Nestled on a beach in one of the areas of Kerala untouched by floods, Leela Kovalam should be on your holiday radar as tourism in the south Indian state picks up again. You will find it as soul-soothing now as it always was.
In India, vegetarianism is associated with ‘lacto-vegetarianism’, which includes all dairy products except eggs. How difficult is it to do without milk, ghee, cream, cheeses? Not as tough as it sounds. Here is a quick guide to being vegan in India.