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Shangri-la Regency: Home away from Home in Darjeeling, India

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On my fifth visit to India, I finally made it to Darjeeling – a place I had wanted to go since my first trip five years ago. It takes dedication to get to the town in the Himalayan foothills, developed as a summer hill station during the British Raj and famous for its deliciously floral tea. After flying into Bagdogra, or taking a train to New Jalpaiguri station, you must… Read More

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The Mayfair: Old-World Charm & Service in Darjeeling, India

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The essence of Darjeeling, developed as a summer hill station during the British Raj and famous for its deliciously floral tea, is exemplified in the Mayfair Hotel. Once the summer home of the Maharaja of Nazargunj, the Mayfair is today a luxury resort perched high atop a hill overlooking the town – and overlooked, in turn, by the awe-inspiring Himalaya Mountains. The Mayfair has all of the luxury and service… Read More

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Karmi Farm – Darjeeling, India: Hill Farm Homestay with a Heart

The northern part of the Darjeeling District of India, tucked away between Nepal and Bhutan in the Himalayan foothills, feels completely different from the rest of India – culturally, ethnically, and geographically. It takes dedication to get here; after flying into Bagdodgra airport or taking a train to New Jalpaiguri station, it is a five hour auto ride ride along steep, winding, bumpy mountain roads to the Bijanbari area where… Read More

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