Mt John – South Summit Walk

Tekapo is a small town located in the inland South Island in New Zealand. One of the must dos when in Tekapo is hiking the South Summit of Mt John. The walk starts off at the hot springs and makes its way through the lush green forest, till the Summit and then to the Cafe…

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Transportation: Christchurch International Airport to Hostel

I landed in Christchurch at around 1 AM. I was worried that my only options to get to my hostel (YHA Christchurch) would be taxis or Uber, which could cost me somewhere from NZD 40-80. In fact, earlier that day I had called the hostel reception and had inquired the cheapest and safest way to…

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Tasman Glacier View & Blue Lake Walk

There are plenty of walks in Mt Cook. The walks that provide spectacular views of the snow capped mountains. But on a rainy day, one has no choice but to opt for easy walks so the day is not wasted. I just had one day in Mt Cook and I had to make the best…

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The colorful lights!

Another best thing about winters in Sydney is the Sydney Vivid festival. An annual festival held from end of May till mid of June, is the festival during which the light projections meet the art and technology. The projections are mainly in the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) – especially on the Sydney Opera House,…

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And they are back!

Yes, they are back! Yet again! My most favourite part of winter – the Humpback Whales <3 . Starting from mid May till mid October is the official whale season. And I couldn’t have resisted staying home or delaying my trip to watch my favourite mammals. This is the first trip with the many more…

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Central to Milsons Point ❤️

Everyone knows about Sydney Opera House. It is a jewel that Sydney has. Sydney also has a Harbour Bridge that overlooks the Opera House on the waterfront. This view is something to die for. A short walk of 5 kilometres, perfect for a mid week, provides some spectacular views of the Opera House from the…

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Spit bridge to Manly walk!

Another favourite city walk in Sydney is the Spit Bridge to Manly walk. The walk starts at the Spit Bridge. The Spit bridge is a moveable bridge across the Middle Harbour in the Sydney city.  The walk passes through some spectacular beaches. The walk is also through the Grotto Point aboriginal engravings. They are protected…

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Tropical North 🌴

The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of Queensland is the Great Barrier Reef. The northern part of Queensland is not only famous for the spectacular blue oceans and Great Barrier Reef, but also for the lush rainforest and definitely one of the oldest rainforests in the World – The Daintree…

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Night life in Sydney!

Few weeks ago, one of the fellow travellers I know had visited this city and she accused Sydney of not having the night life. I was upset. Being in the city for past few years, this is totally not true and Sydney has an amazing night life and it has abundant pubs/bars. Knowing this fact,…

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Fraser Island – A complete guide!

It was a perfect time to visit Fraser Island. It was summers and my best friend Akshata was visiting me in Sydney, Australia from Bangalore, India. I spoke to one of my other friends Saira and three girls were all set to visit the Fraser Island. Little did I know that, this trip would be…

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