Thekkady Guide | Things to do in Thekkady & Periyar, Kerala

things to do in Thekkady

After several days exploring Kochi and Kerala’s backwaters, the charm of the near 100% humidity started to wear off. We decided it was time to head inland and uphill, in search of some cooler air and new experiences. We travelled by bus from Kottayam to Kumily (the nearest town to Thekkady), and almost enjoyed stunning views … Read more

7 Reasons to Visit Kerala, India

Why visit Kerala

While many visitors to India flock to the north of the country in search of palaces and tigers, we recommend a foray into southern India which is perfect for first time visitors to India, and for any travellers who enjoy lush landscapes, rich culture, incredible food and the chance to connect to a slower pace of … Read more

Panchakarma in Kerala: Lessons From My Ayurveda Experience in India

Panchakarma in Kerala, Ayurveda detox retreat

Looking for a Panchakarma retreat in Kerala can be hard work, in this post I share about my Ayurveda Panchakarma in Kerala experience and share tips for finding the right Kerala detox program for you!  This post contains compensated affiliate links. Read more in my disclosure here. Panchakarma in Kerala: My Panchakarma Review This is … Read more

Responsible Tourism Kumarakom, Kerala & a Stay at Coconut Lagoon

responsible tourism Kumarakom header

I’d like to thank Coconut Lagoon for hosting my stay with them. As always, the stories, experiences and opinions expressed here are purely my own. This post may contain affiliate links. For more information on what type of organisations I collaborate with, please read my Editorial Policy. Responsible Travel along the Kerala Backwaters The Backwaters are … Read more