A few expert tips will help you enjoy this challenging but magical country, writes Nina Karnikowski.
Rajasthan's capital is a pink, populous, mesmerising metropolis, steeped in a rich history.
Through the smoky haze I can see the world's most famous monument. And there are no tourists around.
A tour of India’s culinary hotspots is a feast for the senses.
This 230-year-old warrior fortress has been transformed from a deserted ruin filled with bats, snakes and gunpowder to a five-star hotel.
With its lack of 21st-century distractions and abundance of age-old spirituality, this is the ultimate get-away-from-it-all-and-rediscover-yourself destination.
It's hard to go past the legroom and convenience of this direct flight from Australia aboard the comfy Dreamliner.
A visit leaves an impenetrable mark, for this is a country of brilliant colour and culture; from the blue city of Jodhpur, the golden temple of Amritsar to the saris left to dry in the breeze. From the magnificent Taj Mahal, the ghats of Varanasi, its southern tea plantations and backwaters, to its singular festivals and the far mountains of Ladakh, this is a country that has much to offer intrepid travellers.