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Places in Old Goa to See Portugal’s Influence

Curious about which places in Old Goa to visit and if you should even include it in your India itinerary? Check out this complete guide, written by Jules, our local Goan expert! For more on planning your trip, don't miss

COVID-19 Charities to Help India’s Second Wave

Hello, Jules here writing from a locked down Goa, India - 29/04/2021  India's Second Wave Battle with COVID-19 I am sure most of you are aware of the second wave of Covid ripping through Mother India right now. The sudden

Go Red for Rachel

Hi everyone, this is Rachel's family and friends here. As hard as it is to believe, we approach the two-year anniversary of her passing. For those who are new here or unaware, sadly and tragically, Rachel was taken from us

A Guide to Morjim Beach in North Goa

Heading to Morjim Beach in North Goa? Our local Goan expert, Jules, is here to give you all the details! Morjim is the first of the furthest North Goa beaches after you cross Siolim Bridge (my favorite bridge in Goa

How to Spend 3 Days in Seville in Southern Spain

Wondering how to spend 3 days in Seville, Spain? Here's all you need to know! Seville is one of my favorite cities in all of Europe. The charming capital of Andalucia is known for its stunning Mudejar architecture, lively atmosphere,

A Cute Staycation at Casa Jaali, South Goa

Looking for a cute place to stay in Goa? Our local Goa expert, Jules, recently stayed at the very sweet Casa Jaali in South Goa, Patnem. Here's what to expect if you want to stay!  And in case you missed

A Guide to Ashwem and Mandrem Beach in Goa

Visiting Ashwem and Mandrem Beach in Goa, India? Here's all you need to know! Hello, Jules here, your local Goa expert hoping to give you all the gossip on places to visit, stay, eat and most importantly, where to chase

7 Puerto Escondido Beaches You’ll Love

If you’re looking for a gorgeous beach destination without the throngs of tourists, head to the town of Puerto Escondido on the Oaxacan coast of Mexico. This beach destination is full of dramatic stretches of sand surrounded by cliffs, world-class

A Unique Staycation at Wigwam, Goa

Looking for a cute place to stay in Goa? Our local Goa expert, Jules, recently stayed at the very cute Wigwam in Goa's Mandrem. Here's what to expect if you want to stay! Jules is beginning this Staycation Series to

20 Fun Things to Do in Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY has plenty of surprises for day trippers and weekenders alike. A short drive from the Greater Toronto Area, it’s a popular south-of-the-border escape, with intriguing food, shopping and activities, and a chill college-town vibe. I visit throughout the

Agonda Beach, Goa: An Essential Travel Guide

Even once you've decided where to stay in Goa and that you'd prefer the more relaxing south over north, there are still quite a lot of beaches to choose from! With the help of our local expert, Jules, we're going

What to Do in Oaxaca For First Time Visitors

Wondering what to do in Oaxaca on your first visit? Expert, Susan Ripley of Brooklyn Tropicali, is here to spill all she knows! It’s not very often that you find a travel destination that is jam packed with traditional culture, a