The reDiscovery Podcast S02E08: Exploring Bombay!

One of the major themes of the reDiscovery Project is exploring your own backyard and so when we began our India exploration a couple of years back we decide to start with exploring our home base, Bombay! Now much has been written about the diversity and vibrancy of Bombay from the heritage areas of South…

Roadtripping through the ‘other’ Goa

We take you on a trip through the ‘other’ Goa, driving through forests & backwaters, and exploring villages & Islands with centuries old Portuguese villas.

The reDiscovery Podcast S02E07: Cool shopping ideas from across India

Shopping is a large part of travel for most people, especially in a place like India that is full of amazing art, handicrafts, textiles, antiques and everything in between. While we don’t shop much, since we travel on a tight budget with already stuffed backpacks in public transport, every now and then we do pick…

A Royal Retreat: Live Like a King at Jambughoda Palace, Gujarat

I’m sitting on a swing, sipping tea with my host Vikramsinh, Maharana of the former princely state of Jambughoda. We’ve been walking around his gardens, and have settled near a large organic vegetable patch. A Great Dane and a Doberman lie at our feet, while several pups scamper around. Vikramsinh, whose estate is almost self-sufficient…

A little slice of life in Fort Kochi

We came to Fort Kochi a bit tired and bedraggled after a wonderful, but strenuous 13 day journey along the River Nila (which we will tell you about soon!), with the idea of just spending a couple of days relaxing and lazing before returning home to Bombay. But the moment we reached this quaint little corner…

The reDiscovery Podcast S02E05: Our favourite Homestays in India

We love Homestays! To anyone who follows us this is pretty obvious, so we thought why not do an episode on our favourite homestays in India. As we have travelled over half the country we have quite the list of awesome places to stay and for those who enjoy immersive travel, there’s no better way…

The reDiscovery Podcast S02E04: Agra beyond the Taj

For first time visitors to India, Agra and the Taj Mahal form an integral part of any itinerary, and with good reason. However in the shadow of this magnificent edifice to love hide many gems which are overlooked by tourists who spend far too little time in the old Mughal capital. In this weeks Podcast…

Five (more) Super Homestays Across India

Anyone whos been following our travels knows that we believe there’s no better way to explore a place than staying in someone’s home. In 2016 we published a list of our favourite homestays in India. This year we’ve added five more. Jambughoda Palace, Jambughoda, Gujarat Named after the jamun trees that are abundant in the region,…