Floating through the Badal Mahal at Kumbhalgarh Fort

Badal Mahal as seen from the entrance of Kumbhalgarh Fort

It was that hour of the day when the magic took place She ran towards the window of her beloved palace of clouds – her favorite space. Her eyes lit up as she saw the sunlight diffuse across the swirling mist Spreading an orange glow to all that it touched and kissed. These were those … Read more

City Palace Udaipur – The gem of the Lake City

City Palace in Udaipur at night

I can’t believe that in my chronicles of Udaipur, I left behind the biggest gem of the city! When I refreshed my last post on the things to do in Udaipur, I realized that I never did write about the lovely City Palace Udaipur. This was technically my first major exploration in Udaipur. Not only … Read more

Things to do in Udaipur

Lake Palace in Lake Pichola, Udaipur

During my last holiday in Rajasthan,  I covered many cities and towns. While each city has something that I liked, the one city that earned the tag of being my favorite is Udaipur. It was much more than the things to do in Udaipur. It was a certain vibe that added to the charm of … Read more

10 Travel Tips for a memorable road trip

A well-planned road trip can lead to memories for life

I have always said that the best way to explore destinations is to take a road trip. A road trip is not just about getting to a place but is a journey where companions discover & bond with each other, where adventures and detours lead to memories and where you discover the undiscovered. Having traveled … Read more

3 road trips to experience Rajasthan Tourism

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Judging from the queries that I have been getting on my last post on Jaipur, it appears that a lot of people are keen on Rajasthan tourism. It is not just Jaipur that seems to hold the charm. Everyone wants to cover more than this city. Rightly so, given the rich heritage and culture that … Read more

Secrets of the Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur

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If you recall my post on Amer fort, I mentioned spotting another fort – the Jaigarh Fort, from the main palace. You may also, recall that one of the incomplete things of my tour of Amber Fort was the fact that I could not explore the secret passage that connected it to Jaigarh Fort. That however, … Read more

5 Reasons to see the stunning Ranakpur Jain Temple

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It is the most recommended that if you are heading to Udaipur from Jodhpur or vice versa, you take a halt at Kumbhalgarh and the Ranakpur Jain Temple in Rajasthan. As you might have read in my earlier posts, Kumbhalgarh was a definite must-visit on my list and Ranakpur was an option. While I really … Read more

My 2015 through a lens

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2015 comes to an end and it sure has been a year of some crazy travel with friends and family, some discoveries and some upheavals, abrupt changes and lots of memories. It has been extremely tough picking that one thing from myriad others but nonetheless, here are my 10 memorable moments of travel captured through a … Read more

10 travel tips for Rajasthan

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Rajasthan – a land of colors and traditions and immense beauty. A popular tourist destination in India, part of the Golden Triangle with lots of history and culture. And this is the reason for my absence over the last few days. 🙂 Rajasthan had been on my travel list for a while and finally, I … Read more