A Visit to the Wine Heaven

No, I’m not a huge fan of alcohol; but when it comes to this delicious grape beverage, wine not?  (haha, see what I did there) We visited Sula Vineyard on  our short one day trip to Nashik. After visiting the Shrine of Infant Jesus in the morning, we headed out to do a little sight-seeing….

A Trek to Honda Waterfall at Vaploi

  As part of our youth trek, we decided to visit a waterfall in Valpoi named Honda. It look us longer than usual to reach the designated spot, since we got lost on the way (We were so impatient). Upon nearing our destination, the view drove away our gloom and complaints. Several waterfalls could be…

Goa’s Musical History

  Goa has been a haven of culture and  traditions, with a blend of both Indian and western influences. Along with the many beaches that come to mind, Goa is also a musical destination.  History Western music came ashore the Goan coatsline with Afonso de Albuquerque. To commemorate the conquering of Goa on 25th November…

The Age old Religion of Football in Goa

  In a nation where the national sport is Hockey, Cricket reigns the hearts and minds of a majority of Indians, but Goans beg to differ. Football is treated like a second religion in a land of diverse religions and communal harmony. Goa is home to the most talented women and men footballers in the…

Join the ‘Hostel Crowd’!

  Travelling is one of the best experiences one can have. The sights, sounds and interactions with people from various backgrounds adds to one’s perception of the world around them. Imagine a combination of a beautiful travel destination and  a place where you can interact with people from various backgrounds? If your answer is yes,…

An Evening at Moira

My trip to Moira was quiet an unexpected adventure (yes, I would like to consider it a mini Goan adventure). My friend Jaylee offered me a ride from Mapusa till Panjim, and it was an offer my tired legs and aching back could not refuse. But before that she had to stop by at her relative’s…

The Royal Port at River Zuari

  The usual tourist attractions in Goa have always been mesmerizing, with astounding architecture and a history that is equally amazing. But a few of these historical structures have been degrading over the years. A small piece of history that spans along five kilometers of the River Zuari is the Royal Port or Gopakapattana harbour…

The Next Milestone

We are born. We live. We die. This is life explained in a pretty simple way, but as you know, its not that simple (*sigh*). We start with such a simple and carefree phase in life. We are spoon fed and cared for, pampered to the maximum. And gradually we are introduced to a reality…

Welcome to the family!

Welcome to the ‘Goan Vibes’, a blog which is all about the ‘Land of Sea, Sun and Sand’. Goa exemplifies the term beauty with an abundance of natural and built treasure. Apart from the visible treasure the state holds, it is also home to a plethora of cultures and traditions that date back the an era…