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Fizzing Bazaars of Goa...

Apart from sea-side, sun bathing and sight-seeing, one can explore another important and most sought after facet of Goa- shopping in traditional Goan markets……
Far different from malls, stores and designer showrooms; Goan markets reflect and bawl multi-ethnic culture and essence of Goa.

While the colorful and vibrant flea markets are a kaleidoscope of artifacts, curios, trinkets, shells work, beach...Read More...

Inspiring Goa with a Konkani & Jazz fusion

Goa, once an almost unknown silhouette of India of recently has been gaining exposure and generating a lot of interest. Now known for its beaches, architecture and fenny, what was once stereotypically known as the “smallest state in India”, is now gaining it’s well deserved popularity amongst people from all over the world.

 
Goa has fashioned prominent musicians and singers over the years, and in modern times has become the...Read More...
Lines in the sand

Goan art is ready to explode on the national stage, reports Vivek Menezes.

The past 18 months have been a breakthrough period for Goan artists. Starting from minimal national attention and a largely nonexistent collector base in the state, the Goan scene has moved determinedly towards the fast lane of the Indian art world. Partly as a result, several new art-centred institutions have been planned, including a huge set of galleries at the old Adil Shah Palace on the Panjim waterfront,...Read More...

Borscht on the Beach

Vivek Menezes gorges his way through the state’s best restaurants.

Vegan in the land of vindaloo? Do you seek borscht instead of bebinca? Want to eat at the best Burmese restaurant on the planet? You’ve come to the right place. Goa has it all, with world-class chefs hidden away behind...Read More...

The Quiet Storm

Goa is still recovering from last year’s controversies, but that shouldn’t keep you away, says Vivek Menezes.

The rivers still surge red at monsoon end in Goa. A mantle of green lingers on its undulating landscape of hills and rice paddies. It’s exactly like the...Read More...
Arvalem waterfall a bricolage of beauty

‘Goa Goa’- the tagline speaks a lot in itself. Beautiful coastlines, mesmerizing greenery, a façade of Portuguese era houses, carnivals..the list goes on. Though on the top list of all the Tourist itineraries for its ‘Beach and modernity’ concept, Goa has something more to be proud itself of.  Situated 40 kilometers away from the capital city of Panaji in Sanquelim village is the Arvalem waterfall. Set amidst an enchanting...Read More...

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