The University grounds are a green delight, with statues, murals and works of art by Rabindranath Tagore on display.

Hoysala Temples

The three temples in Somnathpur, Belur and Halebid are exemplars of Hoysala-style temples in South India, dating from 12th and 13th centuries.


If you like your beaches sandy, sleepy and tranquil, head to Marari. Sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the tranquil expanse of Lake Vembanad, Marari still retains its sleepy fishing village vibe inviting you to just chill out. To compliment the stretch of sandy beach, there are just a handful of hotels, guesthouses, and private […]


Ooty is the best hill station in the Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu. Established as the summer headquarters of the British Madras government in the early 19th century, it is a major tea growing region and there are plenty of locations to admire the lush green tea plantations, tranquil lakes and eucalyptus trees. Ooty is […]


Nestled in the idyllic northern coast of Kerala is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – Neeleshwar. Unlike its busier southern counterparts, Neeleshwar exudes a sense of serenity and relaxation, perfect for those looking to take it slow. Take a stroll through its quaint little market or immerse yourself in the vibrant culture at […]


Home to some of the world’s highest tea growing estates, Munnar is a former British hill station where clipped tea plants blanket the slopes and mist often clings to the hillsides. The town is located in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 1,524 metres and the weather here is refreshingly cool and ideal for […]


Kovalam’s beaches are a popular destination, yet still maintain an air of calm. There are a series of bays to choose from, so you’re sure to find a spot to yourself. Here you can relax on the warm palm-fringed sands, or wander along the headland. We really love the old lighthouse, where you can climb […]


If cosmopolitan Bangalore is Karnataka’s crowded Tokyo, then Mysore is surely its Kyoto – the historic, cultural and spiritual capital.   Mysore, the ‘City of Palaces’ is the former capital of the Wodeyar dynasty which ruled Mysore from 1399 right up to its merging with Independent India in 1950. It remains one of the most […]


Famous for its exquisitely decorated Chettiar mansions and aromatic cuisine.

Great Living Chola Temples

Set of three grand 11th & 12th century Chola Temples testifying to the brilliant achievements of the Chola empire in architecture, sculpture, painting and bronze casting.