Goa Carnival 2024

Goa Carnival 2024

GOA CARNIVAL 2024 Nestled along the western coast of India, Goa is a destination synonymous with beaches, seafood, and vibrant nightlife. However, once a year, this serene paradise transforms into a bustling epicenter of celebration, marking the Goa Carnival. The Goa Carnival 2024, an embodiment of tradition, culture, and merriment, is set to dazzle locals […]

The Shop, a sustainable design house, introduces sustainable aesthetic living to Goa

~ The Shop recently opened its newest store in Panaji, Goa. ~ The Shop has a zero-waste approach, using fabric scraps and wastepaper for packaging and as shopping bags. ~ The company’s 50-year commitment to sustainability in its manufacturing and packaging processes is a boon for the state’s prevalent eco-conscious ethos. Panaji, December 2023 – The […]

Mar Salgado: Crafting Functional Works of Art

In the picturesque village of Carmona, nestled in the coastal haven of South Goa, resides Ana Margarida Esteves, a 34-year-old industrial product and furniture designer. A native of Portugal, Ana has been living in Goa since 2019. In 2022, she founded an enterprise called “Mar Salgado”. The enterprise is a project which aims to encourage […]

Welfare for Animals in Goa: Atul Sarin’s Journey

Atul Sarin

In the lush landscapes of Goa, where the sea meets the sand, and nature thrives in its most honest form, Atul Sarin, the founder of Welfare for Animals in Goa (W.A.G.), is a beacon of hope and compassion. His journey, as shared in an enlightening interview with ItsGoa, is not just a story about animal […]

“Becoming Goan”: The Coming-Home Story of Michelle Bambawale

By Steve Antao In her first attempt at writing a book, Michelle Mendonça Bambawale takes readers on an intimate journey through her life in her recently released “Becoming Goan”. The book talks about her life in Goa after she returned to the state and settled in her ancestral village of Siolim during the pandemic. It […]

Embark on a Culinary Adventure at Isabella’s Tapas Bar, Panjim

In the heart of Panjim city lies a hidden gem that transports you straight to the vibrant streets of Spain and Portugal – Isabella’s Tapas Bar on MG Road. Nestled in the bustling scene of Goa, this cool Spanish-style restaurant is redefining the culinary experience with its enticing menu and lively atmosphere. Just a year […]


PANAJI, DECEMBER 14, 2023: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa has been recognised as ‘India’s Leading Family Resort 2023’ by World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s most prestigious awards programme. Speaking about the announcement, Mr. Manav Malhotra, General Manager – Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa said, “We are delighted to be recognized once again […]

Chef Rumana Conducts Wedding Cake Masterclass at Kamaxi Culinary College, Verna

~ The wedding industry in India is an extremely lucrative one, expected to rake in Rs. 4.25 lakh crores solely between November 23 and December 15, 2023, according to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). ~ The four-day masterclass on wedding cakes recently conducted by Chef Rumana Jaseel at Kamaxi College of Culinary Arts, […]