7 Things to do in Goa beyond beaches

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My last trip to Goa was quite an unusual one – one where I almost did not go to any beaches. I say “almost” – for it was only on the last day, we hopped onto the Fort Sinquerim that … Continued

Touxeachem Feast – The Cucumber Festival in Goa

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With my recent trip to Goa, I was fortunate to have experienced a unique festival – the Touxeachem Feast. “Touxeachem” means “Cucumber” in Konkani and hence, its popular name – the Cucumber Festival. This is an annual celebration held at Santana Church in town … Continued

A Heritage Walk through Fontainhas in Panjim, Goa

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Goa has always enthralled us with its gorgeous beaches – so much that not many of us realize or even explore what is beyond these beaches. We forget that it has a fabulous history – one that still lives on and … Continued

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