Kerala Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Kerala

Kerala Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Kerala

In this post I will share with you a 3 week Kerala itinerary. Kerala is a small state in South India that promotes itself as God’s own country. With its palm-fringed backwaters, pristine beaches, spectacular nature and delicious food it indeed comes pretty close to 

The Best Things to do in Thekkady: Kerala’s beautiful nature

The Best Things to do in Thekkady: Kerala’s beautiful nature

This post is about the best things to do in Thekkady. Thekkady is a town located in the Indian state of Kerala, in the district of Idukki. It is situated in the Western Ghats mountain range and is known for its wildlife sanctuary, Periyar National 

The Best Places to visit in Fort Kochi, India

The Best Places to visit in Fort Kochi, India

This post is about the best places to visit in Fort Kochi. Fort Kochi, or Cochin, is an important port city on the South Indian Coast and the cultural capital of Kerala. Most places to visit in Fort Kochi are closely linked to the colonial 

The Most Beautiful Backwaters in Kerala, India

The Most Beautiful Backwaters in Kerala, India

This post is about the best backwaters in Kerala. The backwaters of Kerala are a network of lagoons, lakes, and canals along the Arabian Sea coast in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. I heard so much about the famous backwaters in Kerala that I was 

Munroe Island: A great homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

Munroe Island: A great homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

This post is about Munroe Island and my wonderful homestay experience with Vijeesh and his family. Munroe Island in Kerala was a place I accidentally found out about. Travelling always gives you welcoming surprises, sometimes in the most unexpected remote places in this world.  While 

The Best Things to do in Varkala: Kerala’s beach paradise

The Best Things to do in Varkala: Kerala’s beach paradise

This post is about the best things to do in Varkala. A small beach town in Kerala with a laidback atmosphere that has lots to offer for travellers. Varkala is perched high on a red sandstone cliff with sweeping views over the ocean. I thought 

Backpacking Kerala: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Kerala: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Kerala in India. Kerala’s tourism board promotes this small state in the South of India as God’s own country.  I don’t often agree with such promotion slogans, but backpacking Kerala was indeed coming pretty close to my 

How to Visit the Wonders of Madurai Meenakshi Temple

How to Visit the Wonders of Madurai Meenakshi Temple

The Madurai Meenakshi temple in Tamil Nadu in the south of India is one of those temples that you can not describe in words. It’s a place that you need to experience with all your senses. The sounds of the temple bells, the smell of 

Karnataka Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Karnataka

Karnataka Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Karnataka

This post is a 3 week Karnataka itinerary. Karnataka’s tourist slogan is: “One state, many worlds”. It is indeed one of India’s most varied states. Palm-fringed beaches, jungles teeming with wildlife, ancient temple ruins and some of India’s most progressive cities. Karnataka has it all.  

The Best Places to Visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

The Best Places to Visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Gokarna. Gokarna is one of India’s most upcoming destinations that is getting more popular every year. It is not hard to understand why with its laid back atmosphere, palm fringed sandy beaches 

Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

This post is a travel guide with a 3 day Hampi itinerary. Hampi is located in the state of Karnataka in South India. It was the capital of the Vijayanagara empire and is still home to hundreds of ancient temples. The ruins cover a large 

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

This post is a travel guide about the Belur and Halebid temples in Karnataka, India. After visiting the Somnathpur temple near Mysore I wanted to see more Hoysala architecture. That’s when I read about the Belur and Halebid temples.  The Belur and Halebid temples The