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In December 2001, the Indian government described a terrorist attack on the Parliament in New Delhi as "India's 9/11." In response, nearly a million... Read More

Long beloved as India's Garden City, Bangalore is suddenly hotter than chicken vindaloo. Having been recently dot-commified into an IT hub (earning it... Read More

The latest train trips give you plenty of reasons to get on board. India's Deccan Odyssey (800/824-6342;; from $350 a night... Read More

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that traveler's diarrhea (T.D.) strikes up to 50 percent of visitors to "high-risk"... Read More

Landing at the wrong airstrip is excusable in the chartless desert of Kenya’s Northern Frontier. After banking steeply around Ol Donyo Sabachi, a... Read More

If you happen to be in India on your birthday, Pondicherry is the place to spend it. This former stronghold of French India, in the southern coastal... Read More

My first morning in India I woke up somewhere else. My wife, Amanda, and I were sleepily ... Read More

If upscale Indian food becomes the latest obsession on our shores, it will be thanks to chefs like Suvir Saran. At his New York restaurant Dévi (8 E.... Read More

On my first trip to India seven years ago, I followed the first-timer's tourist trail, wandering through temples, meandering in markets, and sneaking... Read More

Six Degrees is an appropriate name for an after-hours hideaway in a city where everyone knows everyone. At this boîte in the Leela Kempinski Hotel in... Read More

THE VERY SOUND OF IT WAS INTOXICATING: six days of soul cleansing at a maharajah's palace high in the Himalayas, overlooking the Ganges River and... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Places to Shop in Delhi. ... Read More

I returned this past monday from a trip to Delhi and Bangkok, organized around the debut of the new South Asia edition of Travel + Leisure—it’s our... Read More

Delhi has been described as an “unlovable city.” ... Read More

Ever wanted to sit in the front row at a runway show?Tour operator Remote Lands has launched customizable trips to Fashion Weeks in Hong Kong, Bangkok,... Read More

A few things in our world transcend national boundaries or even language: laughter, music, pathos—and, apparently, Deal or No Deal. ... Read More

Happy cab rides are all alike; every unhappy cab ride, however, is unhappy in its own way. ... Read More

The overnight train from New Delhi to Rajasthan is called the Pink City Express, and at nine in the morning it pulled into the big, seething capital... Read More

It was in the mazelike bazaars of Kalbadevi that I encountered the American. Veiled by smoke from street-stall frying pans, trailed by an enormous cow,... Read More

“In every collection I have done, there is always an Indian inspiration,” says Jean-Paul Gaultier, who has been amassing a vast library of intensely... Read More

We are hurtling south down the east Coast Road from Chennai, going way too fast, on the lam from the so-called Indian Economic Miracle. The first time I... Read More

In an alley off the busy streets of Mumbai is the workroom of textile designer Bela Shanghvi. As president of the Craft Council of Maharashtra and... Read More

In increasingly flashy Mumbai, gathering for late Sunday morning brunch is the latest weekend ritual—but it’s "brunch" in spirit only. At Souk (Taj... Read More

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