I have been MIA in the real sense; i.e missing in action for almost a month now! K and I were away on our annual trip to India and were busy hopping between his hometown Delhi, my hometown Raniganj (a small town in West Bengal), with short visits to Kolkata, Lucknow and Agra thrown in! Despite this holiday not being touristy in nature, careful planning is … Continue reading The Great Indian Annual Pilgrimage
This is the third and final installment of the Goa series. A general introduction and details on North Goa can be found here and here. The golden sands of South Goa beaches stretch from Majorda all the way up to the ramparts of the Cabo de Rama fort. This part of Goa is more serene and quiet, bereft of the crowds that throng the beaches … Continue reading Best beaches in South Goa
As promised, I am back with another installment of my Goa series. The first part can be found here. Goa and its beaches are largely divided into two parts – the north and the south. The beaches in the north are considered to be more vibey with more pubs and party places while the southern beaches are known to be quiet and more relaxed. However, this is not … Continue reading Best beaches in North Goa
Goa needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, attracting thousands of international as well as domestic holiday makers each year. It’s sunny beaches, (almost) white sands, Portuguese-inspired food, warm and friendly people, and the promise of an idyllic holiday is enough to entice anyone. I first visited the laid-back, serene beach state of Goa in my early teens. It was … Continue reading GOA – memories of the sun, the sea and King’s!