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Home to the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala is a taste of Tibet in India. Head into the foothills of the Himalayas, and you can catch a glimpse of His Holiness himself and sample the cuisine of Tibetan exiles... read more »
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Destination: India
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Spa
If you’re looking for the ultimate adrenaline buzz, you might just find it on the waters of the Ganges in northern India... read more »
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Destination: Rajasthan
Trip type: Cultural
If you want to make the most of a visit to India, take to the tracks and explore regal Rajasthan by train - it can be a palatial journey... read more »
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Shopping, massage, henna tattoos, restaurants, yoga, romantic views… Rajasthan has it all for a group of women travellers – and a homestay, living with locals, is a safe and friendly way to see it ... read more »
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Destination: Jodhpur
Trip type: Cultural
With some fantastic music, a worthy purpose, and the odd mega rock star dropping in, the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur is a totally captivating experience ... read more »
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In one trip, you can take in Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and the Taj Mahal. Be prepared for sensory overload as you explore the forts, temples and busy streets of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle... read more »
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Destination: Mumbai (Bombay)
The chaotic Indian setting for hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, cricket-obsessed Mumbai will shock, seduce, sadden, charm and confound you in equal measure... read more »
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Destination: Udaipur, Rajasthan
Staying in some of Rajasthan's beautifully restored fort-palaces, now converted into luxury hotels, gives you a memorable chance to see India through the eyes of the maharajas... read more »
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Destination: Kerala
Trip type: Cruise, Cultural, Eco
You may think you've tried the best kinds of floating holidays - but nothing's quite as magical as drifting into a whole new dimension on Kerala's lakes and canals... read more »
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Destination: Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur
Trip type: Cultural
You don’t need a bank account at Coutts to live like a royal – just head to Rajasthan, where you can hop from one regal palace to the next... read more »
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Destination: Goa, Goa
Heading to north Goa for a fix of winter sun? When you fancy a break from Indian and Goan food, there are some great restaurants serving up top-notch European and Chinese dishes. Check these out...... read more »
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Destination: Agra
Some call it the most beautiful building on earth, the eighth wonder of the world – but without an expert's guidance, the Taj Mahal in India can leave visitors cold. Here are my insider tips... read more »
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Destination: Colva
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
This is one of the longest beaches in the world, and one of the most beautiful. Even though mass tourism has arrived it is still a place of wonder, magic and calm. As my return visit reminds me.... read more »
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Destination: India
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Spa
Luxury India....... read more »
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Destination: Goa
Trip type: Beach, Winter Sun
Goa's famous for its beaches - and rightly so - but this former Portuguese colony on India's west coast also has a wealth of other natural and cultural highlights that might surprise you... read more »
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With its 60 miles of coast, Goa in India has a beach (and a hotel) to suit every taste, from budget to super-luxury. It's not quite like the old days, but there are spots where you can truly chill out... read more »
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Destination: Kovalam
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
This world-famous trio of beaches in Kerala, southern India, has working fishermen, a laid-back lifestyle and a varied selection of hotels from the basic to the super luxurious. ... read more »
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Destination: Jaisalmer
Trip type: Activity, Cultural
With its sandstone fortress rising out over the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer feels like it belongs to another world, never mind another century... read more »
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Destination: Ladakh
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Known as Little Tibet, Ladakh is a bastion of Buddhist calm, located on the old Silk Route and home to remote villages that are just beginning to welcome tourists... read more »
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