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Hotel Dar es salaam (Srinagar, Kashmir, India)

This is a review of stay & food at Dar es salam hotel Srinagar, Kashmir, India This is a part of our travelogue on Kashmir. Read earlier posts below: Part 1 – Srinagar Part 2 – kashmir beyond Srinagar Part 3 – food in kashmir In a nutshell:  A beautiful heritage house, erstwhile stately home, now converted to a boutique hotel by the Nigeen lake, … Continue reading Hotel Dar es salaam (Srinagar, Kashmir, India)

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JKTDC huts & JK Tourism board huts (Achabal, Aharbal, Chatpal, kokernag in Kashmir) us

This is a blog about food at JKTDC & JK tourism board properties in different places of South Kashmir. To read about stay at these huts, please click our detailed post here – travel to Kashmir part 2 If you want to read about the general food culture of kashmir, please click to read our earlier post on this topic here – Kashmir food Giving … Continue reading JKTDC huts & JK Tourism board huts (Achabal, Aharbal, Chatpal, kokernag in Kashmir) us

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Food in Kashmir – A general understanding & experiences during trip to Kashmir. Part 3 of 3

This is an account of food that we had at different places in Kashmir during our trip & our observations about food & beverages habits in general in the region.  Read our Kashmir travelogues here & enjoy the YUMM pictures: 1. Srinagar 2. Rest of kashmir beyond Srinagar In a nutshell: Breads are not made at homes but bought from neighborhood bakeries. Breads are not … Continue reading Food in Kashmir – A general understanding & experiences during trip to Kashmir. Part 3 of 3

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A food, culture & History trip to Kashmir – Part 2 of 3, A 1000+ km drive to rest of Kashmir, beyond Srinagar

Part 1 of 3 – Srinagar Part 3 of 3 – food that we had during the trip This is a travelogue & the idea is to share our experience during travel & provide information on what we saw / heard / gathered from our experiences & conversations. We have attempted to give you a slice of rural life in Kashmir in this day & … Continue reading A food, culture & History trip to Kashmir – Part 2 of 3, A 1000+ km drive to rest of Kashmir, beyond Srinagar

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A food, culture & History trip to Kashmir – Part 1 of 3, Srinagar

Part 2 of 3 – rest of Kashmir Part 3 of 3 – food that we had during the trip This is a travelogue & the idea is to share our experience during travel & provide information on what we saw / heard / gathered from our experiences & conversations. This is not an authoritative research paper on the Political, social & economic situation in … Continue reading A food, culture & History trip to Kashmir – Part 1 of 3, Srinagar

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Company painting exhibition tour event by Shagufta Siddhi, founder, ganga Jamuni (national museum, Janpath, delhi)

Disclaimer – I am not a student of art history. Neither am I an expert on it. In case you are a student of art history or an expert , I guess you can skip reading the rest of this post as this is an oversimplified narration for common people like us, who are non experts. We went to see an exhibition of company paintings … Continue reading Company painting exhibition tour event by Shagufta Siddhi, founder, ganga Jamuni (national museum, Janpath, delhi)

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A drive to Tonk, trip organized by Shagufta Siddhi (founder of Ganga Jamuni)

In a nutshell : A weekend visit to a city, that does not appear in many tourist maps of Rajasthan – Tonk. Lunch & conversations at a centuries old, haveli of an erstwhile royal family, a stunningly beautiful guest house built centuries ago, beautiful Tonk Masjid with a beautifully painted Mihrab, An Institution that has painfully collected, restored & stored original manuscripts of the medieval … Continue reading A drive to Tonk, trip organized by Shagufta Siddhi (founder of Ganga Jamuni)

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A stay at Oberoi Amar Vilas (Agra, india) & the story of Mumtaz mahal & architecture of Taj Mahal.

In a Nutshell: Outstanding warmth of staff, efficient service & some really simple yet outstanding, western food at this Taj Mahal facing hotel, where we could see the imposing, breathtaking Taj Mahal from the lobby, our bedroom, our balcony, our bathtub & even from the pot!! Address & other details: Amar Vilas Disclaimer: All restaurants / eateries / Hotels reviewed by YUMMRAJ were visited by … Continue reading A stay at Oberoi Amar Vilas (Agra, india) & the story of Mumtaz mahal & architecture of Taj Mahal.

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A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)

  This is a travelogue & the idea is to share our experience during travel & provide information on what we saw / heard / gathered from our experiences & conversations. This is not an authoritative research paper on the Tribes of Odisha.   In a nutshell:   A rich, humbling, thought-provoking, experiential trip to the interiors of Odisha to meet, chat with & experience … Continue reading A visit to tribal areas of South Odisha & stay at Desia Koraput & Chandoori Sai (Onukudelli, Kunduli, Lakshmipur, Bentalbiri, Goudaguda, koraput district)

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Lalit mangar (foothills of aravallis, off gurgaon faridabad road).

This is a travelogue about staycation at this hotel, activities & food that we had here. In a Nutshell: A post lockdown enjoyable weekend break amidst pure nature, so unbelievably near from the city, no city noise, not too many vehicles, a beautiful drive around the villages in the morning, intense in-house pottery & qawalli sessions, loosening of the mind with a game of carrom, … Continue reading Lalit mangar (foothills of aravallis, off gurgaon faridabad road).