India

Ladakh in Himalayas – when to go, how to prepare, what to see – a practical guide before the trip

Indian Ladakh, being a so-called bridgehead of the Himalayas, is an absolutely unique place. However, due to a specific climate, high altitudes and challenging nature of this place, this is a journey ...

How to dress in India?

Are you going to India? Before you pack a suitcase, you should know about a few rules of clothing. India is one of those places where you need to be prepared in terms of wardrobe. Despite that it ...

Taste of India – a monsoon in a cup of coffee

What comes first to your mind when you think about India? I’m pretty sure that it isn’t a coffee! I thought the same until I visited a coffee plantation during my luxury train trip across the ...

Hampi – the magical city of South India

Hampi, the ancient city on the territory of the former capital of Indian region called Vijayanagara, was the milestone of our trip on The Golden Chariot train. Although it’s included in the UNESC ...

Safari in India? A few words about how (not) to see a tiger

Title is a bit ironic, I know. However, give me a chance to tell you more about my experience with safari. This time it was not in popular with safari Africa, but in India. This country has a potentia ...

A luxury train around India – how is it?

Welcome on the board of one of the most luxurious trains in India - The Golden Chariot! My journey through Karnataka state in the southern part of India continues, but it's time to reveal the secre ...

Time for Orient Express

I've kept my mouth shut for the last few weeks, but finally I can share this information with you! In a week time I am going on a journey through India with Orient Express style train! It will be a ...

Secrets behind the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal in is one of the best examples of Mughal architecture. It was built between 1632 and 1653, next to the Yamuna river in Agra, (read more about what to do in Agra) in the memory of belove ...

One day in Agra

Agra is an industrial town, a few hours of driving south from New Delhi. Agra, Jaipur and Gwalior are visited together as the famous Indian Golden Triangle Tour. This trip can be arranged either by to ...