US tourist Elizabeth Mann found after missing in Goa for over 24 hours

Elizabeth Mann Missing

After a search that lasted over a day and a half, US citizen Elizabeth Mann has finally been found after going missing while holidaying here in Goa. According to the Anjuna police, Elizabeth had taken a cab to Panchgani, a hill station in Maharashtra which is an 8-hour journey by road. Elizabeth arrived in Goa […]

This is one of the few places in Goa where the river meets the sea

When the beaches of the north get too busy, sometimes all you need is peace a quiet. A place where you can collect your thoughts, paint, write or just listen to the sound of the waves while maybe watching a boat pass. Mobor beach, a stretch of beach that connects to Cavelossim used to be […]

Ticlo Resort puts you in the center of all the action

Goa might be the smallest state in India, but no matter where you stay when you’re on vacation, you will invariably spend most of your time traveling from one place to another. If you’re planning your next vacation to the sunshine state, and you’re looking spend more time partying, lounging, or gorging on the best […]

Prepare for a ‘fine’ time if caught drinking on the beach

If everything goes according to plan, Goans will finally get a chance to enjoy beach-day again. With the passing of the ban on alcohol in public places, especially on the beach, there is now hope that we will have cleaner beaches, that are safer and free of broken glass and litter. It was a tough […]

Andores Resort & Spa: Serenity within the chaos of Calangute


Calangute has to be the busiest and most chaotic village in North Goa. It’s known for being home to most of Goa’s famous nightlife, numerous hotels and a variety of restaurants. Locals say that the village has reached its saturation point as far as the building of hotels goes. And yet somehow, there is always […]

Goa’s latest taxi strike leaves bitter taste in one tourist’s mouth


The latest taxi strike that hit the state really left a bitter taste in the mouths of almost every tourist that got stranded in Goa during the weekend. For the average tourist, domestic and international, it was an absolute nightmare with almost every taxi operator being off the street. Even though private vehicles and other […]

Tourists’ plans washed away due to downpour

Monsoon storms in New Delhi washed away plans of tourists to Goa, when several flights to and from Goa were delayed. Warnings were issued by airlines to their customers about the delays in Delhi. However most airlines made up for lost time. According to reports, all landing and takeoff operations were delayed at New Delhi’s […]

Goa expecting rise in foreign tourists this year from Russia, Estonia and Czech Republic

The Tourism Industry stakeholders are expecting an increase in the number of Russian and British arrivals for the coming Goa tourist season. Further, the new season will likely see charters from lesser-known European destinations like Czech Republic and Estonia. A clearer picture will emerge only by September end.  Although, tour operators and agents are optimistic […]

Rs. 10,000 fine to make Goa safe?

Overloaded with complaints about the rise in alcohol consumption by locals and tourist in public areas like beaches, roads and highways causing inconvenience, Goa government officials have introduced a new amendment to exercise the law which recommends identification of  ‘no alcohol consumption zones’ across Goa. According to this survey, alcohol consumption among men and women has […]

Hostels in Goa for backpackers

As the saying goes, “You do not need magic to disappear; all you need is a destination and a great hostel.” Backpacking teaches you a lot! Be it while traveling or meeting different people. And that’s just about what we love. We at ItsGoa have put together a list of some of the top Backpacking […]