Our favourite places in India – Panjim, Goa

By Debbie Kindness | March 17, 2013

.Panaji, or Panjim is the capital of the small state of Goa, and was a Portuguese colony up until 1961. During the Portuguese rule, the main capital was Old Goa, 10km further inland, which is now a World Heritage Site filled with churches and cathedrals. Due to repeated flooding and cholera and malaria epidemics, the Portuguese Viceroy in 1843 shifted

Festivals and Fairs of India

By Debbie Kindness | August 26, 2012

India is a country that seems to have a festival on somewhere just about every day of the year. So, I did some research and found this comprehensive list of the major and many of the less known festivals held each year.Here is a list and short description of these festivals by date order. Try planning your trip around