Goa, India’s smallest state, is renowned for its miles and miles of golden beaches lined with palm trees. Colonised for over 450 years by the Portuguese, Goa has a rich history. The town of Old Goa has a strong Portuguese influence and much of the local cuisine is a tempting blend of Portuguese flavour and Indian spice. The laid-back lifestyle of Goans, their distinct music, colourful markets and bazaars, chic boutiques and the opportunity to explore some of the smaller rural villages in the region make this an ideal destination to relax, unwind and explore.
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