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The Beautiful Backwaters of Kerala

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 When travelling to South India, the beautiful backwaters of Kerala are unmissable. Here’s why:   What are the backwaters of Kerala?     Originally formed […]

India’s 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes to be Abolished

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the shock announcement that 500 and 1000 Rupee notes are to be abolished immediately, and those in circulation must […]

The Ruins of Hampi

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Photo by Apadegal   Once the centre of the Vijayanagara Empire, the ruins of Hampi are captivating. The miles of remains deserve days of exploration, […]

The Oldest British Building in India

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Photo by Plane Mad   The oldest British building in India is St Mary’s Church, found in Chennai’s Fort St George. While India has many […]

Nagarhole National Park

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Photo by Yathin S Krishnappa   What can you expect to see at Karnataka’s Nagarhole National Park? It would be a waste to go to Southern […]

Why You Should Visit the Western Ghats

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Here’s why you should visit the Western Ghats. Sometimes India’s cities can be a little too fast-paced, a little too busy, and often a little […]

Books to Read Before Visiting Kerala

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Books to read before visiting Kerala, India’s Southern paradise on the Arabian Sea Photo by Mehul Antani   If you dream of travelling to India, […]

The Former Danish Colony of Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu

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India’s history of colonialism is no secret, but the former Danish colony of Tranquebar, owned by the Scandinavians for over 200 years, is often forgotten. […]

The Most Spectacular Temple in Southern India

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Meenakshi Amman Temple is regarded by many as the most spectacular temple in Southern India.  Photo by Jorge Royan   Locals consider Meenakshi Amman temple […]

What You Need to Know about Udupi’s Krishna Temple

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Udupi, a coastal city in the South Western province of Karnataka, is home to one of the region’s finest temples. Just an hour north of […]