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  • Cricket in the City

    Want to know more about the cities where your favourite game travels this cricket season? Then, choose from our list of city-wise travel guides and find out about quick tips and top highlights for when you’re in the city. Did…

  • Photographer: Lonely Planet/Michael Nicholson

  • The best of Turkey at a glance

    Hop aboard for a scenic trip. While Istanbul has enough history and charm to keep you hooked for days, there are many more places in Turkey waiting to be discovered.  

  • Photographer: Lonely Planet/Kittikhun Charoenkitnapa

  • Need to know – Japan

    In this extract from Lonely Planet India’s Japan travel guide, titled Best Escapes Japan, we look at some of the important information you will need while planning a trip to the country. Quick info Languages: Japanese. Time: Japan Standard Time is 3 1/2…

  • Photographer: Flickr/Saad Akhtar/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

  • Bhangarh: a haunting or architectural delight?

    A lot has been said and written about Bhangarh in Rajasthan. And when you think of Bhangarh what first comes to mind are its famous ruins and the popular folklores that add to its mystique. Haunted or not, what it…

  • Photographer: Flickr/Nicholas Lundgaard/CC BY-SA 2.0

  • Stomach this: tastiest insects and bugs in Mexico

    Once you get over the ‘ew’ of eating spicy grasshoppers or a creamy winged-ant salsa, you’ll find some high-protein cuisine that is organic and definitely tasty. Really. For centuries it wasn’t meat that sustained Aztec warriors but protein-rich, fat-free stink bugs, mescal…

  • Photographer: Flickr/Cloudtail/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

  • How to survive dangerous animal encounters

    There’s no better story than an encounter with a charging bull elephant. That said, you want to make sure you live to tell the tale. Whether you are spotting the Big Five on a wildlife drive in Africa, staking out polar…

  • Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

    Mughal melodrama GREAT FROM: Mumbai, Indore, Bhopal GREAT FOR: History buffs GO NOW: While pleasant weather and while the old houses in town still stand. Blame it on the darn termites. If it weren’t for them (or so the proud…

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