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How to cruise along the Kerala backwaters

Cruising through the backwaters is one of the most peaceful ways to experience the “Gods Own Country”, the Kerala. Booking the cruise through websites or travel agents is very common, however that doesn’t guarantee the best price. If you are a budget traveler, I have some tips for you. Take the public transportation to Allapey. […]

Under Appreciated Icons of Ancient Civilization: Thanjavur Temple

After having traveled around the world, I realized that when people think about India, only a very small no of travelers even venture into South Indian treasures such as this temple. However, it is slowly becoming a place of appreciation among tourists and travelers who seek knowledge and history. The King’s name is Rajaraja Cholan. […]

Pink City (AKA Jaipur)

I went on a road trip with my parents from Agra to Jaipur in December, with a hope that Rajastan will cool down a bit. To my disappointment, it was a hot day from  sunrise to sunset. Jantar Mantar : Built by Raja Jai Singh in early 1700, Jantar Mantar is a collection of astronomical […]

Varkala Beaches, India

Only a 50-km from Trivandrum airport, Varkala is one of the cheapest alternate beach option to Kovalam resorts. The stretch has only a few good hotels/hostels and restaurants. The time I visited the beach, I didn’t find it crowded with tourists. But, be prepared to play beach volleyball with the locals or take a casual […]

Night time pictures from around the world !!

Haha…I knew that title would catch your attention. If you are here looking for something sizzling, scroll down. 1) Chennai, India  My hometown boasts the world’s second longest sandy beach. The 13 km stretch is adorned by slums, fishing villages, hiding-spot-for-thugs, secret-lovers-spots, University of Madras, Ladies colleges, State government offices, beautiful churches, temples, statues of […]
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