India travel Archive

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It’s a Little Easier to Live in India Legally Now

I wrote in A Better Life for Half the Price that the cost of living in most parts of India was one of the cheapest in the world, but that staying there long-term was really difficult because of their visa policy. That changed for the better last year and you can now

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The Cheapest Destinations are Cheaper Still This Year

I talked recently about how this is a great year for Americans to travel abroad because the strong U.S. dollar has made some “premium” destinations less expensive than before. If you really want to get the best bang for your buck though, the places I profiled in The World’s Cheapest Destinations are

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India, Iceland, and Italy in a Very Different Light

Sometimes editor types joke about the “three I’s of travel” that grace so many magazine covers: Italy, Ireland, and India. They’re photogenic, look exotic, and have nice luxury hotels with ad money to spend. You’ll rarely find a travel magazine that goes a whole 12 months without one of the three on

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When Currencies Plunge, Cash In

Getting ready to travel somewhere for a few weeks or months of independent travel? If you want a great value, put these countries on your short list: Argentina India Indonesia Mexico Why these? Not because of their “friendly locals,” “charming towns” or “pristine beaches,” yada yada yada. And not because they’re a

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News and Travel Notes From the Cheapest Destinations

As we head toward the end of 2013, here’s what’s going on in some of the cheapest places to travel in the world. Political troubles in Thailand never seem to go away for very long. The Thai prime minister just asked the monarchy to dissolve parliament after weeks of street protests in