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  • 6 special places to stay in Laos

    6 special places to stay in Laos

    December 19th, 2014Site Editor
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    Until the 1990s, Laos remained shut off from the outside world, and largely unknown to Western travellers. Since then, more and more visitors have come to discover that this landlocked country offers some of Southeast Asia’s most enchanting natural landscapes and a fascinating diversity of cultures. Although Laos still much less developed than neighbouring Thailand,... Read more »

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  • The best aerial views in the world

    The best aerial views in the world

    December 17th, 2014Olivia Rawes
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  • The best of traditional Indian food

    The best of traditional Indian food

    December 11th, 2014Keith Drew
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  • 20 arresting pictures of India

    20 arresting pictures of India

    December 8th, 2014Site Editor
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    A land of countless colours, intriguing cultures and scores of delicious foods, India is an exciting and beautiful travel destination. To inspire you to jump on that plane, we’ve selected 20 pictures of India to take you from the backwaters of Kerala to Ladakh’s soaring mountain passes. Palace of the winds (Hawa Mahal), Jaipur, Rajasthan... Read more »

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  • The best photography on Picfair: urban scenes

    The best photography on Picfair: urban scenes

    December 8th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    This month’s Picfair travel photography round up takes a look at some of their best urban shots. From London and New York to Shanghai and Delhi, we’ve picked our favourite images of the world’s sprawling metropolises. Next month’s theme is ‘winter’, so sign up to Picfair and upload your images, tagged with RGwinter, for a chance to... Read more »

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  • Kashmir: paradise with imperfections

    Kashmir: paradise with imperfections

    December 3rd, 2014Nick Edwards
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    After an unforgettable first trip to Kashmir, India, in 1990, Nick Edwards returned to research the area for recent editions of the Rough Guide to India and found some things unchanged, while others quite different. Ever since being mesmerised by the symphonic juggernaut of Led Zeppelin’s epic track in the mid-seventies, the name Kashmir held a... Read more »

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  • The unexpected highlights of northwest Pakistan

    The unexpected highlights of northwest Pakistan

    December 1st, 2014Riazat Butt
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    Returning to her Pakistani roots, Riazat Butt visits her home country as a tourist and discovers the unexpected highlights of Pakistan’s northwest. It takes four buckets of water and half a bottle of shampoo to wash the Hindu Kush out of my hair. I’ve come from Chitral, across the icy and rugged wilderness of the... Read more »

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  • Weird world fashion: around the world in 20 costumes

    Weird world fashion: around the world in 20 costumes

    November 28th, 2014Alice Park
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  • Video: 27 things not to miss in India

    Video: 27 things not to miss in India

    November 25th, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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    Whether you want to fill your belly with delicious Punjabi dinners, relax on a sandy Goan beach or explore the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu, India has something for everyone. Here are our top tips on things to do in India.

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  • The best Chinese food: 19 mouthwatering dishes

    The best Chinese food: 19 mouthwatering dishes

    November 21st, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Tamil Nadu: discover the Hindu Heartlands

    Tamil Nadu: discover the Hindu Heartlands

    November 17th, 2014Nick Edwards
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    Longstanding author of the Rough Guide to India, Nick Edwards explains why Tamil Nadu encapsulates the essence of South India and is a worthy alternative to more touristic Kerala. Despite having a long meandering border with Kerala that threads its way along the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu has never seen the same number of foreign... Read more »

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  • Karst out in Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

    Karst out in Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

    November 17th, 2014Ron Emmons
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    The stunning karst pinnacles of Ha Long Bay are one of the jewels in Vietnam’s crown, but as Ron Emmons discovers, nearby Bai Tu Long Bay boasts the same beguiling scenery – without the crowds. After three days cruising through the jaw-dropping scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay, and taking about 5000 photos of rugged... Read more »

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