History - The Story That Made Parassinikkadavu Muthappan So Popular

History – The Story That Made Parassinikkadavu Muthappan So Popular

There was a time when Malayalam movies of a decade or two ago mentioned a deity called Parassinikkadavu Muthappa… People not familiar with the story of the deity would wonder why the characters in the movies often call to him for help or assistance. In this article, we venture to explain how Parassinikkadavu Muthappan became so popular and sought after… Read more →

Bet you didn’t know how these Kerala towns got their names

Bet You Didn’t Know How these Kerala Towns Got their Names

When you sift through the sands of time, you can see a lot of interesting and unique things. And in a country as culturally diverse as India, there is no dearth of things you can be amazed at. In this article, we will be exploring the names of towns in Kerala and how they got their names. Get ready to… Read more →

Vallarpadom-Church

History – A Peek into Vallarpadam Church’s Past

The Vallarpadam Church of the Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom is a place of worship with an interesting history of its own. Located in Ernakulam, Kerala, the church was built by the Portuguese Missionaries in the year 1524. The main deity in the church is, of course, Holy Mary, and she is also fondly known as ‘Vallarapadath Amma’ by… Read more →

Kuruva-Island

Weekend Getaway – Kuruva Island

Strict work schedules can be a pressure sometimes, and you would want to take the pressure off by traveling somewhere. Getting close to nature can be the most refreshing way to let the steam out. And Wayanad is a good destination for that. If you are looking to spend a lazy weekend doing nothing but breathing in nature, and exploring… Read more →

Kurumba_Tribe

Exploring the Tribal Side of South India – A Virtual Tour

India has the largest population of tribal people in the world. A tribe is a social division, a number of families linked by social, economic, religious or blood ties. The tribal people of the world, in the local language, go by the name of “adivasis”, and their lifestyle and culture reflect the surroundings in which they live. Each tribe in… Read more →

padmanabhaswamy_temple

History – The Story Behind Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Built with the fascinating blend of Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple located in the East Fort of Trivandrum sports a magnificent structure that draws the attention and awe of millions of people. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, one of the powerful trinities of the universe, according to popular Hindu belief. It is considered… Read more →

29 States 29 Foods

29 Mouth-watering, Lip-smacking Dishes from 29 Indian States

The varieties that you get to experience in India doesn’t extend to its topography, culture, religion and lifestyle alone, but a huge part of its cuisine too. The specialties that you get to enjoy in this country is definitely delectable, savory, delectable, tantalizing and every positive adjective that’s related to food. Spicy, rich, sweet, salty – you have it all… Read more →

Kottayam

12 Exciting Places to See in Kottayam

Kottayam is a district in Kerala, with absolutely mesmerizing views of the hills and exciting things to do. Visitors to Kerala ideally visit the place to enjoy viewing the many marvels of the city and the places surrounding it. Here are some of those marvels – a mix of cultural delights, lovely religious places, mesmerizing waterfalls, a touch of history… Read more →

Kavvayi Backwaters

Weekend Getaway- Kavvayi Backwaters

The Christmas and New Year break that you had was wonderful, and you have been working hard for the past couple of months. Now you are ready to stretch your limbs a little, enjoy a bit of pure nature and breathe in the invigorating air. Perhaps you are looking for a weekend where you can go for a short trip… Read more →

Fascinating Landmarks That Put Kerala On The Tourism Map

Fascinating Landmarks That Put Kerala On The Tourism Map

The gorgeous state of Kerala has been a major contributor to India’s culture and tradition. Kerala has been home to several Dravidian dynasties and a number of colonial powers that left their indelible mark on its bosom. The mark could be in the form of museums, ancient buildings, forts, palaces, temples, churches, and other buildings boasting of architectural alacrity. Kerala… Read more →

13 Best Seafood Cuisines from India That Would Make Your Mouth Water

13 Best Seafood Cuisines From India That Would Make Your Mouth Water

Seafood primarily refers to fish and shellfish, and it’s an important part of cuisines all over the world. The method of preparation and the usage of spices may vary, and it’s often attached to the culture and tradition of that particular country. Seafood, also known as sushi, first originated in Southeast Asia and then spread to Japan, Israel, Greece, Rome,… Read more →

Tholpetty

Weekend Getaway – Tholpetty

The impending deadlines, the next call from the boss, the panic call from the client and a mad rush to get home to prepare for the next day’s meetings/presentations. Seems like a typical day for you? Doing this regularly can take a toll on your mental, physical and spiritual health, and of course your relationship with your family. So once… Read more →

Water Sports Tours in Kerala

Top 7 Water Sports Tours in Kerala

Watersports is an attractive prospect for tourists visiting India, and incidentally, Kerala is a favored destination for water-based activities. You might have thought that Kerala is all about backwaters, waterfalls, hill stations, and forests, but that’s not all. There are a number of water-based activities that you can enjoy while at Kerala. Check out 7 of them. 1. Rafting Yes,… Read more →

Fort Kochi

Weekend Getaway – Fort Kochi

Walking down the promenade at Fort Kochi glimpsing the magnificent Lake Vembanad, lovingly known as Kochi Kayal, while the glorious sun sets in the horizon, you will know you’ve been treated to a fitting end to one of the best days of your life (visiting Fort Kochi, of course). The red sun-seeking refuge in the darkness of night is not… Read more →

Places in Kerala that are Both Enchanting And Dangerous

6 Places in Kerala that are Both Enchanting and Dangerous

Kerala, one of the most beautiful destinations in South India, is resplendent with incredible “things to do” opportune spots. While the places in Kerala are destined to take your breath away, there are some tourist spots that demand utmost care while you travel. In this article, we have listed some of the most beautiful places in the state, followed by… Read more →