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 »

Stunning palaces in India you won’t regret visiting

Stunning palaces in India you won’t regret visiting

Visiting India? Make sure to include at least one of these palaces into your itinerary. Without seeing palaces in India, your journey is bound to be incomplete. It's no secret that India is studded with architectural gems of every possible kind - ancient temples and churches, magnificent mosques, imposing forts and opulent havelis. ...read more »

Visiting the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur

Visiting the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur

From the Jaswant Thada memorial in Jodhpur, also known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar, one can enjoy a  breathtaking view over the Umaid Bhavan Palace. Being strapped for time, I wasn't sure I 'd manage to make my way there, but there was something so majestic in the palace's distant silhouette that I decided to ...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 »

The Mandore Gardens near Jodhpur – a charming collection of royal memorials

The Mandore Gardens near Jodhpur – a charming collection of royal memorials

Located around 9 km from Jodhpur, the Mandore Gardens is a beautiful park where the architectural intricacies of the ancient cenotaphs create a mind-blowing visual feast. Pair it with the bright tropical flowers, and you’ll get the idea of why it’s been one of my favourite places to visit since I started exploring Rajasthan. If ...read more »

22 photos that may tempt you to visit Jodhpur

22 photos that may tempt you to visit Jodhpur

So I've been to Jodhpur last months. Yes, May is the worst time of the year to visit Rajasthan, and yes, it was extremely hot. But as a super busy mom of three kids with a limited travel budget, I'm not in any position to turn opportunities down. I had a chance to visit Jodhpur and ...read more »