You will love your Tea after reading this!

Tea has been and always will be one of the most enjoyed drinks of all times. We Indians love our beloved hot steaming cup of that ‘do good’ chai. It’s like an addiction for many of you isn’t it? Well for me it’s an utter sense of warmth and satisfaction when I need it the…

Seasonal Greetings from Goa- Summer must try!

Come April-May and Goa is on a bloom. Varieties of seasonal fruits bombard the markets. Here are some of the seasonal things you must try when down here during the summers. 1.KANTA This sweet and savoury black colour fruit is a personal favourite. Something you find only during the summer’s.. The raw variety can be…

5 things to do to your shoes while travelling!

Footwear is a crucial part while travelling. Happy feet means you can enjoy more and travel more easily. Here are my 5 basic footwear tips you gotta follow. 1.Choose the right pair. Damn! Who would love to have uncomfortable feet while we are out there exploring and moving around! Choose the right fit and the…

How to Save big while travelling!

I always feel and say, travelling should be without any bounds, you should travel the way you want. Have money-travel luxuriously. Have less- budget travel or go backpacking, want to experience the wild- camp around, Love the road- go on a road trip. There is no hard and fast rule to travel. At the end…

A Non Gujarati’s take on Ahmedabad.

Chaotically relaxed , unpredictable, moving in a strange pace, nor fast nor slow, yet packed with mini pockets of surprise-that’s what Ahmedabad is for you in a line. So this time for my birthday I thought of taking a short trip up to the land of Dhoklas (as I had always thought of it to…

Hampi-Hubli- 3days. 3k.

Ok! So when we speak of budget travel, It takes a lot of thorough planning and plotting. My trip this summer was to Hampi in Northern Karnataka (India), 317 kms away from Goa ( from where I live), which I planned and was successful in undertaking in less than 3k. Sounds unbelievable right? Believe me….

With love.. from Portugal

Walking through the lanes of a famous market of Goa, Mapusa I found a stall selling bread and similar products and it made me wonder what this simple piece of wheat and yeast means to us. We Goans love our ‘Pão’ or ‘Poiee’ (Pão is the Portuguese term for bread). Pão is one of the…

The heart of Goan shopping.

If you are in Goa and local shopping is your thing (and even if its not😉) a drop to Goa’s Friday Mapusa Market is a MUST! Mapusa is one of the main city of Goa, India and very easily accessible. Ok. Let me clarify .. I said ‘Friday market’ as this place is famous for…

Town on a Lake- Post alert: It’s not Nainatal.

The recent trip I made was actually a long ride to the Nainatal of the West. Yes we too do have a whole city (just like the famous Nainatal) based around a lake: Sawantwadi, Maharashtra India Starting early for this place by bike , We started at 6:00 am while it was still dusky and…

‘Goencho Saib’-The protector of Goa.

Goa celebrates the feast of its most beloved saint, St Francis Xavier on the 3rd of December. Old Goa, 13 kms from the capital Panjim is where almost every Goan will be rushing to during this celebrations (i.e nine days of novena and the feast). ‘Goencho saib‘ (patron of Goa ) as the saint is…