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Goa, India

Goa is a favorite destination of the British and they are even known to build holiday homes in this rustic beach-front location. Referred to as the "Pearl of the Orient" the state of Goa is located on the west coast of India in the sea-side belt known as Konkan.

Renowned for its beaches and scenic beauty as well as the architecture of its temples, churches and old houses, Goa is unique and sure to bring you back.
The best way to get around Goa is to rent a motorcycle or scooter, though be sure to carry the necessary paperwork at all times because ticketing foreigners is a major source of income for the police in Goa. If you prefer a less adventurous mode of transportation, taxis are a legitimate and fun way of scooting between towns.

Goa has two main tourist seasons: winter and summer. In the winter, tourists from abroad come to Goa to enjoy the warm climate. In the summertime which is the rainy season, tourists from across India come to beat the heat. So if you are looking to lounge on the beach, it is best to visit Goa in the wintertime.

Why not go outside of your usual holiday choices and see what Goa has to offer. See the eclectic, exotic, paradise of India that Europeans have been experiencing for decades.