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July 2012

Monaco – Where I learnt something I’ll always remember

Fast cars, luxury yachts and a good lesson in the end. The title is particularly relevant to this trip. I was visiting Cannes and had made absolutely no plans to visit Monaco. And that’s really strange for someone like me who makes plans so detailed he could easily consult for the Army and plan out their most covert operation overnight. If you think that’s an exaggeration, check out some of

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Ku, Morjim, Goa – Empty your mind

If you’re looking for a very different side to Goa, here’s the absolute gem. We’d previously written about the top 10 things to do in Goa. And there is all that and more that you can pack into your travel to Goa. But there is another side to Goa that you must experience as well. The slow side. The really slow side. The side that gives you a whole different

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Top 10 Things To Do in Goa

1. Water sports It’s not just Goa’s beaches that are dotted with people. You can find them up in the sky as well, screaming their lungs out! Goa’s popular beaches are filled with various beach activities like parasailing, banana boat riding, jet-skiing, etc, and water sports are definitely among the top 10 things to do in Goa. Along with a brief list, I’ve also included some indicative prices. The activities

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The Goa Guide

The Goa Guide – A cold hard fact about Goa before you travel From beautiful beaches to quaint, historical hamlets, Goa has lots to offer to different kinds of travelers. The truth about India’s sweetheart (considering it’s pretty much the unanimous choice for all kinds of holidayers) is that it has, over time, turned jaded and torn. Infested with all the possible tourist cliches, crowded and filthy beaches, overpriced accommodation and activities, and

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The Gateway Hotel at Nashik – In good hands

We visited Nashik for an extended weekend as a belated birthday celebration for Charles. The idea was to do something relaxed, yet a little different from the usual beach-bumming in sweltering Goa. With a luxurious yet affordable Taj property, the much talked about and way overdue attraction- the Sula vineyards, and all of this just over 3 hours away on a lovely open road. It sounded like the perfect weekend

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