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  • Retreat, resort, reboot

    September 13, 2020

    Hotels and resorts in remote and scenic locations seem to be more adept at adapting to the new normal, write Gustasp & Jeroo Irani.

  • Nature Resorts: Small is beautiful

    September 2019

    It was once a spice plantation, and still is. Kurumba Village Resort in the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, the flagship of Nature Resorts, is suffused with the rich fragrance of spices…

  • Kotagiri, Tamilnadu

    May 2019

    The lesser known part of the Nilgiris compared to its cousins Ooty and Coonoor, Kotagiri stands tall close to 6000 feet above sea level and has a quiet charm of

  • A gateway to serenity

    December 2018

    For those bored of Ooty and Coonoor, there’s Kotagiri, one of the oldest hill stations in the Nilgiris. Rashmi Gopal Rao details the many attractions of this place.

  • Two nights at the nightingale’s nest

    September 2018

    As our car climbed the rolling hills, surrounded by swathes of iridescent green tea bushes, the beauty of the Nilgiris washed over us. Pristine white clouds seemed like plucked swatches

  • Discover India – Kotagiri

    April 2018

    Teanest Nightingale, nestled amidst the terraced tea estates of Kotagiri and bathed in the golden rays of the sun, offers a comfortable stay; (below) horse riding at the Western Hoofs