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Kerala’s Real Marigolds


TransIndus

 The second series of the BBC’s wonderful Real Marigold Hotel is due to be aired at 9pmthis evening. We loved the first, filmed in the Rajasthani capital Jaipur, and are looking forward to...

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10 of the Best Plantation Stays in India


TransIndus

Imagine waking to the sound of birdsong, a shaft of angled sunlight scything through a gap in your curtains, without a single car horn and diesel engine to disturb the stillness outside. On the...

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February Festivals in North India


David Abram

This month marks the start of India’s ‘shoulder season’ – the period after the Christmas–New Year rush has subsided, when visitor numbers fall and the weather starts to warm up slightly.

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Adventure in Nepal


TransIndus

Nepal’s awe-inspiring scenery provides an inspirational backdrop for outdoor pursuits of many kinds, ranging from soft day treks to full-blown climbing or rafting expeditions in the Inner Himalaya....

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Roads Less Travelled


TransIndus

While Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan attract a steady flow of visitors, neighbouring Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan see comparatively few. There’s a simple explanation for this: none hold the...

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7 Highlights of Central Asia


TransIndus

Encompassing some of the least explored mountain and desert regions on the planet, the former-Soviet states of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan (collectively known, for...

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8 of the Best Museums in Southeast Asia


Gary

Amidst all the ancient and grand delights of Southeast Asia, museums are often not given a second thought by visitors. You’d be pleasantly surprised at the wealth of antiquities and astonishing tales...

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Flowers, Lakes and Mountains: Hokkaido in Summer


TransIndus

The island’s fresh, maritime breezes and uplifting scenery offer the perfect escape from Honshu’s heat and humidity in the summer months. Its quiet roads also make it ideal for a self-guided, fly-...

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Top 10 Boat Trips in Southeast Asia


Gary

Southeast Asia has a delightful richness of waterways to rival any region in the world. Staying aboard a traditional cruise for a few nights is the most appealing way to visit these unique places,...

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Winners Announced: 2016 Travel Photography Competition


TransIndus

Thank you to everyone who entered our 2016 Travel Photography Competition. Our judging panel enjoyed looking through all the entries and faced a tough decision as we had many wonderful photographs...

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