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If You Are in Kerala, You Have to Visit a Dam!

Kerala is a land which gets a lot of rain. The major source of electricity is also water here. So also, there are many dams throughout Kerala for this purpose. But, many of them are not just places of electricity production. It is also very much spots of tourist attraction mostly because the areas they are situated in are are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. 1. Mullaperiyar Dam Located on the Cardomom Hills of the Western Ghats in Thekkady, Idukki it lies on river Periyar. This is one of the most controversial dams as there is a dispute regarding its ownership between the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu. Having nearly 120 years of history, this dam is known for its brilliant architecture. There are also facilities for speed boating through the dam. The dam is located around the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and is noted as an elephant and tiger reserve. Apart from this, you can also get a glimpse of live wildlife, birds and animals alike. The sight of submerged trees in Periyar Lake is one of a kind. The place is also home to many rare species of fauna. You will also be able to […]

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Make the Most of It If You Have 24 Hours in Hyderabad

How much of Hyderabad can you see in a day? If my calculations are right, and if you have the energy, you can see a lot of it. 1. Sunrise at Moula Ali Located around 10 kms from Secunderabad railway station, this suburb has a Dargah on top of a hill with steps leading to the most beautiful sunrise and sunset view in Hyderabad. 2. Breakfast at Ram ki Bandi Around 12 kms from Moula Ali, situated opposite the Karachi Bakery near Mozamjhahi market, you will not miss this small place for the crowd it will have in front of it. Open from 3a.m to 8 a.m, they serve a variety of dosas including butter, paneer, cheese, and others. This is one of the most opted breakfast places of Hyderabad. 3. Charminar, Mecca Masjid, and Laad Bazaar 4 kms away from Ram ki Bandi is the architectural marvel of Charminar. And to its southwest lies the Mecca Masjid, one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad. The three arched facades of the mosque were carved from one piece of granite, and it is a visually stunning sight with flying pigeons and the water pool. If you are in Hyderabad, the city […]

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Kozhikode for the Youngsters!

Kozhikode a.k.a Calicut is famous for its unique food, culture, and the country’s most genuine auto rickshaw drivers. When it comes to sight-seeing in the heart of the city, there might just be the Mananchira Square, the Thali temple and a few other places. For shopping, you can just walk into the Sweet Market street (S.M. Street). But when it comes to food, it will become difficult to cover the specialties of Kozhikode in even a week, i.e. even after you eat different dishes three times a day, and then pack your Kozhikode special halwa and banana chips for your way back. These are with no doubt things you shouldn’t miss when you are in Calicut. But, if you want to know the pulse of the youngsters in Calicut town, you should certainly visit some of these below mentioned places. 1. Brown Town A sister cafe of the ever famous Paragon restaurant which serves brilliant appam, prawns roast, ghee rice, etc., Brown Town serves mouth watering desserts, pastries, and Indian sweets. There are two branches of Brown Town – one right opposite the Paragon restaurant on the Kannur Road, and the other at Focus mall, right outside M Grill, the […]

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