Happy birthday to me!

Happy birthday to me! It’s one of those days where you celebrate growing older and wiser, right? For me, it’s the same as well, birthdays have always been special. I start my celebrations few days before my birthday 😀 and I continue after my birthday as well. And one ritual that I have been religiously following on my birthday is …

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 can sing. They make animals …

24 – Dream job

Today’s topic is about my dream job. While growing up like any other confused teenager, I wanted to be many things. One of the things I wanted to do was to study marine life. I did not know how to swim, so I did not pursue this career option much. It’s not like I had a choice back then. My …

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 before but from new abode …

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 person who filters people and …

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, I have had some amazing …

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 everyone have their own way …

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 and Chicken red chilly there. …

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 passion alive and need not …

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. But I will just write …

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 – New Zealand. I traveled …

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 favourite pictures is the below …

01 – Introduction

The first topic of the 30 days blog challenge is to introduce myself. It is a bit odd to write an introduction about myself after I have written about 300 posts on my blog 😀 . But in the spirit of the challenge, I am writing my introduction below. My name is Raksha and I am Indian girl living in Sydney. My …

Rani Durgavati Fort

One of the historical monuments and landmarks in Jabalpur is the Rani Durgavati Fort, also known as Madan Mahal. The Fort dates back to 11th century and was a small military outpost on a hilltop. How to reach the Fort? The Fort is inside the city and any taxi or auto rickshaw can drop the tourist off at the start …

Picture perfect Ladakh!

I love everything about Ladakh! And its a no surprise as everyone loves Ladakh. The people, the culture and the breathtaking landscapes – everything about the place is magical. Ladakh provides an ample opportunity for photographs and any picture taken from any camera is picture perfect. These 32 photographs definitely proves that there is no other place like Ladakh and …

Photo Diary: Satyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary

Satyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary is a tiger reserve in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is a protected area along the Western Ghats of South India. A well protected untouched dense forest is what the wildlife sanctuary offers. It has abundant flora and fauna and is a home to indigenous tribal people belonging to Irula tribe and Soligas communities. …

Zor se bolo – Jai Mata Di!

Planning: One of my ex-colleagues visit Vaishnodevi every year. As soon as I heard she was planning, I immediately asked her if I could join her. We divided the planning – she took over the flights and the accommodation booking and I took over the research and places to see part. There are two entrances to Vaishnodevi Bhawan, one – …