Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad is not to be missed

Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad is not to be missed

  The Taj of the Deccan, mini Taj, poor man's Taj Mahal - the beautiful Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad has many names.  When I saw the monument for the first time one year ago, I was strapped for time - after visiting the astounding Ellora caves I had only several hours in the city before ...read more »

Agra Fort – enjoying my visit post factum

Agra Fort – enjoying my visit post factum

I don't think I did the Agra Fort justice when I visited it years ago. These days, when I visit a historical monument or a natural beauty spot, everything else ceases to exist - it's only me and the place. At that time I was still battling the culture shock and sensory overload, so many ...read more »

Once upon a Taj, or 10 tips for visiting the Taj Mahal

Once upon a Taj, or 10 tips for visiting the Taj Mahal

No matter whether you consider the Taj Mahal one of the wonders of the world or not, the monument is definitely worth visiting. However, there are certain things you need to know to make your visit more enjoyable. I’ve been to Agra several years ago and I still have mixed feelings about that trip. I ...read more »

A visit to the Red Fort in Delhi – immersing yourself into the world of Mughal architecture

A visit to the Red Fort in Delhi – immersing yourself into the world of Mughal architecture

Red Fort is known as one of the” must sees “ in Delhi, and even if you’re one of those who go off the beaten path, visiting  this place will be rewarding in  so many ways. I consider myself a huge fan of beautiful architecture, but looking at the massive fortified walls, walking among the ...read more »