Taj Mahal, India

India

Awe-inspiring India is a destination that will tickle the very base of your soul. Renowned for hosting one of the world’s oldest civilisations, dating back approximately 9 500 years (older than Egypt), and the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism – you can expect a mesmerising journey of cultural discovery, with literally hundreds of thousands of living temples, mosques, churches and gurdwaras. Lose yourself in the majesty of the Himalaya, marvel at the ochre hued deserts of Rajasthan, stand in the mottled shade of the dense jungles of central India and unwind on one of the golden beaches of the south. And, just when you thought India couldn’t possibly be more enticing, the country boasts a collection of 733 protected areas. These havens shelter the majority of the world’s wild tigers, Asiatic lion, leopard, wild dogs, sloth bear, Asiatic rhino, elephants, the gaur and many deer and monkey species.

tea plantations in Darjeeling, India

For the love of food Food is an integral part of Indian culture, with each region, religion and caste lending its own unique influences...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
East IndiaDarjeeling

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Our 15 favourite surprise feasts Celebrating our 15 favourite surprise feasts for &Beyond guests on 3 different continents…
by Claire Trickett14th July 2017
North IndiaRajasthanJodhpur

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Celebrating 25 years of luxury experiential travel They say time flies when you’re having fun and that has certainly been the case for all of us here at &Beyond...
by Claire Trickett8th August 2016

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snow leopard ladakh leh india himilayas

The mountain ghost Come explore snow leopard territory and experience the cultural traditions of the Ladakhi people…
by Claire Trickett14th December 2016
North IndiaLadakh

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herbs and spices in india

Top 10 sensory experiences These 10 sensory experiences prove that travel should be experienced through all of our senses…
by Claire Trickett14th February 2017

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sundowner drinks in the okavango delta

Around the world in 10 drinks Nothing beats a drink shared among friends, so here are 10 must-try drinks from around the world…
by Claire Trickett23rd September 2016

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A new take on old traditions We’ve added our own twist to the tradition of connecting anniversaries with specific gift ideas…
by Claire Trickett8th February 2018

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Alan Murray Zebras Migrating

50 words to use on your next safari Did you know that each grouping or ‘family’ of animals has its own collective noun? Here are 50…
by Claire Trickett23rd June 2017
Central IndiaBandhavgarh National Park

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empanadas in south america

15 must-try foods from around the world Calories don’t count when you’re on holiday so be sure to try these 15 must-try foods from around the world…
by Claire Trickett29th August 2016

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nutmeg and mace are two spices from the same fruit in zanzibar

Travel for the senses Three travel experiences that appeal to the senses & showcase the unique flavours of the continents…
by Claire Trickett24th February 2017
East IndiaDarjeeling

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people dancing with masks on a festival in asia

10 Festivals for your Asia bucket list Our Asia travel experts reveal their Top 10 cultural celebrations in Asia that you won’t want to miss…
by Claire Trickett16th August 2016

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Cynthia Moss Elephants at Shira Plateau with Mount Kilimanjaro on the background

15 Most dramatic landscapes Mother Nature is exquisite and her natural beauty surrounds us. Explore the 15 most dramatic landscapes…
by Claire Trickett30th August 2016
Central IndiaBandhavgarh National Park

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