Kerala has one of the top ten most beautiful ferry rides in the world

A ferry ride is often the most beautiful and laid back option to explore the scenery, the rhythm of  nature and above all the culture and way of living of the local populace. There are various types of boats on offer. From small passenger boats to auto ferries to the largest cruise liners that can […]

Kerala gets its first-ever chartered flight service

Welcome aboard  the only private jet charter service in Kerala , which would ensure air travel affordable to everyone without compromising on safety and luxury. Kochi, which has emerged as the business capital of Kerala  and an IT gateway in South India gets its  first-ever chartered flight service in Kerala. This move will surely add […]

Kerala decks up to celebrate the grand festival of Onam 2011

Keralites all over the world are looking forward to celebrate the home coming of King Mahabali and the Onam festival that falls on Friday. One of the most important days in the festive calender of Kerala, Onam festivities span over 10 days starting from Atham. Keralites have left nothing to chance; elaborate floral carpets , […]

Burgher Street in Fort Kochi keeps alive the Dutch history

The sleepy bylane of Burgher Street in Fort Kochi  has lost its history somewhere down the time line, however it still holds the vital links that connect this city to the Dutch legacy of the yore! Though most of the residents and the tourists who throng Fort Kochi,  pass by this street which is located […]

Alappuzha gets decked up for the Nehru Trophy boat race

Punnamada lake, the venue of the fabled Nehru Trophy boat race has been a beehive of activities for the last few days as snake boats, each rowed by over 100 oarsmen in quick unison started their practice sessions, ahead of the grand competition on Aug 13. The last few days marked a surge in the […]

Take a ferry ride to Maldives from Kochi

For the first time in the maritime history of Kochi, a passenger-cum-cargo ferry service would soon be operated between Kochi and Male. A major initiative of the Shipping Ministry, it could boost the tourism potential of  Kerala in general and the city of Cochin in particular in the days to come. This decision was taken […]

Welcome to the largest floating book fair in the world

Step on to one of the  world’s largest touring and floating book fairs on board the ship MV Logos Hope, which will be berthed in  Kochi till June 21. The public can visit the book fair at the North Coal berth in Willingdon Island.  This interesting book shop has a rich collection of books on […]

The unseen nightlife of Kochi

No matter whether you are here in Kochi on a weekend or any other day , the startling silence after dusk, will surely turn you off. Though Kochi is an IT hub and home to many prestigious business establishments including the international container terminal, the fact is that Kochi still prefers to sleep  early, even […]