Time Out has described it as the 'Woodstock, Live 8 and Ibiza of world literature ... James Joyce meets Monsoon Wedding'.
Transforming an 18th century warrior fort into a cruisy hotel was not without its challenges.
From coloured gems and architectural jewels to trendy teahouses and exquisite crafts.
This 230-year-old warrior fortress has been transformed from a deserted ruin filled with bats, snakes and gunpowder to a five-star hotel.
Michael Gebicki samples life as a modern-day maharajah, and finds the turban fits.
Rajasthan's capital is a pink, populous, mesmerising metropolis, steeped in a rich history.
Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale. Julietta Jameson goes down in search of travel's bygone days.
Clover Stroud offers the inside track on the country's finest rail journeys