Swimming in the rain

Monsoon magic. I am swimming in the rain, I am swimming in the rain. Lovely monsoon swim after the Sunday brunch at Alila Diwa in south Goa.  

This is not India – this is Goa’s secret: Fontainhas

Panjim has a big surprise in store: a fantastic Latin Quarter with narrow streets, squares and Quaint Goan houses painted in clear colors which remind you of...

The most fantastic about India, is actually leaving India.

I believe all of us has a India battery inside us. Unfortunately it is only us real India freaks who know how good it feels having that...

We had Indian food -21 times in one week

This summer my daughter Thea and me came up with the idea to go all-in on Indian food, for 7 days. Welcome to our little culinary project. We...

The great Indian Thali lunch

A traditional Indian Thali lunch is simply a must from time to time. On a big platter you get multiple small bowls, containing tasteful dishes of the...
17th May celebration in India

Norwegian 17th May celebration in India

The constitution day of Norway is celebrated on the 17th of May each year. Traditional parades are organized all over Norway, as well as in Norwegian Embassies...

Marching with a sailor from Royal Bombay Yacht Club

What on earth am I doing strolling the streets of Mumbai's Colaba neighborhood escorted by a sailor? I can reveal it was related to Sinusitis rather than yachting....
Spilling on the floor

“I’ll do it myself” meets “No way I am doing that”.

Where I come from, we have a "doing things ourself" mentality that is very strong. If something needs to be done, our first thought will be to...

The Indian chew: Paan

It's sold on any street corner in India, and you have probably wondered "what and why". The Pan is chewed after a good meal. As a mouth...

Syne Coutinho, our favorite designer in Goa

Designer clothes and accesories that always make my daughters head spin. My wife normally act slightly more behaved. Her showroom is found in St. Tome, one of the...