Places in Goa
Anjuna & North Goa
Tucked between the Terekhol and Mandovi Rivers, North Goa encompasses the relentless action of and Baga, the happy hippieness of Arambol and Anjuna, the laid-back beaches of Aswem and Mandrem, and the luxury of boutique heritage hotels. It was not, however, always this way.
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Tips and articles
Beaches, sun and Vindaloo – Lonely Planet's guide to winter in Goa
Thinking of spending Christmas in India? With a hot and tropical winter climate, India’s best beaches, a famous party culture, and a Christian population that celebrates the Christmas season with feasting and festivit...
Goa's hidden gems
A week or two spent revelling in the languid luxury of Goa’s sunny sosegado, or susegad, two Portuguese colonial-era terms roughly translated as ‘laid-backness,’ is one not to be missed on any hectic visit to mammoth,...
Uncovering the best beaches of Goa
In a diminutive state seemingly so tightly packed with beachfront development, it’s astoundingly easy to escape the tourist crowds and find your own patch of sand-based paradise...
Towering temples of South India
Many people think the skyscraper is a modern invention. Think again...