Leopold Cafe, Mumbai


Leopold Cafe on Colaba Causeway in Mumbai is well known to say the least. It opened it’s doors in 1871 although not always as a restaurant, it had a central role in the novel Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, it was then a centre for his comings and goings and his meetings with the Mumbai underworld.…

Slur in India: Agra, Home of the Taj Mahal


The Taj Mahal. Definitely one of the most impressive buildings I have ever seen. The name actually means crown of palaces but it isn’t really a palace but a tomb built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is really magnificent. The town the Taj is in is called Agra, really they should have stopped…

Delhi


Delhi is the capital of India, a massive hub in Uttar Pradesh in the centre of the north, if you are to visit the north of the country it’s hard to avoid spending at least some time in Delhi. India is a land of enormous contrasts and so is the capital. If you arrive by…