Goa is an Indian state most open to the world. A small tropical state located in the southwest of India, it extends for 100 km from its north to south coast along the Arabian Sea. The state is home to beautiful white sandy beaches lined with coconut palms, villages that house magnificent churches and Portuguese houses, rice fields that never seem to end, and further inland, also natural reserves with well-protected flora and fauna. Continue reading
Bali, Borneo, Komodo, Java, Flores, Sumatra, Sulawesi… the list of islands where you could spend your honeymoon in Indonesia is endless. The archipelago has over 17,000 islands that encircle the equator like a necklace of emeralds. About 1000 of those islands are home to a 250 million strong population. A wonderful kaleidoscope of languages, ethnicities and cultures: Indonesia is a dream destination for honeymooners! Continue reading
Of the 17000 and then some islands that make up the Indonesian archipelago, the five best islands in Indonesia – Java, Sulawesi, Flores, Sumatra and Lombok – are proof enough that the country has much more to offer tourists than just the sandy beaches and energetic parties of Bali. Continue reading
Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, on the coast of Kerala, is a special destination. It is nestled in the middle of the backwaters, the amazing system of rivers, canals and lagoons that stretches for hundreds of miles parallel to the coast of Malabar. It is not a surprise that it was called the ‘Venice of the East’ by the viceroy Lord Curzon during his visit to Kerala.
I came to Alleppey in the early afternoon with the intention of exploring the backwaters that were outside the traditional tourist circuit. One of the nicest ways to traverse these water mazes is by cruising in a ‘house boat’, traditional barges of bamboo that have been converted into comfortable accommodation. With furnished bedrooms, modern toilets, cozy living rooms, a kitchen and even a balcony, houseboats are ideal for honeymooning couples or a relaxing family vacations, but not for those who love a bit of adventure. Continue reading
The happiest day of your life approaches and excitement is at its peak. The reception, family, friends, the church, temple, mosque, catering, etc.! Your spouse has never been as beautiful and life cannot be more exciting. Yet you already feel exhausted at the thought of having to deal with this tornado that will transport you to the union of marriage. You have already started dreaming of your honeymoon. This trip to the other side of the world will officially consummate your love and kick start the journey of your marital life. Continue reading
The refreshing destinations of South East Asia are becoming increasingly popular with newlyweds who seek fresh and unique honeymoon experiences. Regular travelers come down to Southeast Asia because all of its countries have a unique and an intriguing blend of mesmerizing historic temples, beautiful virgin beaches, and cultures that are full of life and color. Malaysia, Thailand and Bali are mainly exotic honeymoon dream spots because of their culturally rich tourist attractions, their stunning beaches and scenery, the exciting adventures and friendly people. You can find a variety of choices on offer. Each of these exotic countries offer newlywed couples choices of bustling city activities, peacefully picturesque rural areas and secluded tropical beaches; there can’t be any better way to start your life together. Continue reading