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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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  • 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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  • 5 magical getaways fit for an Airbnb king

    5 magical getaways fit for an Airbnb king

    October 17th, 2014Mariella de Souza
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    Airbnb continues to excite travellers in their quest for the perfect accommodation. With scores of rentals across the globe, kipping on someone’s sofa or crashing in the spare room is no longer the only option available to weary travellers. If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to live like a Lord or Lady, you... Read more »

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  • Great journeys – as chosen by you

    Great journeys – as chosen by you

    September 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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  • The best photography on Picfair: the locals

    The best photography on Picfair: the locals

    September 2nd, 2014Lottie Gross
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    For the second piece in our “Best of Picfair” series, we take a look at locals around the world. From Haiti to Vietnam, here is some of the best travel photography from some of the top photographers on Picfair – a website that lets amateurs and professionals upload and sell their photographs for a fair price. Next month’s theme... Read more »

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  • Motorbiking from Australia to Estonia

    Motorbiking from Australia to Estonia

    August 18th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    After motorcycling from Australia to Istanbul, Kickstarter-funded traveller Tyson Cable told Lottie Gross about his exploits around the world on two wheels.  Over a crackly line from his hotel room in Istanbul, Tyson Cable introduced himself to me as a traveller first and foremost, and a photographer second. He is the creator of the Adventure... Read more »

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  • One year on: Picfair’s best travel photography

    One year on: Picfair’s best travel photography

    August 4th, 2014Lottie Gross
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    If you’re a keen travel photographer, amateur or professional, and you’ve not heard of Picfair you’re missing a trick. As a platform for professional photographers it’s revolutionary, allowing them to sell their pictures at a price they want. Travellers with camera can get in on the action too. Since its launch in August 2013, 5,000... Read more »

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  • The world’s most impressive cityscapes

    The world’s most impressive cityscapes

    April 4th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Sacred sounds and debaucherous drumming in Rajasthan

    Sacred sounds and debaucherous drumming in Rajasthan

    March 21st, 2014Georgie Pope
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    This is the second in a two part series where Georgie Pope, founder of Sound Travels tours, goes in search of the people and places that will make up her Great Rajasthani Adventure. You can read part one, where she meets the gypsies of Jaipur and a musical family in the village of Shimla, here.... Read more »

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  • Discovering musical stars in rural Rajasthan

    Discovering musical stars in rural Rajasthan

    March 17th, 2014Georgie Pope
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    The state of Rajasthan – a land route for trade and culture between the Arab world and Asia – could obsess a musicologist for an entire lifetime. With the right guidance, at every five paces you can meet singing genealogists and poetic percussionists, flute-playing farmers and dancing snake priests, living alongside child stars and living... Read more »

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