Of Burgers and Pizzas at Tio Tilly’s, Goa

If you drive along the Candolim-Sinquerim Road, you’ll undoubtedly see a series of new restaurants that have replaced ones you’ve dined at before. There’s literally no stretch of road in Goa that has a dining scene as booming as this one, and it continues to flourish, enticing those seeking a…

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An eco-friendly fashion statement – Ninoshka, Goa

Goa-based fashion designer Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney is one to watch! This fashion pioneer from Saligao is in the organic fashion space and was recently honored by the Union Minister of State for textile, Smriti Irani from over 1660 designers across the country for her unique use of eco-friendly products, handloom fabrics…

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A culinary journey through India with Marriott, Goa

I’ve always believed that India’s real riches are the diversity of food it offers – food that’s as multi-flavoured as the country itself. Outsiders may generalize Indian food to be just about curry, whereas even in India itself, we write off North Indian food as butter-chicken-naan and south Indian food…

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Rajasthani Food Festival at Grand Hyatt, Goa

The Rajasthani Food Festival is underway at Grand Hyatt, Goa and ends on the 16th of August. It was my first time visiting the property, which is funny, considering I’m sampling the fare at Grand Hyatt Mumbai every second weekend! I was lucky to have made it to the bloggers…

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Restaurant Review – Soro, Goa

Located between two party towns, Siolim and Vagator, is a convenient hangout. Soro, meaning alcohol in Konkani is fast becoming a popular live music spot for locals and tourists. From the outside, it looks like an abandoned, rundown house – with barely any paint, bricks showing and cracked walls that…

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Restaurant Review- Habanero, Goa

The Baga-Calangute strip has recently seen a dip in splashy, upscale ‘dining experiences.’ The area is now littered with cheap rooms, cheap food and cheap everything else. It’s quite a surprise to come across a stylish-looking eatery amidst the chaos these days. Buried in one of the by-lanes is the area’s…

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Playing Sherlock At Mystery Rooms, Goa

I grew up on Famous Five, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys. Yes, I was that geeky kid. For those of you who read, mystery novels are the most captivating genre to get engrossed in! Maybe it’s the puzzle, the chance to watch the detective chase clues and try to…

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Spending New Year In Goa? Check Out These Top Airbnb Listings!

Welcome back!! As New Year approaches, all roads lead to Goa – India’s number 1 party destination. With cheap booze, shady shacks and umpteen choices for a New Years party, it’s a lovely place for a laid-back yet fun celebration. After staying at places like Ratapani Range Retreat and Phoebe’s…

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Coming To Goa Soon? So Is Ibis Styles Resort!

It’s that time again… The last quarter of the year! The time when long weekends are aplenty, family/friend’s wedding parties are being finalized, EDM concert tickets are up for grabs and New Years, as always is ready to leave us wondering where the heck the year went! I know you…

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What It’S Like Being A Goan Who Doesn’T Drink Alcohol

I should be a drinker. At least, society thinks I should. I’m Goan. I’m Catholic. I live alone in a new city. I’m in my twenties. I fall into every ‘drinking stereotype’ in the book and then some. But it’s true. I don’t drink. I’ll give you a moment to…

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Restaurant Review – The Black Sheep Bistro

In a state where one has a hundred food choices available, a restaurant must be a black sheep in order to stand out. True to its name, The Black Sheep Bistro is doing just that. Located in Panaji, this fusion restaurant is run by husband-wife duo, Prahlad and Sabreen who’ve…

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