Articles by Arko Datto

Prayer flags in North Sikkim, where the author traveled in search of clues about his grandfather

Smithsonian Journeys Travel Quarterly: India

One Man's Epic Rail Journey to the Darjeeling Himalaya

A grandson retraces adventurer Francis K.I. Baird's mysterious trek to a remote village near the India-Tibet border

Brightly colored trucks are parked near the village of Murthal, a popular stopping place for weary travelers in search of a good meal.

Smithsonian Journeys Travel Quarterly: India

Looking for Delicious, Authentic Cooking in India? Head to a Truck Stop

Known as dhabas, these roadside eateries serving classic meals offer a glimpse into India's culture and customs

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