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Visiting Kerala at Onam Time

It’s an important time in Kerala…Onam – the biggest (and fun-nest!) festival in the Malayalam calendar! With religious and cultural significance, Onam is observed by Keralites around the world. Celebrations begin late August and continue for 10 days, peaking on Thiruvonam (which is today, in this year’s calendar). At any point of time, you can’t […]

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Destination Search Series – Part 2: Exploring Regions

In our last post, we looked at how you can compare destinations. Figuring out which holiday spot made sense for you, based on your preferences. Of course, in this scenario, you usually have a few places in mind. But not everyone is quite so organised when it comes to upcoming holiday travel. Many a time, […]

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Remembering Delhi on Independence Day

It’s the eve of our 74th Independence Day. As it does at this time of year, the traveling mind turns to the city of New Delhi. What do we know about the city? Besides the fact that it’s the capital of the country and the seat of our government…. On this Independence Day weekend, when […]

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Destination Search Series – Part 1: Comparing Destinations

How do you compare two destinations? You’ve got some vacay time coming up and you wanna hit a beach. Cool! Which one? Your friends have told you (in Instagram-detail) about their amazing trips to Bali and the Maldives. So, one of those sounds like fun…but which one? You’ve done a lot of research on it; […]

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When Safety Comes First, how do you Choose your Next Travel Destination?

“How safe is the place I want to visit?” When did we last (if ever) ask ourselves that question when we were planning to travel? Used to be, the most important considerations were “Should I spend this money?” and “How much time do I have?” Now, that’s further down on our list of questions. Let’s […]