India

Finally taking that trip to India? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after my March and May 2009 trips there, which saw me visit the cities of Delhi and Mumbai (Bombay); the Goa beach region; Rajasthan, the Thar desert and the cities of Jaipur and Jodhpur; and the world-famous Taj Mahal.

Five Years Didn’t Change This Place Much

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I just visited one of my favorite places in the world for the first time in almost five years. Thankfully, time hasn’t changed most of what I love about it!

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The Last Place Gandhi Called Home

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The highlight of my day in Delhi was undoubtedly Gandhi Smriti or “Birla House,” the last place Mahatma Gandhi ever lived.

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Just How Cheap Is India?

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India is a very cheap place to travel, but if you fall victim to more than one scam — every India traveler is entitled to one scam — you will leave broke.

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How to Plan Your Taj Mahal Day-trip

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Time-strapped backpackers, rest assured: Seeing all that Agra, India has to offer doesn’t even require you to stay there overnight.

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The Best of Delhi in a Day

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If you’re efficient and move quickly, one day is all you need to enjoy Delhi, India’s best-known tourist attractions — and even a few more obscure ones.

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Where to Hit the Beach in Goa

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The coastline of Goa, India is long enough that you should have an idea of where you want to go before you get there.

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