Richard Tulloch tours a historic palace - and lives in it like a prince.
I step up onto the big yellow bus in Mumbai, and am greeted by a sea of smiling young faces.
When former Test cricketer Allan Border is abroad, he prefers to go exploring on foot.
"I should really have given the eunuch some money,'' I think as I stand on the burning-hot Mumbai rooftop, arms outstretched and face tilted towards the sun while the young man measures my shadow.
In the bar overlooking the twisting vines in India's answer to the Barossa Valley, a group of friends from Mumbai enjoy a weekend getaway -- and a chance to brush up on their new wine-drinking hobby.
In loveably chaotic India, nothing is what it seems and you need to keep your wits about you.
Ben Stubbs spends a weekend among the vines north of Mumbai, where the shiraz is as spicy as the curries.
Ute Junker discovers a culinary scene as colourful as a Bollywood movie.