Guide to the GBR gateway – Cairns!

Cairns is the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR). It is a laid back city in Queensland. And is best enjoyed outdoors. It is on the East Coast of Australia. It experiences a tropical climate. The city plays a huge role in Australia’s tourism economy and is one of the most popular destinations for all…

Guide to spiritual heart of Australia (Uluru)

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the middle of Australia. It is in the Northern Territory. The rock is sacred to the aboriginal people of the area. The rock formation stands 348 meters high and has a total circumference of 9.4 kilometers. How to get there? Ayers Rock…

3 days itinerary in Kaikoura

Kaikoura is a beautiful coastal town on the South Island of New Zealand. It is about 3 hours drive from Christchurch. It truly is one of the most beautiful coastal towns I have ever seen. It is definitely a place to be for people who look for adventures in water activities. Kaikoura provides ample opportunities…

Phuket & Phi Phi in 3 days

Phuket is Thailand’s third largest island and has another 32 small islands along its coast. It lies in the Andaman Sea. Phuket was formerly known as ‘Thalang’. The letter ‘h’ is silent in when pronouncing the word ‘Phuket’. Phi Phi islands are the largest group of islands in Thailand. The largest island of the group…

Guide to explore Dandeli

Dandeli is a town in the Uttara Karnataka district in the Western Ghats in the southern part of India. Dandeli is a natural habitat for the wildlife. The wildlife includes tigers, black panthers, leopards, elephants, sambar deers, spotted deers, gaurs and sloth bears. It is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka and was designated…

Hawaii (Honolulu & Big Island) in 4 days

Hawaii, is the 50th and most recent United States state. It is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Honolulu is the capital city of Hawaii island. For my birthday, I planned a trip to Hawaii. What made it even more special was that my best friend Akshata joined me for the trip (but…

Greece – Our itinerary

Who does not want to go to Greece? The white and blue buildings and the beautiful picturesque  landscapes are something to die for. Greece is definitely on our list of countries we (my friend Akshata and I) wish to visit as part of our 2018 sabbatical. After a lot of discussions and research, we have…

My first self-driven road trip

When my friend Akshatha and I decided to do a road trip, I was excited, but was super nervous. This was the first time I was attempting to drive 850+ kms in 3 days. I had never driven a car on a highway, be alone such a long drive. I took up the challenge, well I had…

Vanuatu in 4 days

Vanuatu is an island country in South Pacific Ocean. I visited Vanuatu for my Easter holidays. And this post is a collection of few pictures from my travel to this beautiful island and my 4 days itinerary. Day 1: I arrived at Port Vila after a 3 hours 30 minutes flight from Sydney. View of Port Vila from…

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…