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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 →

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 →

Kerala in December Weather and Event Guide

Kerala in December – Weather and Event Guide

It’s December! We’re down to the last month of the year, and it’s your best chance to head over to Kerala before we ring in the New Year. Kerala typically enjoys a warm, pleasant December with very little rainfall. The sun’s soothing rays and the lower humidity make it perfect for a winter destinations in Kerala. If you’re currently in… Read more →

Birds on Tree

Weekend Getaway – Sankhili Forest

Wondering where to retreat when you are bogged down by a hectic work routine? Well, rejuvenate yourself at a verdant landscape; Sankhili trekking path on the banks of the rivers Kalladayar and Ponmudiyaar is exactly what you are looking for. Get ready to explore this lesser known trekking trail and tourist destination in Kollam district. The Madathara – Vengola checkpost… Read more →

Kerala in November Weather and Event Guide

Kerala in November – Weather and Event Guide

November marks the beginning of the dry season in Kerala. The monsoon season has bid adieu and the amount of rainfall drastically drops during the course of this month. If you’ve been waiting to explore Kerala without the hassle of unexpected rains, now would be a great time. November is a good month to head on over to God’s own… Read more →

Vagamon - The Hidden Gem of Kerala Tourism

Vagamon – The Hidden Gem of Kerala Tourism

Vagamon – The hidden gem of Kerala Vagamon is a destination which has not been explored by many though the scenic beauty, climate and  attitude of people favours tourist attraction. This blog is about our visit to this destination on October 27th and 28th to understand the potential and accessibility to send our guests. Before visiting this place most of… Read more →