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Top Attractions In Jaipur

Amber Fort    Started by Raja Man Singh, this imposing 16th century fort & palace complex, was declared a UNESCO world heritage site as part of a group of six Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Located near the town of Amer (11 km from Jaipur), the Fort has many structures that are worth seeing – Jaleb […]

Top Attractions In Agra

Taj Mahal    Grand tombs were rarely built for women, and the equation of tomb-beauty would’ve stayed overwhelmingly in favour of the men, had it not been for this one structure, this one monument that blew all competition out of the park – the Taj Mahal built to immortalize Shah Jahan’s love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. […]

Tourist Scams to Avoid while in India

Here are a list of 15 scams to avoid while travelling to India. Most are targeted exclusively at foreigners, though some are perpetrated against locals too. The Hotel Scam – “Pretending to have never heard of your hotel or that your hotel has moved places/burnt down/changed names etc” The likelihood that this is true is […]

Top Attractions In Delhi – South Delhi

Qutub Minar Located in the Mehrauli Archeological park, the principal attraction in South Delhi is the Qutub Minar, an iconic 800-year-old tower that has endured earthquakes and lightning for eight centuries. The Qutub tower at 72.5 meters (tallest stone tower in India) is a stunning example of collaboration across generations. It was started by Qutubuddin […]

History of Delhi

Delhi is believed to have been the site of the fabled city of Indraprastha, which featured in the Mahabharata over 3000 years ago, but archeological evidence suggests that the area has been settled for around 2500 years. However, for most of Indian history before the Turkic Muslim invasion in 1192 AD, Delhi didn’t really figure as […]

Getting Around in Delhi

Like any great city of the world, Delhi is a fairly easy to get about in once you get the hang of it. Having a data connection on your mobile will help find out routes and to get your bearings. Here are your top choices for local travel in Delhi: The Metro (Delhi’s lifeline – quick, […]