Which is the best season to visit Kerala?

This is a guest post. Kerala has been chosen among the best family festinations in the world to visit in 2014 along with New York City and Prague and nation states of Denmark, Italy and Hawaii for an award instituted by Lonely Planet. Kerala has everything to offer you from magnificent beaches, verdant hill stations […]

Planning Your Trip To Kerala

On this site you’ll find a wealth of resources to help you plan your trip to Kerala – from choosing your itinerary to recommended hotels and experiences. If you are new to this site this post will highlight some of the articles that will help you plan your trip.

Preparing for a trip to Kerala

Preparing for a trip to Kerala doesn’t have to be difficult but there are some basics that you should take care of before your holiday. Arrange Travel Insurance – As with any trip abroad you should arrange for travel insurance to cover your luggage and any medical expenses that may arise. It’s a good idea […]

Interview with a Recent Kerala Visitor

This week´s post is an interview with my mum Sheila McNeaney. My parents recently returned from a trip to Kerala in February 2010, so I thought it would be useful to share their up to date tips and advice on planning an itinerary for a short six day trip to Kerala. Hopefully this will help […]

Best India Websites

Here are my favourite sites to help you plan your trip to India. India Mike -I am pretty sure you can find the answer to any Indian travel question on this extensive site. It features articles, hotel reviews, journals, and most importantly an active forum where you’ll find experts to answer any questions so have. […]

A Guide to Keralan Food

Keralan food is delicious and one of the highlights of visiting the region. The spicy but subtle flavours are very different from the heavy, oily curries served in Indian restaurants abroad. We found Keralan food to be the most delicious in all of India, featuring fresh and tasty ingredients.

How to Find Great Kerala Accommodation (Part 2)

In Part 1 of How to Find Great Kerala Accommodation I featured some useful websites for finding places to stay in Kerala, including i-escape for special and stylish hotel reviews, TripAdvisor for extensive hotel reviews and a number of forums where you can ask advice from experienced travellers. Here are some more helpful resources for […]