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Twin Sisters Marry Twin Brothers In Ceremony Officiated By Twin Priests

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

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Top Ten Reasons To Visit Kerala

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Once you're visited iconic India's "golden triangle" of Jaipur +Delhi + Agra, your next destination should be the country's exotic southwest Malabar coast.

Nova Scotia, Spain's Costa Brava and 5 Other Food-Filled Honeymoons

Food52 | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Thinking about the moments after the buzz of getting married -- when not every waking hour is dedicated to florals, hors d'oeuvres or seating -- can be exciting and wonderful. And especially when you're planning a trip you and your partner will take to celebrate just being together.

A Picture Postcard From Kerala, India

Alison Teal | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

For Sam and me, Kerala is the jewel in India's crown: quiet, relatively clean, filled with color and contrast. It is thought that apostle Thomas arrived in Kerala and founded seven churches around 53 AD.

Pope Francis Canonized Six New Saints This Weekend

The Associated Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony i...

An Astrological Roadmap From Kerala

Pranay Gupte | Posted 05.05.2014 | Style
Pranay Gupte

His success in reviving India's handloom industry emboldened Nair to launch an export business. He invented "Bleeding Madras" textiles -- which became the rage in the United States -- and also sparked what would become a multibillion-dollar garment export industry.

India: The Perfect Family Holiday in 2014

Scott Goodson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Scott Goodson

Earlier this month, my wife and two young sons -- 12 and 9 years old -- returned from a mind-blowing Indian travel experience. It was the best fami...

We Are All Connected

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Gopi Kallayil

I am walking along the banks of the Yamuna River in Brindavan, India. Every Bhagavad-Gita-quoting pundit-philosopher here is happy to talk to me about...

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Viator | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.

Tangled Roots: Racial Identity and Family Trees

Jennifer R. James | Posted 07.13.2013 | College
Jennifer R. James

At first I considered the thought of having anything but an obligatory check-in phone call with my dad as a roadblock. But with my professor's advice in mind, I viewed that challenge as an opportunity.

WATCH: Indian Man Lets 9-Year-Old Drive Ferrari

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — Police in India have arrested a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari. Mohammed Nisham was arrested on charges of...

A Spicy Destination In India

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

While Kerala is renowned for its backwaters and the houseboats that cruise them, the terrain of its mountainous Western Ghats on the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau is spectacular too. Tangled jungle, intimate valleys and exposed ridges are interspersed with plantations and palm trees, and of course give shelter to a wide variety of animals.

Unearthing Kerala's Best Kept Secrets

Shivya Nath | Posted 08.11.2012 | Travel
Shivya Nath

At the confluence of the backwaters and the Arabian Sea, across a sandy beach, lies the sleepy hamlet of Thottada.

8 Unforgettable Experiences In Kerala (PHOTOS)

Maria Russo | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Maria Russo

Beautifully serene settings coupled with a culture as vibrant and warm as the very sun that shines on Kerala's verdant land make a trip here unforgettable.

Sonia Gandhi -- The Hapless Italian Anchor of the Enrica Lexie Affair

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 06.23.2012 | World
Sreedhar Pillai

If Enrica Lexie was flying another flag, chances are it would have been released and home and dry a long time back. The problem is the vessel is Italian like Sonia Gandhi was before she became an Indian citizen.

PHOTOS: Scenes From Kerala

Diya Luke | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Diya Luke

I admit to thinking that the Kerala Tourism Board's motto of "God's Own Country" was highly presumptuous.

A Minor Diversion: A Tea Plantation Retreat In India

Diya Luke | Posted 03.06.2012 | Travel
Diya Luke

We wanted to experience life as it existed in colonial days, so we chose to stay in a bungalow that used to be a British tea manager's house.

Amma: The Divine Mother Embracing The World

Laura Amazzone | Posted 08.19.2011 | Religion
Laura Amazzone

Although Amma is Hindu, she appeals to people from all walks of life because she speaks the language of the heart.

PHOTOS: 10 Best Travel Quotes Of All Time

Black Tomato | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

As the excitement for the upcoming release of the film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's "The Rum Diary" builds, here at Black Tomato we have been in...

Real India: A Land Soon Without Tigers, and Maybe Orchids (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

The "New India" has delivered itself into a deadly trap of consumerism, pollution, ruined forests and rivers, a "virtual" prosperity but a profoundly un-natural India.

India's Swift, Strange Social Change (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

Patrick Heller was 16 years old, a school boy, when his Swiss parents moved to New Delhi in the late 1970s. India became his school -- his inescapabl...

The Ashram And The Madrassa: A Tale Of Two Indian Schools

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

What will be the ideas and passions that drive the next generation? Both the ashram and the madrassa are planting seeds for the future. Which, I wonder, will fall on fertile ground? And during times of drought, which get watered?

Being Abroad in India: India's Woman Problem

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alyssa Pinsker

In New York City I often forget I am a feminist, but in India, I noticed there's a woman problem. Since arriving in India one month ago, I have made ...

Outsourcing Mass To India

Global Post | Saritha Rai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It is dawn in Kerala, a palm frond of a state in India's South West. As the sun's first rays hit the church steeple, a Holy Mass is being conducted ...

An Open Response to "an Open Letter to Shashi Tharoor"

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shashi Tharoor

Let me add with a heavy heart how much I deplore both the content and tone of your letter. It is tragic that actions such as yours ensure that politics overrides the genuine needs of the people.