22 - Apr - 2019
Madel fish market

End of the Ethnic Goan - 3 (April 9, 2019)

Goa’s slum population increased 81% over a decade. At 1.8%, its slum to total population is higher than 6 larger states. In 2017, a study of 14 slums showed that the largest number of migrants came from Karnataka, then UP, Jharkhand and Maharashtra. Residents of Goa’s slums have a decent living and also own cars, taxis, small/big trucks, etc. Maulana denies any political patronage, but how else can a migrant and novice in the business control the entire fish trade in south Goa?
Read More


St Aloysius
crime migrant
End of the Ethnic Goan
Vice Prez on Paraguay, Costa Rica junket

Spirited Choice

Carrot cake

Melt in the Mouth Goodies

"The nice thing about Fresh Bakes is that it’s a family run modest place whose USP is in the product whether it is cakes or biscuits, not the hype associated with many bakeries. The proof of the pudding is literally in the eating."

Read More
SUSEGAD – Goas fragrance

SUSEGAD – Goa’s fragrance

"Crescent claims its products contain a significant percentage of natural aroma ingredients and natural essential oils manufactured in-house. Susegad air fresheners come in nine fragrances while the fragrance oil range includes 12 multipurpose fragrance oils."

Read More
 Bakri Made In Heaven

Bakri Made In Heaven

"And if you know of a better place, do let us know. Goanspirit will take up the challenge."

Read More

Goan Spirit Still Alive And Kicking

"Then ultimately, we got help from a mobile booster (paying more than half a lakh) which ramped up our signals and the internet was back on track."

Read More