My Seasonal Job in Turiya Villa and Spa, Goa

In April 2014, I moved to Canacona, Goa from Mumbai as a seasonal worker. I stayed and worked there for six months and saw it as an opportunity to travel across Goa and parts of Karnataka. Turiya Villa and Spa is a delicate and beautifully done up Portuguese villa in a village called Chaudi in…

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Travel Guide: Panaji, Goa

This is my favourite part of Goa. Teeming with things to do, interesting people to meet and great desserts, every time I have visited Panjim, I have grown increasingly fond of it. The cultural presence in this city is significant. Perhaps the reason why it tops my chart of Goan destinations. Unaffected by the tourist…

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Travel Guide: South Goa

If the laziest person were to choose one destination in the country, South Goa would be it. With absolutely nothing to do here, you have all of 24 hours to yourself by some of the best golden beaches in the country. With the sun as bright, the sea as clear and the crowd fewer than…

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Photo Story: Reis Magos Fort, Goa

Sometimes taking second chances becomes necessary. The first time I visited Reis Magos Fort, it was on a Monday and only met a closed door. However, determined to see this historic Fort, I revisited when it was open to public. My main purpose of visiting the fort was witnessing another one of the renowned architect,…

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Top 6 Places to Stay in Hinterland Goa

Goa is a state of many tastes. And the more I travelled within, I realised it has something for everyone. It may be easy to find a great restaurant in Goa, however, I cannot say the same when it comes to finding a comfortable place to stay, within a budget. I must tell you here…

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Photo story: An evening at Arambol Beach, Goa

Over the past year, Goa, for me, has meant moving away from the beaches and exploring the inlands. And even though I stayed in a quiet sleepy village of North Goa in my recent trip, I travelled to Arambol beach for a day, all in the quest to get feathered hair extensions. Once I was…

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