Saptakoteshwar Temple, one of six great sites of the temples of Lord Shiva

Saptakoteshwar temple

The village of Naroa or Narve is tiny. To the uninformed, it looks like just another one of Goa’s many villages. But this village has played a significant part in Goa’s history and heritage and hides many archaeological delights. Narve is located on the easternmost tip of the very picturesque island of Divar and it […]

High up on a hillock sits the beautiful Pilar Seminary Museum

Pilar Seminary Museum

Goa’s claim to fame is definitely its beaches, food, drink, and nightlife. But not everyone that comes to Goa is only interested in these. There are a lot of people that come to soak up Goa’s history and culture. While a lot of landmark buildings from history still exist, the artifacts that were once housed […]

Goa Velha, the ancient capital of the Kadamba dynasty in Goa


For such a tiny state on India’s west coast, Goa has had an extremely illustrious history. There is so much talk and information on the Portuguese influences in Goa that it’s easy to forget that Goa was also ruled by other ancient Indian kingdoms in the past. There were the Bhojas, Mauryas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Shilaharas, […]

Tambdi Surla temple and its cool origin story! × 365

Tambdi Surla temple can be called a hidden gem (Literally!). Nested at the foothills of Western Ghats the temple is almost a 1000 years old. Over the years it has become a popular picnic spot for locals and tourists alike. It is difficult to avoid the sound of gushing water from a stream that flows […]