The Taj Mahal: “Crown of the Palaces”; Chisom Njoku; Guardian Nigeria

The Taj Mahal which translates to “The Crown of the Palaces” is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan who reigned from 1628 to 1658, to house the tomb of his favourite wife, […]

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Fatehpur Sikri: UNESCO World Heritage Site; DailyMotion

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Ajanta Caves sans water for a month now; Aparna Banerji; Tribune India

Ahead of World Water Day on March 22, the Ajanta Caves, in an embarrassment to the Maharashtra Government, have been left to languish without water for a month now amid an intensifying Marathwara drought.

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Exterior walls of the Agra Fort; DailyMotion

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A Journey Back in Time in Kumbhalgarh Fort; Pooja Patel; National Geographic India

While other forts in Rajasthan may boast more pomp and glamour, the 15th-century Kumbhalgarh fort boasts the longest wall fortification in India. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.

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10 forgotten corners of the Commonwealth you’d never thought to visit; Chris Leadbeater; Telegraph

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NOBODY KNOWS WHO DESIGNED THE TAJ MAHAL; Curiosity

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The ride of your life: Eight thrilling journeys that are better than the destination; Traveller.com.au

I just can’t help reliving, in my dreams, that ride of my life.

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Plan a Perfect Vacation with the Travel Guide of Best Places to Visit & Things to Do in May in India; Ashwini; Tour My India

For a perfect summer vacation, use the TMI May travel guide to explore some of the best places to visit and things to do in May in India and have the most amazing time.

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Times Passion Trails – Cultural heritage of Odisha; Lakshmi Sharath

On a cultural heritage of Odisha, exploring some of the places to see in Odisha with Times Passion Trails…

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