Top 10 Tourist Places In Kollam, Kerala

Kollam in southern Kerala is famous for its cashew industry. The district is blessed with natural beauty and has a number of tourist places offering fun, enjoyment and excitement. Here are the most popular tourist locations in Kollam, Kerala. Be sure to check out these places the next time you visit Kollam. Punalur Punalur lies close to the [...]

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Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram

Chidambaram is an ancient South Indian town famous for its Shiva temple with imposing towers. It is in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. Temples in Tamil Nadu are famous [...]

10 things to do in Kerala

Kerala has been a popular tourist destination for over 600 years now. This South Indian state is known for its scenic beauty, its aromatic spices and the centuries-old medical [...]

Plan a perfect trip to Kerala

Kerala is one of the most beautiful states in India. It is also one of the most prosperous and boasts of living standards comparable to those in the west. When to visit The [...]

Onam – the harvest festival of Kerala

Onam, the biggest festival of Kerala, is celebrated in the month of August or September. This is considered as a 10 day festival, but the celebrations spill onto the 11th and [...]

Top reasons to visit Kerala during the rainy season

Monsoon has hit the coasts of Kerala and will be there until September. Kerala looks its best during this season. There are some disadvantages to visiting Kerala during the [...]

Mumbai’s Hanging Gardens to get a makeover

Mumbai’s famous Hanging Gardens will soon get a major makeover. BMC has prepared a masterplan to redevelop the Hanging Gardens and its surrounding areas. The Kamala Nehru [...]

Shani Shinganapur

The Shani Temple at Shinganapur became famous all over India when Gulshan Kumar produced his epic movie ‘Suryaputra Shanidev’. Shani is unlikely to figure among the most [...]

Road trip to Shirdi

Last week, we visited Shirdi. It was my first ever visit to the Holy shrine of Shirdi Sai Baba. Although I am not a staunch devotee of Baba, I have been wanting to visit [...]

Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

Summer isn’t the best time to visit Elephanta Caves, but if you don’t mind the humid coastal weather, summer can also be a good time. We visited in April and found the [...]

Vishu, Baisakhi, Bihu, Poila Boishakh | Indian New Year Celebrations

Mesh Sankranti (Sun’s transit to Aries) harvest festivals held on April 13 and 14 usher in New Year for many communities across India. These festivals are based on Indian [...]