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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

In an informal poll, we asked women travelers to tell us about their concerns when they're on the road on their own, and the places around the globe... Read More

A friend called, one distant New Year's Day. She was in Rajghat, at the Krishnamurti Foundation and Study Centre in Benares, India, at the very last... Read More

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express—a reconstruction of the train that inspired Agatha Christie's famous mystery—glides from Paris to Istanbul in six days... Read More

Every day, dozens of species are threatened by poaching, habitat destruction, and political strife. These conscientious outfitters are mobilizing... Read More

Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah... Read More

I am not new to the Seychelles. I visited the islands back in February 1979, when I was given the rather plummy assignment of accompanying the Sports... Read More

And on the weekends, what does he do, the British adult man?Where does he go?Anybody?Anybody?" ... Read More

India's little airline that could is growing. Jet Airways (jetairways.com) has inaugurated a direct Mumbai-New York flight (via Brussels), and starting... Read More

India can be a dizzying place, but the new Love Travel Guides (longitudebooks.com; $40) bring the country into focus. In the handwoven silk pouch, you... Read More

It takes nerves of steel to ride India’s Wall of Death. In fact, it takes gumption just to watch cars and motorcycles swirling on the walls of a 30-foot... Read More

My grandmother had lots of secrets. Even her entry into Ellis Island made for a good mystery. Somehow, en route from London in 1909, she lost her... Read More

See our slideshow of Great Humanitarian Trips Around the World. ... Read More

It seemed simple: beat the bitter March temperatures—and my jet lag—by visiting the Finnish sauna at the luxurious Hotel Kamp in Helsinki. Just when I... Read More

I'm dying to go to India, but I don't want to make the trip alone. Do you know of any unusual cultural tours?... Read More

Swiss Guest House, Bumthang, Bhutan ... Read More

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