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A Backwater Symphony from Alleppey to Kochi

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Extend your trip to the famous backwaters of Kerala. There is a lot to see here, from the Houseboats in Alleppey to the Chinese fishing nets of the Cochin.... Top Attractions of Alleppey and Kochi (a) Spend a day on a House Boat in Alleppy Experience Alleppey - a prominent township in the backwaters. A houseboat cruise in Kerala is a uniquely different experience that must not be missed. The boat cruises along the narrow canals where one experiences the richness of a village life. You will see people commute in canoes. Everyone here uses a canoe be it children, women or men. (b) Alappuzha (Alleppey) BeachVisit the beach during the early hours of the day, it's less crowded then. The beach is clean and perfect for a swim. The only concern is that the changing room and the shower opens a bit late. But on a whole, this is a great spot. (c) Kochi (Cochin) BackwatersTake a boat ride on the backwaters of Kochi. The Chinese fishing nets found at Kochi are unique to the area and make for a v…

Misty Green Thekkady

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Your trip to Kerala would be incomplete if you did not visit this beautiful town - Thekkady. The place offers various attractions and activities in which one can involve.
Top attractions of Thekkady
(a) Anayirankal Dam ReservoirThis dam is located on the way to Thekkady from Munnar. It is the less explored location. So, most of the people miss it during their visit. A mesmerising place with a 360-degree view of the natural beauty. The calm waters & cool breeze takes you to another world. (b) Kalaripayattu Martial ArtsKalaripayattu is considered as the oldest form of martial arts. Different kinds of stunts like fire-fights, sword fighting and bars fighting, etc are performed during the show. This show is a must watch if you are visiting Kerala for the first time. The ticket is for Rs.250. (c) Kathakali Be an audience of the Kathakali performance. The show is a mix of music, paint, literature dance and acting. The show tells a tale through vivid facial movements and hand gestures.  (…

Munnar - In and Around

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Munnar - In and Around

A beautiful town located on the Kanna Devan hills of the Nilgiri Mountain Ranges. An elevation of 13oo meters makes it a perfect spot to be called a Hill Station.Weather is pleasant throughout the year, during winters it feels cold in the mornings and the evenings. This town has a rich history of Tea plantations. There are a plenty of attractions in and around Munnar.
(a) Munnar Tea Museum
Kannan Devan Hills Plantation Museum Munnar has been an integral part of the Tea industry since the beginning of the Tea Era. At the Munnar Tea Museum, you get to see a short film that explains how Munnar became the Tea capital of Kerala. Post which a factory employee explains that complete process, how different types of Tea gets derived from the Tea Plant.
Tea Museum has a demo plant which explains the complete Tea making process step by step. One can also purchase different kinds of Tea available from the museum in-house shop.  (b) Sree Narayanapuram Waterfall
This waterfall i…

7 Awesome Reasons to Travel that cannot be overlooked!

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Travelling – A Wise Addiction!



Mark Twain sensibly quoted, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
Leaving the spiritual benefits of Travelling, let me show you how advantageous it to travel. 1. Reduce that Belly Fat While wandering around new cities on foot, hiking the trails, walking up those beautiful hills, swimming those rivers and beaches and soaking up the needed sunshine while doing all this. It’s a guaranteed deal that you would shed some calories. 2. Travel plans keep you motivated! The thought of upcoming travel keeps you inspired during the days. You look forward to that amazing trip snubbing the stress of work life. 3. Sharing your Experience – A Blog or A Journal You tend to before more creative. Most of us want to connect to the world through your writing but…