Read about sunny Goa with its 40+ mesmerising beaches. Portuguese heritage, colour-drenched carnivals, delicious food and watersports. Warm, friendly homestays.
Still keeping the psychedelic dreams of the hippies alive since the seventies, Goa has etched itself well on the top free spirited travel destinations of the world! With all worries and biases thrown to the winds, Goa meets you with careless abandon. Befitting those who want to soak in the destination and its affable spirit, one can spend weeks exploring sunny beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, variety of cuisines, great history and local lifestyle. An erstwhile Portuguese colony, Goa thrives in reminiscence of great colonial architecture and an even more vibrant attitude that remains vivid in your thoughts long after you have left the place. Apart from being the best destination for getting a long lasting Indian tan, Goa makes you take a plunge into the urban arts with vigour. New age artists and photographers keep the art galleries satiated! Local festivals form great photo opportunities for enthusiasts and there is a tribe of locals who want to keep the history alive with heritage walks for preservation. It is also one of the leading states to have adopted the home-stay culture in India. Many locals and now settled immigrants have opened their lovely homes to guests who want to do something different other than thronging near the beaches. Read more