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 […]

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 […]

Christmas in Kerala

Kerala is one of the best places in India to celebrate Christmas. About 20% of the state’s population is Christian, and people of other religions may also join in with the celebrations. Signs of the festive season are evident in Kerala for weeks leading up to Christmas Day. One of the loveliest Keralan Christmas traditions […]

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: 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) […]