Mount Kosciuszko – A dream come true!

Have you ever thought of doing something and have waited a very long time to actually do it? Well, Mount Kosciuszko was that “something” for me. I waited for a really long time to actually hike this spectacular mountain. I asked all my friends, acquaintances and everyone I knew in Sydney – everyone (well most of them) said “Yes, let’s …

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I love Bruce! (Australia)

‘Call me immediately’, my mother had texted after seeing a picture I had posted on Facebook. I had forgotten that my mother was on my Facebook friends list. Angrily my mother had asked, “Are you going there to see a fish?” Fortunately, she had thought I was only going on a boat trip that would take me to a place to …

Perth & The Pinnacles – A weekend trip

One of the items on my 2016 bucket list was to travel in Western Australia (WA). Even though I was unable to travel around and spend the time I wanted to in WA, I did go to Perth and The Pinnacles for a weekend. Perth is the capital city of the Australian state of Western Australia. A bit of history …

Sad tales of Female factory

Located in Hobart, Cascade female factory is Australia’s most significant historic sites. The female factory is associated with the female convicts, operational between 1828 and 1856. The factory was intended to remove female convicts from the negative influences and also to protect the society from what was seen as their immorality and corrupting influence. The factory was a purpose built, …

Cage of Death (Darwin, Australia)

Yes, you heard it right. It’s the cage of death – the only crocodile dive in Australia. Crocosaurus Cove is a reptile park in Darwin and is an exhibit for reptiles, turtles and crocodiles. Being the adventure junkie I am, I decided to head to Darwin for the ANZAC long weekend and do the Cage of Death. I booked well in …

My 2 days itinerary in Darwin

Darwin is Australia’s capital of tropical cities and is in the Northern Territory state. From its beautiful sunsets and harbors to the history of Darwin bombing during WWII, Darwin has a lot to offer. As part of my long weekend for Anzac day, I decided to head to Darwin. In this post, I have tried to list down my 2 days itinerary. …

10 places to see Milky Way in NSW

I am a huge fan of Milky Way. I get transformed into a small child when I see stars. The dust in the sky, the shooting stars and the star trails, everything excites me. I have been lucky to have had the opportunity to live in Australia, where Milky Way is visible almost from everywhere. So, in this post I …

Glittering dots and dust in the sky…

I have always enjoyed meeting other fellow travelers. Some become good friends and some provide awesome information and/or tips regarding the place. One such information was the star gazing tour at Ayers Rock. First Day in Ayers Rock: During my sunset tour to Uluru, I met one female traveler from Canada (Sadly, I don’t remember her name). Coincidentally, she was staying …

Even nature believes in love

The pilot of the sea plane announced, “We have the Heart Reef coming up in 100 meters”. My heart skipped a beat! Was this the moment I was waiting for? For this long? I am finally going to see the most beautiful and romantic reef in the World – Heart Reef! My Melbourne days (Year 2013): Since I am a travel addict, …