Art Deco Architecture in Mumbai

Art Deco Architecture in Mumbai

  I've been planning to publish an article on Art Deco architecture in  Mumbai for ages. Mumbai Art Deco buildings, in my opinion, are as fascinating as its famous New Gothic stunners. Or may be it's the unique combination of the two that makes the city's landscape so distinctive.  Art Deco Rocking in the Roaring Twenties But before ...read more »

Uparkot Fort in Junagadh, Gujarat – places to visit and things to see within its walls

Uparkot Fort in Junagadh, Gujarat – places to visit and things to see within its walls

Visiting the Uparkot Fort is a  must when in Junagadh, Gujarat. If the city didn't have the majestic Mahabat Maqbara mausoleum, I would say the Uparkot Fort is a centerpiece of Junagadh, but my loyalty is forever with the former. Even so, the Uparkot fort is  definitely a worthy sight that shouldn't be underestimated, and ...read more »

A visit to the Chor Bazar, or the Thieves Market, Mumbai

A visit to the Chor Bazar, or the Thieves Market, Mumbai

The Chor Bazaar, Mumbai, also known as the Thieves Market, allows one to experience an interesting slice of life in the city of dreams. It’s also a unique place to shop for things you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Located within the Muslim Quarter of Mumbai, the Chor Bazaar is one of the biggest and most peculiar ...read more »

Jodhpur Stepwell – Toorji Ka Jharla

Jodhpur Stepwell – Toorji Ka Jharla

Toorji Ka Jharla, also known as the Jodhpur Stepwell, is undoubtedly one of the most prominent city’s landmarks. Not to be missed when in Jodhpur! If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’re probably aware of my fascination with the Indian stepwells. If you’re new here, well, I have a confession to make ...read more »

Best Parks in Mumbai: an insider’s guide

Best Parks in Mumbai: an insider’s guide

Wondering what are the best parks in Mumbai? Here is a list of my favorite green spaces in the city you may find agreeable. Check them out! A few weeks ago my husband took a picture of me enjoying the sunshine on a green lawn adjacent to an apartment complex nearby our house. I shared this ...read more »

The Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16) – remarkable facts and pictures

The Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16) – remarkable facts and pictures

Curious about the Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16)? Read on! There are monuments and works of art that simply blows your mind. With their genius, their scale, and tremendous amount of work behind them. The Kailasa temple is definitely one of such monuments. I was so mesmerized by the splendour of the Ellora Cave 16 ...read more »

One day in Mumbai – things to do in Mumbai in 24 hours

One day in Mumbai – things to do in Mumbai in 24 hours

To be honest, I feel a bit intimidated to write a guide for one day in Mumbai. Picking up activities and sights in a city that has so much to offer is a daunting task. Needless to say, 24 hours in Mumbai is far too little, but you can still get the essence of the ...read more »