Gokarna Diaries Part 1: Exploring beyond beaches

Over the past couple of years, Gokarna has emerged as a popular tourist destination, mainly because of it’s beautiful untouched beaches. While living in Goa, I have had enough of beaches. But I still wanted to explore this laid-back town, which also happens to be major Hindu pilgrimage site in Uttara Kannada. Here are some … More Gokarna Diaries Part 1: Exploring beyond beaches

Life in Goa: Sao Jacinto & An Abandoned Lighthouse

  A few weeks back, I saw a post on Instagram about an abandoned lighthouse at Sao Jacinto Island Goa. Filled with curiosity and a lust to explore, I headed out in search of this lighthouse. Here is the photo story about how I found that abandoned lighthouse. ABOUT SAO JACINTO ISLAND Sao Jacinto Island … More Life in Goa: Sao Jacinto & An Abandoned Lighthouse

Monsoon Hues in Goa: A Trek around Kulem

The Sky turned grey & with every drop of rain, the world turned a bit more greener. A glimpse of trek organized by Goa Tourism Department through the lush green Collem or Kulem village [Map Link]. Kulem is more popular for it’s natural beauty, elephant rides and trek to Dudhsagar Waterfall via Kulem Railway station. Some portion of … More Monsoon Hues in Goa: A Trek around Kulem

Unique Diwali in Goa with Narkasur

Diwali in Goa has a different flavor altogether. What makes Goan Diwali celebration different from north Indian Diwali is the ritual of burning the Narakasur effigy.   The local housing societies and colonies also organize the Narkasur Effigy Contest and the entire Panjim city is bustling with people on their bikes and scooters even during wee hours. Here … More Unique Diwali in Goa with Narkasur