Weaving Varanasi With Veave’s Studio!

The grannies have a curious streak! And that gets them to meet interesting people that they love to chat with! Apart from running the inn, the grannies have managed to collaborate with social startups and young entrepreneurs of the city. So it was not surprising when...

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A Conversation Between Generations

She is energetic and they are the calm. She was always upto something and the grannies were always curious. When she spoke about Scrapshala for the first time, the grannies had loved the idea.Shikha’s commitment drew the grannies closer to her and Shikha could not get...

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Stories From “Granny Times”

From the Granny Times, we bring to you high spirited, enthusiastic and warm stories of senior citizens that we meet, interact or bump into. Grannies love to tell us stories and what could be better than the fact that it is true. From the desk of Granny’s Inn, here is...

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Welcoming Grandpa Niranjan to the Granny’s Inn Family!

A Gujarati by birth, a Bengali by upbringing and now a Kannadiga by choice, we were connected to the energetic and charismatic Niranjan Acharya through one of our dear friends, Reshma. As we began our conversations with Niranjan, we sensed a rare positivity in him. We...

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The Upcycling Gupshup With Scrapshala!

At the Granny’s Inn, Asha and Aruna granny meet and greet lots of very interesting local startup founders. Last week they met one such duo - Shikha and Kriti - who run Scrapshala! What is scrapshala? ScrapShala is a service and product based social venture for...

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The Mr Rickshawallah Who Caught Grannies Attention!

A Banarasiya by heart, born and brought up in the holy city, a young lad moved out of the city in 2010 to do what every 20 something does - study and find a job. But things were different with this young man. The more he studied and traveled, the more his longing to...

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Granny’s Inn – The Big Pan India Family!

By now you may know that Granny's Inn, Varanasi is a place run by a family who are made not by blood but by love. Whilst the two grannies are cousins, the rest of the family comprises Mayur- the ever watchful and efficient manager, Kashi - the master chef with his...

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When Misti explored the Art of Varanasi

When guests arrive at Granny’s Inn, they walk in as strangers and when they walk out…they become family. With our ever growing family from across the world, the story about Varanasi and Granny’s Inn as told by Misti Freeman Staley from the US touched us the most.As a...

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Exploring Varanasi

The Amazing City For Wanderers, Spiritual Seekers and Backpackers 1)GANGES RIVER – MORNING BOAT RIDE The ride along Ganges River, between 5 and 8 AM is the essential Varanasi's experience.  2)GANGES RIVER – HOLY BATH River Ganges is considered to the holiest Hindu...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Stay at Granny’s Inn, Varanasi

Varanasi, Banaras or Kashi is amongst the oldest living cities of the world - a holy city for the Hindus and a spiritual, music, sanskrit learning and yoga learning destination! To experience the sights, sounds and the flavour of Banaras, one must ideally stay in a...

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Gupshup with Granny – 9th July 2016

There was a distinct buzz in the morning of 9th July at Cinnamon Stays, as we went around getting ready for a very heart to heart “Gupshup with Granny”. Granny Asha was amongst us from Varanasi and as all grannies come, she came with lots of hugs, smiles, gifts and...

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