Palaces Archive

  • If you are travelling to a destination famed for cold temperatures, your travel preparation goes beyond throwing a few clothes into a suitcase and printing your tickets. For those used to urban […]

    Tips and Essentials for Trips to Extremely Cold Destinations

    If you are travelling to a destination famed for cold temperatures, your travel preparation goes beyond throwing a few clothes into a suitcase and printing your tickets. For those used to urban […]

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  • In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

    Explore Rajasthan from High Above in the Air

    In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

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  • All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

    Best Destinations to Explore with Kids in Rajasthan

    All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

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  • The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

    A Honeymoon at Ranakpur

    The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

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  • While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

    A Family Weekend in Rajasthan

    While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

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  • If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

    10 Lesser Known Vacation Spots in South India

    If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

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  • Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

    Leh – A Heaven Amidst the Himalayas

    Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

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  • India’s religious diversity is best experienced through religious tourism, which takes you through what may seem like countless temples, churches, tombs, and mosques. Even an encyclopedia may not be able […]

    Religious Tourism in Western India

    India’s religious diversity is best experienced through religious tourism, which takes you through what may seem like countless temples, churches, tombs, and mosques. Even an encyclopedia may not be able […]

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  •   Laxmi Niwas  (the abode of the Goddess of wealth, Laxmi) – the name seems apt. Grandeur and opulence are the best words to describe this palace in Baroda! In […]

    The Majestic Laxmi Vilas Palace of Baroda

      Laxmi Niwas  (the abode of the Goddess of wealth, Laxmi) – the name seems apt. Grandeur and opulence are the best words to describe this palace in Baroda! In […]

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  • Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

    Jodhpur: Oasis in the Thar

    Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

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  • Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

    The Charismatic Mysore: A City of Glorious Past

    Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

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  • Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

    Discover Kota

    Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

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  • The state of Rajasthan is nothing short of grand. Everywhere you look, you will find a piece of history staring back at you. The beautiful temples which are strikingly devotional, […]

    Top 5 Museums in Rajasthan

    The state of Rajasthan is nothing short of grand. Everywhere you look, you will find a piece of history staring back at you. The beautiful temples which are strikingly devotional, […]

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  • Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you […]

    Top 5 Trekking Destinations in India

    Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you […]

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  • The city of Jaisalmer represents the magic and vibrancy of the great Thar Desert. Along with the vast desert, the beautiful havelis and daunting Jaisalmer Fort draws thousands of tourists […]

    Explore Jaisalmer

    The city of Jaisalmer represents the magic and vibrancy of the great Thar Desert. Along with the vast desert, the beautiful havelis and daunting Jaisalmer Fort draws thousands of tourists […]

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  • Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

    Discover Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

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  • Amongst the many things that Rajasthan’s erstwhile Rajput rulers are famous for, the most glaring is their aggression. It was this aggression that enabled them to carve out beautiful kingdoms […]

    The Evolution of Rajput Kingdoms

    Amongst the many things that Rajasthan’s erstwhile Rajput rulers are famous for, the most glaring is their aggression. It was this aggression that enabled them to carve out beautiful kingdoms […]

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  • A large part of India is known for extreme weather conditions. While the winters can be bone-chilling, the summers in India can be unforgiving. The atrocious summer season calls for […]

    Top 10 Summer Destinations in India

    A large part of India is known for extreme weather conditions. While the winters can be bone-chilling, the summers in India can be unforgiving. The atrocious summer season calls for […]

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  • Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

    Lonely Planet’s Video on Rajasthan

    Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

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  • Once the home of the descendents of the illustrious Prithviraj Chauhan; the Neemrana Fort – Palace is now one of the oldest heritage resorts in India. Built in 1464, the […]

    Neemrana Fort & Palace – Weekend Getaways from Delhi!

    Once the home of the descendents of the illustrious Prithviraj Chauhan; the Neemrana Fort – Palace is now one of the oldest heritage resorts in India. Built in 1464, the […]

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  • Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

    Explore Bharatpur

    Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

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  • One of the finest properties in Udaipur, the Shiv Niwas Palace is a crescent shaped palace which was built in the early 20th century during the reign of Maharana Fateh […]

    Review: Shiv Niwas Palace, Udaipur

    One of the finest properties in Udaipur, the Shiv Niwas Palace is a crescent shaped palace which was built in the early 20th century during the reign of Maharana Fateh […]

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  • Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

    Top 5 Free Things to Do in India

    Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

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  • Often ignored, Manipur is one of the seven sister states of north eastern India. It is an absolutely gorgeous state with an outlying area of rugged hills and narrow valleys […]

    Discover Manipur

    Often ignored, Manipur is one of the seven sister states of north eastern India. It is an absolutely gorgeous state with an outlying area of rugged hills and narrow valleys […]

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  •   In 1551, Maharana Amar Singh of Mewar began constructing an island palace in the midst of the beautiful Lake Pichola in Udaipur. It took two of his successors, Maharana […]

    Review: Jag Mandir Island Palace Hotel, Udaipur

      In 1551, Maharana Amar Singh of Mewar began constructing an island palace in the midst of the beautiful Lake Pichola in Udaipur. It took two of his successors, Maharana […]

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  • One upon a time, there was a Rajput prince called Rao Bika. He was the second son of Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur and he would never inherit his […]

    Explore Bikaner

    One upon a time, there was a Rajput prince called Rao Bika. He was the second son of Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur and he would never inherit his […]

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  • The erstwhile princely states, the grandiose traditions of elegant royal families, the legends of valiant wars, and the physical remnants of a society based on noble chivalry – all play […]

    Top 10 Heritage Hotels in Rajasthan

    The erstwhile princely states, the grandiose traditions of elegant royal families, the legends of valiant wars, and the physical remnants of a society based on noble chivalry – all play […]

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  • The state of Jammu and Kashmir, infamous for civil violence and cross border terrorism was once considered heaven on earth. Gorgeous as it was, India’s northern most state, in the […]

    Discover Jammu and Kashmir

    The state of Jammu and Kashmir, infamous for civil violence and cross border terrorism was once considered heaven on earth. Gorgeous as it was, India’s northern most state, in the […]

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  • 30 minutes from the city of Bikaner, hides the Gajner Palace, a magnificent heritage hotel constructed of red sandstone on the banks of the gorgeous Gajner Lake. The Palace was […]

    Review: Gajner Palace, Bikaner

    30 minutes from the city of Bikaner, hides the Gajner Palace, a magnificent heritage hotel constructed of red sandstone on the banks of the gorgeous Gajner Lake. The Palace was […]

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  • Hampi is a short journey from Bengaluru. It takes 7 hours by bus and 10 by train… but train journeys are just so much more fun. The one thing that […]

    Hampi – Did Anyone Say Ancient? : By Sanibh Aryan

    Hampi is a short journey from Bengaluru. It takes 7 hours by bus and 10 by train… but train journeys are just so much more fun. The one thing that […]

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