The royals – Maharaja Padamanbh especially – are constantly on the move. But despite their status, the Maharaja claims that their lifestyle has been modest: “I’ve had an upbringing like any other kid – not entitled or privileged. So, I don’t experience any culture shock when I travel,” he said in Architectural Digest. He also confessed to being drawn to Rome for its similarities to Jaipur.
Jaipur royals play polo, appear at fashion shows and take part in charitable and cultural events
It’s not difficult to spot the members of the family out and about. The Maharaja is often playing polo as he is a member of the Guards Polo Club in Windsor, UK. Meanwhile, Princess Gauravi is no stranger to fronting magazine covers. Perhaps busiest of all is Princess Diya, who is present at book launches, at the occasional art exhibition or charity events.
Want to know how they live? Rent a room at the City Palace
Maharajah Padamanbh is officially the first royal host on Airbnb. He’s listed the Gudliya Suite at the City Palace of Jaipur for US$7,774 (S$10,546) a night, and proceeds from this will go to the Diya Kumari Foundation, which supports local women and artisans.