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Why are Goan Beaches so Popular?

Goa is the undisputed No.1 tourist beach destination of all the vast expanse of the Indian coastline. There are many reasons why Goa is the hottest of all destinations. Here is explaining the key reasons contributing to the popularity of 'Goan' beaches. [put_wpgm id=233] a. Its the...

Few Essential Facts about Goa Beaches

India offers a host of popular holiday destinations across its vast expanse and diverse geography and demographics. One of the clear winners among the number of states and union territories in India is state of Goa located on the west coast between the coastal strip...

Cavelossim Beach

What makes Cavelossim such a delightful Goan Beach?

"Sun and sand" is what the state of Goa located on the western coast of India is known for. And so, it is not surprising that this small state comprises of a number of picturesque and pristine beaches. Now, there a number of beaches mainly...

Cavelossim Beach

Gary, Stacy, and the Cavelossim Beach

"Absolutely wonderful" is how Gary and Tracy, a British couple described their experience in Goa when I spoke to them on the beautiful Cavelossim Beach. Residing in a county called Lincolnshire in the northeast of England, they are on their first trip to Goa. In...

A “Swiss” encounter at the Candolim Beach

"Your shoe is making sound" commented Sandra a Swiss tourist while walking besides me along the Candolim Beach located in North Goa. It is this "out of the blue" comment made by this  lady who was a total stranger to me that piqued my curiosity....

Maddy, a Canadian at Miramar Beach

"Possessing a radiant smile and a charming personality" would be the best way to describe Maddy, a Canadian tourist I met at a coffee shop during the course of my visit to the Miramar Beach located in Panjim in North Goa. This chance meeting happened,...

Goa diaries

Goa Diaries 2017- Lots of “Fun under the Sun”

"Lots of fun under the sun, with some work done" would be the best way to describe my eight day backpacker trip to the beautiful beaches of Goa which began on the 23rd October and ended on 30th October 2017. However, my Goan sojourn actually...

Surf Shack at Arambol Beach

"Sun and Sand is what I like best in Goa" said Roman, a Russian photographer to me while, I was having delicious lunch at "Surf Shack" located on the Arambol Beach. It was when I visited this beautiful beach situated along the Morjim-Ashwem-Mandrem beach stretch...

Cafe Lucky Star, A Beach Shack at Morjim Beach

As I stroll on to the beautiful Morjim Beach located in North Goa, what I experienced was true serenity under the setting sun. However, I also observed a small shack situated on this beach. Now, it is out of curiosity that I stepped into this...

Dom’s Sea Cuisine at Bogmalo Beach

"I originally  belong to Beleswar Odisha" confessed Raju a service provider/waiter working for a restaurant named "Dom's Sea Cuisine" situated at the Bogmalo Beach in South Goa. Located in a remote corner of the beach, this restaurant provides for the magnificent view of the Arabian...

Chat with a “Russian” at Betalbatim Beach

It was while walking along the beautiful Betalbatim Beach (popular for sunsets) in South Goa that I spotted a caucasian couple chilling in the sea. It was about a couple minutes later that the man decided that he had had enough of swimming and started...

Calangute Beach and the “Bubbles” Cafe

As I was walking along the Calangute Beach in North Goa I suddenly hear a pleasant voice pleading "Sir please come to this cafe". On hearing this rather sweet voice I looked up and saw a young boy with sunglasses, who when asked for his...

The “Kulfimakers” of Donna Paula

As I was walking back from the "Donna Paula" jetty during my trip to Goa, a neatly dressed simple man named Ryan approached me, and asked me if I would care to have a kulfi (a form of Indian candy). The climate at that moment...

Honeymoon Beach, Goa

'Picturesque beauty' would be the best way to describe the Honeymoon Beach situated in Goa. Located at a distance of approximately about 7 Kms from Palolem on an island, this beach is surrounded by a green environment and the beautiful Arabian Sea. The beach is...

Uttorda Beach- Goa

"Serene and pristine" would be the best way to describe the Uttorda Beach located in the state of Goa.  Situated along a stretch that includes beaches such as Majorda, and Betalbatim, Uttorda is situated in the southern part of the state. Furthermore, this beautiful beach is...