Our adventure at Figure 8 pool

It was a beautiful Saturday and as part of our weekend exercise, my friends, Vijay, Som, Priya and Sree, and I had picked Figure 8 pool. Priya and Som had checked various websites to see the best time to visit on that Saturday. NOTE: The best time to visit Figure 8 pool is during low…

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Tropical North 🌴

The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of Queensland is the Great Barrier Reef. The northern part of Queensland is not only famous for the spectacular blue oceans and Great Barrier Reef, but also for the lush rainforest and definitely one of the oldest rainforests in the World – The Daintree…

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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…

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Bucket List – Karnataka & around!

I have been asked a lot of questions about the places I have visited and the places I wish to visit. My bucket list is huge, it can go up to many pages (like any other avid traveller). Hence, I have narrowed it down to a single state (as of now) – for my home…

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Almost an encounter!

The waterfall was extremely pretty. It was called “Harishina gundi” which means “The yellow waterfall” in Kannada. This was the waterfall we had found while hiking in the Kodachadri national park. The waterfall was flowing into a lake/pond. It was very picturesque and the water was very inviting and intriguing. All my friends wanted to…

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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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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…

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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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A day in NoumĂ©a…

As my usual ritual, I wanted to do something different on my birthday. I randomly picked New Caledonia (by glancing through the map and finding something closer to Sydney). Research: New Caledonia is situated in the south-west of the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the Pacific Island countries, known for its beautiful beaches and the lagoons…

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