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Now, Self-drive to Your Weekend Getaway in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram City is set to have its self-driven vehicles on rent soon. These vehicles would have black registration number plates with yellow alphanumeric characters—the authorized number plates for commercial vehicles with special permits issued by the motor vehicles department. Image Courtesy: WikiHow … Continue reading

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Ponmudi and Veli to Get a Facelift

Tourists can look forward to better recreational and infrastructure facilities at Ponmudi and Veli in Thiruvananthapuram with the government giving nod for works to the tune of ₹4.54 crore. The lower sanatorium, the first stopover of those reaching the Ponmudi … Continue reading

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“Shikaras” for Lake Cruise in Thiruvananthapuram

Circuit links Kadinamkulam, Anchuthengu, Akathumuri lakes Kerala Tourism is to launch three-hour cruises for tourists from Kadinamkulam to Akathumuri by developing a backwater tourism circuit linking Kadinamkulam, Anchuthengu, and Akathumuri lakes. Starting from Perumathura, 29 km north of the capital … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up in Trivandrum – with Jonty Rhodes!

You might expect the world’s best fielder to over step on a cricket ground to be wearing whites or colors, on verdant grass, while showing his expertise in sports. Well no! Jonty Rhodes was clad in a black wet suit … Continue reading

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A Master Plan for Kovalam?

The Tourism Department has very belatedly proposed a master-plan to develop Kerala’s original and premier tourist destination, the famed beaches of Kovalam, with a view to foster planned and sustainable development over the next 30 years. Is there a sure … Continue reading

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Unwanted Wait for the Tourists to Visit “Kuthiramalika Palace”

Tourists have to wait till the count reaches to 5 members to visit one of the tourist attractions of the city, ‘Kuthiramalika Palace’. Mismanagement of the authorities leads to the drop of tourists. As tourists are flowing to nearby world … Continue reading

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Resort of The Week: Estuary Island, Poovar

Estuary Island is world class resort located at Poovar, near Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala, India. The uniqueness starts from the natural setting – where a lake, river, sea and beach meet. True to the name in spirit and … Continue reading

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