Assagao – The peaceful Goa

Done with the must-sees in Goa? Want a small break from the frenziness of Anjuna flee market? Looking for a peaceful corner to unwind? If you think you can handle the separation stress from your sun lounge, then head to Assagao, a picturesque little village between Vagator and Mapusa. Start your visit at Villa Blanche Bistro. Sit back, order a Soy Banana Smoothie and one of their out-of-this-world pancakes, enjoy the tranquility of its garden, check out their small but well stocked boutique, and then have a nice walk up the road towards the Purple Valley Yoga Retreat. Some say it is the best in the whole of Goa.

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Early morning surfers at Goa’s Mandrem Beach,


Ashvem Beach, Goa, India

Spicy Goa – My favorite tropical destination

One week has passed since our return to Helsinki from Goa, and I can still see the vivid colors, smell the spices, feel the tropical warmth and hear the waves of the Arabian Sea. Goa is “food” for your senses. A place that makes you feel at ease with yourself.

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