Why Travel To India?

This is a guest post with some ideas of other places to combine with Kerala on your India trip. India has long been a popular destination with travellers on a tight budget and certainly tops the list when it comes to backpackers and their itineraries; where else can you subsist on such a small amount […]

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 […]

Quiet Alternatives to Alleppey for Kerala Houseboat Trips

  Alleppey is one of the most popular destinations in Kerala. It is the houseboat hub and a good place to set off and explore the Kerala backwaters. However the number of houseboats here has grown over the last few years and houseboat traffic jams are now a common sight. This takes away somewhat from […]

Best Places to See Elephants in Kerala

Who doesn’t love elephants? If you love them as much as I do and would like to see some on your trip to Kerala, here are the best places to find them. If you’d like to spot elephants in Kerala in the wild you’ll need to visit one of the national parks. Of course, sightings […]

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. […]