A man in red paint, ready for theyyam

Experiencing Theyyam – Meeting the Human Gods

. FAST FORWARD TO FEBRUARY, 2019- Experiencing Theyyam. We were near a shrine around 1 pm in Kanahangad, a district in Kannur, Kerala, India. It was the month of February and yet, 30°C. There were some trees here and there to take shelter from the scorching sun. The entire village had gathered to witness Theyaam, a thousand-year-old ritual since the folklore has it that these Human Gods solve...
A houseboat in Alleppy's backwaters, Kerala

5 days in Kerala INR 12,000/-

Yes, you read that right! I covered Munnar, Kochi, Thekkady, and Alleppey - 5 days in Kerala under 12k including flights from Mumbai to Kochi, internal travel, stay, entrance tickets, and food! A tropical state known for its palm-lined beaches facing the Arabian Sea, backwaters, and a network of canals is situated in southern India, Kerala in the Western Ghats support tea, coffee, and spice...

A guide to Instagrammable Cafes in Kochi

Kochi has evolved extremely in the last 3-4 years when it comes to cafes. A lot of interesting, contemporary and artistic cafes have started popping up all around. I have accumalated some of my favoties and made a guide to the most Instagrammable Cafes in Kochi (which serves delicious food too!) All of them serve basic vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, but most of them do also serve vegan...