Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Royal Enfields – Getting Around in Goa

So you’ve got yourself over to Goa. Even though it’s a fairly concentrated area, you still need to move around a bit. Taxis are fairly cheap. They have set rates which are ridiculously cheap, about 25p a km or hour wait time, but they never actually work for those rates. It’s the usual agree the…

Fear and Loathing in Goa – let the weirdness continue

It’s our first night in Goa. We’ve kicked the holiday off with a spot of weirdness at the airport on the way in – but that’s another blog post – and we’re at our hotel now (The Living Room) and things have settled down nicely. Right, let’s get off for a walk down to the…

Goa: Let’s get this holiday off to a weird start

So there we are having survived the ten hour flight from Gatwick to Goa courtesy of Thomson Holidays’ Dream Liner. Does anyone ever sleep on a plane? Do they even manufacturer enough Valium to make it possible? So we’re dragging ourselves out of the airport and we get to this rag tag sort of customs…

Diving the Thistlegorm – one of the world’s top wreck dives.

It’s great when you can combine two of your passions into one activity. Well I love vintage motorcycles and diving. What do you mean, incompatible? Not actually true. There is a dive site you can see 1940s Norton and BSA motorcycles, the wartime wreck of the British supply ship the Thistlegorm. It set sail from…