There is no definitive answer to this. Advice varies over time and individual countries advise their citizens differently. The aim here is only to put some context to the conflicting advice found on travel forums and even government websites.
The chances catching something nasty from a mosquito bite are slim in Goa, but why leave it to chance? We’ve been burning the midnight oil searching though academic papers to see what really work and what’s just rumour.
People are people, but if you’re not used to the Indian way you could think these particular people are bonkers. Even worse, you could have a frustrating Indian trip only for not knowing a few cultural differences. Here’s a few.
The fun, inexpensive and hugely popular way to get around in Goa is by scooter or motorbike. They are available everywhere. The downside is it’s not for the faint-hearted and you need to know the law. Many offering to hire bikes in Goa will not be overly concerned with this.
When I married my Indian wife Debbie I hadn’t anticipated the constant source of joy coming my way from the charming expressions she used. As I spent more time with my new Indian family I realised these were “Indianisms”. They’re incredibly addictive so, for fun, here’s my idiots guide to speaking English the Indian way…isn’t […]