Discover the Ghost Town of Kuldhara Jaisalmer

Kuldhara - the haunted village in India

Eerie Silence through the rumbles, Shivers through your spine as you explore the crumbles, They say it existed, it isn’t a story, There used to be a village in its times of glory. Read about the Kuldhara Village haunted story A medley of emotions hit me as I took my first step into this ghost … Read more

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

The Royal Cenotaphs of Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer

One of the things to do in Jaisalmer is to visit Bada Bagh cenotaphs

From atop the Jaisalmer Fort, somewhere far off in the horizon, I glanced about some unique golden structures. The Bada Bagh Cenotaphs, as our guide pointed out, was the royal tombs of the Bhatti dynasty of Jaisalmer. Even from a distance, they looked glamorous and there was no way, I was not visiting them. And … Read more

A complete checklist for Jaisalmer Desert Camps

The mesmerizing sunset over the sand dunes - one of the must-do things in the Jaisalmer Desert Camps

Why do you want to visit Rajasthan? Amazing palaces to explore. Beautiful and vibrant culture. Shopping , Thar Desert. No matter what your reasons are, one of them is bound to include an experience in the desert. And when it comes to desert camps in Rajasthan, the most popular place in Jaisalmer. The numerous Jaisalmer … Read more

A complete tour of Jaisalmer Fort

One of the watch towers of the Jaisalmer Fort

The golden walls shimmered in the bright sun, Was it a mirage? Probably so… for with a blink of eye It had disappeared in the sandy landscape of Thar. For those visiting the desert city of Jaisalmer, the golden fort does appear like a mirage. As I got closer, I realized it was more than … Read more

A travel guide to the best things to do in Jaisalmer

IMG 0543 1

Picture this – a golden-yellow majestic fort that arises amid the yellow sandstone buildings and surrounded by sand dunes. All these further enhanced by the golden rays of the Sun. It is not surprising that Jaisalmer is known as the Golden City of India. One look at the town and you will know why it … Read more

A whirlwind tour of Patwon ki Haveli in Jaisalmer

Patwon ki Haveli Jaisalmer - one of the must-visit places of the golden city

“We don’t have the time. We will get late to our next destination. Besides, it can’t be more elaborate than the Jaisalmer palace….also, the road is narrow, the driver is reluctant…..” … The tussle continued but my pleading finally won. With a strict deadline of one hour, I set off to explore the “Mansion of … Read more

Inside the Palace of Winds: A Guide to Hawa Mahal Jaipur

Behind the front facade - View of the interiors of Hawa Mahal

The palace of winds or the Hawa Mahal is one of the most recognized landmarks of Jaipur. It was interesting to see how much appreciation and recognition I received with that one picture of Hawa Mahal shared in my post on Best Places to stay in Jaipur. What was even more surprising – I discovered … Read more

My lovely yet incomplete tour of Amer fort Jaipur

Amer Fort Jaipur

You have not seen the pink city properly if you have not visited the Amer Fort Jaipur. In fact, a visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the key things to do in Jaipur. Just outside the city, Amer Fort or Amber fort used to the powerhouse of the rulers before Jaipur … Read more