Happy 1st birthday Solopassport!

It’s celebration time! I remember when my friend Akshata suggested that I start writing my travel stories and publishing them as blogs, I thought what a crazy idea. I was scared and skeptical, but I decided to take a leap of faith and created solopassport. Today, its the birthday time and my solopassport has turned…

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Why do I write?

I write because I love writing. I am not denying the fact that there are some awesome writers out there but this is my way of penning down my thoughts and writing stories. I have received criticism. But criticisms are good right? I have also received appreciations, and feedback and I am thankful to those…

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Are you a mountain person or a beach person?

I have been asked this question a lot of times – if I am a mountain person or a beach person? Being the Cancerian kid I am, of course I am drawn to water. I love the beaches. I am calm and at peace when I am near water. The sound of the waves and the…

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Happiness… is defined by little things in life!

Happiness… is defined by little things in life! After reading a blog from my friend about the little things that matter in our lives, I decided to list down all the little things that I am happy about. Happiness is when your mom calls you every day to make sure you are alright. Happiness is…

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The traveler I am :)

Coming from a typical Indian background, travel was not something that I had explored while growing up. I was introduced to travel by my friend Rahul, about a decade ago, when I started working. My love for travel was not instantaneous, it was a gradual growth. The more I traveled, I realized that I was…

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My favourite travel destination

I am a girl who believes in fairy tales. I love everything about them, including the mystical landscapes. Why am I telling you this? Well, because my favourite holiday destination comes straight from the fairy tale, which is “Queenstown” in New Zealand. Being in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown offers some spectacular landscapes…

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Indian girl’s quest for solo travel

Who am I? As the title suggests, I am an Indian girl who loves to travel solo. I am that perfect soul, which craves and breathes travel. My mantra is what Derek Walcott said ‘I read, I travel and I become’. I love writing about my travel stories on my blog – Solopassport. Why do I travel solo?  Solo travel…

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Why Solo travel?

Solo travel – one of the most happening words currently. Most of us want to travel solo – Why? Because: Solo travels are the best travels Solo travel is liberating and educative Solo travel is a way of learning how to handle situations Solo travel is the ultimate in self-indulgence And etc. etc. and etc.…

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Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda is one of my favourite movies in all times. Who doesn’t love Po? The adorable awesome Panda. It is the journey of Po who goes from being a noodle seller to the Dragon Warrior. The movie focuses on the beautiful relationships between Po and his father Mr. Ping, Po and his idealists…

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Chooti – Our beloved cat!

Her name was ‘Chooti’, which means ‘Very intelligent’ in Kannada language. She was my Dad’s pet and she was with us for about 6 to 7 years. I have captured some of her expressions through my lens over the different time periods and this post is a tribute for our beloved Chooti. © 2016 Raksha Nagaraj All…

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