The first thing you’ll learn about traveling to Goa: you’ll want go back again.
India has certainly gained traction in recent years as a popular holiday destination among us in Southeast Asia. While you’re probably familiar with cities like New Delhi and Agra which draw throngs of Southeast Asian tourists every year with its iconic landmarks like the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, you might be less acquainted with Goa, India’s smallest state. Just an hour’s flight south from Mumbai, the tropical paradise is known world-over as a party central.
GOA: A DIFFERENT TASTE OF INDIA
The state has been indelibly shaped its 450 years of Portuguese rule, followed by rush of hippies in the 1970s. This much becomes immediately apparently the minute you set foot in the city and take in the Portuguese-influenced architecture and distinctive meat-heavy cuisine.