Vegging it out in Goa

On all my earlier trips to Goa, my experience with food could have only been described as basic, sustenance level. What about Goa’s famous Portuguese flavours and fresh seafood, you ask? As a vegetarian, it seemed like all of the state’s local cuisine was out of my reach, which was why I usually ended up…

Aching backs in Goa

In sunny Goa, not all signboards are scary. Some of them are well, interesting… I hung around for a bit hoping to meet the John massagist (from Delhi) himself. And then figured out that if he is ‘gents’, chances are he would meet only other ‘gents’… And while on Goa, here is a relevant if…

Football fever in Goa…

There is cricket in Goa. Match on a hot Sunday morning, complete with a small stadium, spectators and commentators… And then there the more serious business of football. On the roads, in the playgrounds, in schools. Even in hoardings. Everywhere… You are in Goa and you are not cheering for football?? Hot? Who says it…

Oh, by the way…

So long as we are telling you what not to do, we thought we may as well tell you this too – do not abuse children I mean… what? Spotted across Goa beaches and snapped at Palolem finally… Snapped in more than one way. Picture this – group of drunk bare-chested, beer-bellied, white under-weared (yuck,…