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Jaipur to Udaipur India: The Journey Is the Destination

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.13.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

It's a ten-hour drive from Jaipur to Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Most first-time visitors fly from one to the other, if they go to Udaip...

10 Top Things to Do In Jaipur, India

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.12.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The "Pink City" of Jaipur, one push-pin point on the "Golden Triangle" (along with Delhi and Agra), has so much to recommend it, it's worth more than ...

A Record Heat Wave In India: For Whom The Bells Toll

Alan Farago | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Alan Farago

After surviving a grave illness in 1624, the British poet John Donne wrote: "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the contin...

How one company is redefining the future of an ancient Indian craft

JUST | Posted 05.12.2016 | Style

In the villages outside of Jaipur, India, the centuries old craft of hand block printing is making a comeback.

The Renowned Palace of the Winds: Hawa Mahal, Jaipur India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

The nice part to being in a city longer than some might suggest is that you get to take it slowly. We are so used to waking up at 6:00 a.m., being out all day and all night then not going to bed until 1:00 a.m. Well, that's how it's been on other trips in the past (talk about a dictatorship). But here in Jaipur, we have time.

The Forts and Temples of Jaipur India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

It's always been known to me that Jaipur is referred to as the Pink City but I never knew why, until today.

Our Train Ride to Jaipur India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
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Kimberly Cantor

We left Ranthambore National Park after a very impressive and fulfilling three nights. What an incredible time we had. Thank you to the entire Khem Villas staff for being so gracious and hospitable.

Jaipur India: The Pink City

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

When we arrived at our new home around 4:30pm, we were immediately greeted by Tarpan Patel, whose family owns the complex. Tarpan is thirty years ol...

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...

The Road to the Top: How the City of Jaipur Finished in the Top 3 of the India Smart Cities Challenge

Sanjay Sridhar | Posted 04.08.2016 | Green
Sanjay Sridhar

In June of 2015, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Smart Cities Challenge, a competition amongst Indian cities designed to accelerate and inspire more sustainable, citizen centric and effective urban development.

Rajasthan a Dream Destination for Photographers

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 02.05.2017 | Arts
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Hilltop forts, camels climbing sand dunes, mustached men in turbans, women in colorful saris, religious temples, are all a part of the many photograph...

Liver Transplant Success in Rajasthan: What It Takes

Christopher Taylor Barry | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
Christopher Taylor Barry

Yes, transplant (read kidney and liver) is a predominately living donor industry in India (and an extremely successful one at that), but there is room for deceased donor transplant to grow here alongside the impressively world class living donor transplant activity.

India: The (Real) Top 5 Must-See Destinations

Chris Lopinto | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Over the past ten years, India's status as a place to do business has grown immensely. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), India is the 10th largest business travel market in the world.

Movie Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- Checking out

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No one wants to be deemed second-best, yet there it is, right in the title of the film: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The result when you succumb to sequel-itis: Let's take this delightful little surprise hit and try to duplicate its success without doing anything original. 

Finding Home

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.08.2015 | Home
Charu Sharma

After his MD, my father moved from his hometown Jaipur to bustling Mumbai to become a nationally recognized cardiologist.

Voluntourism: Why Helping Abroad Isn't Always Helping

Charlotte Robertson | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
Charlotte Robertson

I had come, for a set time, with a specific task, without training, with the goal to save the world. I went to India with the audacity that my very being would somehow change the public education system of an entire country.

Calling All Minds: Table Talk With Benjamin Moe

Maya Horgan | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Maya Horgan

Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.

Photos That'll Make You Want to Drop Everything and Go to India

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
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A Guide to Your Next Movie Location Vacation

Kensington Tours | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Whether you're looking to discover the Tokyo of Bill Murray's Lost in Translation, or the explosive battle scene of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, Asia has set the scene for some of film's most epic adventures.

World's Prettiest Castles

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Gone are the days of kings and queens ruling the populace from on high (in most of the world, anyway). But while many monarchs have fallen, their pala...

Jaipur Literature Festival: Day two

Aayush Soni | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts
Aayush Soni

Terrific follow-up to day one's stellar start. For me, the star of the day was Columbia University professor Gary Shteyngart, the author of Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story.

Jaipur Literature Festival: Day 3

Aayush Soni | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts
Aayush Soni

Crowds, controversies and chaos. That, in a nutshell, was day three of the Jaipur Literature Festival. It kicked off at 10 in the morning with political psychologist Ashis Nandy's remark about India's backward classes being flamboyant in their corrupt ways.

Jaipur Literature Festival: Day 1

Aayush Soni | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts
Aayush Soni

For this year's edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, South Asia's largest, most egalitarian and intellectually formidable gathering of writers, the organizers have assembled an equally formidable lineup that's under the radar for an Indian audience.

An Unexpected Lesson in Jaipur

Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW

I certainly understood that Mr. Verma was held in high esteem in the town full of accomplished artists, not simply because of his artistic accomplishments, but also because he had never wavered from his vision of self-respect and dignity. This is success earned in the right way.

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.