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Taxi service has always been an issue for the tourists coming to Goa due to various reasons, may it be the issue of overcharging or harassments, but with the time, things have started changing, and the first step towards that was the introduction of the first APP based taxi service of Goa by GTDC called “Goa Miles.” Now Goa Miles have gone one more step ahead by getting associated with of Ezy Mov to provide sustainable tourism in Goa. 
We are not segregating the Goan beaches for the Indians and foreigners as such, but this is just an ideal equation made based on the information available from various sources. Goan beaches are meant for everyone, but there are some beaches which are captured by foreigners based on their need for privacy. Here we have listed the 5 well-known beaches in Goa that are meant for the foreigners.
Every coin has two sides and we have to check them both before forming our opinion about something. Till date most of the news and stories appeared in the media about foreign tourists showing them as a victim of the various crimes right from robbery to rape, but here is a new angle to the story that shows there are many foreigners who are also involved in criminal activities.
When it comes to traveling, we look for so many things: The location, prices and the attractions to visit and so on. Travelling has become a sort of escape for people now, and when we think of a break from the boring routine then we imagine ourselves amidst a place away from the race of the world; a place where we can feel free and enjoy ourselves and dance the stress away. What more place better than Goa comes to the mind when thinking of a vacay?
The hippies started leaving the state from the time domestic tourists began flocking into the state to check out the hidden places filled with hippies. The intention of the domestic tourists may not have been invading into the privacy of the foreigners but their deeds made them feel very uncomfortable. Hippies started coming to Goa right from the early 60s but Goans were never interested in invading their privacy due to their nature and lifestyle which was fully exposed to the western culture compared to the other inhabitants of the country, and thus the moment Domestic tourists began entering in to the state the Hippies started disappearing from Goa.
Baga beach has become one of the most talked about places for domestic as well the foreigners and most of the people traveling use their own vehicles making use of google maps for reaching to Baga or any other place for that matter but here is a hitch, if you are  trying to reach to Baga with the help of Google Maps then you must read this before you start.
The image of Goa has been portrayed as a beach and party destination and most of the domestic tourists come to Goa to have fun, but Goa is much more beyond beaches and bars and there are many offbeat things that you can do while on your trip to Goa. This piece of article will shed some more light on the offbeat activities that you can do while in Goa.
In recent years, Goa has witnessed a falling rate in the tourist footfalls and this has brought worries among the Tourism Stakeholders. In order to discuss these issues, a high-level meeting chaired by Tourism Minister Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar and was called upon by the tourism stakeholders and experts, who discussed the decrease in tourist arrivals this season
With the rise in the levels of pollution, a lot of efforts have been made to come up with alternatives that are nature-friendly and affordable. In recent times, pollution due to vehicles is causing major concern.  As a means to curb this, e-rickshaws have been surfacing in many states of the country. Although talks of launching this “Green vehicle” we're going on from past few years, finally this green-initiative will be soon launched in Goa.
Whichever destination you travel to, it is very important to check out safety tips related to that holiday destination and for that matter, Goa is no different. Goa has essentially maintained a reputation as one of the safest states in the country, but in recent times, this image has taken a hit due to various crimes happening in the coastal state. The state of Goa is infamously known for its alcohol, drugs and parties. Crimes happen in every part of the country and Goa too, but to make sure that you have a great vacation here, we have worked out a few important tips for your safety, read on…