Google just released a new version of map-directions for India. If you have ever navigated your way through a new city, you know how difficult it is and how often you need to stop to ask people about the right left turn you need to make. Google maps now does just that. They provide directions emphasizing on landmarks instead of street names. This is a really practical way of adapting to the needs of a region. Awesome feature..

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/go-thataway-google-maps-india-learns-to.html

Here is an example of how the directions from MG Road to Forum look: