Trippin’ On Goa

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The best luxury experiences in Goa for a laid-back vacation

Live the susegad life in true sense through these laid-back luxury experiences in Goa. Beachside raves, bottomless booze, thrilling adventures — Goa has been best associated with its hedonistic offerings since forever.…

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Old Monk Pork Chops and other surprises at Ida

The Ida Boutique Bar & Kitchen in Vagator offers trendy, homestyle fare and a bar with lots of surprises “This is Sean.” A voice from the other end piped over the phone.  “Shawn…

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Raeeth is Vagator’s hippest new nightspot

Drawing inspiration from the legendary parties of Tulum, Mykonos and Ibiza, Raeeth in Vagator has all the makings of a stellar night out.  “Raeeth is a unique concept of highlighting three aspects…

Goa, make it happen, trail

Discovering diverse Goa neighbourhoods, one story at a time

Make It Happen’s cultural trails offer perspectives and spark interest in everything that makes Goa what it is today. For the uninitiated, Goa became a tourist destination by mistake. A bus full…

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Preserving stories with recipes at O’Aido

O’Aido is an intimate cocktail bar in an al fresco setting in Anjuna. And Chef Ruben Pinto’s Indo-Portuguese menu is splendid.  O’Aido means courtyard in Portuguese. This garden café is a part…

Tamras gin distillery experience centre

Unfolding the Tāmras story

India’s newest gin offers a glimpse into its production at a first-of-its-kind gin distillery tour. Devika Bhagat and Khalil Bachooali enjoyed their spirits. Bhagat was a vodka drinker, and Bachooali liked Scotch. …

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One more, please: Uno Más moves to Goa

Mumbai’s Uno Más relaunches in Goa offering sangria, sunshine and Spanish tapas. On the first anniversary of Uno Más, in Mumbai’s bustling-by-day, quiet-by-night BKC, there was a flamenco dancer. Swathed in red…

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Counting my blessings at Montego Bay Beach Village

Whether you want to relax or race around doing fun things on your Goan holiday, staying at this beautiful property in Morjim will add a lot to your experience. No one carries…

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Bo-Tai makes its Goa debut

Massive Restaurant’s first outlet in Goa, Bo-Tai is a buzzing party space offering beautiful sunsets and delicious Asian fare. It’s the glass we could carry home with us. A round glass bowl,…

Fly dining at grand hyatt goa

Buckle up for Goa’s first sky-dining experience

Dining outdoors gets a whole new meaning with Goa’s first sky-dining experience at Grand Hyatt Goa.  It’s one of the best seats in the house. We are strapped into a well-cushioned chair,…

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Portuguese custard tarts and more at Padaria Prazeres

Just a few months old, Padaria Prazeres is an astounding bakery in Panjim that dishes up traditional custard tarts, moist Berliners, wholesome bagels, hot chocolate and more.  When you are heading to…

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India’s newest gin Doja is an Indo-Japanese collaboration

Distilled in Goa, Doja pairs yuzu, sansho peppers and hinoki chips with Indian staples like cardamom and fennel.  It’s an unassuming pepper. It looks like Sichuan or the local Goan tefla (teppal), but possesses…

Beaches in south goa

Experience true susegad at the best beaches in South Goa!

Explore the Bohemian paradise that South Goa is, through its secluded, pristine beaches. Surrounded by the endless Arabian Sea, coconut and palm-fringed mangroves, and forested cliffs, beaches in South Goa deserve the…

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All about feni at Fazenda Cazulo

A feni tasting at Fazenda Cazulo, a feni cellar in South Goa, reveals that there is a lot more to the heritage and process of making feni than meets the eye.  Raise…