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Udupi Cuisine

If there’s one Indian dish that can give Butter Chicken a serious run in terms of international presence, it’s the Masala Dosa. I’ve stumbled upon multiple versions of this crispy dosa slathered with a potato filling (known as palya in Karnataka) from Denver to Melbourne. The Masala Dosa is one of the most ordered dishes in restaurants in Chennai, …

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Getting There Trivandrum International Airport is a major gateway to South India. The two railheads are Trivandrum Central Railway Station and Kochuveli Railway Station. Overnight state and private buses are popular amongst pilgrims. Air-conditioned Volvo buses ply to Chennai, Madurai, Bengaluru Kochi and Kozhikode. Behold the stately form of a gigantic reclining Vishnu at the …

Tirupati Venkateswara Temple

Getting There Train: Express trains connect from Chennai (3hr), Bengaluru (7hr), Hyderabad/Secunderabad/Vijayawada (7-12 hr). Special trains connect directly to Tirupati from Mumbai. It is connected by Narayanadri Express (2734) from Secundrabad, Venkatadri Express (2787), Tirupati-Mumbai Express (6353/6354), Tirupati Bhubaneswar Special (08472) Bhadrachalam and special summer trains. Check with http://www.indianrail.gov.in/ Bus: State buses/Volvos connect Tirupati from Chennai …

Mahabaleshwara Temple

Getting There Gokarna lies at the northwest tip of Karnataka, bordering Goa. The nearest airport is Dabolim in Goa (156km). The Konkan Railway connects to Gokarna, but the closest stations with frequent trains are Kumta (35km) and Ankola (20km). If you are traveling from any South Indian city, state and private operators run overnight buses …

Rameswaram

Getting there By Air: Madurai, at 163 Km distance from the holy town, welcomes the domestic pilgrims whereas Chennai the international ones. From where hired taxis could take to the temple. By Train: Mandapam station is just 2 Km away from the temple and brings travelers from Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, and Thanjavur. By Road: Regular Bus services make …

South India, The Universe Of Temples

South India, The Universe Of Temples

Y’all must be wondering why I chose this topic? It’s pretty simple, actually, South India has grown in a place where you see astonishments on every street! And so the temples, they are truly amazing there as it presents the number of faith people has in Gods. Surprisingly, every temple in South India is an …

Must Visit Temples of South India

Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur There are many heritage sites in the southern part of our country and Thanjavur city of Tamilnadu is one of the places. Here, you can observe many cultural traditions. The Brihadeshwara Temple that is included in UNESCO’s World Heritage site is also situated in Thanjavur. Just by entering here, you will feel …