Whale watching – 2017

I had posted a picture on Instagram a while ago: “I don’t care what anyone thinks of me. Except whales… I want whales to like me.” And I really meant it. I definitely want the whales to like me because I like them that much. And this is the reason why I go for whale…

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Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Muogamarra Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve, located in the northern part of Sydney. This reserve is home for many wild flowers. The access to this reserve is limited only for 6 weeks in a year. It lies about 40 kilometers from Sydney and is on the southern side of Hawkesbury River. Public Transport…

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Postcard from Sydney

Dear Moon, You are one main reason why I look up to the sky every night. I love you so much. You look so beautiful in the dark sky, shining bright, rising from the horizon and reaching to the peak so far high up. Make sure you guard me when I am asleep every night.…

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Art is where “Work” meets “Love”! ~Unknown

As Henry David Thorean once said “This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” I believe that art is definitely a key to the artist’s and the onlooker’s imagination. To experience this imagination and the mind power or game, my friend Akshay and I visited the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney. Opened…

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Sydney Vivid – 2017

A photo diary from this year’s Sydney vivid festival – a festival of lights and music across the famous landmarks of Sydney. Circular Quay: It's the Sydney vivid festival. This beautiful city is all lit up. . #raksaustraliadiaries #solopassport #australia #australiagram #rakssydneydiaries diaries #womentravellers #followforlike #desigirltravels #igers #travelphotography #ig_world #worldtravelgram #womentravelers #worldshotz #wanderlust #worldtravel #instagood…

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Mummified!

I have always been fascinated by the stories of mummies. Long time ago, I had seen some of the documentaries on how mummies are created and the entire funeral process in Egypt. Sydney’s Powerhouse museum has been hosting an exhibition of mummies. When I saw the event on Facebook, I immediately RSVPed. My friend Akshay…

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Kurnell to Cronulla coastal walk

Australia is known for its amazing coastline and its coastal walks. One such beautiful walk around Sydney is the Kurnell to Cronulla walk. The walk is within the Botany Bay. It provides amazing and picturesque views. The last 4 kilometers of the walk is along the beach. The track is through the Botany Bay along…

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Spit bridge to Manly coastal walk

One of my resolutions for this year is to walk and hike more. The Spit bridge to manly coastal walk was the first walk I did this year. This Sydney coastal walk is a great way to explore the beautiful panoramic landscapes of the harbor and bush lands. The views are spectacular and provides great opportunities…

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Coldplay 2016

Coldplay is a British rock band that was formed in 1996. The members of the band are Chris Martin (lead vocalist and keyboardist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer). Bottom line is that they are super awesome. They was touring Australia and the concerts in Sydney were on 13th and…

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Supermoon – 14 November 2016

Yes, the entire World was excited to see the Supermoon on 14th of November 2016. It was the closest, biggest and the brightest supermoon since the year 1948. It is predicted that the moon will not come this close to Earth again until the year 2034. What is a supermoon? According to earthsky.org, Supermoon is…

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