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Excise Museum or Blue Building, Panaji, Goa

Indian Customs And Central Excise Museum, Goa

Why do smugglers smuggle goods across borders? Simple – to save taxes that the governments impose on taking these goods across borders. To avoid these taxes, some smart people try to fool the customs...
Gandhi Ji's Room at Mani Bhavan, Mumbai

Mani Bhavan – Mahatma Gandhi’s Imprint In Mumbai

We were driving back from Banganga we saw a board announcing Mani Chowk. I asked my cousin if this is where Mani Bhavan is – he said yes and parked the car right there. Very...

The Heritage Houses Of Goa – Portuguese Era Architecture

Heritage houses of Goa are typically known for a unique mix of native and Portuguese architecture. There is a museum dedicated to them called the Houses of Goa. After visiting that museum, I happened...
Do you feel lost in Museums - Tips to make the best out of museums

Do You Feel Lost In Museums? – Read This

Museums are a window into the past. They bring alive the tales that we heard in childhood or read in a textbook through some tangible objects. Some contemporary museums are also a collection around...

Goa Chitra Museum – Presenting Goa’s Ethnographic History

Located somewhere between Benaulim beach and Madgaon, in a quaint street is Goa Chitra – an ethnographic museum. That intends to show you the life in Goa as it used to be. This is...

Visiting The Naval Aviation Museum At Vasco, Goa

Tucked away in a corner, near Bogmalo beach at Vasco, is this unique Naval Aviation Museum dedicated to flying machines of the naval forces. I am not an army/military/war person. I often skip the...

Showcasing Goan Heritage At Bigfoot Museum, Loutolim, Goa

Bigfoot museum is an attempt to re-create the Goan village seen as it used to be. There are various household, religious places, marketplaces, and occupations depicted spread over a hill. Let me walk you...
Film Show at Hellfire Pass Memorial, Thailand

The Hellfire Pass Memorial Railway Line Of Thailand

The Hellfire Pass Memorial tourist circuit in Western Thailand bordering Myanmar or Burma is centered on the historic Burma – Thailand rail link. That was built during Word War II by the Japanese forces....

Goa Chakra Museum, Goa – A Tribute To The Wheel

Goa Chakra is a part Goa Chitra Museum, a huge hall dedicated to heritage carriages from various eras and states of India. It is located at Benaulim, south Goa.Goa Chakra - Heritage Wheels &...

Cross Collection At Bigfoot Cross Museum, Goa

A Goan family goes on a Europe visit and comes back with some 250 different types of crosses collected from 8 different countries. This, 8 years back, was the beginning of their cross collection....

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