Look at that Moon!

‘Oh my God!’, ‘What is that?’, ‘Is that really the moon?’, ‘Is it real?’, ‘You got to be kidding me!’ were some of the thoughts my friends and I had when we saw a half round shaped ‘something’ at the end of the horizon. And yes, we did quickly realise it was the spectacular moon….

Why do I hike?

‘Why do I hike?‘ is one of the common questions I get asked. Some of them around me is so inquisitive to understand why I love hiking and why do I do it so often. I have never mentioned this ever on my posts as I have always been scared to talk about my personal…

King Khan

9 August 2019 Melbourne ‘Did I actually see him in person?’ ‘Or was I dreaming?’ ‘Really?’ I have all these questions today as I recollect last night’s event. It all seems so unreal and dreamy. Okay, let me give you a context. Last night was the awards night at Palais Theatre in St Kilda, Melbourne….

Ocean adventures

I have said plenty of times on my blogs and social media – I love water. I love the ocean, its marine life and the adventures within. And recently I have been certified as an open water scuba diver, which has made me dive more in the ocean. This post is the collection of all…

A collective strength!

I am strong believer that women of a family are the foundation and they are the strongest pillars. They might be working women or housewives, mothers or daughters. If the foundation is strong and independent, there is nothing that can stop the family from flourishing. Earlier this year, I was hit by this reality that…

Hiking adventures of 2018

Continuing the promise from 2017, I hiked a bit in 2018 as well. Even though I did not hike as much as I would have expected, I did tick off one of the awesomest things I have ever done in my life – The Everest Base Camp. So, on the last day of the year,…

Life is (much) better in hiking shoes!

“Sky above, Earth below and Peace within” is exactly what I feel when I hike. Beginning of this year, like all others I had made my yearly resolutions list. Top of that list was to hike more than last year and become fit and healthy. I tried my best to keep that one promise that…

Each day provides its own gifts!

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” – Arthur Ashe For me success is those small little steps that I take to move forward and to become a better person. I measure my success by all the kind and beautiful messages I receive from people whom…

The Versatile Blogger Award (VBA)

Woohooo! Solopassport received an award – “The Versatile Blogger Award“. It is exciting and motivating when a fellow travel blogger recognizes and approaches you with an award. Having said that I do believe that Solopassport has a long way to go. What is Versatile Blogger Award? Versatile Blogger Award (VBA) is an award given to a…

Gorgeous Sunsets of Year 2016

  “Sunsets are a proof that endings can often be beautiful too.” I am absolutely in love with sunsets. I love the warmth, the colors and the drama that the Sun and the sky puts up before ending the day everyday. So this post is a recollection of those spectacular shows that the Sun put…

Interviews

Expat Exposed – Collaboration Raksha Nagaraj – Solo Traveller Fearless females who travel solo

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…

50 things that I am proud of!

Earlier last week, one of my friends asked me to list down all the super cool stuff I have ever done in my life, and that is when it struck me that I have done more things in life than what I remember. The very next day, I started making a list – list of all the…

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…

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….

Look back on Year 2015

2015 was a good year for me. I did have ups and downs, but overall it was a memorable year. This post is a look back on all the happy and memorable events that happened to me in the Year 2015 :). Traveled a lot – much more than the Year 2014; not many abroad…

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.