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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.

India’s Best Megacity

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I can’t guarantee this post will make it any easier for you to choose between Mumbai vs Delhi.

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Can You Visit India in 2021?

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If you want to visit India in 2021, I have good news and bad news.

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Spilling the Tea About Kerala

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Spoiler alert: This is not going to be a glowing puff piece!

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Pearl of Goa

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The best place to stay in Goa depends on where you are—and I’m not just talking about the name of the beach.

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Scams and Shah Jahan

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Take it from me: A Taj Mahal day tour can quickly turn into something more stressful, even nefarious.

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8 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to India

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Although most tourists find its mix enticing, Indian culture can sometimes be overwhelming, especially to people from the West.

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A Day in Delhi Can Be Delightful

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I think you’ll agree with me once your trip is through: Delhi can be delightful, after all.

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Backwaters or Beaches?

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On the subject of where to go in Kerala, there are two basic options: Backwaters and beaches, with all due respect to the (overrated) tea fields of Munnar.

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