Aranmula Boat Race

Kerala in August – Weather and Event Guide

“Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.” – John Updike The rainy season continues in Kerala through the month of August. But rather than cast a gloomy spell, the monsoon showers only make the scenery more vivacious. The trees look greener, the grass looks fresher, streams of water run… Read more →

Neelakurinji Blooms Again

Neelakurinji Blooms Again

And it blooms again! Strobilanthes Kunthianus, known as Neelakurinji or Kurinji in local linguistics, is a shrub found in the tropical montane forests (Nilgiri Hills) of the Western Ghats in South India. In the Malayalam language, the name Neelakurinji means “blue flowers”. The botanical term, ‘Strobilanthes Kunthianus’ used for the flower is said to be derived from the River Kunthi… Read more →

Kattadikadavu

Weekend Getaway – Kattadikadavu

There are several stunning destinations that can be visited from Idukki as weekend escapes. Some places are just made for adventure and Kattadikadavu, Idukki, is surely one of them. Kattadikadavu is becoming one of the emerging and promising trekking destination in Idukki with its scenic view of the hills and a misty atmosphere. From Idukki, Kattadikadavu can easily be reached… Read more →

Aali Veena Waterfall

Weekend Getaway – Aali Veena Waterfall

There’s no dearth of options when it comes to weekend getaways from Kerala. Imagine a view where clouds rest on hilltops, dew sparkles on the lush greens, and a cool breeze blows in through all sides. Such an experience might be rare in the cityscape, but a few places in and around the God’s own country offer this and more. Promising a much-needed… Read more →

Kerala in May Weather and Event Guide

Kerala in May – Weather and Event Guide

May is an interim month here in Kerala. It’s still summer but the temperatures drop with the increase in rainfall, paving the way for the monsoon to set in. This is a good time to visit Kerala, especially if you’d like to travel without your plans getting hampered by torrential rains. The weather is going to be warmer than what… Read more →

10 Beautiful Cottages in Wayanad

10 Beautiful Cottages in Wayanad

Wayanad conjures up incredible visions of ancient ruins, mesmerizing hills, mysterious caves, beckoning forests, thrilling wild-life sanctuaries and exotic legends. A noted place to visit in Wayanad is the beautiful Chembra Peak, because it offers glimpses of stunning, bewitching views of pristine nature. Seeped in history and culture, there are a number of places to visit in Wayanad, so it… Read more →

Kerala in April Weather and Event Guide

Kerala in April – Weather and Event Guide

Hello summer! While the majority of North America and Europe is still experiencing chilly temperatures in spring, it’s a hot and blistering summer here in Kerala. But don’t let the extreme temperatures scare you off. Kerala has much to offer even in the warm summer months. The summer vacation is in full swing in India since most schools close down… Read more →

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Kerala

Best Honeymoon Resorts in Kerala

Looking for a memorable, romantic escape after your wedding? Kerala is the best destination to enjoy a fulfilling stay when you are starting out on a lifelong journey of love, companionship and intimacy. There are mesmerizing honeymoon resorts in Kerala where you can look out into the magnificent stretches of waters, hills and pure nature while making future plans about your… Read more →

Mararikulam Beach

Weekend Getaway-Mararikulam Beach

After a stressful week at your workplace, you must be relying on the weekend to clear your head and rid you of your blues. Mararikulam beach is a place that can do just that. Mararikulam is a beach village lying on the coast of Alappuzha.  As you deviate from NH47 into the village, you will be greeted by lush greenery… Read more →

Arattupuzha Pooram

Kerala in March – Weather and Event Guide

The weather has turned and we’re halfway through a bright, sunny, summery March. If you’re looking for a tropical getaway to thaw off after the winter months, you must head on down to Kerala. The sun, the sand and the sea beckon you warmly! Since the summer vacation here in India hasn’t begun yet, the holiday hotspots in Kerala will… Read more →

Pooyamkutty

Weekend Getaway- Pooyamkutty

Need a break from the daily grind and long, drawn out days at work? Want to escape from your full-time work without using up your holidays? Then heading out for the weekend is the best way to enjoy your time with your family and loved ones. Picture yourself dipping your feet in the slow flowing stream at Pooyamkutty, a destination… Read more →