Food heaven – Noosa Heads

All I did in Noosa Heads was to eat and drink. The restaurants and bars along the beach was amazing. And the food was even more amazing. I was there with my friend about 3 years ago (yes, this post is a long time pending post) and I really enjoyed the various food we tried…

4 Islands in Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour is home to many beautiful secret places. And few such secret places are the islands in the harbour. They are great spots to have picnics, snorkel and spend a day enjoying the spectacular views. These islands have cultural and historical significance in shaping this city. Cockatoo Island History Cockatoo island is the biggest…

Barrenjoey lighthouse

Built in the late 1800s, Barrenjoey lighthouse is a great sandstone lighthouse with spectacular views in the background. The lighthouse sits in the Barrenjoey head at Palm Beach and is one of the most iconic landmarks in Sydney’s northern beaches. It does provide a great spot for whale watching during the months of May and…

Waterfall track

A relaxed easy walk in the Kosciuszko national park is the Waterfall track. It explores the upper section of the Swapit creek. It is great for bush walking and sometimes bird watching. If you do not want to do the summit walk, then this walk is ideal. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Sawpit Creek picnic…

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….

Vietnam – 7 days itinerary

My friend Akshata and I traveled to Vietnam many years ago. This was the time when Vietnam was still not so famous touristy destination, at least in India. We had a surprised and shocked reactions from people when we said we were heading to Vietnam for our annual Christmas trip. But Vietnam was beautiful then,…

What to eat in Brunei?

Brunei is not so popular among the tourists. I was skeptical about food. I was not sure what kind of food it offered. But.. I was very surprised to find so many Indian restaurants and I was even more surprised to find out that locals love Indian food, especially Dosa. I tried two Indian restaurants…

Southern Highlands of NSW

In the beginning of 2019, my friends and I did a one day road trip with Ruhi. The Southern Highlands (locally referred as Highlands) is a district in New South Wales (NSW). The district is about 110 kilometres from Sydney. Lake Alexandra in Mittagong Lake Alexandra Reserve is a man made lake. The lake is…

Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial

This weekend I did the Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial walk, in the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National park. The walk starts at the Bobbin Head café and goes into the national park. It is an amazing bush walk passing through the rocks, stairs, creeks and bushes. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Bobbin Head Café Type…

Diving in Dolphin Wreck (Brunei)

Brunei is famous for ship wrecks. It has many of the ships that have gone down and are spectacular sites for divers. While most of these sites are for advanced divers, there are some of them for open water divers as well. One such wreck is the Dolphin Wreck. This is a ship wreck that…

Scuba diving bucket list

As usual I am back with another list – a scuba diving bucket list. This is the list which I wish to maintain so it can guide me through ticking off some of the awesome diving sites around the World. I am still very new to diving (even though I have done about 15 to…

Brunei – 2 days itinerary

“Where is Brunei?” asked my friend Vijay. Brunei is a small nation on the island of Borneo. It is home to the Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah mosque. I wanted to go to Borneo for my birthday this year. The only difference was I wanted to go to the Malaysian side of Borneo. But I ended up (mistakenly)…

Second Point Trail

A very short but a picturesque walk in the Bouddi National Park is the Second Point Trail. It is between the bushes and trees. The landscape that the walk offers is very pretty. Logistics: Starting point: Macmasters beach Total distance: 2.1 kilometres return Total time taken: half an hour Grade: Easy Cost: FREE

Yummy Lamington

One of the must eats while in Australia is Lamington. Lamington is Australia’s very own dessert. It is a cake dipped in chocolate and coated with grated coconut. And it is definitely a piece of heaven on Earth. A common variation also has cream in between two lamingtons. In 2006, 21st July was declared as…

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…

Hosier ‘street art’ lane

Hosier lane is a lane in Melbourne Central Business District (CBD) dedicated to street art. It is so colourful and is a great spot for amazing pictures with the graffitis. Every time I have visited Hosier lane, the street is filled with different street art. Every art painted changes and each artist overwrites the previous artist’s…

Whale watching 2019

As an yearly routine, I went for a whale watching tour this year as well. In Sydney, whale migration happens between the months of May and November. In the first part of the season, the whales are heading from south (Antarctica) to north (Queensland). And in the second part of the season, the whales head…

Getting around in Melbourne

Melbourne has below modes of transportation: Trams – to travel within the city and inner suburbs. Trains – to travel within the city and extended suburbs. Buses – fills up the gaps where trams and trains do not exist. The main train station is the Flinders Street train station. The recent and up-to-date information about…

Diving in Amedee Island

My first dive after getting certified was at Amedee Island in New Caledonia. I was nervous. I was nervous because the expectation is that I would remember all the basic skills that I learned from my certification. This is a good expectation but the reality is a little different. Since scuba is something that I…

Central NSW!

If you love travelling, there is nothing else that you want than a long weekend of public holidays. Easter long weekend is exactly that – 4 days long weekend. I generally travel overseas during the Easter weekend. But last year, I wanted to explore the country side in New South Wales. Well, that reason one…