Hotel Review: Banjara Retreat, Kaza, Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

If you are driving from Manali to Kaza, the journey is anything but smooth – this does not suggest it is not exciting and...

Hotel Review: Almond Villa – A Royal Homestay in Srinagar, Kashmir

The Almond Villa in Srinagar in Kashmir is literally a jewel in the crown. On paper, it is a bed and breakfast or a homestay....

Hotel: Banjara Retreat at Sojha, Kulu Valley

When you have organizations like Banjara Camps and Retreats to give you a choice of options to stay at, you can forget everything else...

Hotel Review: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

As a travel writer, I cannot allow excitement to cloud my opinion. But I could barely suppress the emotion at the prospect of checking...

Hotel Review: Singinawa Jungle Lodge, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Would you like some company over your morning or evening cup of tea? Then lay out the table; Papa deer, Mama deer and their...

Hotel Review: Castle Bera, Bera, Rajasthan

Castle Bera is one the best kept secrets in the country. And one really wonders why? It is an ancestral property run by Thakur...

Hotel Review: Wild Grass Lodge, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The Kaziranga National Park is one of the best forest reserves in the world – and you have to stay at the Wild Grass...

Hotel Review: Rain Country Resorts, Wayanad, Kerala – Lose yourself in...

The Rain Country Resort sure lives up to its name: as you go off the highway at Lakkidi on the Wayanad - Calicut highway,...

Hotel Review: Devra Homestay / Hotel, Udaipur, Rajasthan – Why would...

They advertise themselves as a hotel on their website but they really are a true homestay. Where your hosts, erstwhile royalty Major Durga Das...

Review: Wayfarer Mountain Resort, Munsiyari, Uttrakhand

As far as first impressions go, the Wayfarer Resort in Munsiyari in the Himalayan state of Uttrakhand (Uttranchal) flatters – but it does end...