When I travelled to India, I wanted to try something a bit different. On my solo trip to Goa, I was looking for peace and balance in my life. Luckily, Arambol held the answer: a ten-day course offering ‘soul realisation through movement’ – perfect if you’re looking for meditation in Goa. Having tried nothing of this […]
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Goa was the first stop on my round the world trip and I spent one unforgettable month here.
In the north there’s the hippie community of Arambol with its sunset beach parties, yoga and meditation workshops and nearby night market. Over the border in Karnataka is the historic city of Hampi, which is well worth a visit.
I also explored Kerala, which lies south of Goa and is known as Gods Own Country thanks to its gorgeous green tea plantations. Here you will find examples of India’s traditional arts, culture and temples.
Read on to discover all my posts on these incredible places or head straight to my full guide to solo backpacking in Goa.
This was written in April 2013 in Malaysian Borneo, shortly after I’d arrived following my solo trip to Goa. Over lunch earlier this week, a girl I recently met commented that I seem very happy. It made me stop and think how great that is, and how true it is. How happy I have become since […]
When I arrived in Goa, I was happy to realise I was staying close to a renowned French restaurant on the Indian coast: Restaurant La Plage, Goa. Read on for my review. I’d heard my fellow traveller recommendations and read in my Lonely Planet guide about this venue between Ashwem and Morjim beaches, which is […]