As Delhi races to the Commonwealth Games finish line, Anthony Dennis explores the metropolis of three cities in one.
Spices, silks, scarves and saris? Let the games begin, writes Belinda Jackson.
Leather seats and lunch with the maharana - Michael Kerr discovers that a new "cruise train" journey between Mumbai and Delhi comes complete with palace visits, elephant polo and a dash of opium at tea time.
Leisa Tyler meets a new generation of Rajasthani aristocracy turning its forts and palaces into hotels.
Melanie Ball discovers laneways of silver, sandstone monuments and mayhem on the subcontinent.
Amanda Hooton finds a pool of her own amid the chaos of Delhi.
Trains and railways have provided the backdrop to many great movies. Jon Bryant remembers some classic scenes to get film buffs off the couch and on the tracks.
Sarah Malik negotiates Delhi's backstreets to find one of Asia's best restaurants.
A crowded, chaotic city, Dehli can be confronting for first timers, but rewarding nonetheless. It is a city saturated in history and culture, where grand British Colonial buildings stand alongside ancient Indian architecture; internationally renowned cuisine is served from roadside vendors and suave five-star restaurants. Take a rickshaw around its modern buildings, vast slums, its massive forts, temples and mosques.