Featuring ‘Irresistible India’

Recently I was on board an Austrian Airlines flight. I was pleasantly surprised to see the in-flight magazine featuring ‘Irresistible India’ as their cover story. Moreover, the main focus of the feature was Delhi and I immediately grabbed it to read up. It is so true when the article talks about how tourists somehow bypass Delhi…

Pic-A-Day Project: Heart of Delhi

Connaught Place , the ‘central business district’ designed as part of the Lutyens’ delhi project, was built between 1929-33, after the major areas of New Delhi (Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Parliament House) had been built and the new city inaugurated. It was inspired by the magnificent Royal Crescent in Bath, England, and was named after…

Pic-A-Day Project: Hi Tech City

Juxtaposed against the modern buildings of central Delhi, the Jantar Mantar (an astronomical observatory built by Jai Singh II of Jaipur in 1724) proves the scientific bent of mind of our ancestors nearly 300 years ago. Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah had these structures built in order to predict the movements of celestial bodies and compile…

Pic-A-Day Project: Morning Walk

As the days get hotter, we gotta make the most of our mornings…so here’s some inspiration for all you Delhi lovers! What could be more inviting than a walk along the broad avenues of Lutyen’s zone? Edwin Lutyens was the chief architect of ‘New Delhi‘, the central administrative area of the city, at the center…

Wonder where this is?

Hello dear friends! It’s time again to jog your memories for the names of these 2 monuments in Delhi. Do you remember where you’ve seen them? Drop your answers at our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DateWithDelhi