May 27, 2017

Pattumala – God’s Woven Silken Hill

Pattumala literally means hill draped in silk. This beautiful region in Idukki is approximately 8 kms from Peermade and 24 kms from Thekkady. The place […]
May 17, 2017

A Treat for the Senses – Thekkady Spice Plantations

When taking a leisurely stroll along the streets and winding pathways that adorn the hills of Kumily, you cannot help but notice the provocative aroma […]
May 5, 2017

The Kadathanadan Kalari Centre – Preserving an Ancient Martial Art Form

The origins of Kalaripayattu, one of the oldest martial arts forms in the world dates back to almost 300 years ago. The ancient sage Parasurama […]
April 25, 2017

Ammachi Kottaram – Palace of the Royal Consorts

Located near Peermade in the Idukki district of Kerala is a small summer retreat of the wife of the erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore. Popularly known […]
April 15, 2017

The Thekkady Flower Show

The Thekkady Flower Show was held from April 1st to April 23rd this year at Kallarakal Gardens in Kumily, Thekkady. Apart from displaying various varieties of flowers, […]
April 14, 2017

When Is Vishu Celebrated In 2017

Vishu falls on 14th April this year! What are your plans for this wonderful festival? It is certainly a time for great fun and enjoyment. The […]
March 20, 2017

Parunthumpara – Where Eagles Dare

One of the most scenic locations in Idukki, Parunthumpara is a small village in Kerala’s Idukki district. The word “Parunthumpara” literally means Eagle Rock in […]
March 7, 2017

The Grape Vineyards of Cumbum Valley

The region of Cumbum in Tamil Nadu is one of South India’s most fertile lands. Blessed with the rich nutrients in the soil and a […]
February 27, 2017

Boating in the Periyar Lake – A Must for all Nature and Wildlife Enthusiasts

One of the best ways to explore the Periyar Tiger Reserve is by taking a boat ride through the Periyar Lake. It offers travelers the […]