World Traveller 73


For our overnight stay in New Delhi, we had a very short one day stay prior to our travels home. Instead of going for a higher end property, we ended up at the ITC Maurya for a quick stay in New Delhi. While it was not as exotic as The Leela Palace, it was more than reasonable at a far lower price point. Hotel Review: The ITC Maurya, A Luxury Collection Hotel,… Read More

The Amber Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India is among the city’s most popular attractions. We allowed ourselves a whole day to see this highlight of Jaipur. While we didn’t exactly have any tourist experience in mind, we really enjoyed the experience of being able to explore this place at our own pace, and relish in some of the unique features of travelling in India. A Day in the Footsteps of Royalty; Touring… Read More

We had a day of sightseeing around the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. Jaipur has a few interesting attractions within it’s city limits, and we found it worth our time to spend a day sightseeing in and among it’s pink streets. We took in the famous Hawa Mahal, the historic astronomy centre of Jantar Mantar, and the City Palace. Jaipur was a much more authentic place than industrial New Delhi,… Read More

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

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