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Fazlani Nature’s Nest

Sitting along the back waters of Andra dam and Indrani river is the vast property of Fazlani Nature's Nest among the hills and green environs a little away from Pune on way to Lonavala. The well landscaped resort boasts of 13 villas, a grand dining space, a wellness center, stable and sand track for horses…

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Shikwa Haveli's Verandah

‘Shikwa’ Heritage Homestay, Kaatha Village

When childhood memories begin to nudge and coax to act, a Haveli is born at Kaatha village near Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh.  On a trip with fellow members of Travel Correspondents and Bloggers Group to village on outskirts of Delhi, I stayed at Shikwa Heritage Homestay. The Haveli in its present stage has literally risen…

Jackson Inns, Phaltan

Amidst Sun And Sugarcane: Serenity At Jackson Inn, Phaltan

What do you do when you travel to a destination with miles of sugarcane fields flanking the road and the horizon is dotted with gigantic windmills? The first thing I wanted was to drink fresh 'Ganne ka Ras' or cold pressed sugarcane juice, a childhood indulgence. My secret desire was granted at Jackson Inns, Phaltan…

Jim Corbett with his hunt

In The Land Of Jim Corbett

Known for killing man-eater leopards and tigers of Kumaon region, Jim Corbett's legend lives on in stories of his hunting expeditions, his house and a single barrel muzzle-load gun in Choti Haldwani, a village that Corbett adopted. The Corbett family home at Kaladhungi, is now a little museum that gives glimpses of hunter-tracker-conservationist's trysts with man-eaters. Jim…

Memories Of Luxury Stay At Fortune Resort, Port Blair

"Memories are timeless treasures of the heart" And a memory of something that happens for the first time...that particular memory is the most special. There have been quite some vacations when I have stayed in luxury resorts but it was on a vacation to Andaman Islands in January 2009 that we first splurged on our stay. For most…

Experience A Little Bit Of Punjab At Gaj Retreat Resort

Punjab, the land of five rivers, the boisterous folk music, the energetic 'Bhangra' and the never-say-die attitude of its brave men and women, reminds me also of thick creamy lassi, the sweetened buttermilk, the peaceful Gurudwaras and the sumptuous 'langar' food! And I have all the reasons to feel happy as I tasted a little…

Two Days At Le Meridien, Coimbatore

What do you do if you have two days of ultimate luxury and no work...no agenda...no meetings and no kid in tow?? YES...you make the most of it and immerse yourself in the lap of luxurious comfort....At least that is what I did! It was scorching by the time we dropped our daughter at the pick-up…