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.
Owing to the Marriott/SPG hotel category changes I wanted to move up some of the reviews I was doing.
When we arrived in Hyderabad, the hotel driver was already waiting for us in arrivals with a sign board. Our luggage was out in less than 10 minutes, and the driver helped us roll our luggage to the hotel car, which was parked across the street.
After quickly running through the Plaza Premium Lounge, we headed over to the gate for our flight to Hyderabad. Boarding began promptly at 6pm (the flight was a bit delayed due to fog).
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 …
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 …
It’s tough for a hotel to live up to an experience like the Taj Lake Palace in every aspect. However, full service hotels in India are still extraordinarily good by global standards. All go as far as saying nothing beats Indian hospitality 🙂
Sasidhar and I just came back from one of the most rewarding outdoor and photography experiences of our lives in Death Valley National Park. Words and pictures can’t do justice to the beauty of this rugged landscape.
There has been a lot of debate over at Grabamile about what the best picture of the year ended up being.
Owing to just how much is going in and around the Taj Lake Palace, I decided to break apart the review into two parts. It also makes my rants more manageable for you guys because you don’t have to keep scrolling down.