Old Goa Reminiscent of Roman Glory

On the 25th of November 1510, Goa was conquered by the Portuguese while it was under the rule of the Bijapur Sultan, Ismail Adil Shah (1510 – 1534). The day of the battle is significant as it happened to be the commemorative day of the Feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria. While battle raged between

5 Eccentric Goan Villages: The Real Goa

Modernizing at a rapid pace, goa is dominated with malls and multiplexes, wi-fi zones and dotted with five star hotels. But one can still experience the real goa, the way life was lived many decades ago, in the villages in the hinterland. Baradi is a hamlet of Velim village, bordering the Salcete taluka. it has

5 Marvelous Museums of Goa

The richness of Goa’s historic past can be witnessed in its churches, forts, and Portuguese architecture but there are a lot more pieces to the historic puzzle that Goa corners within its antiquity. These pieces can best be discovered at Goa’s eccentric array of museums. Goa, in its present form, is undoubtedly serene but the

5 Must Visit Destinations During Ganesh Festivals

Ganesh may be a god known for removal of obstacles, but in Goa, Ganesh is the god of art and creativity. Because when the festival is on the threshold, youth across the state, whether in metros or villages or very remote areas wake up, wear their creative caps and create great works of art. In

5 Unique Festivals Of Goa

The contagious fervor that Goan festivals emit lures the attention of minds and hearts worldwide Festivals celebrate traditions, culture and above all are lore of cheer for the young and old. each country, state and even region has their own unique festivals exuding a contagious sense of community and fervor. Here are five festivals unique

5 Unique Folk Dances Of Goa

Dances form an integral part of the Goan way of life. every village has its own maand which is the sacred spot reserved for folk dances and other cultural activities. But then, since maand is sacred, there are restrictions. It’s common for the maand to be located in centre of the village, usually the courtyard

5 Temples Of Goa

Goans are known all over the world as hospitable people. This is because they are a very honest and god fearing people. Rulers with different religious backgrounds have reigned here at various points of time in history and left their footprints of faith which exist till today. Mahadev Temple During the eleventh century, this region