Bikaner is located in the North of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar desert. Colorful people, bustling markets, shrines, dusty roads with rickshaws, cars, motorbikes mixed with many cows, oxes and goats: Bikaner impresses, fascinates and you can’t get enough of it. The city is known for its special havelis (old merchant houses), bazaars, camels, miniature art and the beautiful Junagarh fort. In this article you’ll find everything you want to know about sightseeing in Bikaner, including what to see and the best things to do in the city and its surroundings. Bikaner was the big surprise of Rajasthan for me!
Vientiane is the capital of Laos and is located on the famous and might Mekong River. Vientiane is not a busy and bustling capital, as you might know from Bangkok or Hanoi. It is the smallest capital of South East Asia and you feel like walking around in a busy provincial town. Vientiane is a perfect city to include in your itinerary and stay for one or two days. In this article I’m telling you everything you want to know about this city, the Vientiane highlights but also the best things to do in Vientiane in terms of art, culture, fashion and history.