While many visitors come to Goa for its beaches and laid back hippie reputation, it’s just as worthy of a visit for its fascinating history and heritage – a blend of Indian and Portuguese influences that have made Goa what it is today. Set aside a few days of your itinerary to visit some of Goa’s historical attractions, and you won’t regret it.
Few places in the world enjoy quite as much religious diversity as Kerala in Southern India. While a majority of the population are either Christian, Hindu or Muslim, you’ll also find practitioners of Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism in this fascinating state. To learn more about Kerala’s religious diversity, spend a day touring the temples and churches of Kochi.