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From the Oct 2008 Issue
India Now 2008
Mumbai: Taj Mahal Palace & Tower
The Departures Guide to The New India
10 Outfitters You Need to Know
Mumbai: A Mood Indigo
Mumbai: Sporty Souvenir
Delhi: Imperial Hotel
Mumbai: Mumbai Modern
Prices for contemporary Indian art have skyrocketed—a painting by Mumbai artist T. V. Santhosh that went for $3,500 in 2004 sold this year for $140,000—and the gallery scene here has expanded to meet demand. There are signs of a s...
Bangalore: Will the Real Historic Hotel Please Stand Up?
Bangalore: Hotel Bars with Style
Bangalore: Retail Resource
India 2008: Riding the Rails
Delhi: Bespoke Boots
Mumbai: That Personal Touch
Delhi: A Piece of the Past
Beyond Calcutta: The Glenburn Tea Estate
A journey to a boutique inn on a working plantation outside Darjeeling suits Janice Blackburn to, well, a tea.
Beyond Calcutta: Varanasi’s Divine Light
Visiting the holy city of Varanasi, Louise Nicholson explains, reveals the hidden heart of Hindu India.
Mumbai: Artful Antiquing
Mumbai: Stall, Street, and Dock Shopping
Mumbai: Home Shopping
Delhi: One Thousand and One Indian Nights
Beyond Mumbai: Going, Going, Goa
Native son Vivek Menezes finds the boutique hideaways, pristine beaches, and local cuisine amid the crowds and commercialism of this lush seaside enclave.
Delhi: Lutyens’ Delhi
India 2008: Conflict
India 2008: Like a Prayer
Mumbai: Five Off-the-Radar Restaurants
Delhi: Gurgaon’s Stopover Sleeps
India 2008: School Days
Mumbai: Four Seasons Mumbai
Beyond Bangalore: Cruising in Kerala
Malavika Sangghvi hops aboard the
Oberoi M.V. Vrinda
, a luxe catamaran plying the waters of India’s southwest coast.
Beyond Delhi: The Treasures of Jaipur
Lucia van der Post goes in search of the most wonderful shawls, jewels, and antiques in the place romantically known as the Pink City of India.
Calcutta: Colonial Grandeur
Delhi: In Stitches
Mumbai: The House That Gandhi Built
Bangalore: Future City
Calcutta: In Fashion
Bangalore: Guide to Get
Calcutta: Market to Market
Delhi: Insider Access
Calcutta: Guide to Get
Calcutta: Traditional Craft
India 2008: Bollywood Confessions
India 2008: Bloom of Youth
Mumbai: Bandra on the Verge
Delhi: Dot-com Cuisine
Delhi: Why I Love The Oberoi
Delhi: Art in Miniature
India 2008: Friends and Rivals
Bangalore: A Cuppa at Koshy’s
Calcutta: Oberoi Grand
India 2008: Into the Fast Lane
Calcutta: Little Shops of Wonders
India 2008: Cricket Goes Prime Time
Beyond Delhi: Making Your Way to the Taj
Bangalore: Saris to Savor
Calcutta: Indian Modern: The Big 5
Mumbai: Glittering Little Things
Mumbai’s bazaars and boutiques stock every type of jewelry imaginable. We’ve selected three of the top shops for three different sparkling styles.
Delhi: A Matter of Trust
Bangalore: Olive Conquers All
Mumbai: Spicy Crabs et al
Delhi: Fabulous Things
Beyond Bangalore: The Magic of Mysore
A quick train ride from Bangalore, this historic southern city, Louise Nicholson reveals, couldn’t be further from that technocapital.
India 2008: The Caste System
Mumbai: Bollywood 101
Calcutta: Sweet Sensations
Mumbai: For the Home
Mumbai: The Tailor of Mumbai
India 2008: He’s Not There
Mumbai: The Way It Was—and Is
Delhi: Old Delhi’s Chandni Chowk
Mumbai: Saris and Beyond
Mumbai has fostered the talent of some of India’s most cutting-edge designers and the curatorial flair of some of its most discerning shop owners. These five stores provide proof.
Bangalore: Lavelle Road
India 2008: The Rising Middle Class
Delhi: The Ultimate Secret Address
Delhi: Bewitched, Bothered & Bejeweled
India 2008: Man vs. Machine
Mumbai: Walking on Water
India 2008: Saving the Tigers
Delhi: Rooms to Request
Mumbai: Shop the Taj
Delhi: The Best of Bukhara
India 2008: The New Look
Beyond Bangalore: Soukya Healing Center
Mumbai: Colonial Preservation
India 2008: Modern Love
Calcutta: Chic Suites
Mumbai: Notes on Nightlife
Beyond Mumbai: Ahilya Fort
Delhi: Better than Bukhara?
Delhi: A Passion for Pashminas
India 2008: A Tale of Two Indias
Calcutta: 7½ Hours by Foot, Ferry, and Car
Delhi: The Smoothest Silk
India 2008: Great Expectorations
Beyond Bangalore: Three Days in Chennai
Fiona Caulfield makes the classic coastal trip from the cultural center of Chennai to the French colonial settlement of Pondicherry.
Beyond Delhi: Royal Rajasthan
More than anywhere else, the area called Rajasthan—and its grandeur—attracts Westerners to India. Fiona Caulfield checks in to a few of our favorite places.
India 2008: Power Couple
Delhi: Streetside Snacking
India 2008: The Dalai Lama Lives Here
India 2008: Royal Reinvention
Delhi: Surprising Souvenir
Mumbai: The City Historic
India 2008: Essential Reading
Calcutta: Taxi, Please
Delhi: Well Tailored
Delhi: Aman, New Delhi
Calcutta: Mother Teresa’s Healing Legacy
Calcutta: Crown Jewels
Delhi: The Exhibitionists
Delhi: Crescent at the Qutab
Beyond Mumbai: The Architecture of Ahmedabad
Christie’s international director of Asian art, Amin Jaffer, examines six centuries of design in this Gujarat city.
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Along Kerala’s storied Malabar Coast, the mix of religions and cultures is as varied as the famously piquant flavors.
At a high-altitude retreat, Sophy Roberts finds solace, beauty, and another India.
Of Moghuls, Models & Movie Stars
Your Palace...Or Mine?
Sophy Roberts puts the question to Richard David Story.
Amid Faded Raj palaces, the scent of Attar of roses, and the sound of Rickshaw bells, Susanna Moore encounters the ghosts of a city’s former grandeur.
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