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The Best of Delhi and Agra, India

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Taj Mahal: the iconic image of India. Most visitors to this country of over a billion inhabitants fly in to Delhi, drive three hours to Agra to see ...

India: Golden Triangle in a Week's Time

Anna Poplevina | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Anna Poplevina

When the idea of India comes up for a trip, it's hard to keep the excitement in. At the same time some questions come up. Where to stay? How to get th...

Agra India: Home of the Taj Mahal

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

It was a day of travel. We had a flight out of Varanasi back to Delhi and then we were driving down to Agra straight from the airport. When you mak...

Agra and Varanasi: Places You Should Visit and Photograph

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 06.18.2016 | Travel
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Agra, India, is the home of the Taj Mahal. It is 127 miles south of New Delhi. Varanasi, India, the holiest city in India, sits on the Ganges River...

Impressions of India: The Taj Mahal

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Today was the day we've been anticipating for weeks: visiting the Taj Mahal! We stepped outside the hotel lobby and were greeted with extreme cold (for India) and dense fog. Because of the limited visibility, our guide Adil told us we should postpone the main attraction until later in the morning.

Impressions of India: The Road to Agra

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.01.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Monday January 19, 2015 We were sad to leave this paradise of a hotel, Nahargarh Ranthambhore, with the sweetest staff in the world, and their ...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Embraced In Agra, Home Of The Taj Mahal

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

"It doesn't matter for the local people -- it's all Agra for them. But we were worried about you."

The Love Story Behind The Taj Mahal

Leora Novick | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

Taking inspiration from its detailed description of Heaven, Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal.

Playing for Keeps: Students Who Rock Hunger

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Last week, as Midnight Madness showcased college basketball players with visions of massive wealth and self-indulgence written all over their faces, 1...

Criminally Negligent Homicide: The Legacy of Wealthy Nations That Allows Millions to Die

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Two award-winning reporters have collaborated on a new book entitledEnough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. It is a page turner. Unless you simply don't give a damn, this is a must read.

AGRA Sets the Record Straight

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

While many food advocates are concerned about the encroachment of transnational agribusiness into Africa, AGRA is focusing on breeding hybrid seeds locally, a departure from the first green revolution.

Looking for a Greener Revolution: Visit to AGRA

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

By building up the private sector and creating a system of agro-dealers to distribute fertilizer, AGRA is hoping to reduce the gap between farmers and inputs in Kenya.

Women Farmers in the Developing World

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Silverstein

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 80% of agricultural workers are women. According to the World Bank,They raise 90% of the food, but receive only 10% of credit extended for agricultural loans.