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Best Boutique Tour Operator – South India 2015

Published on 22/04/2015 by Clemence Shantitravel

Best Boutique Tour Operator - South India 2015

Dear All,

On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, we have the great pleasure of sharing this achievement with you: Shanti Travel has been elected the ‘Best Boutique Tour Operator – South India 2015’ by the prestigious India Travel Awards committee, supported officially by the Indian Ministry of Tourism, which annually recognizes industry participants from different regions that contribute to regional tourism growth. Continue reading

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Places Discovered by the British in South India

Published on 12/09/2014 by Mahima Shantitravel
Fernhill Palace in ooty

Fernhill Palace Ooty

Do you know about the places discovered by the British in South India and how much surreal they are? Continue reading

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Discovery Tour of Cochin on a Trip to Kerala

Published on 05/12/2013 by Yohanna ShantiTravel
A Cathedral in Cochin

A Cathedral in Cochin

I very clearly remember the day I arrived in Kerala 10 years ago in February 2003. I had spent a night in a train from Goa and I was making a trip to Kerala for my first fieldwork there. I remember watching the landscape parade before me with wonderment through the bars of the train window. I was mesmerized by a kaleidoscope of swaying coconut trees, small houses with cream walls and red-tiled roofs, and large hammers painted in red on the white walls of buildings. I remember thinking that this was one of the most beautiful landscapes I had ever seen. And then there was Cochin. Continue reading

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South Indian Food – Discover the Taste of India

Published on 25/07/2013 by Ritu ShantiTravel

south india fish cuisineSouth India is a loosely defined region that includes the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, as well as the union territory of Pondicherry. The archipelagos of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep are considered to be a part of this region, with both being union territories.  Travelling to South India is a pleasure for foodies, as the region is known to be a haven for food lovers. Spices, curry leaves, mustard, coconut, fish, sea food, rice… these flavors and ingredients tend to dictate the South Indian palate. South Indian cuisine, compared to its Northern counterpart, is relatively spicier and hotter and includes a lot of sea food preparations. Let’s talk about some of the culinary creations characteristic of and unique to the different parts of South India. Continue reading

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