The general advice for international travellers to Goa is pack light and leave space to bring back some bargains. Light weight cottons such as Kurtas, Sarongs, T-shirts and shorts are inexpensive and readily available in India. And less luggage allows independent travellers to get cheaper transport like auto-rickshaws and local buses. EASILY FORGOTTEN Torch. Goa street […]
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.