ISBN 9789382299721,At Home: A Complete Guide to Homestays

At Home: A Complete Guide to Homestays




Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789382299721

ISBN-10 9382299726


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)

Healthy Living & Wellness

A home away from home... that is what homestays are all about. Quite common and 'preferred' in various parts of the globe, the idea of living in a homestay has picked up in India recently, among both the frequent Indian traveller as well as the discerning traveller, Indian or otherwise. Scattered in various parts of the country, the personalized attention, delicious home-cooked food and the lively company of knowledgeable hosts, their children and pets, is quite appealing for its uniqueness - including its environs, man-made and natural. There is so much to pick and choose from: a house with a mountain for its backdrop, along a gurgling stream, or on a beach, a mansion with antique furniture or a Portuguese villa with a balcao, you will be spoilt for choice. Get first-hand insight into the local history and culture talking to the hosts and locals, eat fresh meals and local delicacies, laze around or engage in activities... You, on one hand, can expect to be pampered as a private guest with additional luxuries thrown in. On the other hand, they too have expectations from their guests - always be guided by common sense, good manners and responsible travel etiquettes. This book, @Home lists homestays from states across the country like J&K in the north, Chhattisgarh in central India, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Goa in the west, Kerala in the south, and the north-eastern states, among other