Things to do in Cochin (Kochi) in Ernakulam, Kerala, India | Must do things in Cochin, Kerala

I would like to believe that I have a ‘quickie’ relationship with Kochi city (or Cochin, whatever you may like to call it). I have visited Kochi 3 times now, but each time it has been on short duration of 1 to 1&half days. Neverthless, like the thrilling way quickie relationships enjoyed, I have enjoyed […]

Flowers in Munnar (Kerala) India ~ Magical Memories of Nature in Munnar

One of the magical experiences for me while visiting Munnar in Kerala, India were the astounding variety of flowers flowering there. Everywhere we went, there were bright,colorful blooming flowers and I had a whale of time clicking them as flowers are one of my favorite subjects. Here are some of the beautiful flowers of Munnar […]

Munnar to Thekaddy Road Trip in Kerala, India ~ A road trip to remember!!

“It will be the road trip Munnar to Thekkady which will leave you mesmerized” said my then fiancé now husband’s elderly colleague when he told him about Honeymoon plans in Kerala(India).  So it did too!!! It was my idea to have our honeymoon in Kerala, but it was my husband who organized the rest – […]

Munnar, Kerala ~ A Travelogue about Lush Green Hills, Lakes, Spices and Nilgiris Tea

Munnar in Kerala is one of the most picturesque tea plantations in India in my opinion (I should know having been already been to Kangra & the world famous Darjeeling). Verdant green hilly landscape on which tea is grown, dreamy falls, lakes, gardens and reservoirs. One can walk endlessly on the hilly roads of Munnar and […]

Cochin Half Day Tour ~ Visiting spice city in half a day

Cochin (now called Kochi), the historic port town in Kerala, India has been one of the most important centers of the ancient Indian spice trade and to this day is famously referred to as the spice city. This town is a wonderful mixture of heritage, culture and natural coastal beauty.  It was also formed the base of […]

Kovalam ~ An evening by the beach

Kovalam is a quaint beach town by the Arabian Sea, in the state of Kerala, India. It is one of the most popular beach resorts in coastal part of Kerala and is thronged by travelers all year round.  We spent one fine evening at Kovalam beach, while on our Thiruvanathapuram leg of South India tour. […]

Kerala Backwaters ~ Travelling In Houseboat for 24 hours

The Backwaters of Kerala ~ mesmerizing,  stunningly beautiful and incredibly soul stirring!! The Kerala backwaters are an experience in itself and is a must visit in a lifetime for any traveler. I spent 24 hours along with the husband(afternoon, evening and overnight) travelling and living in a houseboat in backwaters of Kumarakom, Kerala and the memories are […]

A day in Thiruvanathapuram: the abode of Lord Anantha

In the month of January, our family took a long spiritual odyssey through South India and we visited some amazing destinations of religious/spiritual importance. It was a momentous trip for me and helped me make some important decisions on my present & future(more on that later though!!) We started our journey in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital […]

Kumarakam ~ snapshots of backwaters

The backwaters of kerala are just too stunning!!..they leave one speechless with their sheer beauty…the time i spent in kumarakom backwaters was a lovely exeprience…i just couldnt believe i was in the middle of so much beauty..everywhere i looked, it seemed to me that the scenery was out of picture postcards and not for real!!….reading […]

Kerala ~ My experience of God’s own country

Kerala was one of the places I always wanted to visit….even before the state tourism department coined the famous catchline”God’s Own Country”..partly because of the reason that I had been hearing stories from my uncle since childhood of the wonderful place it is..and the nice friendly people there…and somewhat coz of my dearest friend who […]


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