How to Find Great Kerala Accommodation (Part 1)

Great accommodation can really make your stay in Kerala, and there is a fantastic range on offer. Here are some useful resources for finding accommodation in Kerala, whether you are looking for a budget homestay or luxurious resort. I-escape I-escape is a wonderful website that focuses on hip hideaways and boutique places to stay. If […]

Kerala India Travel Most Popular Posts of 2009

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s a round up of this year’s most popular posts on Kerala India Travel. If you are planning your first trip to Kerala these articles are a good place to start. 1) Kerala Houseboats -The Essential Guide This guide to Kerala Houseboats was the most popular post of the year. The […]

Kerala Guidebook Review: Lonely Planet India

This is the final part of our Kerala Guidebook Review series. I have recommended The Rough Guide to Kerala and Lonely Planet South India, but if you are touring the whole of India then the newly released Lonely Planet India is a great choice. Contents The Lonely Planet India is a brick of a book. […]

Kerala Guidebook Review: Lonely Planet South India

In the last Kerala India Travel post we reviewed The Rough Guide to Kerala, a detailed but compact guide for those just visiting the state. However if you are touring other destinations in South India then Lonely Planet South India is a great choice. The latest version of this guide has just been released (September […]

Kerala Guidebook Review: The Rough Guide to Kerala

This is the first in a new series reviewing the best Kerala guidebooks. The Rough Guide to Kerala is the only major guidebook that covers Kerala only and is ideal for travellers who are just visiting Kerala, and not the rest of India. This comprehensive guide is suitable for all independent travellers, whether on a […]

Beena Homestay Review – Fort Kochi, Kerala

Homestays are a wonderful way to explore Kerala, as you get the opportunity to meet local people and eat authentic home-cooked food, all for reasonable prices. Beena Homestay in Fort Kochi is a favourite of mine, and is highly recommended for those looking for good value accommodation in Cochin. Here are the reasons why: 1) […]

The Best Homestay in Kerala – Community Greenpalm Homes Review (Part 3)

Community Greenpalm Homes is my favourite Kerala homestay. In Part 1 of my review I gave my reasons why, including the wonderful location, friendly host, relaxing atmosphere and delicious food. In Part 2 I focused on the fantastic range of activities on offer, such as village walks, bike rides and canoe trips. In this third […]