Taj Mahal

Treading in Diana's Footsteps

Sarah Gristwood | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK
Sarah Gristwood

So the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to end their Indian tour on Saturday by visiting the Taj Mahal? Well - why wouldn't they? They are famously a loving couple, and this has been a place for lovers through the centuries.

A New Lease of Life for Acid Attack Survivors in India

Lucy Wilson | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Wilson

When Anshu was 16, she had acid thrown in her face. Kapil Sharma, 55, was a fellow villager from Bijnor, in India's Uttar Pradesh state when he attack...

Ten Tips for Visiting the Taj Mahal

Jane Egginton | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

DO book train tickets from Delhi in advance. Tickets get sold out quickly, it's a fun way to travel and taking a car is a lot more expensive. Oh and do book your flights to India as far in advance as possible.

Don't Forget the Toilet Roll Holder

Paul Marshall | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

Once you're happy, or as happy as you can be, with your choice, you want to be confident that any contract is as tight as the space under your stairs. Heavens above, who was the contractor who said that there was plenty of room for a swimming pool, sauna and gymnasium?

Pamela Polland's Lost Master Tapes Found!

Charles Donovan | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Charles Donovan

When I wrote about my friend Pamela Polland last year, in a desperate search for her lost 1973 master tapes, I entertained little hope that we would find them. After all, Sony, the tapes' actual owners, had searched in 2006 without success.

Viewing the Taj Mahal and Exploring Agra

Stuart Forster | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

How long does it take to view a well-known tourist attraction such as the Taj Mahal? Some people might say a couple of hours, others might spend a full day at the attraction in Agra, India. Perhaps I went a tad overboard in spending three days attempting to seek out the best views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Miss Universe In Trouble With The Police

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

The current Miss Universe has landed herself in trouble with the Indian authorities after a photoshoot in front of the Taj Mahal. A police complain...

Indian Independence Day

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Independence Day marked the start of our travels to the North of India. I went with two other Indulge interns, Claire and Yasmin. Everything went smoothly with our flight and when we reached India Gate, we met up with an event organiser and entrepreneur, Viren, who we knew from Bangalore.

Love Alive in Art: Beauty Born of Loss

Ana Tzarev | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

In this series of articles, international artist Ana Tzarev explores the history of love as depicted through art. The second installment focuses on re...

Pamela Polland... And Her Missing Album

Charles Donovan | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Charles Donovan

Today, if you visit iTunes or any other digital retailer, you can find Pamela's first album, which was simply entitled Pamela Polland. It is very good, but it is not the masterpiece. Furthermore, the earthy photography seems to downplay rather than emphasise her good looks. Get it anyway.

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

'Hot Rocks' Tribute Lineup Moves Like Jagger

Larry Jaffee | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

The Rolling Stones' Hot Rocks 1964-1971 was the first record - a double gatefold album - I ever bought, back in 1972 when I was 14, unleashing an obsession with recorded music that remains more than 40 years later.

World's Largest Edible Taj Mahal Is Second To Naan

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

The iconic, elegant white domes of the Taj Mahal have been immortalised in Indian cuisine. The 3ft x 10ft x 5ft homage on display in London took 1....