Hotel Review: Banjara Camps and Retreat, Sangla, Himachal Pradesh

I stayed at Banjara Camps’ Sangla property two years ago and visited the same recently. Did anything change during this period? Yes, they have...

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: The Sarai at Toria, Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

If everyone in the world had homes like the Sarai at Toria, we would never fight each other and live happily ever after. Unfortunately...

Hotel Review: Banjara Camp, Sojha / Shoja, near Kullu

Is it Shoja or Sojha? Both spellings are used but let us use Sojha as marked on a milestone. Let the Government have the...

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 Review: Reni Pani, Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Satpura National Park and Tiger Reserve can surely be regarded as one of the most beautiful wildlife reserves in India, and a gem known...

The Joy of First Class Train Travel in UK: 10 Reasons

I love travelling by train in Europe including in the UK. The trains are usually comfortable no matter the class - but I discovered...

Hotel Review: Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka – Perfect to uplift your...

Not too many properties deserve the tag of being destinations in themselves, but Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka does. A CGH Earth resort, it sets...

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: The Blackbuck Lodge, Velavadar, Gujarat – Where blackbucks come...

Visualise this: You are sitting in the verandah of your cottage in grasslands extending for miles around. A gentle breeze is caressing your face...