Gary John Norman
Devpur Haveli is a hidden gem.
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Homestays promise travellers informal, affordable accommodation yet rich in local flavours
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An informal space A homestay is, very simply, part of someone's home converted into a hotel. For first-time travellers especially, a homestay will feel less intimidating than a large impersonal hotel...
There used to be a time when I preferred staying in luxurious hotels or resorts while on vacation. The hotels did great and still do fine, but I wanted some more flexibility. Those rigid check-in and check-out times didn't always gel well with my travel plans. Also having young kids meant that I wanted something more homely with access to essentials like milk, fruit and medicines too.