Passage to India Part 1 | New Delhi Travel Tips

I would have never thought I would be giving you New Delhi travel tips…

I never expected I would visit India any time soon and I never thought it would be a country I would love to go back.


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Despite the extreme inequality and extreme poverty, I was mesmerized by the beauty, the history and the people.

Visiting a country I had only seen in movies like Passage to India and Gandhi was a surreal experience.

In 10 days we went from New Delhi, to Kashmir, to the Himalayas, to Udaipur.  Four unique places in India worth visiting for totally different reasons.

Our first stop New Dehli, as those of you who follow TrendSurvivor on Instagram already know…


New Delhi Travel Tips


Where to stay? The Imperial Hotel

Do stay at the luxury hotel The Imperial Hotel. It was built in 1931, has the largest collection of colonial and post-colonial art and artifacts anywhere in Delhi, and has a museum and an art gallery.

The rooms are spacious plus it has an amazing spa and beautiful gardens.

What to see?

You can easily spot the 5 Top Places to visit in New Delhi when you google it like the Mughal-era Red Fort, a symbol of India, and the sprawling Jama Masjid mosque, whose courtyard accommodates 25,000.

However, I will add :

Visit the Old City. It is a sad experience but you have to see this.

An old Hindu Temple or visit the Akshardham

The National Museum in New Delhi is a must.

It has various artefacts but I loved the Mughal Miniature Paintings and the jewelry (as you can see from the pictures …. )

Where to shop?

Great Kailash Market

Fab India for high end India style fashion.

Anokhi contemporary crafted textiles for summer boho style tops and dresses.

Amrapali Jaipur, is a coveted luxury jewelry brand know for amazing Indian style handmade silver, gold plated and gold jewelry.

Tibetan Market next to the hotel, however, old Tibetan jewelry is hard to find.

The National Museum shop for jewelry and pashminas.


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At The Imperial Hotel New Dehli

The Imperial Hotel Flowers

he Imperial Hotel New Delhi.garden

The Imperial Hotel Trend Survivor

The Imperial Hotel New Delhi elepant

The Imperial Hotel New Delhi. Spa entance

The Imperial Hotel New Delhi. Spa entrance

the Imperial Hotel New Delhi. spa

Old New Delhi City

Nina Papaioannou India Akshardham

Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu mandir, opened in 2005 and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi, India.

Have a lovely Day!!!

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