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 […]


PANAJI, DECEMBER 20, 2023: The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), Goa’s largest hospitality company and leader in the tourism sector brings forth an exciting trail of gaieties and gastronomic indulgences this festive season. Embrace the spirit of revelry with an array of exclusively curated experiences at iconic hotels located at breath-taking destinations across the length and breadth of […]

“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, […]

Celebrating Goa’s sustainability heroes

~ National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every December 14 to honour India’s dedication to implementing eco-friendly measures across industry practices. ~ The Government of Goa recently pledged to provide 100 per cent renewable-based electricity to all sectors by 2050. Panaji, December 2023: Even as India celebrates National Energy Conservation Day on December 14, to showcase […]

India Bike Week 2023 Celebrates a Decade of Thrills, Unity with Grand Success

Panaji, December 2023 — Hundreds of professional bikers, thousands of bike enthusiasts and a multitude of launches converged together with culinary and musical extravaganzas to go into the making of the 10th edition of the two-day India Bike Week (IBW) 2023, which concluded at Vagator recently.  IBW 2023, which through December 8 and 9, hosted its […]