How To Spend Summer vacation for Goa : An Insight Into “The Checklist Of Never Ending Fun!”

India is widely known and recognized for its exotic tourist locations. Several tourist destinations here always have a healthy inflow of domestic and international visitors across the year. One of the prime places in the Indian touristic domain is undoubtedly Goa.

This place generates enough revenue to keep the foreign exchange and GDP meters ticking. Majority visitors prefer this place due to its fantastic beaches and beautiful historic monuments. Rated as one of the best beaches in the world Goa has that magical element which sends jitters down the spine of any visitor!

The best time to visit this holiday heaven is undoubtedly during summer break, mainly because this is the time when most of the outdoor activities in the beach areas will be operational in full swing.

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There is however an unspoken truth about Goa, Nobody ever gets bored here! Do you wish to feel the skies under your arms? Do you wish to feel the blazing gust of wind wrestling with you? And with all this do you wish to see the sun setting on the horizon along the beach waves? Well then the immediate next step would be to attempt Para-Sailing. This facility is available in all the beaches of Goa; however it’s the Anjuna beach and Bagha beach which claim to be the hub of adventure sporting in Goa.

Anjuna Beach Goa

Anjuna Beach Goa | Image Resource : indiantravels.com

Bagha Beach Goa

Bagha Beach Goa | Image Resource : destination360.com

Para-Sailing Goa

Para-Sailing Goa | Image Resource : atlantiswatersports.com

For the calm and quiet ones there is a list of places to visit in Goa. With so many beautiful churches and forts this place serves to be a picturesque paradise for any photographer. Hotels and beach side resorts are aplenty here and fixing accommodation is also quite hassle free. After a tiring sight-seeing day one can take the benefits of a nice ayurvedic massage and spa in the resort, these massages are extremely good for blood circulation and skin toning!

Ayurvedic Sereno Spa Park - Hyatt Resort and Spa at Goa

Ayurvedic Sereno Spa Park – Hyatt Resort and Spa at Goa | Image Resource : holidaymine.com

The party animals however needn’t be worried at all for there is no curfew in most of the party destinations and night clubs in this place. The best DJ’s from across the globe play in Goa for the lively atmosphere and energetic crowd this place has in store!

DJ Party Goa

DJ Party Goa | Image Resource : thehindu.com

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A Memorable Trip to Mapusa Market

Goa is amongst the few exotic places in India. I consider myself to very fortunate to call it my home state. I have hundreds of really cool childhood memories in Goa. Goans are known for their festive nature.

At the age of 25, I can say that I have a wonderful life. I have got an opportunity to interact with people from different cultures and nationalities, I have played football with Russians and I work with an awesome firm with amazing co workers.

Goa has given me so much and no words can express my love and respect for the Goan culture. I have written so much about my other travel experiences but not much about Goa. So I have decided to write about Goa on a regular basis. Today in this blog post, I will be writing about the famous Mapusa Market in Goa.

How to reach :

– You can reach Mapusa Market from Thivim Railway Station.
– It is a 19 minutes journey (20.1 km).

If you are in North Goa and never visited a traditional Goan market then you must definitely visit Mapusa Friday Market. This market is one of the most popular places in North Goa. The town of Mapusa has become famous across the country due to this market. Its influence in the Bardez Taluka and proximity to the Panjim city make it an easy to reach location for the tourists.

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It is a small market that is located outside Mapusa Municipal Market. You will find plenty of stalls in the market, most of them selling products and produce made by locals. Many of the products brought by the local farmers and producers are sold directly to the consumers. This offers a better deal for both the parties. I enjoy visiting this place. Over the years, we have bought some really quality stuff at very cheap rates.

This is a daily (weekly) market that opens up early in the morning and closes at dusk. If you are planning to visit this flea market then I would advise you to avoid Sundays since the market would be closed. Friday is the most important day for this market. You will find it to be filled with thousands of visitors from across the country on Fridays.

So check this market out and I’m sure you would love it.

Anjuna Beach Market fits for every small pocket size

Life is to enjoy and cherish every moment for me. Being a Goan, fun loving and freaking are my basic nature. Hanging out with friends, long bike trips, night life, pubs, discos, street shopping and the multi cuisine options are the few inherited culture of Goa. Unsurprisingly, I am one among many following it whole heartedly. A journalist by profession, I tend to search minute things amidst every big happening. The current affairs and the cultural events amuse me the most. I linger on places to search for few attractive subjects that compel the reader to experience one in the near future. With a list of few necessaries and excitement in heart I planned a whole day excursion to the colorful and vibrant Wednesday Flea Market at Anjuna Beach.

Anjuna Beach Goa

Anjuna Beach Goa | Image Resource : tharobster.wordpress.com

Seaside At Anjuna Beach

Seaside At Anjuna Beach | Image Resource : ynnej1976.wordpress.com

Anjuna Beach Market

Anjuna Beach Market | Image Resource : ynnej1976.wordpress.com

Situated 18 kms away from the capital town Panaji, Anjuna beach overlooking the sea reflects a tremendous view of the shoreline. The beach is however out of danger of strong ocean currents owing to its rocky promontory, thus visitors find it an ideal place for fun, playing and bathing in the water. The exotic palm trees across its shoreline and the soft white sands give Goa a marvelously beautiful approach. Known for the backpacker’s amusement spot, this beach holds a weekly market most appropriately for the middle class people like me.

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Quite popular and famous among the tourists and locals, the market is widely spread over the beach’s coastline. The big size and the wide display offer everything and anything available under the sun. The enormously spread market was primarily begun by hippies or the broke foreign traveler frequenting the beach and playing crazy trance music for the entertainment. They used to sell their possessions, goods and trinkets to the other travelers in order to fetch little money for the rest journey. Presently not only the foreigners, but the Goans, Kashmiris, Tibetans and the Rajasthanis jostle for space out there to proceed for their livelihood.

At times the market gets notorious for drug peddlers but is best suited for shopaholic like me with all the want of things being fulfilled reasonably and desirably. An easy access to any item, this market contains wide range of variety including the miniature items also like cameras, mobile phones, food stalls, spices, apparels, jewelry, handicrafts etc. with my personal experience this is the best hang out place for a day. There is no exhaustion level of such shopping spree except, until one wants no more and gets tired.