Articles Mentioning India Hotels

Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Indian Visa Online

Photo Courtesy of G Adventures, Inc. I recently took an unforgettable trip to New Delhi and Agra with G Adventures, but before I could visit the breathtaking Taj Mahal, get inspired at Sheroes Hangout, and learn more about New Delhi’s street life through City Walk, I had to get a tourist visa to visit India.…

North India vs. South India: Which Is Best for You?

Taj Mahal; Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr India is a huge country, and unless you have months (or even years) to devote to your visit, you may want to focus on just one area. While South India generally refers to the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana (i.e. the Dravidian parts…

The 7 Most Common Tourist Scams in India

Varanasi, India India is undoubtedly one of the world’s most incredible places to visit, but behind the glorious riot of colors, smells, and sounds, there lies a dark underbelly of tourist scams that put money or valuables at risk. While you’re not guaranteed to experience one of these schemes, it’s best to come prepared. Below,…

The Best Time to Visit India

Brijrama Palace, Varanasi/Oyster India is an enthralling destination no matter when you visit, but there are a few major factors to consider before choosing dates for your trip. Weather can be extreme, with severe heat in May and June (particularly in North India), followed by heavy monsoon rains in much of the country during the…

11 Popular Attractions and Their Less Crowded Alternatives

There are certain attractions around the world that top many travelers’ bucket lists — from the Eiffel Tower to the Brooklyn Bridge. But upon arriving, you’ll find hordes of tourists, expensive admission fees, and dozens of raised, camera-toting hands that appear in your photos. Generally, these sights are famous for a reason and many folks…

11 Gorgeous Hotels That Were Made for Instagram

Whether you like it or not, social media has transformed the way we travel. Case-in-point: An increasing number of travelers are turning to Instagram — not only to document their trips, but also in search of holiday inspiration, including what to do and where to stay. After all, if you went on vacation and didn’t…

5 Amazing Tropical Vacations Under $2,000

Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca/Oyster Seen one too many social media influencers island-hopping in the Caribbean? Have an abundance of friends jetting off to timeshares in Playa del Carmen? The tropical vacation is an aspiration for many, though the common belief is that it’s an unattainable goal filled with thousand-dollar-a-night hotel rooms and equally eye-watering price tags…

7 Trips That Changed Our Lives

As celebrity chef, cookbook author, TV host, world traveler, and wordsmith Anthony Bourdain once said, “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and…

6 Amazing Safaris That Aren’t in Africa

When planning a safari, Africa is likely the destination that comes to mind first. After all, the continent provides travelers with the presence of the famous Big Five, lush wilderness, and stunning sunsets over endless plains. However, there are plenty of alternatives — some more affordable — to the African adventure. From bear and wolf…