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Tamil Nadu State Travel Guide

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  • Passage to Chennai

    The idli welcomes me into the day like a slightly flattened moon that has landed on my plate. You could rest your cheek on it, but the best thing is to... Read More

  • India Rolling Out Visa on Arrival

    We’ve heard countless horror stories about the process of getting an Indian visa (lost passports! slow service!), so imagine the relief when we heard... Read More

  • India's Traditional Ayurvedic Treatments

    Sanskrit for “the science of life,” ayurveda is believed to have been brought to earth by Dhanvantari, the Hindu god of medicine, and was first recorded... Read More

  • Travel Life List, May 2010

    “Rajasthan has fascinating extremes: preciousness and poverty, monumental architecture, and astonishing crafts.” —Angela Missoni, fashion designer ... Read More

  • India's Road to Riches

    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

  • The Temples of Tamil Nadu

    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

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