Tips on visiting Elephanta Island near Mumbai with kids

Tips on visiting Elephanta Island near Mumbai with kids

Located about 10 km from Mumbai, Elephanta Island is one of the most exciting and interesting day trips with kids. We've been there countless times - every time we have a visitor, especially a first timer in Mumbai, we make sure to take them to this island, widely known for its ancient cave temples. Our ...read more »

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

I’ve been planning to write this post for quite a while, but kept postponing in fear of getting stuck in the middle of it forever – there are way too manly things to do with kids in Mumbai:) It’s been a lot of fun to explore the city with my trio - Adriana, Alexandra, and ...read more »

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe – the giant Mumbai Shoe in Hanging Gardens

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe – the giant Mumbai Shoe in Hanging Gardens

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe.
She had so many children, she didn't know what to do;
She gave them some broth without any bread;
Then whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
I discovered English nursery rhymes when searching for something rhythmical to read to my newborn daughter. I ...read more »

A visit to renovated Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai – the fun in underwater world

A visit to renovated Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai – the fun in underwater world

First time we visited Taraporewala Aquarium in 2011, when Adriana was only 2,5  years old and two younger kids weren’t even born. And these were my thoughts:

“To be honest, I wasn’t that impressed. It’s not that I visited too many aquariums in my life, but still, no glass tunnels with dolphins or sharks swimming above ...read more »

How to amuse your kids on budget – a toy train at Vashi mini seashore

How to amuse your kids on budget – a toy train at Vashi mini seashore

I've already mentioned the toy train when writing about [url=http://www.indiapalette.com/vashi-mini-seashore-a-fun-place-to-take-your-kids-out]Vashi mini seashore – a fun place to take your kids out[/url], but I've noticed that many people search specifically for this train, so I thought it would be a good idea to write a separate post.

Timing:

6.00 to 8.00 pm every day

Price

5 ($0,08) Rs per child ...read more »

A visit to Mumbai Zoo: pictures, timing, prices and of course, my impressions :)

A visit to Mumbai Zoo: pictures, timing, prices and of course, my impressions :)

It’s been a while since my last visit to Mumbai zoo, officially known as Jijamata Udyaan. At that time I just moved to India and my husband was showing me around the city. My impression about the place was very positive, and not only because of the variety of animals I had a chance to ...read more »

Fauna of Navi Mumbai

Fauna of Navi Mumbai

Looking at  the images of this city, one can hardly believe it’s full of four-legged inhabitants. However, it’s true. I kind of expected to see cows and elephants, but in reality the fauna of Navi Mumbai turned out to be even more diverse.

Goats, for example.

Do you think this photo was taken somewhere at the meadow ...read more »