Meeting Talpona

As travellers, we often forget to explore our own backyard. Thankfully, I have learnt from my mistakes and try discover it all. Less than a week after I moved to Goa, I took my scooter out and set on an unknown path. After a 30-minute aimless ride, I finally found myself in the beautiful neighbourhood…

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Goa unexplored

Today has been an incredible day. Set out for a long ride on the road and came across some of the finest sights in Goa. From Canacona to Varca, I witnessed limitless greenery, white sand beaches, blue lagoons, cute bridges and quaint Portuguese bungalows. Across 80kms of my journey, I occasionally lost my way and…

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The impromptu escape in South Goa

Last evening, I took my scooter out and went to explore my neighbourhood. The only problem was getting around since Google Maps tends not to read interior locations accurately. After a few wrong turns, I found myself on the right road. I am yet to believe the surreal view at sunset from there. This is…

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That afternoon in Havelock, Andaman Islands

It was a very hot day when I visited Radhanagar Beach (nicknamed Beach #7) in Havelock for the first time. Luckily, this tourist attraction was sparsely populated that afternoon. While I sat there, I recalled a quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon…

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Turning Over a New Leaf

Today I spent ten minutes or more looking at a honeybee in the patio. Honeybee, remember one of those? I recently quit my hectic 9-5 job to travel and write. I loved my job but I felt like it was time I made travel my priority. Once I reassessed my life, I realised I was…

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The pristine beach of Havelock, Andaman Islands

The white sand beaches of Andaman Islands are the quintessential tropical islands I had dreamt of. My last day in Havelock, I found the light just perfect to discover the many shades of the sea. Amrita DasAmrita is a freelance travel writer and professional travel blogger. She has been contributing to some of the top…

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