Life Update – The Business Side of Things

It’s been a while since I last featured a life update here on ThatGoanGirl. I do my best to share everything that’s going on in my life on social media, but I feel like I haven’t done that quite so often here on the blog. I don’t know about you,…

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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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Would you visit a place you’ve already traveled to?

During the last half decade or so in Mumbai, I’ve travelled to a number of places around the city for short weekend breaks. And ever so often, one friend or another will want to make their maiden visit to one of these places and ask me to come along. Every…

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A Day In My Life

Okay. Let’s get real. No matter what it looks like on Instagram, my life isn’t filled with food and exotic destinations. On most days, I’m at a desk, staring at a computer screen. Don’t get me wrong, I love the flexibility that comes with working for myself, making my own…

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2016!! My Year In Review!

I started doing annual recaps when I started blogging last year (see: Looking back at 2015).  I particularly loved it for one reason: it makes me happy to reminisce and see where the year has taken me, literally. With many places and cities visited, the end of December is a great opportunity…

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Are These Excuses Ruining Your Twenties?

Every couple of months we read about millennials being the best generation – the ones born with the start-up bug, the outspoken ones, the independent thinkers and most educated. We’re capable of doing great things and a lot of fellow Gen Y-ers are changing the world in ways no other…

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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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7 Great ‘Quick Vacation’ Strategies

Perfectly planned holidays are great – and quite the luxury! But for those who thrive on a little spontaneity, quick little trips now and then help satisfy them itchy feet. We’ve all seen those inspirational quotes that tell us to “pack a bag, pick a place and just go” or…

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