6 of Goa’s Oldest Restaurants – ThatGoanGirl Guide

With new restaurants constantly opening up in Goa, it’s so easy to forget those that have long-held their own in what is now a cut-throat industry. Goa’s oldest and most characterful restaurants still make their mark on the state’s ever-changing dining scene and while culinary trends may come and go,…

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Experience these 4 unique things in Jodhpur

Hey there, cupcakes! If you’re planning a trip to Jodhpur, I’m confident that the Guide to Jodhpur I wrote last week has everything you need to know about the things to do and see in the Blue City of Rajasthan. India’s second largest state is peppered with imposing forts and marble temples.…

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Lazy Lagoon Sarovar Portico – Creek-Side Resort in Baga, Goa

Hey everybody! Welcome back! It’s no secret that I like (well, love), a little luxe in my life, and every once in a while, I try and go off on a staycation in Goa to indulge in a little TLC! In our little slice of paradise, we don’t need to…

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A Guide to Jodhpur – The Blue City

Welcome back, guys! My Travel Guide to Jodhpur is rather lengthy, so I’ll get to it right away. The Blue City of Jodhpur was the second city I visited on my trip to the colourful state of Rajasthan. While it was not as blue as I’d thought it would be,…

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JOG NIWAS, JODHPUR – Discover History and Culture in Comfort

In an age when the fashion is to raze heritage buildings to the ground and start afresh, it is fascinating to find a case of the opposite – new structures created to resurrect the grandeur that has long since faded. Jog Niwas in Jodhpur, a decade-old boutique property, is one…

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Pushkar Travelogue – A Temple Town in Rajasthan

My first trip of 2019 came quite late in the year. I headed to Pushkar in the first week of March after spending the first two months shuttling between Mumbai and Goa. I was looking forward to the road trip to Rajasthan, my first visit to the state. Choosing to…

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A FIRST TIMER’S GUIDE TO PUSHKAR, RAJASTHAN

A tiny town surrounding a lake, Pushkar in Rajasthan is an enchanting place to visit for backpackers, slow travellers and culture vultures. It is one of the most revered cities for Hindus, for the only Brahma Temple in the world (or one of the very few ones, according to some…

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OLD BOMBAY, GOA – BRINGING A BYGONE ERA BACK IN STYLE

Food is culture and habit. Food is identity and belonging. And in a multi-cultural city like Mumbai, food is a sentiment. While flavours from all over India and the world collide in the Mumbai of today, in erstwhile Bombay, food from four cultures of India took center stage – all…

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IS THE THREE KINGS CHAPEL REALLY A HAUNTED PLACE IN GOA?

The Three Kings Chapel in Goa has, for ages, been popular for being one of the most haunted spots in Goa, and India, too. A tiny chapel on the top of a hill at Cansaulim, it offers post-card perfect views of South Goa, right from green carpeted fields to tiny…

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EXPLORE DIVAR WITH B:LIVE CYCLE TOURS, GOA

Explore Goa all you want, and you’ll still find that there’s more to do in this tiny state of ours – be it getting up close and personal with nature while kayaking through the mangroves or attending a soulful Noite de Fado concert. But the latest exciting new thing to…

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Mahe, Anjuna – Modern Coastal Cuisine in Goa

Where modern dining is concerned, Goa is showing serious promise! The newest entrant to the food scene in Anjuna, Goa, Mahe takes coastal cuisine beyond the regular (but much loved) seafood thalis and coconut based curries. The restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Sandeep Sreedharan and Parth Timbadia, who have…

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