Another place in San Francisco that is not only a pleasure to visit in terms of Beaux Art architecture is the Asian Art Museum, just across the street from City Hall. Over 2,000 collectibles from all the major cultures of Asia take you on a magical journey through history, lifestyle and arts of each individual heritage. And until 4 February 2018, dive into extraordinary Korean fashion inspiration in the special exhibition “Couture Korea”. Continue reading
When I think about India my mind dives into a rich and colorful Bollywood movie full of exotic scents. Lots of shiny and glitz fabrics, one of the most delicious and refined cuisines and, to stay realistic, a constant smell of excreta. It is a country that just leaves two options for all travelers: You simply love it or you will hate it do death. It does ask for many compromises, but if you dare to get yourself in you will be rewarded with experiences and impressions that will shape the way you will see the future. Continue reading
With only two nights altogether and one full day for sightseeing, one could mark that this short trip to Udaipur may have been way too short to get a decent impression of what beautiful sights await travelers in this gorgeous Rajasthani lakeside city. But on the other hand, if you don´t go, you won´t see, right? And travel is not always about length! I measure it in intensiveness. And that it was. So find out some of my personal recommendations that I was able to collect during my visit a few weeks ago that may be interesting and helpful for your visit to beautiful Udaipur. Continue reading
One of the most impressive sights that Udaipur has to offer is by far the gigantic complex of the City Palace. This enormous construction has been built in a lapse of over 400 years beginning in 1553 and consists of several palaces that have been added over the centuries to the original building. It lies right at the east bank of Lake Pichola and offers marvelous views over the lake, the city and the surrounding hills. The entire palace was errected in Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles and is considered to be the largest construction of its kind whithin Rajasthan. The flamboyant styles and luxurious interiors of the complex are literally eye candy and will carry you off onto a journey back in time. Continue reading
Flying within India is probably the most convenient way to get from A to B these days. It surely is the most comfortable one, especially if you are traveling on a tighter budget.
I have been going twice on Indian low-cost airlines within the last two years, and there is only positive feedback I can report to you. Continue reading
When planning my trip to Udaipur, I was looking for an authentic place to stay. Something luxurious yet down to earth, not one of these finely crafted and splendidly furnished huge luxury temples of big brands. Continue reading