Luxury Lifestyle Magazine UK

Heritage Resort Hampi

Hues of Hampi Heritage Resort Hampi is located in Hospet close to the famed ruins of Hampi that makes it the perfect place to explore the surroundings. A close to six hour drive from Bengaluru brings me to Heritage Resort Hampi and the green environs of the resort ensure that any travel stress evapourates quite… Read More Heritage Resort Hampi

Sakal Times

How to holiday on a budget?

Holidays can be fun and inexpensive too – all you need to know is your budget and how you can work around it. If there is one question that can get anyone’s attention it has to be “do you want a holiday?” Well we all need a holiday but we are probably putting it off… Read More How to holiday on a budget?


New Year Destinations

New Year Festivities It’s the last month of the year (already) and also the time to ring in the New Year in style and travelling never goes out of fashion. No matter what you like, here are some ideas to escape to some unique destinations in India, that offer a plethora of choices for your… Read More New Year Destinations


Aalaya – A Bespoke Retreat

Celebrating Life Aalaya is an alternate destination for celebrations that is unique, bespoke and unlike anything else. When I was recently speaking to a friend on the kind of break he likes, he mentioned a place that is cut off and far removed from the chaos of his demanding job.  For many of us, urban… Read More Aalaya – A Bespoke Retreat


5 reasons to start booking your next holiday now

Booking a holiday is stressful for some people but by booking in advance, you will reap plenty of benefits. Although being spontaneous is always fun, there is also many reasons to book sooner. Here are five reasons to start booking your next holiday now. You can score good deals Perhaps the best reason to book… Read More 5 reasons to start booking your next holiday now

Spice Route

Honeymoon Destinations

If you are looking for a destination for the perfect start to your married life we have you covered with these places in India. Goa An all-time favourite with honeymooners, Goa has a charm that is hard to miss. Perhaps it is the endless coastline that continues to lure people from everywhere. This former Portuguese… Read More Honeymoon Destinations

Luxury Lifestyle Magazine UK

The Tamara Coorg Review

The Tamara Coorg in Karnataka redefines luxury with cottage-style villas built on stilts that overlook the verdant greens of the Western Ghats. Cocooned among 180 acres of a lush coffee plantation, the resort is secluded and allows you to break away from the urban chaos. A six hour drive from Bangalore gets me at the… Read More The Tamara Coorg Review


Lansdowne – the Hill Station Beckons

There is something pure about the air in the mountains and when it is one that is off the tourist track, there is an unmistakable charm to it as well. Lansdowne is one such quaint hill station that will feel straight out of a fairy tale with its verdant vistas, greenery, beautiful landscapes and more.… Read More Lansdowne – the Hill Station Beckons


Interview in AIRDA on my visit to Club Mahindra Kandaghat

I recently visited Club Mahindra Kandagat and was approached by the All India Resort Development Association for an interview after reading my story. Here are some snippets: 1/ Could you tell us how uniquely different this holiday experience was for you? (People don’t normally associate a visually delightful experience such as this within the timeshare… Read More Interview in AIRDA on my visit to Club Mahindra Kandaghat

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Summer Holiday Destination Ideas

Here is how you beat the heat this summer and take a chill pill by enjoying the destination for what it is. Ooty & Coonoor The Nilgiri mountains are home to the wonderful hill stations of Ooty and Coonoor and being 6600 feet above sea level, the cool climes are a welcome relief from the… Read More Summer Holiday Destination Ideas