• Incredible India,  Taj Hotels,  Travel

    Jodhpur Diary Part 1 : Umaid Bhawan Palace & Mehrangarh Fort

    So with a couple of friends I traveled to Jodhpur, never having been there, fascinated by the desert to which I had never been. Jodhpur is also known as the Blue City . I was fortunate enough to stay at Taj  Umaid Bhawan Palace . This hotel was voted  by Trivadvisor in 2016 as the Best Hotel In the World. That’s right, In The World. I must say the interiors as well as the grounds of the hotel/palace really exudes luxury and royalty at every step. Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the world’s largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels , Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the…

  • Incredible India,  Travel

    Humanyun’s Tomb…..Delhi Unseen.. Part 1

    While I go to New Delhi often, it is very seldom that I get a chance to see the city like a tourist. A few months ago however, I was hosting some friends from outside the country so I visited a few cities in India. Our first stop was Delhi and I thought we would start with Humayun’s Tomb .   Now a quick history break here. Mughal dynasty was a dynasty founded by Babur, the first Mughal king who came  to rule India originaly from Persia which spanned from Uzbekistan in the east to Greece and Libya in the west. There were around 8 Mughal kings which ruled india…

  • Incredible India,  Travel

    Mae De Deus Church , Figueiredo Mansion and the sleepy Hamlet of Loutolim : Goa in the Rains…Part 3

    As I said in my previous post about Goa, there is more to Goa than Beaches, Shacks and Super luxury hotels along the beach.. As we continue on our Trail of Secret and Hidden Treasures of Goa our next stop is the Mae De Deus church in Saligao. Mae De Deus means Mother of God Now Saligao is just 10-15 minutes drive away from the c/c/b (Candolim / Calangute/ Baga ) belt of north goa which is the haunt of most tourists but very few people actually end up going to saligao because there are no “known” tourist attractions there. It could be on a different planet for all practical…

  • Incredible India,  Travel

    Piedade village in Divar Island ..Goa in the Rains…Part 2….

    Further to Goa in the Rains..Part 1….Chapora Fort Most people go to Goa and never manage to get beyond the usual beaches and restaurants/shacks . However, On my monsoon trip to goa I decided to discover the hidden places of goa which the tourists never get to see.. The first stop on this hidden list was Divar Island. As you get off the ferry , you get the feeling that Divar Island is the place Time  forgot. Now you may never have heard of this place in goa and the reason for that is that the inhabitants of this place tend keep to themselves and resists attempts to connect the…

  • Taj Hotels,  Travel

    Udaipur…Venice of the East

      So recently I had a chance to visit Udaipur and being a shutterbug I was very excited to see why so many people from all over the world rave about it. Is it really worth the hype? read on.. Accor group of hotels, owner of the Raffles Hotels will opening a property in Udaipur in 2019. Just to give you an idea, There are only 15 Raffles hotels in the world, that’s right, just 15 . They are in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap , Hainan, Shenzen -opening in 2019 , Jakarta , Meradhoo island (Maldives )-opening in 2018, Manila  , Singapore , Paris, Warsaw, Istanbul, Jeddah, Makkah, Praslin, Dubai…

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