Category: India & the Himalayas

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The It List: 8 Trips Worth the Hype

// March 9, 2016

We’re sharing the travel destinations you need to know about right now—and disclosing the hidden gems you don’t want to miss once you get there. With the world’s best places to visit and hotel It Lists constantly changing, it’s hard […]

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India’s behind-the-scenes shopping experiences most visitors have no idea exist

// August 19, 2015

Read the Forbes interview with Meghan Black here. Ditch the guidebook and forget generic—we’re reveling in palace takeovers and secret pashmina haunts! From Jaipur to Cochin, Meghan Black shares the “for-keeps” memories, experiences, and must-have treasures from her fourth trip […]

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Getting More Relaxation for your Rupees in India

// June 20, 2013

It’s an oft-heard refrain that a tour through India is an assault on the senses. While it happens to be an assault I happily subject myself to at any opportunity, on my last trip I was enticed to slow down […]

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COMO Hotels and Resorts Unveils A New Property in Bhutan: Uma Punakha

// September 17, 2012

Uma Punakha, an Exclusive Adventure Retreat, Opened September 15th Escape to a secret world of remote tranquility in Bhutan! Only eleven rooms will fill the new hotel presented by COMO Hotels and Resorts this September. A sister hotel to the […]

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Bhutan, Le Bernardin, and a Buddhist Chef

// August 14, 2012

The Land of the Thunder Dragon welcomes Michelin-starred chef of Le Bernardin, Eric Ripert. The tiny kingdom of Bhutan is without a doubt one of the most mystical, alluring, and pristine destinations in the Himalayas and always a frontrunner for […]

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The Many Colors of India’s “Blue City”

// September 14, 2010

After a compelling visit to Ranakpur’s revered Jain Temples, Absolute Travel’s Brooke Garnett continued on her drive through Rajasthan – an entertaining voyage where a non-stop stream of life unfolded outside her windows until she arrived on a completely different […]

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