Tag Archive: indianlife

13 Indian Train Station Rules

I’ve come up with a helpful guide to prepare and ease your mind on the chaotic station platforms 1. You need patience 2. Be fine with everyone staring at you 3. Drink lots of chai 4.… 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

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

We crashed a wedding

On Lydia’s last night in India we had an eventful journey home from the restaurant On the Rocks in the beautiful blue city Jodhpur. Staff hailed us a tuktuk and we drove alone… Continue reading

What happened on Gandhi’s Birthday

It was Lydia’s last day in India with us so we wanted to celebrate our fabulous Indian adventure with a bang. It was our second day in Jodhpur and Lydia placed an order… Continue reading

The beauty of Mcleod Ganj

Mcleod Ganj is set high up in the Himalayas. We immediately noticed the difference in temperature stepping off the coach, it was time to get those hoodies out! Our coach took us to Dharamsala… Continue reading

taj mahal in pictures

Words can indeed describe this beautiful place. What about pictures…            

how to visit Agra

We heard many rumours about Agra…do not stay there, only stay one night, get in get out. But who do we listen to? In the end we decided to stay in Agra for two nights… Continue reading

what to find in Varanasi

  I already wrote a post about our interesting experience at the burning ghats, but there’s also so much more to see. It’s no wonder they call Varanasi the spiritual capital of India.… Continue reading