The Phulkari Bagh

The Phulkari Bagh

My love for the phulkari flower is well documented on the blog, but I’ve never written about my quest to find a phulkari bagh of my own. A bagh is a traditional dupatta embroidered for a special occasion like a wedding, or the birth of a child. The entire dupatta…

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Tips for Travelling to India

Tips for Travelling to India

Earlier this year I went back to India for the first time in 20 years. I’d visited a twice before as a child and teenager with my family, but this was the first time I planned a trip myself. It wasn’t exactly ‘roughing it’, but it definitely wasn’t a luxury…

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Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur Travel Guide

When we started planning our India trip at the end of last year, the city I was most excited to visit was Jaipur. I’ve always been intrigued by Rajasthan. The folk music, the outfits, the jewelry, and the bandhini print (I love it so much my entire wedding lehenga was…

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Tips for Shopping in India

Tips for Shopping in India

Before I left for my India trip in February (which feels like forever ago), I had a HUGE shopping list. I kid you not; everything from kundan payal and chand bali earrings, to garam masala, Amrita Pritam books, and craft supplies were on my list. Sadly, I didn’t even put…

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Agra Travel Guide

Agra Travel Guide

After spending two days in Amritsar on our Pink Chai India trip, we took a 14 hour train ride to our second destination – Agra. We arrived in the city around 5pm pretty beat, which really only gave us one full day (the following day) in the city of the Taj,…

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Amritsar Travel Guide

Amritsar Travel Guide

Whenever I travel, I’m usually the type of person that wants to go somewhere new. I’ve always felt life is too short to keep going back to the same places and doing the same things, but I think the city of Amritsar changed that for me. I fell in love…

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Where to Eat in Amritsar

Where to Eat in Amritsar

If you enjoy Punjabi food, there is no doubting that Amritsar is worth a visit for you! I grew up on a steady diet of home cooked Punjabi meals, and try to replicate those flavours in my kitchen every day, so Amritsar was the ultimate foodie destination for me.  I…

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What I Wore: Taj Mahal Edition

What I Wore: Taj Mahal Edition

I’ve spent a little time every evening since I got back from India trying to filter through the literally thousands of images and figure out what to share on the blog and what to leave out. But the truth is; I want to share everything with you all!  Since today…

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