Archive for the "India" category

Photo Tour of Indian Food

by Beth Whitman (August 9th, 2013)

Sad to admit it but it’s been a few years since I’ve been to India. Working on the details for next fall’s North India Culinary Tour, however, did two things for me. First, it sparked a really strong desire for me to return. And second, it made me really crave the fantastic flavors of the […]

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Is India Safe for Women Travelers?

by Beth Whitman (June 13th, 2013)

There’s been a lot of news coming out of India of late. And it hasn’t been good. Sadly, there’s been a spate of high-profile gang rapes against both Indian and foreign women in the last eight months or so. The most recent one was just last week when a California woman was raped when she […]

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New WanderTours ~ South India and Vietnam & Cambodia

by Beth Whitman (May 28th, 2013)

Missed the news? We recently announced a couple of new tours for 2014! The South India Women-only Cultural Tour begins in Chennai and continues southward through Tamil Nadu, where you’ll visit some of the most fantastical temples in the country.  From there, you’ll travel through the south’s gorgeous countryside, visiting tea and spice plantations and […]

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Evocateur Cuff ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (May 9th, 2012)

I was so tempted to post only this photo and a link to the website where you can buy one of these cuffs for yourself because I think this speaks for itself. But that wouldn’t be fair to the folks at Evocateur, who produce a wide range of jewelry, with an entire line that appeals […]

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North India Women-only Tour Announced!

by Beth Whitman (February 13th, 2012)

Details have just been released for the North India Women-only Tour for the fall of 2012! This 14-day journey highlights the best of North India with stops at the Taj Mahal in Agra, a walking tour of Delhi, a stop at the nature preserve near Chambal and stops in Jodhpur and Jaipur in the state […]

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Best Books About India

by Beth Whitman (January 31st, 2012)

There are lots of books out there on or about India. Here’s just the start to a list that could go on forever. Travelers Tales India – There’s nothing like reading other people’s true stories about their travels to a given destination. It really helps to envision yourself at that locale (for better and worse!). […]

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Join the North India Tour Featuring Cultural Highlights

by Beth Whitman (June 6th, 2011)

Back by popular demand is the North India Women-only Tour and we would be delighted to have YOU along for the adventure! This 16-day small-group journey features the most popular highlights of North India, but it also incorporates intimate cultural experiences not found on other tours. You’ll have the chance to: dine in the home […]

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Varanasi, India – Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (June 2nd, 2011)

Varanasi is the holiest of cities in India and it’s the Ganges River that flows through the area. It’s where pilgrims come to worship. It’s where the sick and elderly come to die. And it’s where family members bring their dead family members – so that they may be cremated at the ghats (steps) that […]

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Book a Tour in April – Save $150!

by Beth Whitman (April 7th, 2011)

My tax refund to YOU is to put $150 in your travel fund. All you need to do is book an international WanderTour in the month of April, and you’ll save $150 bucks! Such a deal! Here’s a roundup of the 2011 tours: Papua New Guinea Mt. Hagen Singsing Cultural Tour Dates: August 5 – […]

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South India’s People

by Beth Whitman (February 21st, 2011)

Last week I wrote about the temples of South India. There are countless temples in the region that are well worth a visit. And though I was concerned that I’d be templed out, they were all so different that I never did get bored. But what made South India so very special, was the warm […]

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