Bagore Ki Haveli in Udaipur – two hours of aesthetic pleasure

Bagore Ki Haveli in Udaipur – two hours of aesthetic pleasure

  “There is nothing much to see. The dance with fire show is in the evening. Click a photo jaldi (quickly), and I’ll take you to Moti Magri”. Our rickshaw driver obviously didn’t have a very high opinion of Bagore Ki Haveli. Perhaps he's seen too many palaces in the city he was lucky to live. ...read more »

Stop Travel Anxiety: How to Enjoy Travelling

Stop Travel Anxiety: How to Enjoy Travelling

  This guest post is brought to you by Lysha of Lalco Residency Travelling is considered one of the educational and yet most relaxing experiences in life. For some people, taking time out from work and other responsibilities means visiting new places, meeting new people, tasting new food, and learning different cultures. But for others, travelling may ...read more »

Diversify your travel experience in Sri Lanka

Diversify your travel experience in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is becoming increasingly popular as a travel destination, attracting more and more visitors every year. And that’s for a good reason! The thing is, this small island country has plenty to offer to everyone – from the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites (all eight of them!) to mesmerizing places of natural beauty, from ...read more »

Qutb Shahi Tombs – a one of a kind necropolis in Hyderabad

Qutb Shahi Tombs – a one of a kind necropolis in Hyderabad

Located 2 km away from the illustrious Golconda Fort, Qutb Shahi Tombs are not to be overlooked when visiting Hydrabad. Not only it’s a one of a kind archeological park, where almost the entire royal dynasty is buried in one place, but the tombs of the Qutb Shahi rulers represent a fine amalgamation of architectural ...read more »

The giant baobab of Hyderabad

The giant baobab of Hyderabad

  “Would you like to see a baobab tree?“ “No thanks, I’ve seen quite a few around Mumbai”, - I was short of time and too eager to see the Golconda fort. “It’s a giant one, you won’t regret it”. “Oh, alright”, - I’m not sure what made me agree, perhaps the soft spot for baobabs after reading Saint-Exupéry’s ...read more »

The Stone Carvings of Jagdish Temple, Udaipur – unexpected effect

The Stone Carvings of Jagdish Temple, Udaipur – unexpected effect

  “I’m an artist. I’d like to show you my works”. Isn’t it a much better interpretations of the infamous “come to see my shop”. Needles to say, I wanted to see the works of art. Quite predictably, I ended up in a dreary shop full of lousy, mass-produced paintings of elephants, horses, tigers, peacocks and camels ...read more »

Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

  The City Palace is undoubtedly a centerpiece of Udaipur, a city I’ve chosen to start my acquaintance with the state of Rajasthan. Unofficially known as Venice of the East and the City of Lakes, Udaipur has been on my radar for quite a while. Although it’s not listed as one of the most popular monsoon ...read more »

8 reasons why my mother-in-law is my favorite travel companion

8 reasons why my mother-in-law is my favorite travel companion

  So, how many of you, travelers, regularly go on an adventure with your mother-in-laws? 🙂 No matter how much I favor traveling solo, having a reliable, witty and easy going companion proves to be very rewarding. I was lucky to discover such a partner in my mother-in-law.  She never actually traveled much, but she always ...read more »