About Ellora Caves: See The Ancient Stone-Carved Monuments & The Famous Kailasa Temple

At heights that tower as tall as the mountains and strong as their stones, beautiful ancient structures and unbelievably made temples are carved into the rocks in humongous sizes. Its lively, ancient atmosphere beckons you for an adventure, and an adventure is what you will get at the Ellora caves. Located in the Aurangabad district and tagged with a UNESCO logo, the Ellora temples are … Continue reading About Ellora Caves: See The Ancient Stone-Carved Monuments & The Famous Kailasa Temple

Ajanta Caves Information & Travel Guide: Forest Hiking Path, Must-See Caves, and How to Get There

Sitting in the shape of a horseshoe (or a UFO as your imagination takes you) and surrounded by a forest of light green trees, the Ajanta Caves has etched itself in history and travel as an important and jaw-dropping place of magnificent architecture, story-telling paintings of the old times, and genius engineering that was done as far back as the 2nd century. At a time … Continue reading Ajanta Caves Information & Travel Guide: Forest Hiking Path, Must-See Caves, and How to Get There

The Venice of The East: 4 Reasons to Go On A House Boat Tour in Kerala’s Backwaters

Dubbed “The Venice of The East”, the backwaters of Alappuzha in Kerala, South India, are famed for the beauty of the deep waters coming in from the sea in strong currents to merge with lakes and rivers while thin lands form on the sides with green trees that stretch to meet the crystal blue skies above. And what better way to experience this rare gem … Continue reading The Venice of The East: 4 Reasons to Go On A House Boat Tour in Kerala’s Backwaters

Top Places to See in Mysore – A City of Rich History & The Land of a Freedom Fighter

If a trip to India is on your list then a visit without stopping by at Mysore would be incomplete. A land of rich history, an old kingdom ruled by a fierce freedom fighter, and a huge, dazzling castle with intricate works from all over the world are just a few of the Mysore attractions you’ll love. Holding some of the most famous monuments in … Continue reading Top Places to See in Mysore – A City of Rich History & The Land of a Freedom Fighter

Endangered Lion Tailed Macaque Shows Behavioral Changes

In the rain forests of south east Asia lives an Old World monkey type that can’t be found anywhere else on the entire planet – lion tailed macaque. These primates dwell in the canopies of the Western Ghats of South India hopping between the dense forest for food and survival. For thousands of years they have thrived in the trees of the jungle but now, … Continue reading Endangered Lion Tailed Macaque Shows Behavioral Changes

Jew Street: Antiques, Art & History

In a country that is famed for its jungles, mountains and backwaters, a historic street that is tucked into the famed city of Kochi can be easily missed for adventurous tourists and locals alike. But for those who have a heart for history will find themselves quite taken with the Jew Street of Kochi. Historic Jew Street was the once-thriving Jewish community in the heart … Continue reading Jew Street: Antiques, Art & History

Thatekkad: South India’s Exotic Sanctuary

Thattekad is the first bird sanctuary in Kerala discovered by one of the best ornithologist- Salim Ali known as the ‘birdman of India’. He stumbled upon this hidden gem while scouting the area and learned that the 25km sq of land was inhabited by 500 species of wild and exotic birds including mammals like leopards, monkeys and elephants. Thatekkad, literally translated to ‘flat forest’, is … Continue reading Thatekkad: South India’s Exotic Sanctuary

Gavi Forest: Drive Through The Untouched Wild

Gavi is known to be one of the most beautiful and famous places in India for its untouched beauty of the wild forest. It’s become a well-known place (but still less traveled) after a famous regional South Indian movie called ‘Ordinary’ was filmed there, showcasing the cold, misty weather and the dense green surroundings. This forest, unspoiled by human development, is located in Kerala and … Continue reading Gavi Forest: Drive Through The Untouched Wild

Nelliyampathy Hills- The Suicide Point

The hills in Palakkad district, Kerala, have a different and intriguing touch to them. Accompanied by a 100 meter waterfall, the cloud-touched peaks of Nelliyampthi hill ranges are indeed a sight to behold. Ranging from a height of 467 meters to 1572 meters, it’s also known as Kerala’s ‘suicide point’. Although the place is beautiful with an amazing sight, it is also quite dangerous and … Continue reading Nelliyampathy Hills- The Suicide Point

Edakkal Caves: Carvings of Time

The car rumbled and creaked as it turned a sharp curve tossing away the gravel and tiny rocks that got under the wheels. If one would be sleeping this would definitely wake them up and not too gently either. And if one was waking up then they would expect to see the sunlight streaming in through the windows and chirping. There was chirping indeed but … Continue reading Edakkal Caves: Carvings of Time