Mumbai Visit : Day 1

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Hi Everyone, πŸ™‚

I am on my social high these days. πŸ˜› I spent some great time with my mum and brother over the weekend. And then Sanjeev and I flew to Mumbai to catch up with friends and colleagues. After landing last night in Delhi, we headed straight for a friend’s birthday party.

These past few days have have been just so amazing. We met the most amazing people whom we have come across through IMBB. But now they have become such good friends that it’s them we’d want to spend our quality time with.

We stayed at theΒ magnificentΒ and the most beautiful Taj Mahal Hotel. We opted for a sea facing room. It was probably one of the best decisions for our Mumbai stay. I stared and stared at the sea from our room window like no tomorrow. The morning painted a beautiful picture of the sea, the rising sun, people feeding theΒ pigeonsΒ and yacht men preparing themselves for the day. It is something that I’d like to keep safely in my heart until I visit Mumbai next. πŸ™‚

Sharing some pics of Mumbai through Sanjeev’s lens. πŸ™‚ How have you guys been? πŸ™‚

More posts coming up. πŸ™‚

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The Magnificent Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
The corridors at the palace
Our sea facing room : )
pretty orange interiors
The beautiful artwork at the hotel!
Gateway of India as seen from our room
The little yachts dotting the sea!
view room
Standing tall!
Waiting for ‘Best’ in super chilled outfit : )
Neatly aligned
Is your skin thirsty?
Well parked!
The ‘Best’ : P
Hold on!
Daddy’s time!
“My heart is, and always will be, yours.”
The ‘Best’ adverts!
Can keep staring at these
Friends Forever!
Life well spent in the city of dreams!
The man, the sea and the bird

Wearing :

Dress: Zara
Pearls : Vintage
Shoes : Zara
Ring :Forever New
Bag : Furla

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56 Responses to Mumbai Visit : Day 1

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  2. Dita says:

    Beautiful pics Rati! Maye next year we will visit Mumbai and Goa, I hope so πŸ™‚ these pictures make me happy, lovely Sunny pics and nice outfit! πŸ™‚

  3. Radhika says:

    Awesome pics…I just luuurv Mumbai to the core….:) …and as always you rock this look too Rati…:D

  4. Charmy Sheth says:

    Heya!!!!!!! welcome to Mumbai Meri Jaan ….. (LoLZZzzz )
    It was so pleasant to hear that your are coming to Mumbai and look ! Now you are here. Hope we make you also Mumbai chi porgi. (Gheeeiii )

    Lastly a big to all the clicks of the city.The way photos are clicked are superb. I can assure that the clicks done by you shows actual rocking and beutiful life of Mumbai…….

    Lastly to say is Njoy MUMBAI !!!!!!! n yeah we welcum you to our hometown with warmest hearts ……

  5. ishani sanghavi says:

    I can see you spent some real amazing time back here!! Hope to c u soon someday Rati.. Pleasure meeting uuuu πŸ™‚

  6. Shweta says:

    Beautiful pics.. Your white dress is cute πŸ™‚ I m in love with your bag… Sanjeev ji has really made Mumbai more beautiful through his lens…I really am so tempted to visit Mumbai now… and I loveeeeeeeeeee blue sea…..its amazing….. πŸ™‚ Great post…keep it up

  7. Shai says:

    You look like a princess. Vintage and royal. Btw, did the dress have an inner or did you get it separately?

    I love the view of the yachts…it feels very Riviera.

  8. pinky says:

    rati u look like u r in eternal peace and soooo chickishhhhhh at the same time with the side messed up thing!!!!well i think u call that a side “messed up thing”:):):p u look lovely dear i am big fan/ac of urs:p

  9. Surabhi says:

    awwww Ratii.. sooo loved it. I was in Mumbai for more than a yr and went to Taj there several times.. just for eating though, never stayed. This post has become so close to my heart now. :-* all my memories are now dancing in front of me. You look gorgeous as ever! πŸ˜€ The lacy dress and the coral bag!!! You totally rocked it.

  10. Poorva says:

    ur dress and bag are gorgeous πŸ™‚ great pics:)

  11. Dipti says:

    Wow you look gorgeous dear.. :*
    oh and loved the clicks of the city.. beautifully captured.. Kudos Sanjeev!!!

    Guess you also went to Colaba Causeway… haven’t been there since long.. One of my fav place for crazy bargains. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    Taj is one of the bestest place to stay in Mumbai.. The picture of the interiors of Taj, the corridors, brings back memories of 2008 and sends a chill down my spine… I couldn’t sleep for 3 days.. My friend had few of her friends holed up in the hotel when the attacks took place… they had to hide in the cold storage.. what happened back then in Mumbai was terrible… but life moves on..

    There’s a lot to explore in Mumbai.. come back soon dear.. the city awaits you.. πŸ™‚

    • Rati says:

      Thanks dipti. But you know Taj did stand the test of its time,which is what we should be proud of. Sad to hear about your friends. It must have been so scary I can imagine. :((

      Yeah I went to colaba with Janhavi. It was really cool. πŸ™‚ Would love to visit it again! πŸ™‚

      • Dipti says:

        Yes that’s true Rati… and you know the staff their guided and saved every possible guest without even caring for their own lives.. how courageous of them. In that sense Taj will truly be remembered.

  12. Janhavi says:

    Love Love looking at Mumbai from your POV – we take so much of it for granted, it just reminds me all over again why I love this city so much ! That bag is so pretty but I will say that very few people could really carry it off and you do it full justice !

    • Rati says:

      Thankoo Jdoo. :)) I think the same happens with us when someone else covers delhi. :)) That bag is quite a conversation starter. πŸ˜›

      • Devie says:

        Did you get a chance to take cooking lessons from Janhavi, Rati πŸ˜› Or is that on the agenda for sometime later πŸ™‚

        • Rati says:

          no man!! I was so putting stress on her to revive her cute foodie blog. πŸ˜› And you ahve to meet her. You’d fall in love with her. She is adorbss!!! πŸ˜€

  13. neha says:

    u look like a fairy!
    n wat clicks sanjeev ji!
    my heart n soul is in the mayanagari u know, too many memories!
    that marine drive love birds are quite a pretty sight always!

  14. neha says:

    n one of my uncles went in to access the loss after the terror attack he said he could smell blood in the place πŸ™
    wah for the taj! its breathtakingly beautiful!

    • Rati says:

      Thank you neha. :)) I have been to mumbai twice before but this was the best visit so far!! :))

      Yeah wah taj! for standing tall during those tough times. πŸ™‚

  15. deepa says:

    Hi Rati,

    Welcome to Mumbai….. I am from this gorgeous and dreamy city.. and even after spending 26 years here I still cant get enough of this city… I hope u too can enjoy the magic of this city just we way we do.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  16. Sunita says:

    Hi Rati,
    Wow !! So finally, you guys visited ‘Aamchi Mumbai’…I’m thrilled that you guys decided to travel to Mumbai(Maharashtra state)…my hometown(once upon a time!) … There are so many places to see/visit, you need at least a week to do the proper ‘Mumai-darshan’ and to get acquainted with the exuberant and exciting life of Mumbai… you should visit again so that you can explore Mumbai at your own pace…
    I’m so glad that you & your hubby got to experience the strikingly magnificent and glorious splendour of the ‘Taj Mahal Palace hotel” and the ‘Gateway of India’- the architectural marvel of our country!!….It’s an important landmark of the city just like you guys have ‘India gate’ as a national monument, I suppose….It’s marvelous to look at the life of Mumbai thro’ your hubby’s lens…he’s a skillful photographer & has got the knack of capturing the very essence- the spirit of the place wherever you go… here also, he’s captured the nuances of everyday life…Looking at your pictures made me nostalgic for old times…all my bittersweet old memories came alive…It feels so good to see the southern part of Mumbai and the shores of Arabian Sea, the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area…I’ve got a lot of fond memories associated with that place…I miss it all so very much ! πŸ™
    Next time, you should go sailing in the Arabian sea, you’ll get to see the dolphins…
    Rati, you are looking stunningly gorgeous in your incredibly beautiful and elegant lacy dress…<3 your ultra chic ring, those shiny Zara pumps & Furla 'Candy' transparent rubber satchel…Its yummilicious jelly bean candy look n texture makes me want to eat the bag πŸ™‚ … Lace + pearls is a classy & timeless combination, reminds me of designer bridal gowns & the vintage grandeur…
    It's always a pleasure to view/read your travel updates…Stay happy, healthy & keep traveling…. and huh,don't forget to share with us! πŸ™‚

    • Rati says:

      wow!! such a lovely comment sunita. Welcome aboard. πŸ™‚ I have been to mumbai twice before but this is by far been one of the most memorable visit. Have been to the chowpatti, seen the queen’s necklace and sat at the edge of the nariman point and enjoyed the view of the endless sea. I would love to visit mumbai again. It is beautiful. πŸ™‚

      Thanks a ton and loads of wishes and happiness for you. :))

  17. Bhumika says:

    Yay !! Finally I met you :)) I am so happy..
    And loved ur dress, shoes and bag.. πŸ˜€
    Just today I went for the Kaya event..and Priyanka told me that she met you..I was like..I met her too at the Tresemme event πŸ™‚

  18. Bhumika says:

    And amazingg clicks by Sanjeev πŸ™‚

    • Rati says:

      thanks bhumika. It was so much fun meeting you. Same. Super happy. Thank you :))

      Me and priyaaka have become gossip buddies now. loll!! I met her when she came to delhi and couldnt go back without meeting her when I was in mumbai. :))

  19. Karishma says:

    Oh it was so nice to meet you Rati!!
    Glad you had a nice stay in Mumbai πŸ™‚

  20. Mansi says:

    Mumbai sea surely looks amazing through ur lens…….. Awesome pics & Raati U look fab as always…. πŸ˜‰

  21. Devie says:

    Oh my! You look gor-gee-us! You pull of the delicate lace and gobstopper pearls especially well, Rati!
    Bombay looks amazing through y’all’s eyes… I am loving the picture of the couple…so cute! I’ve only been to Bombay twice and feel like no number of visits will ever be enough!
    Did you see Diana Penty at the Tresseme event? I saw pics of it online, so asking πŸ˜›
    Btw I’ve been sooper dooper busy, no kidding… Love that smileys are back on IMBB and can’t wait to kill some extra time on there, as soon as I have some πŸ˜€

    • Rati says:

      thank you devie. missed you around. :)) Everybody was almost in awe with diana penty… not sure in a good way though. She must be size -2 , if that exists. πŸ˜› She made everyone around feel fat. loll!!!

      This was my third time in mumbai and I still feel that I need to go back and explore more. πŸ™‚

      Oh yeah smileys are back *happydanceee* πŸ˜›

  22. Neha says:

    U are in mumbai rati!!!!!!! Wish i cud meet u someday… i bet u will keep here coming because this city spellbound us by its charm and attraction… i am so late to comment but welcome πŸ™‚

  23. megha says:

    Oohhhh Rati!!!!! finally u post …..after ur udaipur trip i was eagerly waiting 4 ur OOTD…..nd finally its on my email. U look jus lyk a princess with both charm nd sophistication. Luv 2 watch ur pic….beautiful pics of Mumbai….So whn r u coming 2 Kolkata????????? Hamare sahar ka no. kab aayega???????? Expecting u in here 222222

  24. aru says:

    Gorgeous pics Sanjeev. I am a Bombay-ite by heart since I went to school and college in Bombay and also starting my working career there. The pics have been so well captured and the captions are so apt. Loved each and every one of them. it certainly did bring back some wonderful memories.

  25. Ramya says:

    Rati, u look so classy n beautiful!! I am just going crazy over ur fashion sense.. U get better every time!! And Mumbai looks amazing!!! I am drooling over the pics, Sanjeev Sir is awesome ad always! πŸ™‚

  26. Tara says:

    Recall my love for the city of dreams….had a short stint few years back and I still can feel the buzz πŸ™‚ U look sassy and chic Rati in this pearl-gold and white combo, it was one of my fav look since childhood (due most close resemblance to fairy world I guess πŸ˜› lol). and Sanjeevji all pics are just so well captured…love the couple one and neatly aligned πŸ™‚

  27. Neha T says:

    Now this makes me regret once more, why I postponed my Mumbai trip this summer…I was born in Mumbai and twice in a year I say Hello to this great city…but this time I thought will visit it during ganpati πŸ™‚
    Anyway…Rati visit the Taj Land’s end for a meal and bandstand, they give a lovely view of the sea!

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