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...

Items for any fun occasion

In this hole in the wall in Panjims municipal market - you will find all you need to make any occasion more festive. Myself, I am buying colorful...

Beating up the senses in Fontainhas

Time to beat up the senses again. No better place then in Fontainhas, Goa. Mobile snaps from dinner at Hotel Venite yesterday. The walls and roof in...

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...

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.  

Shantaram – again…

For the fifth time I will try to get through Shantaram. It's a 1000 page book, so that must be the reason I have not completed earlier....

Birthday party in Goa

For the second year, we are lucky to be invited to celebrate the birthday of Beverly. Lot's of nice people, great food (the portoguese stew being my favorite),...

I guess it’s going to rain

Some times beeing a weather forecaster is easy. Watching this wall of rain approaching us, left no doubt about the weather of the evening. The Goa monsoon...

Viva Panjim

When in Goa: One of the places it is worth dropping in for a glass (or bottle) of wine with your dear, is the restaurant Viva Panjim...

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...