First Class travel on the Rajdhani Express – one of India’s premier trains

Travelling by trains in India is not for the faint hearted, including the Indians themselves! Right from booking tickets, fighting crowds at the railway station, keeping an eye on your luggage to boarding the right train, locating your seats and finally getting to your destination on time, can be a real challenge for anyone not used to the Indian Railways. Indian railways is one of … Continue reading First Class travel on the Rajdhani Express – one of India’s premier trains

A perfect end to 2014….glimpses from India

The last few weeks have been manic. Our annual holiday to India has been anything but a holiday! Hopping from one place to another;┬átaking trains, flights, buses; getting stuck and delayed for hours due to the infamous Delhi fog; too much eating and hardly any sleeping; but it all seems worth the while when you finally see the people you have missed so much. Not … Continue reading A perfect end to 2014….glimpses from India

Planning for India – a few tips

(THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN MORE THAN FOOD) Recently, the Indian government announced the launch of e-visa facilities for 43 countries. According to the reports, this facility will soon be extended to most of the other countries as well. This is going to make travelling to India really easy so it’s time to start planning that trip you always wanted to take! Given the size … Continue reading Planning for India – a few tips

Places in India that have fascinated me for a long long time

Despite being an Indian who has spent almost all her life, until now, in India, there are still so many places that I have not been able to visit yet. I guess this must happen with most of us – with so much to see outside the country, we always leave our own country for later! But somehow that later doesn’t really come and so … Continue reading Places in India that have fascinated me for a long long time