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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.

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.
Travel in India. Indian street food

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.

The Eternal Teardrop: The Taj Mahal

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

A Lesson In Patience: Train Travel in India

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

Children of India: A Volunteer Vacation

Hear the songs of the lost children who have found a home in this Indian community.
In the Ganges for Kumbh Mela. Photo by Rafaela Schneider

Kumbh Mela: Religion, the Ganges and Robbery

Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious festivals in the world, where Hindu pilgrims flock to the Ganges to have their sins cleansed.
Viewing rhinos on safari in India. Photo by Annie Palovcik

Rhinos at Dawn: Safari in India

An unusual safari in India allows travelers to view elephants, rhinos and other wildlife by jeep.
Cox's Bazar near the Bakkhali River Estuary. Photo by Flickr/eutrophication&hypoxia

Beaches of Bakkhali: West Bengal, India

With fields draped in yellow sunflower blossoms running parallel to the white sandy beaches, Bakkhali is different from the traditional sea side resort.
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.
A view of Old Delhi from a moving rickshaw.

Rickshawing Through Old Delhi

The screeching noise added to the beeps, honks and shouts rising from the symphony of an Old Delhi traffic jam, one traveler reflects on Old Delhi.

Horn Please: Braving Travel in India

Driving in India is certainly not for the fainthearted.

Bollywood Babe: Mumbai Movie-Making

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

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