I’ve lived in Goa for 3.5 years and have so much to share. I don’t keep the secret places to myself but lay it all out here on the blog so you can have a great time in this island paradise I call home.

The Goa Collective Bazaar – Goa’s Best Friday Market

Will you be in North Goa on a Friday night in high season? Our local Goan expert, Jules, is here to tell why you need to check out The Goa Collective Bazaar. Hello, Jules here to give you a little update on the best market around town - The Goa Collective Bazaar. I have been

The Most Stylish Boutiques & Designers in Goa

The shopping scene here is different to the rest of India. While, yes, you can find the typical goodies like elephant trousers, incense, and wall hangings, there are so many more cool, independent boutiques and designers in Goa getting their start! After all, while you can get those baggy, colorful elephant pants, how often can you

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 our Insider Guide to Goa and the Hippie in Heels Guide to India. Old Goa, also known

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 because of the amazing views on either side). This section of North Goa's coastline begins

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 bring some love to businesses around the state. She'll be taking some staycations in both

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 to look at the best ones to visit. This guide is all about Agonda Beach,

Should I Go to North or South Goa?

You might have noticed Rachel wrote mostly about North Goa on her blog. That is because she lived there. While Goa is the smallest state in India, it still takes four hours to drive along the whole coast. Which means if you've only scheduled a few days here, you may want to choose between North