Mumbai can be madly overwhelming so it pays to have some decisions up your sleeve.
It's colourful, fun and just a little bit mad. And, like it or not, you're invited …
On one day alone, I took 432 photos. It's given me a new benchmark for tropical perfection.
From the eye-catching interiors to the warm service – not to mention the rooftop pool – this is a wonderful base from which to explore Kolkata.
Find a seat outside and watch the seaplanes and super-yachts shuttle back and forth on turquoise water.
There are ways to make the most out of a visit to one of the most spectacular man-made sites in the world.
What could ever top this wonder of the world, this building widely considered to be the world's most beautiful? Anything, surely, would be a major let-down.
Time Out has described it as the 'Woodstock, Live 8 and Ibiza of world literature ... James Joyce meets Monsoon Wedding'.