Intricacies of the Prag Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat

Intricacies of the Prag Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat

If a city has at least one building like the Prag Mahal, it automatically wins my heart. If the city of Bhuj has nothing else to offer but the Prag Mahal, I would have still considered it worth visiting. Apart from pure aesthetic pleasure, I’ve noticed that beautiful architecture has a very soothing effect on ...read more »

Delicious Street Eats of Mumbai with A Chef’s Tour

Delicious Street Eats of Mumbai with A Chef’s Tour

I can't tell you how many times I was going to tell you guys about my favorite street eats in Mumbai. The city's street food scene is known for its uniqueness and diversity, and it definitely shouldn't be ignored on a  blog like IndiaPalette. Although I've been staying in Mumbai for almost 11 years, I had ...read more »

Manali Travel Guide: Places to Visit and Things to Explore

Manali Travel Guide: Places to Visit and Things to Explore

Manali is one of the most explored tourist destinations in India after Goa. The snow-capped peaks, meandering Beas river, and the tall deodar trees is something that will make your heart pound widely. When I first visited this place I had to do a lot of research on How to and when to plan a ...read more »

Magical Hues of the Hawa Mahal, or The Palace of Winds in Questions and Answers

Magical Hues of the Hawa Mahal, or The Palace of Winds in Questions and Answers

A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to make my way to the Hawa Mahal - an iconic monument in Jaipur that had been on my bucket list for a long time. While being genuinely impressed by one of the most recognized monuments in India, I find it quite difficult to write about such a  popular ...read more »

Challenges and Rewards of the Harishchandragad Trek

Challenges and Rewards of the Harishchandragad Trek

This guest post was written for the IndiaPalette by Pavan Kulkarni, the man behind the TREK FREAK website. He is an engineer during the day and blogger in the night. An explorer by passion, he believes that many places in Maharashtra are untapped and are waiting to be revealed. He aims to capture those destinations ...read more »

The Royal Cenotaphs (Chhatris) of Bhuj

The Royal Cenotaphs (Chhatris) of Bhuj

The city of Bhuj was peaceful, tranquil and slow paced, and when I think of it now, it created a rather interesting contrast with overwhelming and mega touristic Jaipur I headed for the next day. One of the most secluded and architecturally rewarding places  I've visited in Bhuj was a complex of highly ornate royal memorials. ...read more »

25 photos to inspire you to visit Pune

25 photos to inspire you to visit Pune

The top of Mahathma Phule Mandai fruit and vegetable market is Pune was seen from afar. "It must be a beautiful monument, something like out Crawford market in Mumbai" I thought, picking up the pace. But the closer I came, the more obvious I was not going to savour any architectural delights. The stalls, boxes ...read more »