Goa is famous around the world for its palm-fringed beaches. One of India’s hot-spots, Goa was controlled by the Portuguese until 1961, when India invaded and liberated the area. This colonial past is most evident in Goa’s plazas, cathedrals and architecture. The perfect spot for a beach holiday, Goa is a great spot to catch the sun and recharge one’s batteries.

Cooking up a storm in sunny Goa!

On my recent trip to India, I dropped in to see Judy Cardoza – who runs our cooking school set in a beautiful Portuguese villa, right on the banks of the Mandovi river in central Goa. Before we sat down … Continue reading

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Goa’s beaches: helpful tips

Headed to Goa for some relaxation but cannot afford to splash out on that nice beach front resort? Well, most beaches (even if they are at the front of a 5 star resort) are actually accessible by everyone, it may … Continue reading

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