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.

Goa Nightlife: 5 Most Popular Party Places in Goa

Goa nightlife is literally notorious for its party scene. However, it's a very specific type of scene - one that I, being American, had no idea about, since five years ago all I listened to was rap and country! I traveled around India and came to Goa last, and was like what is this "Psy"; is he

Ask Me Anything: Should I go to North or South Goa?

This post is part of my Ask Me Anything series where I answer FAQ I get often via email and social media. In this post, I'll answer the common question of "should I come to North or South Goa?". You might have noticed I write mostly about North Goa on my blog. That is because I

Goa India Guide: The Insider’s Guide to Goa (My New Ebook!)

An Insider’s Guide to Goa After months of writing and organizing, it’s here! The first and last guide to Goa you’ll ever need.   Loading... Why Goa? I always like to refer to Goa as its own island in India because it’s so different from the rest of this country. Nestled along the South Western

Places to Visit in Goa For Tourists

Ever wonder what tourists get up to in Goa? I mean, it's a beach destination but what else is here for tourists... There is a lot! Because I live here, I haven't gone into tourist mode and actually haven't been to some places to visit in Goa on this list (yes, even after nearly 4

Safety Tips For Solo Female Travel in Goa, India

Solo female travelers coming to India, often are a little nervous to come to Goa alone since it's known as a party place. In fact, Goa is a great place to travel alone whether female or male. I can see why people are nervous though so here are some tips for solo female travel in

Places to Meet People in Goa While Traveling Alone

Goa is very different for the travelers passing through than it is for an expat. It takes some time to really see where the good places to hang out are. In this post, I'm sharing some places to meet people in Goa when traveling alone. These aren't necessarily the best places to eat, sleep or