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August/September 2009

  • India Travel: Top of Their Game

    Skidding his JEEP to a stop in THE jungles of Bandhavgarh National Park, Kartikeya Singh Chauhan craned his neck to examine the rutted forest track. “See there,” he said, pointing to impressions ...
  • India: Coffee and Mountain Magic

    Cradled in the highlands of southwest Karnataka, Chikmagalur is cultivating a reputation for its cool climate, verdant mountain scenery, and growing range of lodgings. But for one caffeine aficionado,...
  • India Travel: Delhi Redefined

    Seven years ago, when my husband and I quit our mind-numbing jobs in Hong Kong and decided to move to New Delhi, I was terrified. Although I’d grown up in India and made my start as a reporter in th...
  • India Travel: Shifting Sands

    Dimitri Klein figured that setting up an eco-hotel in India would be a challenge. He just didn’t expect the headaches to begin in the bathroom.
  • India Travel: Regal Rajasthan

    A land of fairy-tale fortresses and marble palaces perched above arid plains or sparkling lakes, Rajasthan—India’s second-largest state—lures more travelers than any other part of the country.
  • India Spas: Holistic Havens

    Sizing up some of India’s top Ayurvedic wellness retreats.
  • India Travel: It Takes a Village

    Rural tourism is bringing more travelers—and income—to the Kumaon Himalayas
  • India Hotels: A Glimpse of Old Goa

    Four boutique hotels are doing their part to preserve unique Portuguese legacy in Goa.
  • The Guide: India Now

    The hottest places to sleep, eat, shop, and party in India’s vibrant cities.
  • Explore India by Boat

    Four ways to explore India by boat.
  • India: Varanasi Visions

    Visiting India’s holiest Hindu city is a hypnotic, soulful experience that stays with you forever
  • India Shoppings: Think Pink

    From clothing to carvings, expect a colorful retail experience in India’s fabled Pink City.
  • India: Ziplining Experiences in Rajasthan

    Adventure operators Flying Fox plunge visitors across the sky on a series of zip lines extending between ridges and the 550-year-old Neemrana Fort-Palace.
  • India: Khalsa Heritage Museum to Showcase Sikh Culture

    A state-of-the-art museum in Punjab’s holy city of Anandpur Sahib promises an interactive, multisensory experience far removed from the yawn-inducing, exhibit-led approach of traditional museums.
  • India Travel: High Tea

  • Art: Summit Talk

    Celebrated Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor once said that “Work grows out of other work, and there are very few eureka moments.” Those involved in the India Art Summit
  • Rajasthan: Tented Luxury in Thar Desert at ‘The Serai’

    With spacious tents, teak furniture, and handwoven rugs, the property brings canvas-topped luxury to the edge of Rajasthan's Thar Desert.