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A Good Time to Visit India

[Editor’s note – Since this post went up years ago, the Indian rupee has continued to climb. As of late 2016 the U.S. dollar fetched more than 65 rupees.] If you had India on your short list or you’re planning how

7 Answers About Living in India

Margot Bigg is a freelance journalist and author. After working as an editor in Paris, she moved to India where she joined the staff of Time Out Delhi and turned to writing full-time. Her articles have appeared in magazines and newspapers

How Much Changes in Five Years?

This Cheapest Destinations blog has been around since 2003, which gives it a much longer history than most travel blogs out there. Every once in a while I like to look back at what was bubbling up for discussion and see

Notes from the Nightstand: Books to Consider

I’d be a pretty lame writer if I didn’t read a lot, so I try to read real books regularly. Here are a few I’ve checked out lately that are worth a look. ¬†One travel book, one travel e-book, and one

Tales from the Cheapest Places to Travel in the World

I’m preparing the next edition of Perceptive Travel to go live, so here’s some good reading from other publications. All feature one or more of The World’s Cheapest Destinations. How to hire a boat in Indonesia: without drowning (Travelfish.org) How to