Focal Point: The Extremely Underrated & Beautiful Bazaars of India

I’ve often heard travelers (including Indians) and photographers raving about the souks in the Middle East or the markets in Morocco. But never have I heard of a person raving let alone talking about the bazaars or farmers markets of India. So when I visited the Mehdipatnam Rythu Bazar (farmers …

Focal Point: Golkonda Fort (Dol Guldur & the Origin of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond)

Golkonda Fort sits on a 390 foot granite hill, 7 miles outside the centre of Hyderabad, India. The fort dates back to 14th century and was considered impenetrable for almost three centuries before its fall to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1687 at which point it was pillaged and looted. 

Plaza Premium Lounge New Delhi T3 (Priority Pass) – Average at Best

I had a quick peek at the Plaza Premium Lounge in New Delhi before heading to the gate for my flight to Hyderabad. The lounge is surprisingly the less premium of the lounges in Terminal 3 and is right next to the Air India lounge I covered earlier. Introduction: Incredible …

Air India Lounge Delhi T3 – The Best of Air India is on the ground?!

We arrived at the New Delhi airport within 20 minutes from the Hyatt Regency New Delhi. While the low cost airlines (IndiGo and SpiceJet) operate their domestic services out of the Terminal 1, Air India operates all of its services out of Terminal 3. This is a game changer because …

Focal Point: 12 Pictures of the Most Beautiful Lake in India

I thought I would take this opportunity to post some of my best pictures from Udaipur and the most beautiful lake I’ve been to in India. That is before I continue to rant about the Taj Lake Palace. Stay tuned for that, but in the mean time enjoy these snaps. 

The Best Hotel Stay Ever – Taj Lake Palace Udaipur (Part 1)

After my eventful flight over from New Delhi, where I was asked to delete pictures of the dated cabin or risk being taken off the plane, we finally made it to Udaipur, Rajasthan. The not so great experience on Air India really made me think about whether it was worth it …