SPECTACULAR INDIA! From the High Himalayas to the shimmering sands of Rajasthan, tropical coastline to extensive forest, Goa to Delhi to Varanasi and Mumbai—so geographically diverse and culturally rich is India it can take a lifetime to see it all. Here’s our “Destination India” showcase
Mahabalipuram was once a seaside powerhouse of the Pallava Dynasty, filled with spiritual temples and industrial buzz. Now it’s at the centre of India’s latest surfing craze.
India’s legendary railway system is not only one of the most spectacular in the world, it’s also one of the largest—criss-crossing the country with more than 120,000 kilometres of track, letting you get to just about anyplace you want to go!
For centuries, the rich fleece grown by Himalayan mountain sheep was harvested for wear in the world’s cultured capitals. How did it get there? Join our editor-at-large as he sets across the vast plateaus of northern India to explore the ancient trading routes of pashmina wool.
How could a country known for its crowds, chaos and culture shock—and one typically thought the most daunting for female solo travellers—help and heal a wounded spirit?
Pounding waterfalls, spicy street food and the biggest after-harvest festival in India. Here’s where to eat, what to do and how to get around in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, India.