AN AUSTRALIAN STAR ON THE GOAN COAST!

Antares has been carrying the baton of making dining in Goa a truly unique experience ever since its inception four years ago, with their highly skilled chefs, Sarah Todd, of Master Chef Australia and now joining the team as their executive chef is Kaustubh Haldipur. Chef Kaustubh who hails from Goan heritage but travelled the…

The Weird & Wonderful World of Fashion Labels

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the thriving village of Arpora, Goa quaintly located behind the popular Baba Woods Cafe lies a fashion and design hub like none other. Armed with a catchy slogan “The Weird and the Wonderful”, one may indeed expect to find a surreal selection of items at a boutique store with…

Chef Benpramar Laitflang – South America in Sangolda.

Unbeknown to many, Tierra Y Mar stealthily entered into the Goan culinary scene towards the end of 2017 and took foodies by storm. Although primarily a Spanish and Latin-American inspired restaurant, the cuisine found here is anything but bound by its cultural constraints. Instead, the menu is completely fluid, constantly shifting and evolving, prepared with…

Bonding Over Food – The Thaal Way.

Bohra cuisine is widely spread across the globe, from the Middle East and Northern Africa to the Indian subcontinent and all the way to the western world.  Often Mughlai dishes such as Kebabs and Tikkas are commonly made by Bohra families. Having its roots deeply embedded in Yemen, it is no wonder that Bohra food…

BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF BEHOLDER

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder- If those words be true then sure enough same applies to art.  If one is to look up the meaning of art you are led to believe it is and expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting…

INDOOR FUN – TOP 5 ACTIVITIES FOR THIS MONSOON

Every monsoon in Goa is spectacular and each season brings its own challenges as to what to do during the rains with your friends and family.  Here are a few of our suggestions to keep you entertained.   SNOW PARK Snow sledging in your favourite vacation state! Goa is known for its nightlife and beaches,…

TOP 5 WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES – TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE!

TOP 5 WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES – TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE!   Goa is the smallest state in India, and almost 580 square kilometres of this little state is covered with lush green canopy of dense forest. The state is home to an amazing array of flora and fauna, from the beautiful Kingfishers to…

TOP 5 PLANTATIONS – SPICE THE FLAVOUR OF LIFE

TOP 5 PLANTATIONS – SPICE THE FLAVOUR OF LIFE   Goa is a state which is gifted with incredible natural beauty from her beaches and gently rolling hills to her vegetation and animal life. The mild temperature throughout the year and high rainfall tropical climate favours a variety of vegetation with great richness. As such,…

TOP 5 THALIS IN GOA – UNITY IN DIVERSITY

TOP 5 THALIS IN GOA – UNITY IN DIVERSITY Whether one is stepping out for lunch from the office or whether you are in holiday a Thali is something that appeals to everyone and is light on the pocket. The term “Thali” is commonly found in the Indian cuisine dictionary. India is known for “unity…

TOP 5 WATERFALL – WATER WATER EVERYWHERE!

TOP 5 WATERFALL (WELL 6) – WATER WATER EVERYWHERE! The monsoons in Goa always makes a dramatic entrance, accompanied by thunder rumbling in the distance; sounding like a typical Goan drum beat and streaks of lightning, frogs croaking their welcome urging Lord Indra (the God of Rain) to hurry up with the rains. There is…

TOP 5 – NOT SO GOA WEEKEND GETAWAYS

TOP 5 – NOT SO GOA WEEKEND GETAWAYS One couldn’t be more blessed while living in Goa as there is everything one could ask from the stunning beaches to the hills.  But then, just sometimes one needs a break from this amazing little state.  So why travel far when there is a lot to choose…

THE TOP 5 – GOA GADDOS

THE TOP 5 – GOA GADDOS All that sightseeing or just running home after a hard day’s work one can really build up an appetite.  Wondering were to get a quick bite then why not stop at the many famous roadside stalls or Gaddo’s in Goa.   SHONA’S APPETITE – BASTORA This small stall in…