Where to stay in Delhi

Delhi's mix of modernity and Mughal monuments is set to a soundtrack of car horns, but with new hostels opening up alongside five-star properties, a stay in India's capital can also be a breath of fresh air

Breaking bread: Eating with a Kayasth family in Delhi

India's Kayasth people sit outside the caste system, their culture and cuisine crossing religious and class divides. In Delhi, the Chandra family throws plenty of its own andaz — personal style — into the mix.

City life: Delhi

Crowded, chaotic and cacophonous, the Indian capital can overwhelm. But stick around and you'll discover Delhi is an arty, cosmopolitan and green city that's far more laid-back than you think

Delhi: A Gurgaon homestay

"Look for a balding, fat Indian holding a straw hat," were my instructions on arriving at Delhi International Airport. "That will be me"