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The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

Grand palaces, sparking lakes, temples, and monuments are just some of what awaits the curious traveller in Udaipur. Known as the “Venice of the East,” Udaipur is a colourful city filled with beautiful architecture, and the setting, amidst the Aravalli Hills, can’t be beat. Whether navigating ancient, winding streets, bargaining in...
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24 hours in: Udaipur

24 hours in: Udaipur

Udaipur’s plentiful bodies of water have given it the nicknames of Venice of the East and City of Lakes. This includes Lake Pichola, one of the most beautiful lakes in the city and Jaisamand Lake, the second largest man-made lake in all of Asia. An abundance of lakes aside, Udaipur...
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Things to do in: Udaipur

Things to do in: Udaipur

The Venice of the East, the City of Lakes — no matter what nickname you apply to Udaipur, they all imply one thing: that this city is positively lovely. From floating on Lake Pichola to seeing the world’s largest turban, here’s your guide to the iconic things to do in...
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Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

The best way to get to know a destination and learn its culture is to meet the people who live and work there. In Rajasthan, India, our Ancient Arts tour introduces travellers to the artisans who craft jewellery, shoes, utensils, pottery, and more. Not only do travellers get to learn...
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The complete guide to: Ahmedabad travel

The complete guide to: Ahmedabad travel

Located in the state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad might not be the first Indian city that pops into your head when you start planning a trip to the subcontinent — but that doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. In fact, it really shouldn’t. Although the city may feel overwhelming at first,...
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Life and death on the Ganges ghats

Life and death on the Ganges ghats

Sometimes, as you travel the winding roads of life — slowly, then speeding up, navigating the curves and bumps you meet along the way — you find yourself stopped, halted suddenly in just the place you need to be. I believe firmly that all we encounter in life — from...
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The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

Love ’em or hate ’em, nicknames are inevitable. And we don’t just mean that name your granny from Punjab or your aunt from Canada gave you when you were a kid. Even cities aren’t immune to being graced with nicknames — especially when those cities are in India. The subcontinent...
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6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

When you think of India, you think of food. And when you think of Indian food, you think of curry – or the bland butter chicken found in food courts around the world. But like most countries you visit, there is so much more to Indian cuisine than makes it to...
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Your India travel guide

Your India travel guide

So you’re going to India (cue squeal of excitement!), now what?! You’ve got to figure out what to pack, what movies to inspire you, where to eat, and WHAT TO DO! Well, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate India travel guide — from pinning your must-dos on Pinterest, to answering...
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8 movies that make us want to go to India

8 movies that make us want to go to India

If you’ve been lucky enough to travel to India, you know it is a cinematic experience even without the cameras rolling. Vibrant, loud, and chaotic, it’s culture in 3D with surround sound! As if you needed another reason to travel to the beautiful cities of India, here are eight films...
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