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Portuguese Colonial Architecture

  There is something magical about Goa villas. They have a sense of old world charm fused with local flair and tradition. All our Isprava holiday homes in Goa are built keeping in mind the Portuguese history of the state. Did you know Portugal ruled Goa for around 450 years? This means that apart from the language, culture and food of Goa, their architecture has had strong influences from the European nation. Building a villa in Goa meant you had to keep in mind a few things. The first was of course the fierce monsoons which could create havoc in …

Which Beach is For You?

    Goa may be India’s smallest state but has been highly ranked when it comes to quality of life. This is one reason you may consider buying a villa in Goa. When we first came to Goa as children we were enthralled by the bright, blue water and sandy beaches, so much so that we continued to come back through adulthood. A popular tourist destination, Goa is a great place to escape to for long weekends and holidays and is also a popular retirement destination. Seeing how many of our friends would spend months in Goa and return to …

Community

1. The Language Of Community Love. Nicolina Elm Ågren came to India from Sweden for an internship. Little did she know that her three-month stint with Isprava would change her world. Currently pursuing her university studies back in Sweden with a major in Organization and Management, Nicolina’s India stint has taught her lessons of a lifetime. She says, “Based on my own knowledge of Indian companies the structure is usually hierarchic and that power is concentrated at the top. At Isprava, which has a well-organized structure and with various department managers, there is still a democratic and horizontal culture, which …

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