Gone are the days when receiving an invitation in Goa meant a trip to Mapusa or Panjim to pick out a gift. Folks would head to a few trusted gift stores in the city – the same old places every single time – to pick out a crockery set for…

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I’m pretty sure the tourists who visit Goa have seen more of the state than I have. Honestly! Having grown up and schooled in Saligao, I don’t think I’ve travelled beyond a 10 km radius around my village – unless it was a school picnic in the South. And now,…

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Who hasn’t heard of Nainital? This pristine hill station at the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand has probably hosted most of you during one summer vacation or the other. Not me, though. I’ve only recently started exploring North India and made my first trip to this gorgeous state a…

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