diwali lamp
Diwali in the past Diwali is the festival of lights, not of crackers and fireworks. Fireworks were invented in China in the 7th century and became popular across the world between 1200 AD and 1700 AD. Fireworks became a part of Diwali celebrations only recently and are not an Indian […]

How to spend a Green and Ecofriendly Diwali?


lucknow
Long forgotten by tourist guides, the city of Lucknow has a lot to offer and the tourism department of Uttar Pradesh has been working for several years to promote this multicultural capital rich in monuments and recognized for its cuisine! Why visit Lucknow? For its cuisine Lucknow is the capital […]

Lucknow, multicultural capital to visit




maison d'hote
A big thank you to Shawn and Thien from www.hangingshoesfilm.com for this beautiful video of our guest house. We thank also all our wonderful guests and team! Do not hesitate to contact them if you need a commercial video. They understand in few minutes what you need, work fast and […]

Our guest house in video


homestay near darjeeling
Where to stay in Darjeeling? We are very proud of Bibesh, our chef and manager, who has decided to start his own homestay near Darjeeling in his hometown, Takdah, near Darjeeling. He will be leaving us by mid of September to make everything ready for his guests! Bookings start from […]

Lizahill: Perfect homestay near Darjeeling


nongriat
Meghalaya and the Northeastern States Rajasthan or Kerala have no more secrets for you? Goa too touristy? It’s time to discover the north-east of India! Northeast India is composed of seven “sister” states: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and is surrounded by Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma and […]

Meghalaya, a region to visit!



cycling
Love cycling? Here 5 cities in India that you can visit on your bicycle! Delhi with DelhibyCycle DelhibyCycle are the first one who have started to organize cycle tours and a must do to discover the old city. They have 5 choices, mainly in Old Delhi. You have to wake up […]

Cycling tours in North India


Hindu wedding and the saat phere The most important features of the Hindu wedding are the “saat phere” meaning the seven circumambulations. It involved seven rounds around a fire. The groom and bride recite vows or Vedic mantras.         In the first round or phera, the couple […]

Willing to renew your wedding vows? Why not Indian way?


No train for Varanasi, stop in Khajuraho! Trains from Delhi to Varanasi are often fully booked. A good way to workaround is to take a ticket for Khajuraho. The connexion Delhi-Khajuraho / Khajuraho-Varanasi is not that crowded and you will be able to find tickets even last minute. Check carefully […]

Khajuraho, a perfect stop on the way to Varanasi!