Chennai Travel Guide

Travel Guides tamilnadutourism.org – Chennai information from the Tamil Nadu state tourism site. Madras.com – Chennai (formerly known as Madras) travel guide with information on attractions, activities, restaurants, nightlife, cinemas, and shopping. chennai.org.uk – Travel tips and information on festival and monuments of the city. LiveChennai – Chennai news and classifieds portal. Blogs Chennai Daily […]

Mumbai Travel Guide

Travel Guides The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai – Local government site featuring information for tourists. Mumbai Boss – City lifestyle magazine featuring news, culture, events, food and nightlife, shopping and fashion. About Mumbai – Includes shopping, hotels, maps. Time Out Mumbai – Guide to attractions, events, restaurants, nightlife, films, shopping and music in Mumbai. […]

Urban Cows, Jaipur – India

Cows in Jaipur

On my first visit to India I arrived in Mumbai and I was surprised to see cows in the middle of the biggest city in India. Cows are a sacred animal here and they are free to roam the streets, beaches, or anywhere they please really. I saw these cows walking down the the Bazar […]

Shore Temple, Mamallapuram – India

Mamallapuram - India

[Shore Temple, Mamallapuram - India] The Shore Temple is – as the name would suggest – a temple on the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Mamallapuram (or Mahabalipuram). The temple is one of a number of UNESCO World Heritage Site in the city which can visited on the one ticket. While it’s worth […]

Forts and palaces of Jaipur

Jal Mahal

A Second Chance City Jaipur was the fifth city on my Club Carlson trip that is taking me to seven cities around Asia. When I saw the itinerary I was happy to see Jaipur on the list. I came to Jaipur in 2011 and I had Delhi belly (I had just come from Delhi and […]

Mamallapuram stone carvings (and the most delicious drinks in India)

Beach Cow - Mamallapuram

My first time to India was in 2007 where I visited Mumbai and some of the southern states. I was told that the south is so more relaxed than the north, but having never been to the north I had no way of comparing. [A cow relaxing on the beach in Mamallapuram] I came back […]

Nomadic News [Mamallapuram Edition]: The best passport to travel with

Poolside - Mamallapuram

Greetings from Mamallapuram, India. I’m halfway through my 3 week trip around Asia, with India and China being my last two countries. Here is this weeks Nomadic News links: Passports and Visas Greater Mekong Subregion single-visa plan gets nudge forward. There is talk of a single visa (not unlike the Schengen Area of Europe) that […]

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata – India

Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial and reflecting pool, Kolkata – India. Travel Photos: Kolkata Photo Gallery

Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya – India

mahabodhi-temple

[Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya - India] Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, India, is the most sacred of all Buddhist pilgrimage sites. A descendant of the original Bodhi Tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment is next to this temple. Travel Photos: Bodhgaya Photo Gallery

Boats on the ghats, Varanasi – India

Varanasi Boats

Boats on the ghats of Varanasi, India. Travel Photos: Varanasi Photo Gallery