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  • The most romantic places in India

    The most romantic places in India

    November 25th, 2016Freya Godfrey
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  • 13 tips for backpacking India

    13 tips for backpacking India

    March 14th, 2016Helen Abramson
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    Pin Whether you’re hurtling along in a rickshaw, eating fantastic curries, kicking back on the backwaters or hiking in the mountains, backpacking India will always be an adventure. You’ll need your wits about you, and preparation is key – here are our top tips to making your journey as smooth as possible. Check out The Rough Guide to India... Read more »

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  • Video: top 5 things to do in Kerala

    Video: top 5 things to do in Kerala

    February 23rd, 2016Colt St. George
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    We sent Rough Guides editor Rachel Mills to the southernmost tip of the Indian Subcontinent to research Kerala for the upcoming Rough Guide to India. From tea estates in lush green hills to sultry palm-fringed backwaters, plus a host of deserted beaches, she dove beneath the surface and immersed herself in the region’s natural wonders, lavish festivals and heavenly South Indian... Read more »

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The best beaches in India

    The best beaches in India

    August 6th, 2014Site Editor
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    With 7500 kilometres of coastline to explore, good beaches in India aren’t hard to come by. From the party sands of Goa to the bustle of Marine Drive in Mumbai, here are some of the best beaches in India.  Chakratirth Beach, Gujarat The larger Chakratirth Beach, overlooked by a high bound, is a little to... Read more »

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  • Indian cooking in Kerala

    Indian cooking in Kerala

    April 9th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    In a four-day endeavour to master Indian cooking with her mother in south India, Lottie Gross learns so much more than just how to serve up the best masala… “You know why I call this a cooking holiday? Cooking for you, holiday for me!” Jacob laughs as he watches me squeeze out rice noodles through... Read more »

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  • Slow travel – take your time on your trip

    Slow travel – take your time on your trip

    February 17th, 2014Rough Guides Editors
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  • 28 interesting facts about India

    28 interesting facts about India

    December 1st, 2013Rebecca Hallett
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    Over 1.1 billion people live in India, from the deserts of Rajasthan and the blissful beaches of Goa, to the Keralan tea plantations and the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Kolkata. With such a huge diversity of landscapes, religion and culture, India is a fascinating place to visit. Learn a little more about this enormous... Read more »

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  • Touring Indian tea plantations in Kerala

    Touring Indian tea plantations in Kerala

    November 13th, 2013Heidi Fuller-Love
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    You can’t go anywhere in India without seeing men and women sipping on small cups of steaming Indian tea. From strong, black pure teas to spice-infused masala chai, Heidi Fuller-Love went to discover the best of Indian tea. The silhouettes of Fort Cochin’s giant Chinese fishing nets – as menacing as monsters from a Hollywood... Read more »

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