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…

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Wynyard to Lane Cove

If you fancy an evening walk with at least 5-6 kilometres on a weekday after work, then this is the walk. It passes through Sydney’s beautiful tall buildings and also the Pylon lookout with some amazing views of Opera house. Logistics: Starting point: Wynyard train station Total distance: 9 kilometres Total time taken: 2.5 hours…

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30 – My best travel buddy

Today is the last day of the challenge and the topic is to write about my best travel buddy. I have been blessed by two good travel buddies and both are my best friends as well. And coincidentally they are both Taurians. So, yes my two best travel buddies are Akshata and Vijay. It was…

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29 – 3 words that describe me

Today’s topic to write about the three words that describe me best. This is hard and I had to give this a lot of thought. I am much more than the below three words but these three do sum me up pretty well. The first word that describes me is ‘Emotional‘. I am a very…

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28 – Cartoon character that relates to me

Today’s topic is to write about that one cartoon character that I think is very similar to me. Before I choose one that relates, I would like to say all the Disney princess characters are great. I love each one of them but not even one of them is me. They are beautiful and they…

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26 – Would you rather?

Today’s topic is ‘Would you rather’. There are  some options provided with a format of ‘either’ this ‘or’ that. The rule was just to select one of the options and not give any rationale. I have circled the ones that I would choose out of the two options. Let me know what your answers would…

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25 – 10 favourite movies

The topic for today is to list my top 10 favourite movies. Like all others, I do have a huge list of movies that I love. It may be for various reasons and some of the movies make me happy. Generally, I like movies that make me laugh. Even if they do not make sense…

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23 – Timeline

Today’s topic is how my day would look on my timeline if I documented every single routine of mine. Anyway if I had posted my daily routine, then this is how my timeline would look like: My day does not start without coffee. Coffee is a must to kick start day. I never liked buses…

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22 – My pack

Apologies for not posting this blog yesterday. I was outdoors the entire day so did not get a chance to post it. Anyway yesterday’s topic was about who all are in my pack. I have interpreted it in line with the previous topic – friends. My pack consists of very few people. I am a…

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21 – My best friend

The next topic is to talk about my best friend. I have many best friends honestly. I have been lucky to have some good people around me and people whom I call best friends. But in this post, I will talk about my best friend who has been friends with me for a very long…

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20 – I am grateful

Today’s topic is about Gratefulness. I believe gratitude is very important, it is what makes a person humble and grounded. So this is a beautiful topic of discussion and everyone should have gratitude towards their surroundings and the people in their lives. These are the things I am grateful for: As I have previously mentioned,…

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19 – What’s my immediate goal?

Today’s topic is about my immediate goal. Well it is related to fitness. In August, I am thinking of attempting Oxfam 50K for the first time. Oxfam 50K Trailwalker is a trail where one walks for 50 kilometres in a stretch. Yes, you heard it right! This means no sleeping before completing 50 kilometres. There…

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15 – Why do we judge so much?

This was not in the list of topics to write. But I wanted to write. I have been reading so many articles, posts and statuses about these and it made me wonder why do we judge others so much? Why do we have to come to conclusions all the time? Why can’t we accept that…

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14 – My favourite restaurant

Today’s topic is about my most favourite restaurant. I love food and I generally try out different restaurants and cuisines. But there is always one restaurant which I go back to and it is Swathi restaurant on West of Chord Road in Bangalore. It is famous for Andhra food and I love the Chicken biryani…

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13 – Ridiculous funny questions/comments

Yes, I have heard some ridiculous stuff about my travels and pictures. And surprisingly I have heard these by some of the people whom I had assumed to be my friends. This is the topic for today and these are some of the funny things I have heard: The most common question which every traveler…

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12 – 2 wishes

Today’s topic is if Genie appeared in front of me and told me he would grant me my two wishes, what would they be? Picture courtesy: Google images My first wish would be that I get a travel account that I can use for travel which never gets empty. This way I can keep my…

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11 – 3 lessons my younger self should have known

First of all, apologies for not writing this post in the morning. I have not had internet the whole day as I was travelling. Next on the topic is the 3 lessons that I would give my younger self. I have a huge list of things that I would like to give my younger me.…

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10 – My favourite country

My favourite country? Out of all the 28 countries I have traveled so far, it is difficult to choose just one. I have liked different things in different countries. But I will still attempt this topic. I actually have 2 favourites. First one on the list is a country that is very close to Australia…

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09 – My childhood picture

Today’s topic is to share my childhood picture. My mother clicked a lot of pictures, now everyone knows where my trait of clicking so many pictures come from. She still has so many albums with my childhood pictures. She has captured everything possible in those times where there were no digital pictures. One of my…

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08 – 10 things that make me happy

Next on the list is to write about 10 things that make me happy. I have been having very difficult days for few years now, and I have been trying to cope up with the times. So this makes it hard to count the blessings and the things that make you happy at the very…

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