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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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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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Fire Festivals from Around the World

January 21, 2014

Held the last weekend of January, Up Helly Aa is a celebration of the Viking heritage of the the Scottish Shetland Islands. Locals march through the town of ... Read More »

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Save or Splurge: 8 Yoga Retreats for Winter Relaxation

January 16, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Plenty of resorts promise to leave you feeling "relaxed and refreshed," but none are as likely to rechargeyour batteries as thoroughly as a ... Read More »

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“Love local markets? Snag an apartment rental so you can feast after you forage--and save on meals while you're at it.”

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