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India — The world’s largest democracy and second-most-populous nation, India is home to Bollywood, cricket, Darjeeling tea, and 22 officially recognized languages. Discover a diverse country whose national parks showcase tigers and elephants, and where urban centers are buzzing with history, culture, shopping and nightlife.

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For a mélange of ancient history, culture unlike anywhere else, and indulgent outdoor pursuits.

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10 Quirky Local Customs Travelers Should Know

June 18, 2014 by Tommy Burson

Flight: booked. Hotel: reserved. Language podcasts: Completed. What else do you need to prepare before jetting off on vacation? Most of us would probably never ... Read More »

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Add This to Your India To-Do List: Rishikesh

April 23, 2014 by Jill K. Robinson

Known commonly as the “yoga capital of the world,” Rishikesh sits on the banks of the Ganges river surrounded by forested hills that lead up to the snow-shrouded ... Read More »

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37,370 Steps Around the World for Travelers to Climb

April 17, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Barcelona has its Sagrada Familia. Sydney has its white-hooded Opera House. And other places? Well, they’ve got steps – lots and lots of them. As the examples ... Read More »

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10 Essential Late-Night Eats from All Over the World

March 07, 2014 by Tommy Burson

On vacation, we tend to keep different schedules. That's why, at 1 a.m., with all the regular restaurants closed and the bar having stopped serving food, you may ... Read More »

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Warm Up with Fire Festivals from Around the World

January 22, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Last month we gave you a pictorial run-down of 11 Otherworldly Snow and Ice Festivals Around the Globe. Now, in honor of the brave folks who are dealing with the ... Read More »

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“Diaper bags make fantastic carry-on totes. They're sturdy, fit under airplane seats, and have tons and tons of pockets.”

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