A Case for Art Conservation

Preservation of Art is nothing short of a complex science and involves a balance of ethics, integrity and conservation. It is a bright morning in Udaipur when I make my way to the conservation lab located in the City Palace Museum, Udaipur. Bypassing boards marked ‘No Entry’ (this lab being out of bounds for tourists)… Read More A Case for Art Conservation

The New Indian Express

Nostalgia – Painting Preservation & Food

Nostalgia means different things to different people but at the core of it lies memories that always bring a smile to your face. Painting Preservation The Conservation Laboratory at The City Palace Museum, Udaipur is seeing a team working on ‘Paintings on paper’. The project that the conservators are currently working has restored about 22… Read More Nostalgia – Painting Preservation & Food

Millionaire Asia

Exotic Plates

The Good Life is not about expensive holidays, jewellery and accessories but also about good food that comes with rarest ingredients and a price to match. On a balmy winter evening in the backdrop of Udaipur’s stunning City Palace, I headed to the in house restaurant Palki Khana. The restaurant here serves some of the… Read More Exotic Plates


Arty and Crafty in Udaipur

While Rajasthan is known as a patron of arts, Udaipur is quietly carrying forward a wonderful legacy of the same through myriad manifestation. Interestingly these crafts have all been practiced since several years and are usually handed down from one generation to another which adds a quintessential old world charm. The City Palace in Udaipur… Read More Arty and Crafty in Udaipur

Spice Route

Spicejet’s Destinations

We look at some of Spicejet’s destinations and tell you what you can see and do to explore their culture, history, heritage, tourism and spirituality. Delhi The capital city continues to hold fort as a destination that has much to see and do. History buffs will love the city as there are several monuments here… Read More Spicejet’s Destinations


Things to do In Udaipur

Udaipur Diaries The city of Udaipur with its pristine lakes, stunning palaces and royal past is a charming getaway that makes for a great holiday. Here are some of the places that you must see on your next visit to the city of lakes. City Palace The sprawling city palace complex is in a way… Read More Things to do In Udaipur


Dabu Printing

An ancient mud resist hand block printing technique from the tribal regions of Rajasthan, Dabu is making a steady come back into the apparel industry. Holding a wooden block dripping in mud Bhagwati Lal Chippa carefully prints the patterns on a white piece of cloth. The designs that he creates are in perfect symmetry and… Read More Dabu Printing

The Hindu

The art of sword smithing

To meet one of the only families of Sikligars or Swordsmiths of Rajasthan in Udaipur who continue to practice the traditional way of working with swords is an eye opener in more ways than one. The din in the air is palpable and the sight in front of me is a smorgasbord of sensory experiences… Read More The art of sword smithing

Spice Route

Review of jüSTa Sajjangarh Resort & Spa Udaipur

A new age and modern hotel, jüSTa Sajjangarh Resort & Spa in Udaipur offers a motley set of experiences that are new and yet rooted in tradition. As I looked outside my flight window as we neared Udaipur, my thoughts said one thing – this place is so green. All I could see was a… Read More Review of jüSTa Sajjangarh Resort & Spa Udaipur

Deccan Chronicle

Udaipur Dairies

A recent poll has rated Udaipur as one of the three best cities of the world and this is not without reason. The amazing green cover of the city of Udaipur does not cease to amaze you. Naturally, sobriquets like ‘Venice of the East’ and ‘City of Lakes’ sit easy on its very able shoulders.… Read More Udaipur Dairies