Fried rice and a saucy side are to ordering in, what the Taj Mahal and Goa are to travelling—easy, dependable, but stripped of all novelty. When the PM encouraged citizens to explore at least 15 destinations in India by 2022, we were reminded of the limitless wonders within our borders, and set out to make a Secret India edition. It’s got 22 offbeat places that ought to be on any seasoned traveller’s bucket list, historical gems like Burhanpur, Bardhaman and Bhubaneswar, and much more. Beyond our borders, there are far-flung destinations like Rome, Azerbaijan, Fiji and Lhasa. The Diwali hamper joke is right there, but like our compilation, it's best to avoid clichés.
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