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 […]

Kerala Suggested Itineraries – 2 weeks

Following on from the last Kerala India Travel post on suggested Kerala 1 week itineraries, here’s some ideas to help you plan your two week trip to Kerala. Kerala Highlights Cochin-Munnar–Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary-Alleppey–Kollam-Varkala-Trivandrum This is the classic Kerala route that takes in the most popular destinations. After exploring Fort Kochi for a day head up […]

Kerala Suggested Itineraries – 1 week

This is the first in a new Kerala India Travel series on suggested itineraries for trips to Kerala. I have received many queries from people who are unsure about the best places to visit in Kerala, and what’s possible within a certain time frame. These suggested itinerary articles should give you some ideas for planning […]

Making Sense of Indian Trains

Negotiating the Indian railway system can feel daunting to a first time visitor to India. We’ve all heard horror stories of people hanging out of doors and travelling on the roof of overcrowded trains, and the huge amount of bureaucracy involved in booking a ticket. Luckily there’s only a certain amount of truth in the […]