Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

  The City Palace is undoubtedly a centerpiece of Udaipur, a city I’ve chosen to start my acquaintance with the state of Rajasthan. Unofficially known as Venice of the East and the City of Lakes, Udaipur has been on my radar for quite a while. Although it’s not listed as one of the most popular monsoon ...read more »

8 reasons why my mother-in-law is my favorite travel companion

8 reasons why my mother-in-law is my favorite travel companion

  So, how many of you, travelers, regularly go on an adventure with your mother-in-laws? 🙂 No matter how much I favor traveling solo, having a reliable, witty and easy going companion proves to be very rewarding. I was lucky to discover such a partner in my mother-in-law.  She never actually traveled much, but she always ...read more »

[GUEST POST] 7 Places to Visit in India For Honeymoon Couples

[GUEST POST] 7 Places to Visit in India For Honeymoon Couples

 A vacation that brings two people close, spurs understanding and appreciation for each other is a honeymoon, and what better place than the land of calm beaches, secluded hill stations and breathtaking hills and mountains, in India, to spend it! So, here are the most popular 7 Places to visit in India for honeymoon couples ...read more »

Touristy things to do in Hyderabad

Touristy things to do in Hyderabad

As you can see from the title, I'm not at all  snobbish when it comes to traveling, and statements like "I'm a traveler, not a tourist" are not about me 🙂 Although I like to go off the beaten path, there is nothing wrong in exploring popular touristic attractions. After all, they are popular for ...read more »

[GUEST POST] Top 10 Spectacular Places in India for Artists

[GUEST POST] Top 10 Spectacular Places in India for Artists

If you are an artist you know that inspiration can come from anywhere, but there is something special about some beautiful places that makes our muses stay with us for a little longer. Imagine rising up to the sounds of birds in the morning and drawing the curtains to see nature in its most spectacular ...read more »

Architectural delights of Old Goa

Architectural delights of Old Goa

It sound like a cliche, but Old Goa is really a gem for an architecture lover - it's a place with a large concentration of art objects and lots of things to see, to touch and to experience. This historical city had kept my expectations high and didn't disappoint. The impact was very strong. How to ...read more »

Unexpected Margao, or My first Goa experience

Unexpected Margao, or My first Goa experience

  I didn't have any particular plans for Margao when getting ready for my Goa trip. The idea was to go straight to Old Goa so as to indulge in the architectural delights of old colonial buildings. But when I saw the artwork at Madgaon railway station it was apparent that a city with such self-irony ...read more »

[GUEST POST] 5 Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

[GUEST POST] 5 Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

Hm, it seems we have a second guest post on Rajasthan here on IndiaPalette. Remember The Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers ? You think it's by chance? 🙂  As for me, I'm determined to include Rajasthan in my travel bucketlist 2017 and to visit Jodhpur as well as Jaipur, beautifully described by Rohit ...read more »