It's colourful, fun and just a little bit mad. And, like it or not, you're invited …
From the eye-catching interiors to the warm service – not to mention the rooftop pool – this is a wonderful base from which to explore Kolkata.
There are ways to make the most out of a visit to one of the most spectacular man-made sites in the world.
What could ever top this wonder of the world, this building widely considered to be the world's most beautiful? Anything, surely, would be a major let-down.
Time Out has described it as the 'Woodstock, Live 8 and Ibiza of world literature ... James Joyce meets Monsoon Wedding'.
The incredible backroads of Rajasthan offer sights and experiences from the bizarre to the beautiful.
If you haven't seen the majestic cat in the wild, a luxury safari is perfect.
Transforming an 18th century warrior fort into a cruisy hotel was not without its challenges.
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.