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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, and are an essential stop during any trip to Southern India. The area is walkable, but in the summer sun it’s best to explore on bike […]

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 India without seeing any animals, and there’s not many better places for that than Nagarhole National Park. Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, you can find […]

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 too hot. When you need to take a break from the crowds, there’s no better way than to visit the Western Ghats. The mountain range […]

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. Photo by Sumanskumar745   Small, often ignored, but actually lovely, it is fitting that Tranquebar was run by the Danish for over 200 years. One […]

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 the eighth wonder of the world, and that’s not just their pride talking: the architectural marvel was among the worldwide entrants considered for a position […]

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 Mangaluru, this is an important site of of religious pilgrimage in India, and a worthwhile excursion for anyone in the area, especially those involved in […]

Time for Fun and Games: Amusement Parks in India

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Have you taken the Rickshaw Challenge? Are you up for an encore? If so, you’ll fall in love with these amusement parks in India. Park your tuk tuk in front of any of these and let your second helping of fun begin! Picture source: YouTube

“One Mad Drive”: The India’s Cup Experience, As Told By Mal

Mal and the Beloved Amby. Photo Credit: Mal Gudgeon

To embark on a travel adventure involving India, cars and driving endless hours through unknown places, one needs to have a certain inclination to leave his/her comfort zone. Well, Mal Gudgeon did just that: he was looking for an adventure. And alas, it seems like he found one… Tell us a […]

Top Things to do in Mysore

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Mysore was the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore for centuries (1399-1947 A.D.) Located in the beautiful state of Karnataka, this place is centered on history and culture. The best part: you can fill your days with an umpteen number of things to do in Mysore, all of them infinitely […]

Places to visit in India: Top 10 sites in South India on the India’s Cup

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The India’s Cup has been over for over 10 days, which has given us a chance to reminisce about all the wonderful places to visit in India on the way. Our inaugural adventure car rally took us on quite a journey around South India, where we may have broken down […]