Trip to India
Collected by Natalia Rus
Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
The Taj Mahal is referred to as "the jewel of Muslim art in India,” by UNESCO in its listing on the World Heritage Site registry. The Mughal ruler Shah Jahan had the truly magnificent white marble...
Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
This 90-acre park is scattered with the domed tombs of the Lodi Dynasty. It is also a popular spot for Delhiites to enjoy morning walks. Among others, the park contains the tombs of Mohammed Shah, the last of the Sayyid Dynasty rulers, and...
Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110023, India
Dilli Haat is an open-air market with 62 stalls that features both permanent and transitional vendors, allowing original items to be introduced regularly. The space, designed to resemble a traditional village market, was created to showcase...
SCF-82, Near Post Office, Main Market, Sector 14, Block C, Old DLF Colony, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Gurgaon Mehndi is like a version of an Indian spa. Take a seat, smell the invigorating eucalyptus-based oil, and watch your body become a canvas. Mehndi (henna) is a traditional and temporary art applied to the hands, feet, and body. Made from the...
S-27 Lane, Near Stephen Hospital,, 772, Nathupur Rd, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Biryani is more than a classic dish made from basmati rice, dried fruits, herbs, vegetables, and delicate pieces of chicken, fish, mutton, or eggs. Invented in the kitchens of Mughal emperors, biryani is an art that fuses culinary traditions from...
Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006, India
Rise and shine! The best time to observe the over 250 species of birds at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is around 6 a.m., when the migratory birds leave the nests. (Ask your hotel to pack a breakfast, and enjoy a picnic in the park.) Declared a...
Building No: 5, DLF cyber city, Near Indian Oil Petrol Pump, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase 2, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
The pulse of Delhi has often been brewed in chai, a spiced tea. Generally there are four core ingredients: black tea, milk, spices, and sweetener. (The spices vary depending on the region, though the most common are cardamom, ginger, cloves, and...
Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Red Fort, located in New Delhi, is a treasure trove of cultural history. You can spend hours wandering among the various buildings, learning much about the history of India. Tucked away within the walls...
Bhishma Pitamah Marg, Block B, Defence Colony, Block B, Defence Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110024, India
It’s always fun to take the bike-rickshaws in New Delhi. But it’s even more fun to pedal them yourself. When I lived in Defence Colony, one of the friendlier neighborhoods on the city’s south side (named for the military personnel who retired...
Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
Janpath is a bustling marketplace that houses both government-approved shops and open-air stalls. Plan to visit soon after arriving in Delhi to grab a few local and traditional clothing items. Of course, there are hundreds of options: countless...
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