Goan Brands I’ve Tried and Loved

Go to the mall, walk through a high-end supermarket or browse the web and you’ll come across hundreds of familiar brands. Brands that have grown rapidly, sell by the crate and have little or no charm. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find entrepreneurs who’ve made a name…

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2018 – That’s A Wrap!

My ‘Year In Review’ has now become a ThatGoanGirl tradition since I started it in 2015. As December draws to a close, I find myself yearning for an hour or two away from the festive family madness to sneak away and reflect on how far my journey as a blogger…

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OKCupid – Pick Substance Over Selfies for Serious Dating

Love them or hate them, relationships apps have evolved with our social landscape and we all know someone in our circle who has met their significant other using one of them.Gone are the days when your prospective match was limited to someone you work with, live near, or a family…

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How to get clients as a Digital Nomad

Writing a series about being a ‘digital nomad’ has been on my mind for quite a while. Every day, I wake up to emails and DMs in various social media inboxes asking me the same thing: “How can you afford to travel?” “Are you a full-time blogger?’ “How do you…

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The Neglected Essentials for a Perfect Eye Makeup Kit

We all dream of an above par makeup kit, don’t we? From the brightest shade of the lipstick to the lightest tone of the concealer, we want them all! Don’t we lack on significant things while we focus only on the cosmetics? The makeup APPLICATORS! The coolest international brands of…

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Where to shop for gifts in Goa

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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Goan Tapas and Cocktails at Antares, Goa

Fusion. This exciting word in the world of food is at best, a celebration of creativity and a well travelled chef. While the trend doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon, Goan food has so far, has remained untouched by trendy mash-ups. On the other hand, we have…

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Athleisure for Travel – Zelocity by Zivame

I’m not one of those girls that can get on a long flight without being comfortable first. After all, the journey is a precursor to the destination. Jeans, a tee, and the occasional track pant, was the comfiest I’ve ever gotten in transit and in a new place because they’re…

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My 2017 Round Up

Okay, 2017! Where did you go? I can’t believe I’m writing this post already, the last post of the year! It seems like just yesterday when I wrote my round up of 2016. A whole 12 months has flown past since then, and a lot of change has happened, too!…

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Christmas Markets in Toronto

Hey!! As I write this, it’s already Christmas in India, but there’s still another 8 hours or so for it to be Christmas in this part of the world. And it’s snowing like craaazy out there! The last time I visited Canada was 2 years ago, in summer, when the…

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Fado Night at Alfama, Cidade de Goa

The elderly folk in Goa may not have heard of a ton of new fangled resorts in Goa, but you can bet they’ve all heard of Cidade De Goa. Situated at the end of the Miramar stretch, on turning left at the Dona Paula Circle, Cidade De Goa is one…

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