Tag Archive: rajasthan

India Awards

Along our Indian adventures Fran and I came up with an awards list. Now we are probably bias to many of the places (especially Jodhpur) but really, this list could go on and… Continue reading

Udaipur: the romantic city

Visit Known as the Venice of India, Udaipur encapsulates India’s romanticism perfectly with two stunning palaces floating on a lake surrounded by whitewashed havelis and bathing ghats. We stayed for 5 nights and… Continue reading

Accidents on mopeds

Warnings. Warnings. Warnings. When will we listen? I’ve heard so many horrible stories about motorbike crashes abroad I’ve never let it faze me knowing I’m a good driver. So when the accident in… Continue reading

Jaisalmer: the golden city

Visit We arrived at 5am after a dusty AC Sleeper class train journey from Jodhpur. Think desert landscape with sand coloured buildings. The city definitely had a Disney’s Aladdin feel about it! We… 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

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

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

Jodhpur: where to eat

So much for losing weight in India, the food here is exceptional and some of our favourite places to eat were in Jodhpur, from a masala omelette to all you can eat thali.… Continue reading

Jodhpur: the blue city

I am so excited to write about Jodhpur! It was one of my favourite places in India. The city is very photogenic with many of it’s townhouses painted Jodhpur blue. People here were… Continue reading