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Impressions of India: Jaipur, The Pink City

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Just when you think you've purchased as many scarves as your suitcase will hold, enter a new pashmina shop and you'll discover it's time to break out that extra carry on bag, because "hey, silk scarves take up almost no room"!

Impressions of India: Jodhpur to Jaipur

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

We woke up to record-breaking cold temperatures today all over northern India. Breakfast was served in the colorful tent in front of the hotel and I wore the warm pashmina shawl my son gave me, but was sorry I hadn't also put on my wool jacket.

India's Lustre, Suddenly Dimmed: An Appreciation

Victoria Lautman | Posted 08.30.2012 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

Jaipur is the gem-cutting center of the world, and to say there are hundreds of jewelers tucked amongst the city's lively streets would be a pitiful understatement. At the top of Jaipur's immense jewelry pyramid perches The Gem Palace.

PHOTOS: A Stay At "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" In Jaipur

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel
Marissa Bronfman

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel feels a bit like a beautiful photo book, bursting with richly colored photographs from India. A convincing argument to visit.

Salman Rushdie Cancels Literary Festival Appearance Following Threats

The Huffington Post | Nausheen Husain | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

India's seventh annual Jaipur Literature Festival was embroiled in controversy even before its official kickoff on Friday, January 20. Salman Rushdie,...

Andrew Buncombe: 700 Rupees for a fake cheese sandwich at the best hotel in Asia

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This weekend, I was in the splendid "pink city" of Jaipur to work on a forthcoming story. It so happened that I needed to try and interview someone wh...