Aga Khan Palace in Pune – Gandhi’s Prison Home in India

Aga Khan Palace in Pune – Gandhi’s Prison Home in India
The Aga Khan Palace is one of the biggest landmarks in Indian history. It is located in the city of Pune, in the state of Maharashtra. During Gandhi's Quit India campaign in 1942, the British imprisoned Mahatma Gandhi in this palace. Nowadays, the palace is open for tourists to learn more about the life of Gandhi and enjoy the surrounding gardens.  (more…)

My Favourite Place In The World – Meherabad, India

My Favourite Place In The World – Meherabad, India
About a month ago I returned from a 21 day trip to my favourite place in the world - Meherabad. This magical place lies in India's Maharashtra state and I am fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to come here many times. But no matter how long my stay is, I never want to leave. I truly can not explain what it is to be there. It's one of those places that you have

5 Delicious Indian Desserts To Try

5 Delicious Indian Desserts To Try
Desserts are a great way to end a satisfying meal in almost every culture in the world. It's the cherry on top to follow any meal, not quite literally. There are cultures who have a weakness for sweets more than others, including Mexico and India, bringing people together through gatherings and celebrations and even places of worship. Indian desserts are so delicious and often feature nuts in them. (more…)

55 Best Weekend Getaways Near Mumbai

Do you live in Mumbai or are you just visiting and you're looking for a weekend getaway to explore a new place? Sometimes we need a break from the big city and there are many options near and around Mumbai to go visit with all kinds of activities and sceneries including stunning waterfalls, staying in tree houses, trekking up amazing hills, or even having fun at adventure parks for the adrenaline junkies. (more…)

Quintessentially Indian: 5 New Kurti Styles for Modern Women

Kurtis make a quiet departure from the usual knee-length hem, three-fourth sleeve pattern. They have transformed into versatile trendy clothing options while retaining their ethnic beauty. For years now, kurtis have been unceremoniously dumped into the category of ‘traditional’ Indian clothing. Often cut as a piece of upper clothing so sedate that it bordered on boring, the kurti has only now managed to reinvent itself as a versatile Indian style that looks great even when

Top 10 Places to Visit in Rajasthan

“Dharti Dhora Ri…” In other words Rajasthan. It’s the largest state in India. It is called “Dharti Dhora Ri” OR “Land of Sand” because it covers the great Thar Desert in it. In Rajasthan, with your every pace the language changes. Generally, the language is known as Rajasthani. But in Jodhpur it is called Marwari and in Mewar it is called Mewari. Slight twist in pronunciations mixed with new words. But not to worry, other than Rajasthani

11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India

11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India
There are things you expect when you move to a new country, but there are many others that may come as a surprise, the little things that make up a culture. A move to India is not the exception. When I lived in India I definitely learned some new things about the daily life that I could've only understood by living it myself.  Here are a few of those things: (more…)

Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India

Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India
Amartithi is a very special celebration taking place annually from January 29-31 in the town of Meherabad.  This rural town in the state of Maharashtra, India hosts around 12,000 overnight visitors and about 30,000 daytime visitors from all over the world during this three-day event in celebration of Meher Baba. (more…)

The Most Interesting Destinations in India

India is a country of great variations. No matter what you think of when you think of India, it’s impossible to have an accurate image of the country until you’ve travelled to the country. If you’re going there soon, here are some of the most interesting destinations in India to visit. (more…)