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Preview of November Stories

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Hey guys! I know we have disappeared for a while, but if you’re following us on facebook, you would probably know that we were on a road trip again. It was Diwali Vacation, and Yaseen had 2 weeks off school. Sadik and I then decided that we should drive down to visit our family in

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Harvesting Jackfruit in the Rain

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It’s raining generously in Kerala. The sky is dark, and cold water drops on the roofs. It’s green everywhere. Rain water helps boosting the beautiful produce here. Today we are harvesting the jackfruits! Here is new video on jackfruits harvesting in Kerala rain. Jackfruit Harvest in Kerala Watch Jackfruit Harvest in Kerala on Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReXP9oh8GjY Jackfruit is a tropical fruit

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My Kind of South Indian Breakfast

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It’s unfortunate how most people are under the impression that South Indian Breakfast is all about idli, vadas and dosa with sambar and coconut chutney. The truth is people in South India love breakfast. They indulge in them. It’s the second meal of the day after the early morning tea or coffee which was served

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Food Crawl in Calicut, Kerala

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I can say this again and again that I love street food especially the hot and greasy ones. While travelling, my family and I always look for street food joints, and many times, little stores on the side of the roads surprises us with delicious treats. Calicut is not a new city for me. I

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Uru Boat

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This post is gonna be quick because I can’t wait to write the next story about my food crawl in Calicut, Kerala. So in the last post, we were at Beypore, shopping at the handicraft store near to Beypore Beach and checking the fish market. Then 15 minutes later, we’re at Uru Boat manufacturing site. Uru

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Beypore Fish Market, Kerala

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I would like to take you back in time. Let me tell you a story of my dad and how passionate he was when it comes to cooking. Fresh ingredients! Everything needed to be fresh. I remembered tagging along his trip to the morning wet market in my hometown when I was a kid. 4am.

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Cute Little Handicraft Store: Arabian Handicrafts

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Are you a fan of handicraft store? I’m a total weak when it comes to these beautiful handmade stuff. I could get lost in the handicraft stores forever, looking at tiny pieces of artworks and handcraft toys, and that’s something my husband feels really irritated about me. But I can’t help it, no matter how

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Beypore Beach, Kerala

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When you plan to visit the beaches in Kerala, you don’t expect fine white sand and mocktails under the cabanas. But that maybe one of the reasons I love them. The beaches in south India are different. They are tailored for local visitors. The beach might not be that clean and hygienic, but there is

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Silent Valley National Park

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Last time I was in Kerala in December, I visited Silent Valley National Park, an undisturbed botanical paradise in the South-Western Ghats rain forest and tropical moist evergreen forest in India. Silent Valley is located in the Nilgiri Hills, Palakkad District of Kerala. The name Silent Valley was formed because of absence of the noise

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Pookode Lake

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4 years ago, when Yaseen was just 9 months old, we had a fun road trip from Kerala to Bangalore. On our way, we found this peaceful, scenic lake and decided to make a quick stop. We were one of the few groups wandering in that tranquil sanctuary. It was raw, silent and beautiful. I’ve remembered

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