Offbeat Goa: Reis Magos Fort – Restored to Charm

Restored in June 2012, the Reis Magos fort was originally built in 1497 by Adil Shah of Bijapur as an armed outpost. It was captured by the Portuguese and rebuilt on a larger scale in 1543. In 1739, the Maratha’s conquered Bardez province which housed the fort. By the 1900’s the fort was no more…

The Goan Odyssey – 5 Must Do’s in Goa

Most tourists have heard of Goa as a popular holiday destination in India. This tiny state sees millions of tourists each year and the numbers are only increasing. So what is it that brings travelers to this not so developed rustic state? Many would echo Beaches. And quite rightly, Goa has beaches beyond one’s counting…