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Diwali: The Hindu Festival of Lights

Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, Diwali marks the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.

by Daniel Sendecki

Karni Mata: The Rat Temple of Rajasthan

Rajahstan’s Karni Mata is home to more than 20,000 black rats — and Hindu devotees travel great distances to worship these revered rodents.

by Jodi Ettenberg

The top 7 things to do in Mumbai

Mumbai’s a great place to experience some of the most ubiquitous elements of Indian culture

by Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott

5 travel photography mistakes

Superfluous selfies and stock photos of landmarks. Peter West Carey shares his tips to help you avoid any photography blunders on your next trip.

by Peter West Carey