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Great Indian Getaways Near Delhi

by Namrata December 2014 - last edited October

Great Indian Getaways Near DelhiWhen you've fully explored the delights of Delhi, and developed a talent for dodging its logic-defying traffic, you may just find yourself in need of a rural retreat. Whether it's a mango orchard retreat or soul searching in an ancestral heritage property, there’s no reason why you can't be at one with the universe in style at one of these great Indian getaways.

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Diwali was recently celebrated across the globe, so we thought it perfect timing to not only look back at the Festival of Lights, but to explore the meanings behind other Hindu festivals. Here are just a few to look out for in the coming year, whether you’re staying in the UK or planning a trip to India

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Time Travel Through Tombs in Delhi

by Namrata November 2014 - last edited October

Time Travel Through Tombs in DelhiIt may sound terribly morbid, but a wonderful way of gleaning the essence of this sprawling city is to go on a tour of the shrines and tombs in Delhi. The capital city has donned and discarded several avatars over the centuries and this self-styled tour is about revisiting the stories of the men and women who shaped Delhi's destiny.

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The Virgin Atlantic Sale: What's your #dreamticket?

by Moderator September 2014 - last edited October

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Have you taken advantage of our fabulous late summer sale fares yet? Current offers are available for a wide range of our worldwide destinations, with return fares on sale until 18 September and valid for travel on various dates throughout 2014 and 2015.

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Delhi Uncovered: City of Djinns

by Namrata September 2014 - last edited October

Delhi Uncovered: City of Djinns

For a fresh perspective on the ancient city, arm yourself with a copy of William Dalrymple’s City of Djinns and discover the stark contrasts between Old and New Delhi.

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Himalayan Adventure Sports: The Ultimate Head RushIf you have an incurable urge to fling yourself off a mountain or navigate tricky rapids, the Himalayan range channels your inner adrenaline junkie down dramatic, scenic routes. Take a look at our top Himalayan adventure sports for India’s most extreme experiences.

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