Are digital meters the solution to Goa’s taxi troubles?

digital meter for taxi drivers

Almost every year for the past few years now, whenever the topic of taxis has come up in the media, it has always revolved around the fact that fares are too expensive and not regulated. Till now, there has not been a universally accepted solution, and not for lack of trying. Last year, there was […]

So you want to study abroad? This might help you.

Study Abroad at Oxford University

The dream of many students in Goa these days is to study abroad. There was a time when students did this due to the quality of education or the choice of courses available there (rather lack of courses in India). Nowadays though, students choose to study abroad for exposure, the lifestyle and just to experience a […]

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 […]

Lonely Planet calls them “the best people in the travel world for Goa”

Planning a holiday can be a ton of fun – if you know what you’re doing. Some folks have a real knack for organizing and getting stuff done, and are willing to take the trouble. On the other hand, there are many who just don’t have the patience. There are visa forms for immigration, hotels […]

Green Park Hotel, more than just a Goan landmark

For Goans living in the north, Green Park Hotel is one of the most popular landmarks. Situated just outside of Mapusa city, this monumental property is conveniently located on the V-junction that takes you into Mapusa, or on the NH17 towards Mumbai. For decades, Green Park Hotel has been a cornerstone for weddings and is […]

Do the weekend right, with a Pan Asian Brunch by the beach

Sunday is either the end of the week or the start of the week – depending on how you look at it. One thing for sure, however, Sunday is also brunch day, and there’s nothing like a great beachside brunch to start or end your week. Welcome to the Living Room The newly opened Living […]

This awesome electric cycle is all you need to explore Goa

Why rent a motorcycle or a car in Goa, when you can go the green route – and rent a cycle? Not only do you contribute to a cleaner and greener environment, but it’s also a healthy way to spend your holiday in Goa. If you think that’s a good idea, well you’re not the […]

Psychology can now help choose the 5 best beaches in Goa for your personality

You’re probably second guessing this already, but don’t. Your personality deserves far more credit than you think. In fact, your personality type influences a number of decisions that you make on a daily basis, decisions like where to eat, what to wear, or even who to vote for. This same personality type could (in theory) […]

Put yourself in the driver’s seat, and don’t get taken for a ride in Goa

If you know how to drive a car or ride a motorcycle, you no longer need to rely on private or public transport when holidaying in Goa. While scooter rental services have been easily available in the state for many years now, self-drive cars are now becoming very popular. Many domestic tourists travelling to Goa […]

Sea trials begin for the Mumbai to Goa cruise with first set of arrivals


These days when people travel to Goa, it’s usually by land or by air. Most people prefer to fly to Goa or they hop on an inter-state bus and travel overnight. There are others that prefer to drive in their own vehicles or hire self-drive cars. Now, one more mode of transport has been added […]