Travel India: 10 Things to Avoid in Goa

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Image courtesy: Amoravida Goa

You may want to take a break from that monotonous life of 9-5 job of yours and you choose to make a beeline for Goa. Gathering time, yes! Be that as it may, hold your steeds, in that spot.

Goa has a great deal to offer – the beaches, water sports and those late night parties. In any case, despite the fact that it’s our most loved jail break from whatever remains of the state of your mind as well as our life, there happen to be sure things which you must not do here. Here is a rundown of the things NOT to do in Goa that you might need to keep in your brain while you’re chilling in this beautiful city.

1. Taking Those Taxis:

They will holler all over, chasing after you and sounding at you like no one’s business. In any case, don’t open that entryway and jump into one of them. Unless, it’s paid ahead of time from the airplane terminal or the railway station, they don’t take after meters or tariff cards. These, alongside the rickshaw wallahs, are known for consuming an opening in your pocket. Rather, lease a bike/four wheeler for yourself.


  • In the event that you would prefer not to ride/drive, you can decide on the bike taxis. These will work out substantially less expensive for you!

2. Littering:

The beaches here in Goa are cherished for the white sand and beautiful, unblemished waters. There may be an irregular gathering of individuals who leave those lager bottles on the shoreline along wrappers of a wide range of things. You must avoid this practice.


  • Try not. Littering or spitting in this beautiful city just damages, both physically and rationally.
  • Try not to demolish those beaches for other individuals. Rather, make great utilization of those various rubbish containers, affirm? Much obliged to you.

3. Carrying Excessively:

When you’re leaving, remember to take the base measure of necessities and resources. In Goa, you can’t abandon your cash and different resources in the room; it isn’t protected. This, thus implies you’ll need to carry around the greater part. In this way, stick to keeping that wallet safe and don’t circumvent brandishing excessively of gold/precious stones superfluously.


  • In Goa The best choice is utilize the ATM every day.

4. Pointing that Camera:

Truly yes, I know. All you photography fans out there will need to catch those dazzling nightfall, beaches and landmarks. In any case, avoid clicking photos of individuals that you don’t have the foggiest idea.


  • You can give your companion a thousand new Facebook profile pictures, yet clicking irregular pictures of individuals without their authorization is both hostile and illicit.

5. Gazing:

Goa is loaded with beaches, so clearly there will be individuals strolling around in the skimpiest of garments. However, that does not give you the permit to sit on the shoreline and stare at individuals with hunger n your eyes, practically creepy look in your eyes. Without a doubt, appreciating is right. Yet, take a look and let it go!


  • You would prefer not to fall off crosswise over as the discourteous, intrusive sorts. Nobody likes being observed always, so take the insight!

6. Going Topless:

It may be permitted on each shoreline of other countries, however it isn’t permitted here. Goa may be the gathering capital of India, yet it has similar tenets and mentalities that constitute whatever is left of the country.


  • You may wear the bikinis and the shorts and all the other things that you wish to, simply ensure you have anything on consistently. Additionally, observe that over-the-top PDA isn’t permitted.

7. I Cherish You Goa:

You’re there and you totally cherish the place, I get it. Truly, everybody knows and gets it, since who doesn’t love Goa? In any case, that doesn’t imply that you need to stroll around and broadcast your affection around by wearing an ‘I Love Goa’ shirt on your whole trek there.


  • Goans don’t acknowledge and think that its exceptionally irritating. In the event that despite everything you feel need fun jabbed at you at that point simply ahead and put on one of these.

8. Being Plundered:

The moment you advance into Goa, you will find individuals swarming around you prepared to seize the opportunity to deplete your bank adjust. You may wind up being cheated out of your cash or perhaps get robbed, so RUN. You simply need to stay far from them as could be expected under the circumstances.


  • There will be the shadiest of the general population who will come and offer you the best and least expensive of ‘stuff’ and take you the most incident ‘parties’.

9. Being Superman:

Goa is known for its exciting water sports and in case you’re into that sort of thing then it happens to be the ideal place for you, at any rate in India. Yet, every one of these sports don’t come without a hazard. Thus, in case you’re intending to enjoy say possibly any semblance of surfing or parasailing, ensure you get an expert educator to guide you to go about it.


  • Try not to have a go at being a phony superhuman. That’ll simply arrive you in the hospital ward.

10. Trying too Hard:

There is no lack of alcohol and parties in this city. Furthermore, it’s not simply alcohol, it is CHEAP alcohol. Along these lines, obviously, you should party hard and get squandered; yet do it mindfully. You would prefer not to lose your head and get into a tiff with local people since they won’t warmly embrace it.


  • You additionally would prefer not to drive or lying on the shoreline sloshed and cause harm with the cops or so far as that is concerned, the crabs.

If you the take the aforementioned precautions, then it is most likely that you will be able to have best of the Goa without any kind of problem. It is for sure that your sobriety is something that you always have to have in any destination and therefore, the place, Goa, will be a simply the perfect place for you this weekend.

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