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

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

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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.

PHOTOS: Painted Elephants And The Pink City Of Jaipur

Leora Novick | Posted 07.10.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

My first stop was Hava Mehel or the Wind Palace, a giant, one-walled palace that served as a façade for the royal women.

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.

Movie review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the kind of movie they seldom make anymore -- except in England. When they try to do it in America, you wind up with something like Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve -- or worse.

WATCH: A Human Rights Lawyer Turned Fashion Insider?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

At first glance, Maiyet appears like any other luxury label available at Barneys - chic, fresh and with a price tag to match the high-level aesthetic....

How Two South Asian Literary Festivals Are Defining the Role of the Writer

Deji Olukotun | Posted 04.02.2012 | Books
Deji Olukotun

Most literary festivals are placid affairs in which writers exchange ideas and autographs and occasionally get tanked. But these two festivals were overshadowed by the political contexts in which they occurred.

A View From Inside The Jaipur Literature Festival

Monisha Rajesh | Posted 03.26.2012 | Books
Monisha Rajesh

Bigotry. Intolerance. Censorship. Not words that you would normally associate with a literature festival. Yet, over the last six days at the Jaipur Literature Festival, they've dominated panel discussions, been whispered during readings, and littered furious debates around tea stalls.

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,...

Palaces, Camels, Salman, and Oprah: If It's January, It Must be the Jaipur Literature Festival

Victoria Lautman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

To describe the Jaipur Literature Festival as the rambunctious love-spawn of the mercantile-minded Frankfurt Book Fair and free-spirited Woodstock barely scratches the surface of this spectacle.

Madhuri Parson: Holiday Shopping

Hayley Griffith | Posted 01.30.2012 | Style
Hayley Griffith

I have made my list and checked it twice. On it you will find Madhuri Parson's collection that is ever so nice!

PHOTOS: World Tourism Day: 12 Great Cultural Destinations

The Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

World Tourism Day, like a lot of the "holidays" declared by the United Nations sounds like a bureaucratic invention, but by putting aside a day to cel...

'Tiger in Your Tank': On the Road in India

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The highway out of Delhi looks like it has a rash. What is this stuff? It's smashed-up watermelons from a truck.

Jaipur Literary Festival Reflects Growing Literary Scene In India

The New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Our worlds are growing, and our markets are growing, but they are just beginning to grow," said Ms. Sarkar, who grew up in India but studied and work...

"World's Best Cities" Contest Chooses Udaipur, India As No. 1

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK (AP) - The annual list of the "World's Best Cities" as chosen by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine was topped by a city that many American...

The Amazing Race - Still the Best of its Genre: But the Itinerary's Not as Amazing as it Once Was

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Amazing Race provides fewer decision-making opportunities and clocks less mileage in each episode, thus diminishing the potential for bad luck affecting the teams. What's the reason?