Posts tagged "hotels"
Andaman : Island hopping and Under Sea Adventures

Andaman : Island hopping and Under Sea Adventures

I went for a much required Scuba diving holiday after 3 years to the Andaman Islands again. A lot has changed since 2010 when the only Indian airline which flew there was the national carrier and one flight by Kingfisher. Go Air got me to Port Blair in 5 hours flat from Mumbai. With Makemytrip,...
tour to ladakh - reader story*

tour to ladakh – reader story*

tripp.in reader, Sadaf Asif  sent us her Ladkh trippin log. Here is a pretty detailed account of her tour: This September we flew in to Leh from Delhi.  Just before the landing, we had a marvelous view of the snow clad Himalayas.  We felt like a bird flying on top of the snow capped mountains....
olaulim goa - with my little pony!

olaulim goa – with my little pony!

A bend in the river. More like a creek. A solitary boat inspiring endless thought. Quiet waters holding conversations with blissful hornbills. A flourishing frangipani on the sprawling lawns. Rustic cottages inspiring a break from the humdrum. The allure to laze in the azure pool.
poovar island – floating cottages in the kerala backwaters

poovar island – floating cottages in the kerala backwaters

The perfect place to enjoy a sundowner. Needless to say, the floating cottages are furnished in style with warm wood finishes, ethnic colour tones, and yet modern and soothing to maximise your enjoyment.
3 Heritage Homestays in Goa worth checking out

3 Heritage Homestays in Goa worth checking out

One usually tends to stay close to the beach in Goa, may it be the various 5 star hotels or the hundreds of beach shacks and bamboo huts that have propped up in the recent past.  Of course there are a lot of so called “Portuguese era homes” where you can rent a room or...
Vashisht, Himachal - escaping the indian summer

Vashisht, Himachal – escaping the indian summer

Kullu-Manali always said as one word by the Indian tourists is one of the favorite destination in Himachal Pradesh. Manali being more popular with the non-indian travellers is at most times overcrowded with a mix of both. About 3km north of Manali  on the slopes east of the Beas, Vashisht is the best and brightest...
mcleod ganj - himalayan glimpses

mcleod ganj – himalayan glimpses

You either are on the “mountains” holiday like most travellers would call it or you probably have taken a stroll here after visitng the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala down the hill. Either ways, Mcleod ganj is a good stop for the india tripper. Brief History Named after David McLeod, McLeodganj and Dharamshala became renowned places...

the fern jaipur – sophisticated luxury ecoliving

The Fern – An ECOTEL Hotel is the first 5 star Ecotel in Rajasthan strategically located on the Tonk Road 4kms away from the Domestic and International airports. This 85-room hotel is so designed as to be the symbol of sophistication and luxury and at the same time serene too. The Fern Club, for instance,...

pench tiger reserve – madhya pradesh

Pench Tiger Reserve, in Madhya Pradesh, comprises the Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park, the Mowgli Pench Sanctuary (for real!!) and a buffer. The Park nestles in the Southern slopes of the Satpura ranges of Central India. The river Pench, which splits the National Park into two, forms the lifeline of the Park.The reserve and its...

vengurla – maharastra’s undiscovered beach

Located on the southern-most tip of Maharashtra’s Konkan strip, Vengurla is an unspoilt paradise of sun, sea and beaches! Vengurla is replete with ancient history and now has a defunct port which used to be a stopover for “passenger steamers” in the 80’s between bombay and goa. Originally a trade settlement, it is a small...

3 nights in south Bombay (mumbai)

For a 3 day stay in Bombay (now Mumbai) here is what you could check out. Most tourists who come to Mumbai for the first time choose to stay in downtown… essentially the southern part of the island city. You may choose to rent a 500 Rupees ‘hole-in-the-wall’ hotel on coloaba causeway or pamper yourself...

stay at home in patnem

Another hidden unspoilt beach stay in south goa not to be missed – aptly named home! come home to mama baby.. “home” is sited on the picturesque beach of Patnem only few miles apart from the Canacona Railway-Station in the south-east of Goa. You reach them best by aeroplane to Bombay (Mumbai) or direct-flight to...