Pavilion of thunder and rainfall

One of the must-see monuments inside the Deeg Palace, near Bharatpur is the Keshav Bhavan. The building originally included an elaborate device to reproduce the effects of monsoon. There were

Day of the Buddha: Immerse yourself in the spiritual traditions

A full day to immerse yourself in the spiritual traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Spend your morning at the Norbulingka Institute in Dharamshala. Norbulingka means Treasure Garden in the Tibetan language.

Explore Amritsar with Sita

Walk through the narrow lanes of Old Amritsar en-route to the Golden Temple. See Saragarhi Memorial Gurudwara built by the British in the honour of 21 Sikh soldiers who fought

5 Things we liked about Udaipur

1. Cooking Class at Dakshu’s: Rakshita and Dakshu will host you at their comfortable home in a leafy neighbourhood of Udaipur and will show you how to cook Bharva Baingan,

Diwali – The Festival of Lights

While India is a colourful country all year round, it dons a different veil during festive times. Diwali, a festival that is celebrated across the country regardless of caste, creed

Discover Kerala like a local with Sita India

Visit the Folklore Museum in Kochi which is a treasure trove with artefacts in stone, wood, terracotta and bronze dating back to the early stone age up until now. It

There is more to Bangalore than being India’s Silicon Valley

I recently had an interesting exchange on my Facebook page. I posted a question asking my friends to share what they thought were the most undersold destinations in India. For

Maharashtra Up-Close : Walking around in Nashik

The pilgrim city of Nashik in Maharashtra is situated on the banks of River Godavari with more than a hundred ancient temples located in its vicinity. These temples commemorate the

Shopping in India – To market, to market

“If there is one place to experience India’s diversity, one need not look beyond the local markets in the country. A cacophonous rhythm of people milling about amidst the jarring