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 »

Top 3 Mumbai Tourist Attractions You Must Visit in Winter

Top 3 Mumbai Tourist Attractions You Must Visit in Winter

Mumbai is a treat to visit. The metropolis is a melting pot of cultures and has a history that spans across hundreds of years. Whatever time of the year you visit this city, it will surprise you in ways you’ve never thought of. The same landmarks appear different throughout the year and you’ll be left ...read more »

The Aga Khan Palace – an abode of peace and serenity in Pune

The Aga Khan Palace – an abode  of peace and serenity in Pune

The Aga Khan Palace is a  beautiful mansion set amidst a large garden in the Yerwada neighborhood in Pune. Boasting both the historical and architectural value, this place is one of the must-visit sites in the city. Located around 7 km from the center of Pune, it retains its peaceful atmosphere and quiet feel. The Aga ...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 »

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 »

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 »