Jodhpur Diary: Postcards from Mehrangarh Fort

“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Europe anymore”—this was pretty much what I told myself as we made our way up to Mehrangarh Fort. Our auto driver mentioned that he’s taking us to a beautiful palace yet what I saw was this bare, almost austere structure looming as we approached. No quintessential medieval spires …

Inside Munich Residenz Palace

Incessant rain on our second day in Munich forced us to change our plans.  Initially, we hoped to spend two hours in the morning skimming the Munich Residenz Museum—a former palace of Bavarian monarchs and rulers in the heart of Munich.  We had hoped to be done with a ‘highlights’ visit of the museum at …