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Jawai Leopard Camp in Western Rajasthan

Jawai Leopard Camp in Western Rajasthan

Situated in the gloriously pretty Aravalli Hills, near Bera in Western Rajasthan, and created by the inimitable Sujan team, the camp lies in the heart of an untrammeled wilderness where leopards…

The Best Indian Guidebooks for your suitcase

The Best Indian Guidebooks for your suitcase

Indiaphile reviews a selection of the latest Indian guidebooks (1) India Culture Smart – The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture – Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs…

5 places to stay in Delhi, India

5 places to stay in Delhi, India

So you’ve arrived in Delhi, now where do you stay? Indiaphile offers a how to guide for finding a room in the capital of India. The first thing to know…

Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan, (Golden Triangle)

Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan, (Golden Triangle)

Samode Haveli Hotel, Rajasthan is an Indo-saracenic town-house that’s perhaps ultimate place to stay within the walled city of Jaipur. This 200-year-old city mansion enjoys an unbeatable location and an…

Indian travel reviews: Udai Bilas Palace in Rajasthan

Indian travel reviews: Udai Bilas Palace in Rajasthan

In the second of our profiles of Rajasthani Palace hotels, Indiaphile looks at Udai Bilas, Dungarpur, in the southernmost part of the state. Udai Bilas Palace dates from the mid-19th…

Indian travel reviews: Heritage hotel Devi Garh in Rajasthan

Indian travel reviews: Heritage hotel Devi Garh in Rajasthan

Encompassing most of the Thar desert, Rajasthan is India’s largest state, and also one of its most romantic. Home to the blue city of Jodphur, the golden city of Jaisalmer,…

Yoga Magic: a unique yoga retreat in Goa, India

Yoga Magic: a unique yoga retreat in Goa, India

Over 15 years as a travel writer, there are few places I’ve enjoyed so much, or visited so often as Yoga Magic, a unique eco and yoga retreat in Goa,…

Indian travel: escape the Summer Heat at this Perfect Monsoon Getaway in Shimla

Indian travel: escape the Summer Heat at this Perfect Monsoon Getaway in Shimla

Situated at 8,250 feet in the magnificent Himalayas, Wildflower Hall is a fairytale luxury resort set in 22 acres of virgin woods of pine and cedar. The former residence of…