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.

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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How to Travel in India

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Visiting India? Here’s a round-up of all the different ways to travel around India, from train, to camel, to motorcycle.

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A Big Roadblock to Traveling in India

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The process of getting an India visa for US citizens has recently changed, but not for the better. Here’s the good, bad and the ugly about getting an India visa from BLS International.

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