Top 6 hotels in Goa, from the finest in luxury to old world charm

Top 6 hotels in Goa, from the finest in luxury to old world charm

A riot of colour. A gentle pace of life. Palm trees, tumbling bougainvillea and white sandy beaches that stretch for miles. Temples and churches. Jungles to explore. And not forgetting some of the most delicious food I’ve ever tasted. Goa is a perfect holiday...
Unwind on a houseboat on the Chapora River, Goa

Unwind on a houseboat on the Chapora River, Goa

Kicking off my sandals I lie back on the cushions, take a sip of a cool Kingfisher beer and watch the palm trees drifting by. It’s the second to last night of a fabulous week in Goa and we’re spending it on a Kerala style rice boat on the Chapora River in northern...
Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

The rocks around the pool’s edge are slippery. I sit down, slide into the cool water and swim over to the waterfall. At the height of its rage, the torrent races down the mountainside in an overpowering, deluge. Despite it now being the end of Goa’s dry...
Exploring Southern Goa – First stop, Zeebop!

Exploring Southern Goa – First stop, Zeebop!

Winding our way through the narrow lanes of southern Goa, flanked by coconut palms and dotted with brightly painted houses, I can’t believe I’m finally back in India. But this isn’t the India I remember. It bares no resemblance to chaotic,...
Portraits from Goa, Colour versus Black and White

Portraits from Goa, Colour versus Black and White

One of the things I love most about photographing India is the vivid colours you see everywhere. Nowhere could this be more true than in Goa, as you can see for yourself in my recent post Goa, an unexpected journey. From the ladies’ sarees to the brightly...
Goa, an unexpected journey

Goa, an unexpected journey

Many years ago I fell in love. Not with one person but with a whole country, India. When a friend of mine, Annie, invited me to join a group visiting Rajasthan some eleven years ago, I couldn’t resist. Annie had travelled the length and breadth of the country...

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