All About Kerala Travel

Onattukara

Into the land of Mahabali and Onam – Onattukara

In Kerala, the Onam season has just finished. But the memories created during each Onam carry on forever. People visit their near and dear ones and spend time with them to celebrate the special occasion of Onam, and they carry these memories with them when they go back.  In this article, we will talk about a place that’s special for… Read more →

Examining the History of Krishnapuram Palace

Examining the History of Krishnapuram Palace

One of the incredible facts of Kerala is that it’s got evidence of some of the greatest architecture in the entire country. In fact, the domestic architecture bears striking resemblances to that of temple architecture, especially for the palatial residential buildings of the royalty.  Almost every building in the state, even the colonial vernacular architecture and the vernacular houses followed… Read more →

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Weekend Getaway: Magic Planet – Kazhakuttom, Thiruvananthapuram

Abracadabra! The moment these words are uttered, our attention is naturally drawn to the voice, and to the owner of the voice. Everybody likes magic, there is no age limit for enjoying it. One of the main reasons why people love magic is because they like the mystery and suspense in it, and when the magician finishes his trick, the… Read more →

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Exploring Kerala Beyond Its Backwaters

A few years back, Kerala was touted to be one of the ten paradises of the world by the popular magazine, National Geographic Traveller, mostly because of the bountiful varieties of unparalleled natural wonders. Interestingly, it is not just the backwaters that put Kerala on the world tourism map, but a lot of other things. True, the state is synonymous… Read more →

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A Peek Into The History of St. Antony’s Roman Catholic Latin Shrine

St. Antony’s Roman Catholic Latin Shrine in Kaloor, Kochi, is world famous for the beautiful experiences that the church gives to its believers. St. Antony and his wonders are numerous, and people who place their trust in the saint will never be disappointed.  St. Antony, born as Fernando Martins de Bulhões or Saint Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic… Read more →

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Weekend Getaway – Munroe Island

Munroe Island is a great weekend getaway for those looking for a lovely, scenic location to hang out. Located in Kollam, and comprising of tiny 80 islands, the place is a dream and your trip will be an event to remember. Here is a short guide on how you can travel to Munroe Island for the weekend and make the… Read more →

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 →

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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 →

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 →