Tag: India

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a day trip guide

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a day trip guide

This post is a travel guide about a day trip from Mysore to Srirangapatna in Karnataka, India. Srirangapatna only lies 15 kilometers from Mysore. Being in the shadow of the bigger city, it is often overlooked by visitors.  There were times though, that it was 

Somnathpur temple Mysore: a travel guide

Somnathpur temple Mysore: a travel guide

The Somnathpur temple near Mysore is one of the best examples of the intricate carvings that characterize most of the Hoysala architecture in Karnataka, India. At first sight, the Somnathpur temple, also known locally as the Chennakesava temple, looks relatively small in size. Especially if 

15 things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

15 things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Mysore. A city in the state of Karnataka in Southern India, When I did my internship in BR hills Mysore quickly became my favourite weekend getaway. It was in Mysore that I 

Places to visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

Places to visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Gokarna. Gokarna is one of India’s most upcoming destinations that is getting more popular every year. It is not hard to understand why with its laid back atmosphere, palm fringed sandy beaches 

Places to visit in Hampi in 3 days: a Hampi itinerary

Places to visit in Hampi in 3 days: a Hampi itinerary

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Hampi and includes a 3 day Hampi itinerary. Hampi is located in the state of Karnataka in South India. It was the capital of the Vijayanagara empire and is still home to 

Things to do in Palolem: Jungles and wildlife in Goa

Things to do in Palolem: Jungles and wildlife in Goa

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Palolem in Southern Goa. Goa is the most famous beach destination of India that everyone is raving about. Indians and foreigners alike talk about the beautiful palm fringed beaches and the relaxed 

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan with its rich cultural heritage is one of the most popular states in India. And for good reasons, because there are a lot of things to see and do. So much so, that planning your Rajasthan itinerary may seem like a daunting task. Therefore, 

Backpacking Rajasthan: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Rajasthan: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Rajasthan in India. Since I was a child I always wanted to go there. I still don’t know what it was exactly that drew me to this country. But when I was finally old and brave enough 

Udaipur Itinerary: 3 days in Udaipur India

Udaipur Itinerary: 3 days in Udaipur India

This post is a travelguide with a 3 day Udaipur itinerary. Udaipur is one of my favourite cities in Rajasthan. Both times I visited, it was a welcome respite from the overwhelming experiences elsewhere in India. Udaipur is less hectic and the relaxed atmosphere enticed 

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

This post is the ultimate 2 day Jaipur itinerary. Jaipur is the biggest city in Rajasthan and part of the so-called Golden triangle with Delhi and Agra. These cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in the country, because of the number of historical 

Places to visit in Agra in one day

Places to visit in Agra in one day

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Agra in one day. Agra is a city that I still have a love hate relationship with. It’s home to some of the most beautiful historical attractions in India, but it is 

Delhi itinerary: 3 days in Delhi

Delhi itinerary: 3 days in Delhi

This post is a 3 day Delhi itinerary that will help you overcome the overwhelming experience that Delhi can be.  For most people Delhi will be their introduction to India and it is not always a gentle introduction. Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the