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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

United StatesCalistoga RanchDon’t Miss An outdoor yoga class on a lakeside redwood deck. Napa Valley; 707/254-2800; www.calistogaranch.com; doubles from... 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

ShoppingU.S. + Canada1. GREAT VALUE San Francisco The Four Seasons makes luxury shopping in nearby Union Square even more enticing. Their partnership... 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?"I should know this one, theoretically, being an adult... 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

IndiaLike the luxury house’s 2008 fashion collections, the new Hermès fragrance, Un Jardin Après la Mousson, takes its cues from the subcontinent, with... Read More

See our slideshow of Great Humanitarian Trips Around the World.When Tim Donahue recalls traveling in India, where he volunteered in medical camps among... 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?—A.N., VIA E-MAILThe National Trust's India... Read More

Swiss Guest House, Bumthang, Bhutan"It's this sliver of Western civilization in the middle of nowhere, and you can get a terrific cappuccino and Swiss... Read More

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