Hotelier India

GM Diary – Harkaran Singh, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Dehradun

Hoteliers are looking at differentiated experiences for the new aged well-heeled traveler to make sure a break is more meaningful than ever before. The way guests choose the hotels they wish to stay in today is guided by how sustainable and local the property is and how it can offer guests an insight into the… Read More GM Diary – Harkaran Singh, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Dehradun


Dehradun Travelogue

Dehradun made me fall in love with travel and writing all over again with its vivid landscape dominated by nature. One of my most favourites states in India is Uttarkhand as it has a varied landscape full of natural sights that always manage to bring a smile on my face. In this story, you will… Read More Dehradun Travelogue


Yumthang Travelogue

Located at a towering 11800 plus feet above sea level, Yumthang is a stunning Valley of Flowers in spring when primulas and Rhododendrons dot the landscape and the river Teesta flows in all its majesty. I first heard of the Rhododendron flower when I had a red hued welcome drink at a property I was… Read More Yumthang Travelogue

Sakal Times

Uttarkhand’s Mountains

The majesty of the Himalayan range even if it is a mere glimpse makes for a stunning visual that remains with you forever. Being based in Bangalore, the closest mountains I had seen were the Nilgiris. So naturally when I had an opportunity to visit Uttarahand, I was excited to finally head to the hills.… Read More Uttarkhand’s Mountains

Architectural Digest

The Kumaon, Uttarakhand

Mountain Musings The Kumaon a boutique property located 1600 meters above sea level in the village of Kasar Devi near Almora is an ode to Uttarakand’s mountains, valleys, forests and scenic lakes. A slightly steep track down, off the main road in the midst of the idyllic village of Kasar Devi will lead you to… Read More The Kumaon, Uttarakhand

Luxury Lifestyle Magazine UK

The Sylverton, Mussoorie Review

Hills Calling The Sylverton Mussoorie is everything you want in a holiday in the hills with a slight nip in the air that adds to the fun. A two hour drive from Dehradun Airport that involves climbing mountains and hills with roads that twist and turn while offering spectacular views of the stunning landscape was… Read More The Sylverton, Mussoorie 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

Articles in Happy Trips

Here are a list of my articles (updated on a regular basis) for Happy Trips. This is a Times Internet Initiative and is a storehouse of travel articles. Orange County Kabini  Maharashtra’s Vineyards Bergamo Bekal Verona Coimbatore Karnataka’s Vineyards Calicut Rameshwaram Rishikesh Pollachi  Bangalore  Tanjore  Gopalaswamy Betta