Author Archives: Thiruvananthapuram

Eve’s Coffee: Games, Books & More on Board

“Hey Alexa! Play a pop song,” Eve’s Coffee shop owner Beta Jayakumar calls out to the Amazon Echo resting beneath the large TV in the library. A chess set, ready to be played, sits between two green lounge chairs near … Continue reading

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Popular film locations in Thiruvananthapuram

Did you know that Thiruvananthapuram is where it all began for Malayalam cinema? In 1930, J.C. Daniel shot Vigathakumaran in his own studio, the now non-existent Travancore National Pictures at Pattom and since then the city has been a preferred location for … Continue reading

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Tiffin4Me, a meal subscription service, delivers home cooked food

Meal subscription service Tiffin4Me delivers home cooked food daily to your home or your office Sometimes there’s nothing better than a tiffin from home to get you through your work day. However, it’s just not possible to always make or … Continue reading

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Tuck into delectable rustic eats & fast food at Kerala Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Hotel at Akkulam has delectable rustic treats with some surprises, all at reasonable prices Vehicles whizz past on the NH bypass near Akkulam bridge in Thiruvananthapuram. If you follow your nose while on the service road that goes to … Continue reading

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Ajay Prasad; “The Millennial Man”

Development evangelist Ajay Prasad on giving back to his home town, with the upcoming mega infrastructure project Taurus Downtown Technopark. It’s called karma. Long ago Ajay Prasad, then a strategy consultant at a real estate management firm, social development blogger … Continue reading

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The Century Old Living Rubber Tree in Thiruvananthapuram!

Natural Rubber tree or Para Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis – Family Euphorbeaceae) is originally a native to Amazon and Orinoco river basins in Brazil and Bolivia in South America. But since it tends to be attacked by a fungal disease in South … Continue reading

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Kerala State Central Library in Thiruvananthapuram to be blind-friendly

The 188-year-old Kerala State Central Library in Thiruvananthapuram, one of the oldest book houses in the country will soon have a separate wing for visually challenged bibliophiles. An exclusive ‘Braille wing’ will be opened soon adjacent to the main library … Continue reading

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