Travel in India

Driving in India is certainly not for the fainthearted.

The Eternal Teardrop: The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is more poetic than poetry, standing between Heaven and Earth, dream and reality.