Taj Jai Mahal Palace hotel review for The Telegraph UK

This 18th-century palace, which is spread over 18 acres in central Jaipur, has tasteful rooms, a fabulous spa, swimming pool, and enough activities – including miniature golf, heritage walks, restaurants and a running track— to keep a guests entertained for a long weekend or more.

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Oberoi Rajvilas

Telegraph Review  Shoba Narayan, travel writer  The Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur, Rajasthan, India View on a map 8 out of10Telegraph expert rating This hotel just outside Jaipur, with red-brick architecture reminiscent of a Rajasthani fort, boasts stylish tented rooms, Mughal-inspired trellises, courtyard fountains, superb cuisine, wandering peacocks on the 32-acre grounds and staff who anticipate your requests before…

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Hotel Reviews

I am reviewing hotels for The Telegraph UK. Meghauli Serai, Chitwan, Nepal Orange County, Hampi Taj West End, Bangalore   Taj West End, Bangalore ITC Gardenia, Bangalore Ritz Carlton, Bangalore Shangri-la, Bangalore JW Marriott, Bangalore   Taj Coramandel, Chennai The Park, Chennai ITC Grand Chola, Chennai   ITC Rajputana, Jaipur Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur  

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The Leela Delhi

My Mint column about The Leela Delhi here. Culture Posted: Thu, Oct 27 2011. 9:23 PM IST Is anyone listening to the guest? The hospitality industry spends countless hours training employees to act on certain principles: enhancing guest experience, prompt delivery of services, warm welcomes and goodbyes, among others The Good life | Shoba Narayan…

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My writings for Gourmet Magazine

Gourmet magazine has a page of my pieces here. SHOBA NARAYAN BANGALORE Photograph courtesy of Shoba Narayan Shoba Narayan dreams of being a stand-up comic and doing cartwheels—both galactically difficult to achieve for one so decidedly unfunny and unathletic. From her base in India, she writes about food and adventure for Condé Nast Traveler, Gourmet, ForbesLife, Time, and other…

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