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    • Great Rann of Kutch Travel Guide Created: Friday, November 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Great Rann of Kutch is a remarkable place to visit in Gujarat. Discover how to best see this enormous stretch of packed white salt.
    • Guide to 2014 Diwali in India Created: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Diwali festival is India's biggest and most significant celebration of the year. Find out about it in this guide.
    • 2014 India Republic Day Parade Essential Information Created: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A huge India Republic Day parade is held in Delhi every year. Find out all you need to know about it here.
    • Palolem Beach Travel Guide Created: Sunday, November 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      India's picturesque Palolem Beach, enclosed by a thick forest of coconut palms in far south Goa, is arguably the state's most beautiful beach. This mile long, shady, semi-circle shaped beach contin...
    • Review of Big Bazaar India Created: Saturday, January 17, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This popular shopping center is a useful place to find household items and food all under one roof. However, the crowds make shopping there a challenge.
    • 5 Top Tourist Places in Gujarat Created: Monday, August 05, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      There are some fabulous tourist places in Gujarat, with diverse attractions including handicrafts, architecture, temples, and wildlife.
    • Kutch Gujarat: Top 5 Tourist Places and Travel Guide Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Kutch region of Gujarat is sometimes described as India's 'wild west'. Much of it is made up of seasonal wetlands known as the Great Rann of Kutch (famous for its salt desert) and smaller Littl...
    • 6 Top Tourist Places in Karnataka Created: Thursday, May 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Don't overlook visiting Karanataka! These popular tourist places in Karnataka will delight you with a memorable mix of nature, history, beach.
    • Obtaining a Visa for India Created: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      All visitors need a visa for India, except citizens of neighboring Nepal and Bhutan. Here's what you need to know to prepare and submit your India visa application." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • Trains from Mumbai to Goa Created: Saturday, September 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Wanting to travel by train from Mumbai to Goa? Here are the best options.
    • How To Make an Indian Railway Reservation Created: Friday, March 14, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Confused about how to make an Indian railway reservation for train travel in India? This step by step guide will help you through the process.
    • Delhi Agra Train Guide Created: Saturday, September 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      The most popular way of getting from Delhi to Agra is by train. It's possible to visit the Taj Mahal in a day from Delhi if you catch the right trains. Here's what you need to know about trains fr...
    • The Monsoon Season in India Created: Monday, June 09, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      When is the monsoon season in India? Does it rain all the time? Where can you travel to avoid the rain? Here's all you need to know about it." itemprop="description" Friday, August 15, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Visit these top relaxing Mumbai picnic spots in and around the city, where you can go to get away from it all and even take the kids.
    • 10 Must See India Places to Visit Created: Monday, April 11, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Ah, it's so hard to choose! What are the must-see destinations in India? A lot of the time, it comes down to personal preference. These 10 popular places to visit all reflect the diverse charm of I...
    • Top 5 Himachal Pradesh Tourist Places to Visit Created: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Check out these top Himachal Pradesh tourist places for a blend of nature and adventure in the fresh mountain air.
    • Top 6 Best India Beaches Created: Monday, August 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      India has some surprisingly scenic beaches that offer everything from action to solitude, and of course parties. The best India beaches can be found on the west coast. Here's where to look.
    • Top 10 Hill Stations in India Created: Monday, May 31, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Most of the hill stations in India were developed by the British to get respite from the oppressive summer heat. Discover 10 of the most popular ones in this guide.
    • 5 Tasty Restaurants in Delhi Created: Monday, March 31, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Delhi is rich in north Indian cuisine and its restaurants have come up with some creative ways of presenting it. Here are five of the best restaurants in Delhi to suit all budgets.
    • Top 10 Indian Stereotypes Created: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Let's face it, India attracts a lot of stereotypes much to the annoyance of its citizens. Some are true, but many aren't. Let's take a look at 10 popular Indian stereotypes and see if they reflect ...
    • Indian Etiquette Don'ts Created: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Fortunately, Indians are very forgiving toward foreigners who aren't always aware of Indian etiquette. However, to help you avoid embarrassing mistakes, here are five things not to do in India.
    • 5 Top India Monsoon Travel Destinations Created: Sunday, June 15, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Fortunately, you don't have to avoid traveling to India during the monsoon, or even stay indoors all the time. Travel to some places in India is actually preferable during the monsoon season. Here ...
    • Will Your Indian Railways Waitlist Ticket be Confirmed? Created: Saturday, April 02, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Do you have an Indian Railways waitlist ticket? There's a handy way of finding out whether it's likely to be confirmed.
    • Classes of Accommodations on Indian Railways Trains Created: Sunday, March 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Five different classes of accommodations can usually be found on Indian Railways trains. Here's an explanation of what can be expected in each class of accommodation on Indian trains, as well as so...
    • Review of Kutch Adventures India Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      If you want to get off the beaten track and explore Gujarat's Kutch region, it would be difficult to find a better tour company than Kutch Adventures India. Kuldip will plan a bespoke itinerary acc...
    • 8 India Rural Tourism Ideas Created: Sunday, August 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      The growth in the India rural tourism market in recent years means that many Indian villages have now found a place on the tourist map. Here are some unique ways of experiencing rural India.
    • 10 Top Indian Handicraft Tours Created: Saturday, October 19, 2013 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      There are many different handicraft tours available in India, ranging from short half day tours to extended tours with a specific focus on handicrafts.
    • Wild Ass Sanctuary Travel Guide - Little Rann of Kutch Created: Saturday, May 12, 2012 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Planning on visiting the Wild Ass Sanctuary in the Little Rann of Kutch? Find out all you need to organize your trip in this guide.
    • Varkala Beach Travel Guide Created: Friday, October 31, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Varkala Beach, in India's southern state of Kerala, will take your breath away with its stunning cliff setting and views that extend over the Arabian Sea. Here's what you need to know about travel ...
    • Top 7 Places to Visit in Maharashtra Created: Saturday, July 11, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      These popular places to visit in Maharashtra offer everything from ancient cave temples, to wineries, mountains, spirituality, and beaches. Of course, there is cosmopolitan Mumbai as well.
    • Top 5 Places to Go Shopping in Kolkata Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Shopping in Kolkata can be great fun as the city is filled with markets bursting with interesting goods. If you bargain well, you'll get some great deals. Here's where to look.
    • Guide to Indian Visa Types Created: Saturday, August 14, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The Indian government has recently made changes to the types of Indian visas that it offers. This guide to Indian visa types will help you find out what Indian visas are available, and for whom.

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