Udaipur rooftop

6 Awesome Things to Do in Udaipur (+ Where to Stay)

Udaipur’s lakeside setting and elaborate palaces and temples have given it the reputation of being Rajasthan’s most romantic setting, and maybe even the most romantic in all of India.  Udaipur is a little bit like the Venice of the east and is a must-stop on your Rajasthan itinerary. The highlight of our time in Udaipur was celebrating the Hindu colour …

Kerala: Human by Nature

A few years ago we visited India for the first time and after hearing incredible stories about the state of Kerala, we chose to start our trip there.  It was a decision that we were so glad we made as it was the perfect introduction to incredible India. Kerala is a tropical state in southern India with 600 km of …

Cochin Chinese Fishing Nets

Things to Do in Fort Kochi – an Introduction to Kerala

Fort Kochi (or often called Cochin) is often visitor’s first stop when visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala.  While the Taj Mahal beckons in northern India, Kerala offers travelers a slower pace of life in the lush waterways, tea fields and beautiful beaches.  The Kerala Tourism Board has worked hard recently to attract tourists to the region and can …

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How to Visit the Taj Mahal with Kids

If you are planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to India, chances are you will want to include the Taj Mahal on your itinerary.  It is described as the most beautiful building in the world and after seeing it in person, we all agree.  On our first trip to India we only visited Kerala and southern India, but on our most recent …

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Jaipur City Palace

The Best Things to Do in Jaipur

Most first time visitors to India include Jaipur on their itinerary, and for good reason.  This historic city and the capital of Rajasthan blends old and new with its colourful, busy streets, picturesque and very pink Old City and incredible Amber Fort. One of the most popular India itineraries is the Golden Triangle, which combines Delhi, Agra (the Taj Mahal) …

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