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Famous Tourist spots in Goa

Affectionately dubbed as the Queen of Gao Beaches, Goa boasts of captivating beaches offering facilities for adventure sports such as water skiing, water scooting, diving, parasailing and wind surfing. From party beaches to adventure beaches, crowded beaches and isolated beaches, this destination offers a lot to beach lovers. On the beaches you will find food stalls selling traditional Goa food, including the sea food.Shopping is another fun-filled activity in this beautiful state of India. Browse its colorful bazaars for a variety of beauty handicrafts. The famous shopping items are hats, items made from coconut shell, homemade pickles, terracotta wall hangings, jewelry, cashew nuts, and lampshades in brass.

Some of the famous tourist places in Goa are:

Arambol:

It is a fishing village known for its beach and a hot water spring.It is an isolated stretch of beach known for its rocky and sandy terrain.

Baga Beach

This is a fishing beach. It is very small with a grove of shady palms close to the waters edge. Few transport come all the way to the beaches edge but none after dark. If you plan to stay there after sundown then make sure you have your own transport.

Bambolim

This beach is an undiscovered beach and it is small and clean. It is in a shaded spot before the mouth of the river Zuari.

Candolim Beach
Here on the beach of this destination you can get glimpses of dolphins.In this beach there is no shelter even to the close to the beach but you may hire a beach umbrella. This beach is very popular with package tourists, but is still not too crowded.

Margao Beach:

It is famous for ancient Portuguese churches, farming villages and beaches.Panaji: It is the capital city of Goa which is known for scenic beauty, beaches, museum, churches and carnival. It is ideally located on the banks of river Mandovi.

Sinquerim

This beach is close to the historic Fort Aguada, the early Portuguese fort which was built by the Portuguese to control the entry into River Mandovi and also to protect old Goa from enemy attack. This beach has clean, white sand.

Goa Carnivals

The scene of Goa Carnival resembles some fairy tale descriptions where people hop around in jovial mood with masks on, fireworks, fortune tellers, group of dancers and and above all happy people all around.

Music swings into Goa Carnival quite naturally. The myriad facets of the Goan music compels any onlooker to jig with it. The stylish Spanish guitar, the casual drum beats and the soulful voice are enough to make you move your feet.

Brazil the Best Travel Destination

A look over the regions of Brazil.

The biggest country in South America, Brazil is known among nations by its paradise beaches, the carnival and the beautiful women. But in the past couple of years, it is also getting famous for its culture, festivals, history, forest and pantanal. The country is now in the 13° position on the world ranking of tourism and first in South America.

However, its not an easy job to choose where to go in Brazil. Because of its size, to go from North to South can take over six hours by plane and each state is totally different from the one beside.

South Region

Composed by three states, tourists can find the Iguacu Falls, between the border of Brazil and Argentina and its 80 meters high; they can also find the culture based on the German and Italian ancestors. Each of the three states have its traditional dish and festivals. During the summer, the most visited city is Florianopolis, because of its beautiful beaches; and during winter, Gramado is the destiny, because of its cold weather and snow.

Southeast Region

Consist of four states, which includes Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo. The must see region its manly from Portuguese origin, with the influence of some Italians and Japanese. Is the richest region and its where most of the country’s population lives. Rio is famous by its beaches, the Sugar Loaf and the Christ of the Redeemer. Sao Paulo is the biggest city, known by its huge buildings, like New York. Minas Gerais is the land of gold historical state, where old constructions can be found.

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Unforgettable Goa Holidays Spots

Looking for a holiday destination in India? Welcome to Goa, the Beach Capital of India, globally famous for its astounding beauty of beaches, rich flora and fauna, trance or rave activities, nightclubs, shopping arcades, etc. Tourist coming in this beautiful state can enjoy with open heart along the pristine beaches.

In this state there are around 39 beach holidays are all of them are unique and are well known for their own charm and beauty. Tourists can also enjoy rejuvenation ayurvedic treatment and spa, goon lifestyle, etc. Well enjoying holidays in Goa will truly be an experience of lifetime, which you will love to cherish throughout your lifetime.

Beach Activities – Goa as Sun Holidays India is a haven for holidaymakers and adventure lovers. From its number of sun kissed beaches that are covered with golden sands and rows of swaying palms to the smashing nightlife, Goa has something to offers for everyone. The sun-kissed golden sands and the cool puff of sea breeze is the perfect ambiance for the honeymooners and the tourist to make the best of their Goa tour in India, unforgettable.

Beaches of Goa provide a variety of activities to remember for lifetime. You can enjoy activities like beach volleyball, sunset watching, swimming,sunbathing, making sandcastles, etc. You can enjoy many water fun and adventure activities like surfing, scuba-diving, snorkeling, jet-skiing, water-skiing, parasailing, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, etc. All the beaches in Goa offer a chance to enjoy these games. At some places you may found institutes that offer crash courses for novices and also rent out the equipment required.

Trance or Rave Parties – The colorful state is popular for its rave or trance parties and carnival festivals. Goa is a place where fun and excitement never end. Rave parties are celebrated in Goa during the time of New Year and Christmas. A large number of tourists from all over the world visit Goa during this period because such an environment you may not get anywhere else. Such parties are held especially at nights and offer brilliant opportunity to enjoy techno-music called trance music. So on your Honeymoon in Goa, don’t forget to enjoy rave parties which are full of dance, music and fun & frolic.

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Trinidad and Tobago Fusion of Beauty

Trinidad and Tobago are a fusion of beauty, culture, history, fascinating cuisine and so much more. They are as different as the proverbial “chalk and cheese”, but therein lies the allure. Visitors get a two for one deal when they visit the twin island republic. It’s known as “TNT” by its citizens, a name that’s apt and fitting.

In Trinidad the destinations are lively, friendly, bubbly, people; while Tobago will woo you with its serenity, beauty and mysticism. These islands were joined hundreds of years ago by the British who once owned them. They became independent since August 1962. They have managed their economy successfully since then and have established themselves as an economic power house in the region.

Trinidad and Tobago needs to be explored separately, and then merged to truly appreciate their uniqueness, while recognizing their compatibility.

TOBAGO

Tobago is the smaller and quieter of the two “sisters”, contributing her natural beauty to the allure of the islands. Travelers will be welcomed by her exquisite charm. They will be mesmerised by the wonder of the Buccoo reef, which is a marine protected area, as they are taken out in glass bottom boats to view the variety of marine life that call the reef home. The Nylon Pool lies just behind the reef, it was named by Princess Margaret when she visited it back in 1962. The locals claim that the Pool has rejuvenating powers. Pigeon Point is one of the most popular beaches in the Caribbean. The white sandy beach is lined with coconut and is well-kept and managed.

WHAT TO EAT

Tobago has a varied cuisine, some of it can also be found in its sister isle Trinidad. Nevertheless, they have their own unique dishes, such as crab and dumplings. bene balls (sesame seeds formed into a ball and held together with sugary mixture), toolum, another island confectionery, is also round. Its ingredients are molasses with grated coconut. Visitors can enjoy other creole dishes such as callaloo, ( a dish made with dasheen leaves, coconut milk, ochros and seasoned with green seasonings). salt fish buljol, this is shredded salt fish seasoned with fresh seasonings and heated with hot oil. Make My Trip

WHERE TO EAT

There are many different types of restaurants on the island. Some provide international as well as local dishes, while others offer mainly local cuisine. For the lovers of fast food; there are restaurants to satisfy you as well. Most are reasonably priced and well run.

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