India

Home to over 1.3 billion people, India is a geographically diverse, culturally rich, and fascinatingly complex. Between buzzing metropolises, majestic mountain ranges, palm-fringed coastlines, and some of the most impressive fortresses you'll ever see, it's a destination as unique as it is abundant.

GREAT FOR

Culture, Temples, Adventure

WHEN TO GO

The climate in India varies considerably by region, but, generally, the country is driest between October and March. However, if you end up in the country during monsoon season, the far north or coast allows the most relief from the heady heat.

10 of the Most Colorful Places in Asia

Happier days are ahead! For now, virtually escape to these 10 cheerful places.

These Bartender-Recommended Regional Spirits are the Souvenirs You Should Actually Be Taking Home

Rojak gin? Fancy Thai rum? Bring these bottles home instead of the elephant print pants.

Reasons To Travel in February

T+L’s monthly selection of trip-worthy places, experiences and events.

Three New Purveyors of Vedic-Inspired Healing

Three new purveyors of wellness have sprouted up around the region with their own modernized takes on ancient health and beauty wisdom.

Where to go 2020

Twenty places to visit this year, including the majestic Hunza Valley, Bangkok for those with an appetite, and a new-look Kyoto.

Indian Accent

Chef Manish Mehrotra turns Indian comfort food into haute cuisine. His menu is often fusion-y (fluffy kulcha breads come stuffed with bacon or Camembert) but in a way that’s creative, not gimmicky.

6 Craft Breweries in Asia Worth Checking Out

Asia’s craft suds scene keeps getting better. Craig Sauers checks in with six exciting breweries using local flavors and ingredients to push beer boundaries.

A New Resort in the Himalayas Is a Haven For Tea Drinkers

A new mountain resort in Darjeeling offers an intimate chance to get away from it all, while experiencing West Bengal’s tea-making traditions in style.

5 Private-Jet Tours Worth Saving Up For

First class isn’t the only way to fly. How about flatbeds, chefs and your own crew on one-of-a-kind trips that let you skip the customs line? Private-jet tours are taking well-heeled travelers for the most luxurious cultural exchanges.

Fit for a Raja

Rajasthan is littered with the former forts, castles and chateaux of the Rajput Maharajas who ruled the region for centuries. On a royal tour of new palatial digs turned into heritage hotels, Rachna Sachasinh finds luxurious renewal projects that manage to conjure the community spirit of far humbler abodes.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans

Concealed in the rainforest on the edge of Rhadanagar Beach, Taj Exotica was built to accommodate its surroundings, with endemic plants and 13 hectares of untouched mangrove forest punctuating the 18-hectare site, as well as an organic garden that supplies the property’s three restaurants.

India Has Some Truly Amazing Street Art

The streets of India’s biggest cities are becoming life-sized canvases for the country’s growing street-art movement kickstarted by a local creative foundation. As the project continues to evolve, we document just a few of the eye-catching works livening up the inner-city districts.