Pushkar Camel Trek

Through our guesthouse we organised a camel trek through the Pushkar desert. We were picked up in the afternoon on the main road with the camels waiting patiently for us. Seated on the… Continue reading

Pushkar: the holy city

Now if you are visiting Rajasthan you HAVE to visit Pushkar With more than 500 temples in and around Pushkar the city is known for its famous lake. They say  the lake formed from… Continue reading

Packing List

It’s a good idea to research what you are going to need to pack. It depends on your itinerary; are you trekking, visiting the beaches, going to the desert? We did all of… Continue reading

The journey from Jaipur to Pushkar

India holds many surprises and is full of adventures everyday. So when the offer of a road trip to Pushkar was offered, we took it up. Remember Vijay the elephant sanctuary guy from… Continue reading

indian street food

I’ve loved street food ever since I first visited Thailand back in 2012, so I knew I wouldn’t be able to bypass the amazing smelling stalls in India. There is so much variety… Continue reading

A night at Jaipur’s Chokhi Dhani

If you have time and a spare 800 rupees for an evening then you should make a trip to Chokhi Dhani, a 5 star resort in Jaipur, for an evening full of fun… Continue reading

Travel Photography Inspiration

I love looking at photography taken in India. It brings back so many memories and gives me ideas for my next trip. I recently bought Steve McCurry’s book ‘Untold: The Stories Behind the… Continue reading

Elephant Trekking

What do you think of when someone says India? Maharajah’s, desert, forts, camels, steaming hot curries and of course elephants… Facts: Indian elephants can spend up to 19 hours feeding and they may produce about 220… Continue reading

Anokhi in Jaipur

My guidebook led us to the Anokhi cafe for “Real coffee, fresh juices, terrific cakes and cookies…”. After we’d had lunch we went to explore the shop across the hall. Think Anthropologie in… Continue reading

Jaipur: the pink city

This was our first destination in Rajasthan and one of the most famous places to visit in India.  About Jaipur The Rajasthani state capital and the last point of the Golden Triangle, Jaipur is… Continue reading