Mount Taylor Nature trail

View from Mount Taylor

When I migrated to Australia, the first city that I lived in was Canberra. It was very different to my home city Bangalore. Canberra was quiet and had so much of nature and wildlife around. I lived in the suburb of Chifley, very close to the Canberra Nature Park. One evening, I decided to hike … Read more

Two hikes in Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Tidbinbilla Canberra

During my days in Canberra, I was exploring the near by national parks and nature reserves through meetups. And because of those meetups organised by various hiking groups, I had hiked in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. The other nature reserve to explore when in Canberra is the Namadgi Nature Reserve. I had hiked to the … Read more

Hike to Square Rock lookout

Square Rock

The reason why hiking in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is special for me is because these are the first few hikes that I did when I had just landed in Australia. The Square Rock lookout was the second hike I had done here and I had loved hiking in the untouched beauty of Namadgi National … Read more

Top 10 things to do in Australia

Raksha in Melbourne

I get asked this question a lot, “What are my favourite and top 10 things to do in Australia?”. The question is asked by some of the fellow travelers who wish to plan their travels or by others just out of curiosity. Whatever the reason be, the question is the same and everyone wants to … Read more

Pat a cheetah at Canberra Zoo

Pat a cheetah

I love big cats. I am actually obsessed with them. And because of this love/ obsession, when I had heard that at the Canberra zoo, known as National Zoo and Aquarium, you can pat and meet a cheetah, I straight away added it into my Australian bucket list. It was a unique experience and I … Read more

Photo diary of Australian native birds


Australia is home to many colourful birds. The birds are unique and are very good looking. I have been a huge fan of these Australian native birds and this post is dedicated to these stunning birds. If you love birds and want to find out more about the Australian native birds, then Find a bird … Read more

A visual treat of Floriade or Floriat in Canberra

Floriade Canberra

Floriade or Floriat in Canberra Thanks to the internet, we all have at least once seen the pictures of tulips in The Netherlands. They are some of the most prettiest pictures on social media. Even though I did not see the tulips when I was in The Netherlands, I did visit a festival that is … Read more

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