5 Things to Shop in Udaipur

Udaipur is a land of opulence, a land of excesses! There is beauty everywhere you look, be it the numerous palaces or the many lakes, the old havelis or the busy bazaars, you see brilliance wherever you look. How, then, is it not possible to want to bring this beauty back with us? And boy,…

Rajasthan – the Land of Mysteries and Lure

Myriad emotions course through me whenever I think of our trip to the magical Rajasthan. This trip was our first foray into this beautiful state. We had seen countless advertisements, bought handicrafts from various fairs over the years, heard about its many beauties, but nothing could prepare us for the truly amazing place that is…

Pushkar Travel Diaries

Pushkar – The Musical Abode of Lord Brahma Legend has it that Lord Brahma was looking for a place to perform a Maha-yagna. A swan was assigned the task to look for the right place as it took off carrying a lotus in its beak – it was decided that wherever the lotus fell –…

Jaipur – 2 days in the Pink City

K, my infinitely better half, and I had 10 days on our hands early this year before some of our leaves lapsed for good, and so, almost on a whim, we decided to push off for a backpacking trip. After much deliberation, we decided on visiting Rajasthan as we had never done justice to this…

Jaisalmer – The Fabled Golden City

Jaisalmer – The Desert Experience Ahhh.. Jaisalmer ! The beautiful, the colourful, the harsh, the soft Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is a breathtakingly beautiful city of Rajasthan, which evokes the mystery and mysticism often associated with the magnificent Thar Desert. The sweeping fort of Jaisalmer looks like a beautiful mirage rising in the sands of the desert…

Long Weekend Getaways in India Part III

When you are blessed with a three-day weekend, plan a leisurely trip to one of these incredible destinations that will leave you refreshed. Some of these getaways are a little out of the way and include a long drive, but when you have a long weekend, it doesn’t matter much. After all, the journey is…

Long Weekend Getaways in India Part II

On the next extended weekend you get, steal some moments from your mundane routine and find peace and relaxation in one of these long weekend getaways in India. Agra Synonymous with the Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the most popular weekend destinations in India. And thanks to its pleasant weather and close proximity to…

Best Places for Weekend Getaway around Delhi

An enchanting weekend getaway refreshes the mind, body and soul like nothing else. As Delhiites love to splurge and indulge themselves, they often wish to enjoy a vacation at a beautiful holiday spot away from the hustle and bustle of the cacophonic city. With so many prominent tourist attractions around Delhi, it really gets hard…

Romantic Holidays in India

Whether starting a life together or thinking of rekindling the romance, the best way is to get far away from the routine, to a special place where only the two of you exist. Here is a list of places that will ignite the romantic spark in you. They may cover the length and breadth of…