In Jaipur, Rajhastan, The Rambagh Palace is the most elegant hotel in town. Featuring a castle palace like setting, the hotel features regal appointments in royal settings. The Rambagh Palace featured a comfortable place to base operations while staying in Jaipur and our stay there was an exceptionally memorable travel hotel experience. Hotel Review: The Rambagh Palace by Taj Hotels, Rajasthan, Jaipur, India ” The Rambagh Palace used to be the maharajah’s… Read More

Our fourth flight with Air India would be a short haul hop between New Delhi and Jaipur. Our every day flight would be a quicker alternative to taking the train. The flight featured straight forward catering, a quick and relatively easy experience. Review: Air India A319-1, New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport – Jaipur International Airport “Air India provided a straight forward short haul jet aircraft experience in between two commonly traveled… Read More

Air India is the flag carrier of India. They recently joined the Star Alliance network, resulting in a standardized experience across all Star Alliance carriers. In doing this network of carriers, Air India had upgraded its lounge offerings to allow for consistent access and levels of service. We had the ability to visit the Air India Domestic Lounge in Indira Ghandi New Delhi Terminal 3 on our travels through the city. Review:… Read More

The second half of our time in Agra, India was spent at the other great attraction in Agra; the Agra Fort. The two locations are interconnected in the history of Agra, India. While you’d never mistake the Agra Fort for the main attraction in town, it’s well worth a visit on any trip to Agra. A visit to the Agra Fort will allow for a greater understanding of the local history and… Read More

Our travels to New Delhi had us visiting the world famous Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is one of those locations in the world that every serious traveller has to go and visit at least once. During our visit, we were able to take in all the major features of the palace, and happened to enjoy our visit on a day that didn’t have all too many visitors. The Greatest Ode to… Read More

We had debated on how to get from New Delhi to Agra in order to take in the Taj Mahal. The options included taking a train, a bus or a private car. We ended up with the private car courtesy of our hotel. This option allowed us the experience of having freedom of time, in addition to being able to stop on demand for sights and scenes at a whim. It would… Read More

New Delhi’ sights got richer after an experience getting a pedi cab ride through Chandi Chowk; New Delhi’s greatest market. Our adventures took us through Raj Ghat; Mahamatra Ghandi’s final resting area, the Red Fort and over to the India Gate. Our day was full of sights from traditional New Delhi. Stepping into Chandi Chowk, Paying Respects at Raj Ghat and the India Gate, New Delhi, India. “The sights of Chandi Chowk,… Read More

New Delhi is a wonderful city for a visit on a trip to India. We were able to do it right with a stylish guided tour provided by The Leela Palace hotel. The first day of our tour exposed us to the street life in New Delhi on our way to Jama Masjid; the largest mosque in New Delhi. We had an authentic experience wandering through the mosque and interacting with it’s… Read More

For our stay in New Delhi, we were looking for a hotel that could provide an end to end experience, including safe and secure tours around New Delhi along with an option to visit the Taj Mahal. After substantial research and several recommendations, we ended up at The Leela Palace New Delhi. The Leela Palace New Delhi was an outstanding pick and our needs were certainly met and fulfilled through our three… Read More

Continuing on what was already a very long travel day, we were looking forward to our third flight with Air India today. It would be the first on a two class aircraft with and actual business class cabin. While we did end up with the larger business class seat, the service was pretty much the same as in economy. We did end up with a pre-departure drink and a nicer meal, but… Read More

On arrival to Chennai, India we proceeded through India arrival immigration. India has this mixed category arrival situation where you have domestic passengers arriving in the same concourse area as international passengers. Domestic passengers were able to use the Domestic lines upon showing a boarding pass with the giant printed “D” on it. These lines are immediately adjacent and off to the side of to the international check in lines. This strange… Read More