5 Top Draws

Samira Sheth lists 5 must-visit galleries on Goa’s burgeoning contemporary art map. Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, AltinhoPerched on a hill in Altinho, Sunaparanta stands tall as the graceful custodian of the arts in Goa. The beautiful bungalow will charm you with its insight into Indo-Portuguese architecture and if browsing through the exhibition galleries

Five books to discover Goa through

As the Portuguese marched into the Goan hinterlands, Catholicism emerged as a religion and the churches that were erected then prevail as mighty religious structures. In keeping with this issue’s theme, let me focus on five books, not necessarily new ones, which give an excellent insight into understanding Goa. One is from the world of

5 iconic Goa movies

Bombay to GoaThis film released in 1973, starring the then relatively unknown Amitabh Bachchan and Aruna Irani. This hilarious comedy adventure is a trippy tale of the protagonists’ journey by bus from Bombay to Goa along with a motley crew of fellow bus passengers. The success of this movie not only gave Amitabh Bachchan his

5 Shopping Bags You Have To Carry Back

There are some things in Goa that are worth taking back. Be it cashews, feni, art, handicrafts, port wine, or some affordable resort wear; Goa does call for a shopping spree to frame your memories within your shopping bags or to pass them on to your loved ones. However, the above mentioned articles are for