Celebrate Reggae music at Goa Sunsplash 2019 on 12th and 13th January


A music genre that originated in Jamaica in the 1960s, Reggae has come a long way since then, infiltrating the music scene in a big way. It has strong links with Rastafarianism, which is an Afrocentric religion that developed in Jamaica somewhere in the 1930s. Rastafarianism was born with the aim of promoting Pan-Africanism. It […]

Monday’s sea surge was worse than the weekend

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The weekend’s high energy sea surge left North Goa’s beaches in a state of fear, confusion and complete disarray. India meteorological department (IMD), Panaji, had issued a high wave alert following inputs by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, about the storm surge for two days on April 21 and 22. But […]

Rough waves crash down on North Goa beaches over the weekend


The weather in Goa has been leaning towards the strange side these past few days. It’s unusually hot and extremely humid this summer. People are feeling ill thanks to the same. Even the weekend brought strange weather to the beaches. The North Goa beaches from Morjim to Keri saw high energy sea waves that destroyed […]

Motor Paragliding added to the list of Adventure Sports in Goa

Goa’s Mandrem Beach saw the launch of the latest adventure sport – Motor Paragliding. Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC)  tied up with Pune-based Flying Safari to bring powered paragliding to Goa. The new adventure sport will be available at other beaches eventually. A two-seater flying machine – the motorised paraglider. Launched by the Chief Minister […]