Located along the banks of River Mandovi, Panaji is the capital of Goa. Once a nondescript fishing village, Panaji started to gain prominence during the second half of the 18th century when the erstwhile power center of Old Goa gradually faded into oblivion
Margao (pronounced is the second largest city by population, and the commercial and cultural capital of the Indian state of Goa. It is the administrative headquarters of Salcete taluka and South Goa district. By road, Marg„o is located approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) from the capital Panjim, and 27 kilometres (17 mi) from Vasco da Gama.
Goa Anjuna beach is one of the most popular beaches in Goa. The beauty of the white waves rushing to embrace the pale golden sand on the beach can be witnessed in full form at the Goa Anjuna beach. Goa Anjuna beach comes to life with the flea market and the full-moon beach parties at Goa Anjuna beach that continue through out the night
Pernem is one of the twelve talukas of Goa. Pernem taluka consists of twenty village panchayats and one municipality (Pernem city). Pernem taluka is surrounded by Vengurla and Sawantwadi talukas of Sindhudurga to the north, Dodamarg taluka of Sindhudurga to the east, Bardez and Bicholim to the south and the Arabian sea to the west.
Mapusa is a favorite tourism destination among those who travel to Goa. This is because Mapusa city is closest to all popular beaches in Goa. This place is the headquarters of the Bardez Taluka and is at a distance of around 13 kilometers from Panaji.