Why You Should Visit The Western Ghats Hill Stations

If you find yourself in Mumbai faced with its oppressive, sultry summer, an escape plan is essential. Fortunately, the reliable Western Ghats hill stations offer that much-needed sanctuary from the soaring temperatures of the city. Known as the Sahyadris in Maharashtra, the Western Ghats run along … Continue reading

Himalayan Adventure Sports: The Ultimate Head Rush

  If you have an incurable urge to fling yourself off a mountain or navigate tricky rapids, the Himalayan range channels your inner adrenaline junkie down dramatic, scenic routes. Take a look at our top Himalayan adventure sports for India’s most extreme experiences. With a … Continue reading
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A Bargain Hunter’s Guide to Shopping in Mumbai

For the seasoned shopaholic, there’s nothing more exhilarating than bargain hunting in the sprawling, cosmopolitan city of Mumbai. Whether you’re in the market for designer discounts or shabby antique gems, the Hindi expression, sab kuch milega – “˜you will get everything’ – rings true: Mumbai … Continue reading

Top Mumbai Bakeries: A Bombay Baker’s Dozen

Mumbai’s culinary culture and history – not to mention its collective sweet-tooth – are underscored in the many bakeries that dot the city. Attracting all kinds of people, by spending a few hours in one you’ll spot the worker-bees, the wannabes and perhaps even a … Continue reading

New World Wine: A Tour of Indian Wineries

  The capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai is awash with new world wine. On your next trip to India you’ll soon discover that in smart suburbs and downtown bars, socialites and Bollywood lovelies nowadays care less about sugary cocktails and more about Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s a … Continue reading