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Move over, Ikigai! Goa has its own philosophy that helps people live relaxed and balanced lives: the Susegad lifestyle. Join Clyde D’Souza (creative director and author of Susegad) as he travels beyond Goa’s beaches to discover hidden gems and chat with top changemakers who are currently building the brand new Goa. How has Goa turned into a top tourist destination, creative hub, and happy place? And how can you live the Goa life outside Goa? Tune in to live the Susegad life, no matter where ...
 
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You must have heard of wine tasting but have you ever heard of FENI TASTING?! Clyde D’Souza takes us through his experience of losing his way in Cansaulim and finding his way back to feni plantation, where the Cashews are stomped on by feet, to bring out the juices. Find out what pairs best with what kind of feni. Review: 4 out of 5 shots. Experien…
 
Taken aback by the vast undocumented history of Goa, Clive Figueiredo is dedicated to document hidden gems and backstory to some of the most famous places in Goa! On his instagram page Colvachronicles, he documents unheard stories collected from homes and hidden shacks of goa! Find out why Swami Vivekananda visited Goa before visiting Russia? Were …
 
Hooked by grandmother's secret spice blends, part Goan, London resident, Emma Ryan is keen on bringing Goan cuisine to homes across the globe. Her brand Yesterday's Curry, serves the spice blend of warm, Goan, comfort food, making it easy to create authentic tasting curries from scratch, and is going on to introduce Goan flavours to the UK audience…
 
What's more 'Goa' than its ghost stories? Clyde chats with Chandrima Das, bestselling horror author and creator of another one of Bound's podcasts, Rumors: Dark Lore From India. They swap versions of Goan lore set in Portuguese villas and desolate villages, and try to guess what kind of ghost stories will emerge in the new metropolitan Goa! This ep…
 
While walking on the beach, trying to get over a creative block, Tamsin Noronha stumbled upon an “art supply'' which was abundant and available at her fingertips, TRASH, and started to create installations right at the beach! Her colourful artwork is made solely with the materials she finds on the beaches of Dona Paula, Goa. Find out how to get ove…
 
Susegad Santa Giveaway!!! As Christmas is right around the corner, @bound and @clyde have come together to spread the christmas cheer with another giveaway! We are giving away signed copies of Clyde D’Souza’s book Susegad: The Goan Art of Contentment. Christmas is that special time of the year when nothing sounds better than curling up in a blanket…
 
Susegad Santa is here with another GIVEAWAY!!! We are collaborating with Tea Trunk and giving 2 lucky winners a Winter Bounty gift box containing Apple Spice Black Tea, Chamomile vanilla Candle and much more! Follow @bound and @clyde across all social media platforms and stay tuned to find out how to enter the giveaway! India’s first tea sommelier,…
 
Goa is big on water sports and what’s a better sport than SURFING! Clyde D’Souza takes us through his first surfing experience at Goa Surf School which runs surfing classes in Arambhol. Listen to Clyde’s journey from body boarding to surf boarding, and the friendly tips for the beginners. Review: 5 out of 5 shots! And you can experience the same! W…
 
Yuvraj Singh had a foodgasm at his restaurant, renowned author Damodar Mauzo hugged him after a meal. For Michelin trained chef Avinash Martins, Goan food is all about making elevated versions of it using fresh, local ingredients and pouring his secret ingredient in everything he cooks: love. His restaurant Cavatina has been rated as India’s best r…
 
If you had to describe Goa, not in words but in taste, we bet you wouldn’t be able to look past the traditional Goan drink - Feni! Hansel Vaz tells us how a life-altering accident motivated him to turn Feni into a unique, international drink. How is Feni perceived in the global market? Can it ever replace wine or whiskey to become a mainstream drin…
 
All of us have grooved to the evergreen Goan song “Maria Pitache”, haven’t we? From the slow and sad Mandos to the naughty and funny Dulpods, Goan music has a variety like no other! Agnelo Mendonca talks about the journey of starting his own band to spread Goan music to the world. What are the different themes that Goan songs cover? What are some f…
 
If you are looking for recommendations on Goa’s offbeat beaches, wine shops and food joints, you just can't look past the plethora of content that our guest for this week has put out! Moses Saldanha talks about his journey of becoming the biggest digital creator of Goa. How did his videos help local food joints to grow their businesses exponentiall…
 
If going to loud festivals like the Goan Carnival and the Sunburn is not your thing, you will definitely enjoy spending some time at Saligao’s Weekly Market and exploring beautiful handicrafts produced by local Goans, mostly women! Clarice Vaz tells us how starting Saligao Tuesday Market gave her a sense of purpose and also empowered the local wome…
 
History and tradition live on not just through stories, but also through ancient artefacts and items. The process of collecting and restoring these symbols from the past is equal parts exciting and tiresome. Victor Hugo Gomes talks about his lifelong journey of preserving the symbols of Goa’s multicultural history and establishing several museums f…
 
It is unimaginable to be in Goa and not spend time at the Goan beaches - snorkelling, deep sea diving or just sitting on a rock, sipping your favourite beer and seeing the sun set. But there is something gravely wrong with Goa’s water and its sea life. Sarita Fernandes talks about how emulating the “Bali or Hawaii Model” in Goa’s Tourism has deeply…
 
If you have ever stayed in a Goan village, you would have seen children running with plastic bags towards a man on his cycle, carrying their favorite warm bread - the Pão! What makes this Goan Pão so special? Sonia Filinto talks about the different kinds of Goan breads and the fine art of making them. What are the ingredients that make it so unique…
 
Most of us have dreamed about moving to Goa at least once in our lives. We think of leaving crowded cities and stressful jobs behind and living a more relaxed lifestyle. But what does reality look like? Insia moved from Mumbai to Goa during the pandemic. She shares the realities of adjusting to a quaint lifestyle after the hustle and bustle of city…
 
Goa has always been filled with travelers. Each of them has a story to tell. And publisher and journalist Frederick Noronha wants to capture them all. Did Goa have the world’s first printing press in 1556? Does literature HAVE to be elitist? Why does Fredrick want to record the stories of Neo-Goans aka the new settlers in Goa? Tune in for massive i…
 
Goa has always been the centre of creativity, according to Vince Costa. He is creating a community of Goans who are leading the wave of content creation: from music to films, painting to photography. Is India finally taking artists seriously? Do creators need professional management to become influencers? Why are all the creative people moving to G…
 
Every house and building in Goa has a story to tell: its Indian and Portuguese architectural influences, the reasons why some rooms were built, and the colorful lives of previous owners. Acclaimed author and heritage home expert Heta Pandit gives us an insight into the many wonders of a Goan house and the stories behind its unique architectural and…
 
Goa is not just a destination, it’s a lifestyle. Varun Hegde started his offbeat tours company, Soul Traveling, in 2017 to change the way people travel and to help them experience the REAL GOA by interacting with the local communities. Varun reveals his favorite village, beach, dish, building and some lesser known facts about Goa that will blow you…
 
What makes Goa everyone’s go-to destination and happy place? Join Clyde D’Souza on an adventure beyond Goa’s beaches and uncover it's unique culture and lifestyle. Travel into the interiors to find out more about Goa's buildings, festivals, books, feni, etc. Find out about its past and present through the eyes of Goan influencers and changemakers a…
 
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