Back to the Neolithic Age with Edakkal Caves Wayanad

The entrance to Edakkal Caves in Wayanad

He picked a sharp stone and went to work. He scraped deeper and deeper till he had represented himself. “A mark that I was here” – he thought as he threw his chisel away and made his way out of the caves. Centuries later, the mark was rediscovered along with many others made by the … Read more

A weekend along the beaches & forts of Kannur, Kerala

Kannur

Some things don’t change. Even though it has been some time that I have left my corporate job, I still track those long weekends and when I get a drift of one, my travel planning mode just switches on. Despite my regular travels, I still need those for some fun time with my family and … Read more

Experiencing the Houseboats in Kerala

Houseboats in Kerala in the backwaters of Alleppey

For anyone heading to the Kerala backwaters, an experience on the houseboats in Kerala is a must, for you have not really experienced the backwaters if you have not done this. The life that goes by with squealing school children on water taxis, duck farmers herding their birds, toddy shops and busy fisherman – you will … Read more

10 reasons why I want to go to Fort Kochi Again!

The Chinese Fishing Nets at Fort Kochi

Most of us have heard of the Queen of the Arabian sea – Cochin, better known as Kochi, in Kerala. Kochi is widely used as an entry point for most visitors to God’s Own country, owing to Cochin International Airport. However, a lot of travelers tend to just use Kochi as a transit destination for the … Read more

Wayanad Nature Trails – Kuruva Island to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Machan amidst the bamboos in Wayanad

The “land of paddy fields”,  called Wayanad, is a popular travel destination with not just the tourists from far and abroad but also, for people from Chennai, Bangalore & even Hyderabad. Bountiful nature ranging from green mountains to placid lakes and dense forests is what beckons people to make multiple visits. Naturally, one of the key … Read more

Forts in Kerala

Kannur Fort - One of the Forts in Kerala

As scenic as the landscape is with abundant natural beauty, the state of Kerala is also a proud host of historical wonders. Fancy discovering relics and ruins? First, book a cab with Savaari Car Rentals. Then plan a trip to explore the forts in Kerala – God’s own country’. Here are 4 best forts in … Read more

10 beaches on the West coast of India, other than Goa

Beaches in India

When it comes to the West Coast of India, or for that matter, India itself, the first beach destination most think of is Goa! Though very well-developed and extremely popular, Goa is NOT the only beach destination along the Arabian Sea. Here, we present 10 amazing beaches in India you need to plan your next … Read more

Visiting the Banasura Dam

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Taking on from my previous post on Banasura Hill Resort, where I had mentioned our short visit to the BanasuraDam as a part of the resort package. When it comes to Dams, most of us wonder what is the fuss about. I mean, sure it obviously holds a water body and there is bound to … Read more

Weekend at Banasura Hill Resort

Banasura Hill Resort, Wayanand

Sometimes you just need a idyllic holiday, when you can just spend some time with yourself and your friends and family. You just don’t want to do too much and yet do something. That is why we picked a long weekend at Banasura Hill Resort in Wayanad. With recommendations from BBC and Lonely Planet, Banasura Hill Resort was an … Read more

10 Must-Visit Hill Stations in South India

Tea Gardens of Munnar, Hill station of India

Cool breeze, Misty Hills, Lovely Sunset all giving you a high Walk in the parks, boat in the lakes, dip in the waterfalls – Sigh!!! Is that how you feel when you head to a Hill Station?  There is something very refreshing, peaceful and romantic about hill stations. Every time I visit a new hill … Read more