Travel Photo of the Moment Ranakpur Jain Temple

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of the Ranakpur Jain Temple and was taken by mckaysavage Photo credit: mckaysavage Ranakpur is a relatively small village located in western India, but it is home to one of the most stunning sights in the world, a grand Jain temple. The temple is supported by 1,444 intricately […]

India is home to the world’s best hotel

If someone asked you where the world’s best hotel was located, what would you say? If you were one of the people who participated in Travel and Leisure’s annual poll on the topic, you might have said Udaipur, India. The hotel that made the number one spot on 2007’s list of the world’s top 500 […]

Understanding Afghanistan Through “The Places in Between”

Crazy people making crazy trips do the rest of us a good service – we can experience their adventures vicariously without the dangers and hassles. And Rory Stewart’s The Places in Between is a great example of this. Stewart had decided to walk across northern Asia but a canceled visa had him take a circuitous […]

India Travel in 2010: The Commonwealth Games

The lead-up to a fun reason to visit India in 2010 has begun. In October next year, the city of Delhi will be swamped with sports people as the Commonwealth Games are held for the 19th time. A mini-version of the Olympics, attended by Britain and its former colonies like India, Canada, Australia and almost […]