This Cruise Season Kochi will be hosting more than 10,000 foreign tourists. The yachts marina and the cruise terminal are totally geared up to welcome the cruises and their passengers. Some of the tourists will be breaking their journey in Kochi and staying for some time before flying back to their destinations.... Read More
David Hall in Fort Kochi is currently featuring a visual presentation called Confluence. It is the works of nine artists and a sculptor. Psychological, socio-political and historical points of view are represented in the works.
The exhibition was opened on Sunday. The participating artists are Anto George, Suvitha K V, Upendranath T R, Reghunadhan K., Bhagyanath C, Bhaskaran Bara, Gipin Varghese, Leon K.L., Sanam Narayanan and Sebastian Varghese.
World Tourism Day was observed across India with much pomp. God’s Own Country – Kerala – also did! Fort Cochin’s Chinese Fishing Nets, believed to have first set up by Chinese traders, are famous all over the world. Tourists and locals alike visit this part of Ernakulam district every day.... Read More
The Lakshadweep islands, off the Malabar Coast of Kerala, are a string of islands where you can unwind and relax. It is one of the most sought-after places for a vacation. The resorts are world-class and the beaches are awesome!... Read More
Spices trade with the East has always been a subject of European history and politics. Kerala was at the crux of it. It still is. Pepper exports from the country are at its highest from Kerala. The Jews and the Romans were the first Europeans... Read More
Walking is excercise. Now walking is also fun. Fort Kochi Beach is a great place to walk on. The water is calm, the sun shimmery and the breeze, just right. You'll find a brand new walkway on the beachfront now. The place has been cleaned up, jutting-out stalls removed and the pathway paved.... Read More
Right next to the Parade Ground in Fort Kochi, facing an open space and sprawling into the streets is David Hall, one section of a
three-part 300-year-old Dutch bungalow. It is an art gallery and a café, both rolled into one. The white-washed building was once home to Dutch commander Hendrik Adriaan Van Reede Tot Drakestein who is best known for his ‘Hortus Malabaricus’,... Read More
Cycling is healthy. It is interesting still when you do it for pleasure. Fort Kochi - with its wide streets - is a paradise for bikers and cyclists. A lot of tourists and travellers opt to go about Fort Kochi by cycle. You can view the life of the city at close hand. And, of course, there is no stopping the fresh air! All you need is a cycle... Read More