Kerala Blog posts
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6 unique experiences in Kerala to help you connect with locals
26th January 2021 by Emily Luxton
Known as â€œGod’s Own Countryâ€, Kerala is a verdant corner of India, known for its sleepy backwaters and rich wildlife. Although part of India, the state has developed its own unique way of life and vibrant traditions. Kerala is filled dense jungles, river networks, and mountains - so it’s the perfect place for relaxing experiences and getting close to nature. ...
Human by Nature: 10 reasons why you should visit Kerala, India
25th January 2021 by TravelDave
Kerala, which is more commonly known as God’s Own Country is located in the south of India. It offers a different perspective and way of life compared to the rest of India, making it a distinct state of India to explore for visitors. Here I would like to share my thoughts, insights and perspective drawn from my experience travelling around Kerala and what I was able to discover on the trip. One aspect of Kerala I connected with the most during my time in the state is the tourism slogan:...
Cruising on Kerala’s backwaters in a houseboat
16th January 2020 by While I'm Young
During our Globe Travel Centre tour of Kerala in India, one of our standout experiences was the night we spent on a luxury houseboat on the Kerala Backwaters. We slept in one of Xandari Riverscapesâ€˜ private houseboats, which depart near Alleppey. Kerala’s serene backwaters are the main draw for travellers visiting the state in South India and I understand why. Our houseboat tour from Alleppey was an adventure we’ll remember forever and it’s definitely one of the most romantic things...
Munnar - Astory of where humans and nature meet in Kerala.
11th January 2020 by The Wandering Quinn
Last year I welcomed in 2019 in Kerala. The Indian state that is known as â€˜Gods Own Country’. India itself is an incredibly diverse country but Kerala as a state is as diverse as it gets. From the famous backwaters of Kerala to the tea plantations of Munnar, the beaches of Varkala and trekking to find wild Elephants in Thekkady National Park, in my few weeks in Kerala I felt like I had done it all! It wasn’t just the sights and scenery in Kerala that surprised me though, the...
Best places to visit in Kochi, Kerala: One Day Guide
9th January 2020 by While I'm Young
Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a port city in Kerala, India where Chinese and Arabian traders established a thriving spice trade in the Common Era. Its history and fabulous shopping opportunities make Kochi a great place to stop and spend some time exploring before you set sail on a cruise of Kerala’s tranquil backwaters....
Best places to visit In South India if you have two weeks
7th January 2020 by While I'm Young
My fiancé and I recently spent two incredible weeks travelling in India’s beautiful South. It was the best adventure we’ve been on together to date so I wanted to share our complete itinerary for two weeks in South India. We went to some of the top places to visit in South India starting with five nights in Kerala. Next, we flew from Kerala to Goa and explored both the North and South. We finished our two weeks in India on a high in crazy Mumbai. Despite doing very little planning, we both...
2 week Goa & Kerala itinerary
3rd December 2019 by The Wandering Quinn
Whether you’re visiting India for the first time and want to visit South India to ease yourself in, or you want a beach holiday on the beaches of Goa and you fancy seeing some of the lush green-ness of Kerala whilst you’re there, you can easily see Goa and Kerala in South India in 2 weeks! Goa and Kerala are two separate states in India that run along the West Coast of India, and although they are only 2 of 29 states, they still cover a lot of space in this country so you should plan your...
Weather in Kerala
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Kerala