A Quick Travel Guide to ‘Pink City’ in Jaipur

Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur is no stranger to tourists. It is most preferred destination on the popular Golden Triangle Circuit (Delhi-Jaipur-Agra). Jaipur has the distinction of being North India’s first planned city; but it was not always the burgeoning metropolis that it is quickly transforming into. Even in the present day, the original ‘walled city’ of…

Being a tourist in my own city – Inside Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal

Jaipur’s most iconic landmark, Hawa Mahal literally translates to ‘Palace of the Winds’ and is perhaps the most photographed monument in the historical pink city. It is situated bang in the middle of the Old City or Walled City of Jaipur and is akin to a fairytale come true. It was constructed in 1799 as…

A sunrise in Jaipur on a stormy morning

My first sunrise from Jaipur’s favourite spot, Nahargarh Fort. And how beautiful it turned out to be! A journey through photographs     Have you seen a sunrise or sunset from Nahargarh Fort? Tell me about it.

Sights from Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur

It was a hot, sultry March afternoon in 2014 and I had just returned from my life changing 55 day escape in the Himalayas. Many years had passed since I had seen the sights of Jaipur, that too in a day bus and the memories were calling for a revisit. I had not visited Nahargarh fort, lying…

5 must eat places in Jaipur

Jaipur has been a temporary base for me for the past two years, while I have traipsed around the Himalayas for extended periods of time. I used to be pretty exhausted after my journeys and preferred the comforts of home rather than exploring the cafés and eateries. The Jaipur Literature Fest this year was reason for me to…

Jaipur Literature Festival : A Guide

If you have been thinking for years of attending the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (Zee JLF), then now is the time to make the most of your long weekend. Tis the tourist season in Jaipur and foggy mornings and sunny days shall welcome you to the the largest free literary festival in the world. Jaipur Literature Festival is…