Visit Kerala’s Off Beat Destination : Thangassery

Kerala, Travel

When we travel to a place, we always wish to visit an off beat destination rather than a crowded tourist destination. You don’t find these off beat destinations easily, you have to look hard for it. Sometimes these destinations may be a total disappointment or sometimes they will feel like paradise. I found out such a […]

March 8, 2017

What To Buy In Kerala’s Oldest Market?

Kerala, Travel

I had a few things on my shopping list marked as ‘compulsory’ when I started planning my Kerala trip. I was sure that I will get those things in any of Kerala’s markets but like any other person, I wanted the best in quality and quantity. And I got my things with superb quality and […]

March 2, 2017

कातळावर बसून अनुभवलेला कायल…

Kerala, Travel

पूर्वेस सूर्य उगवतो आणि पश्चिमेस मावळतो. केरळातील कायल (backwaters) हे पश्चिमेस असल्यामुळे इथे लोक मावळणारा सूर्य बघायला येतात उगवणारा नाही. अगदी तुम्ही पश्चिमेकडे उभं राहून पूर्वेला उगवणार्या सूर्याचे प्रतिबिंब त्या पाण्यात टिपण्याचा प्रयत्न केला, तरी ते तितकेसे सुंदर दिसत नाही. म्हणून अनेकजण कायलवर सूर्यास्त टिपण्यासाठी जातात. पण ज्यांना पश्चिमेस दिसणारी सकाळ किंवा मुख्यत्वे पहाट अनुभवायची […]

February 25, 2017

Dining With Keralites: Tips and Trivias

Kerala, Travel

Food in Kerala is a bliss. It’s a paradise for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Suma Chechi (chechi is the Malayalam word for sister) shared some of her daily kitchen secrets and rituals with me as I saw her cooking in amazement. In Kerala people don’t cook Sambar or Rassam everyday. They make different types of curries […]

February 24, 2017

Being in the God’s Own Country 

Kerala, Travel

I always wanted to explore Kerala to to find out why they call it the God’s Own Country. I started getting answers to my question the minute I entered the lush green state of Kerala. I was traveling from Mumbai to Kayamkulam (a small town on the backwaters of Alleppi). I was fortunate enough to […]

February 21, 2017