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Five of the best boutique hotels in India, from ultimate glamping to rustic tree houses

Tourists who don’t want the hotel chain experience are going farther afield in their search for something different. Here are five bespoke places to stay in India that are well off the beaten track.

3 Jul 2018 - 6:49PM

Tourists who don’t want the hotel chain experience are going farther afield in their search for something different. Here are five bespoke places to stay in India that are well off the beaten track.

Five of the best boutique hotels in India, from ultimate glamping to rustic tree houses
Five things to do in Agra – once you’ve visited the Taj Mahal

You’ve braved the crowds, seen the iconic monument and got your selfie. Now it’s time to explore what else Agra has to offer, from markets and street food in the old town to Agra Fort and an abandoned 17th century city

20 Sep 2017 - 1:26PM

You’ve braved the crowds, seen the iconic monument and got your selfie. Now it’s time to explore what else Agra has to offer, from markets and street food in the old town to Agra Fort and an abandoned 17th century city

Five things to do in Agra – once you’ve visited the Taj Mahal
Book review: The Vanishing Stepwells of India – ancient feats of engineering documented

Victoria Lautman travelled through the wastelands of western India to document ancient water-harvesting systems – brilliant examples of ancient engineering, now largely forgotten

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Victoria Lautman travelled through the wastelands of western India to document ancient water-harvesting systems – brilliant examples of ancient engineering, now largely forgotten

Book review: The Vanishing Stepwells of India – ancient feats of engineering documented
Best of the best India travel guide: six places to holiday this winter

Beaches, wellness, nature, spirituality, wildlife, history – whichever’s your thing, India, with its varied landscape and wealth of heritage, has options to suit every holidaymaker

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM

Beaches, wellness, nature, spirituality, wildlife, history – whichever’s your thing, India, with its varied landscape and wealth of heritage, has options to suit every holidaymaker

Best of the best India travel guide: six places to holiday this winter
How to get to know India through its food: an insider’s guide to some must-try experiences

Get to know the rich and varied tastes of the subcontinent with a structured tour, a culinary home-stay or a food-centred trip – and the options are as vast as the cuisine

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Get to know the rich and varied tastes of the subcontinent with a structured tour, a culinary home-stay or a food-centred trip – and the options are as vast as the cuisine

How to get to know India through its food: an insider’s guide to some must-try experiences
Five of the best forests for tiger spotting in India

With the wildlife viewing season in India in full swing, now is the perfect time to see tigers. Here are the best places to catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures

3 Nov 2015 - 3:25PM

With the wildlife viewing season in India in full swing, now is the perfect time to see tigers. Here are the best places to catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures

Five of the best forests for tiger spotting in India
Interview: author who narrated Indian epic The Mahabharata in 2,628 tweets
City scope: the China story
22 Nov 2014 - 9:59PM
City scope: the China story
City scope: poor little rich girls
Postcard: Mumbai
2 Mar 2014 - 6:41PM
Postcard: Mumbai
City scope: Oh brother!
7 Dec 2013 - 10:48PM
City scope: Oh brother!
City scope: Dancing to a new tune
Books: Q&A with Shatrujeet Nath
Postcard: Mumbai

It's a fact that most of India celebrates the holy Khan triumvirate (Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh) on celluloid.

14 Apr 2013 - 4:40PM

It's a fact that most of India celebrates the holy Khan triumvirate (Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh) on celluloid.

Postcard: Mumbai
City scope: a drop of Vindia
13 Apr 2013 - 10:35PM
City scope: a drop of Vindia
Postcard Mumbai

It's raining remakes in Bollywood. It is no secret that mainstream Hindi cinema thrives on stories lifted straight from the highly prolific south Indian film industry...

26 May 2013 - 4:46PM

It's raining remakes in Bollywood. It is no secret that mainstream Hindi cinema thrives on stories lifted straight from the highly prolific south Indian film industry...

Postcard Mumbai