A Week On The Appalachian Trail

That’s the thing about fear; it never goes away, you just find ways to overcome it by becoming tougher and then lie to yourself till you face it again. So many people chase their fears hoping they would vanish. I did too. Appalachian Trail, as much as it felt like a calling, a part of … Continue reading A Week On The Appalachian Trail

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The ULTIMATE Travelling The World Solo Bucket List

TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO

Lately I have been referring a lot to the whole concept of the ‘bucket list’, and it occurred to me that I had never actually sat down and written down a comprehensive bucket list! Given how much ‘bucket list travel’ I have done this year, it only seemed fitting that I finally bite the bullet and do so!

This is a fairly comprehensive list, but I know there are things I will have forgotten and things I don’t even know that I want to do yet; so as this list changes, grows and as I ‘cross things off’, I will come back here and update it – linking blog posts about the experiences for your reading pleasure – just click on the photos!

So without further ado, here is the ULTIMATE Travelling The World Solo bucket list.

Swim with Humpback Whales

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Swim with Orcas in Norway

Throw tomatoes at La Tomatina

Marvel at…

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A Wanderlust Daydream

I am one distracted adult. It is 7 pm on a Thursday night and I am on the second last row in my Geology class of 60 students, fidgeting in restlessness, ready to leave for the day. Right, my legs can’t always wander, so this imaginative mind takes over for it. Somewhere in between plate … Continue reading A Wanderlust Daydream

Lake Como – How I covered three cities in a day

Milano > Como > Bellagio > Varenna > Milano You have limited time and are on a tight budget due to all the money you have spent  shopping in the expensive fashion capital - Milano, yet you want to make the most of your weekend away from the city's bustle; what do you do? Travel … Continue reading Lake Como – How I covered three cities in a day

KAZI SHERPA – The Mount Everest Record Breaker

In 1998, a mere human being became a legend. A Nepali Mountaineer, Kazi Sherpa, defied all odds, as he set forth for a record breaking journey - to climb the highest peak in the world aka the Mount Everest (8,848 m) in only 20 hours and 24 minutes without supplemental oxygen.  As I spent my … Continue reading KAZI SHERPA – The Mount Everest Record Breaker

NEPAL ON A BACKPACK

Nepal, a country often overlooked in terms of travel destination as it is seen as a lost space between India and China, is in fact by far one of the most substantial countries I have ever set foot in. Home to an exquisite marvel of nature, the Himalayan Mountain Range, Nepal has had a luscious … Continue reading NEPAL ON A BACKPACK

The AT series: Coffee with Mark Perlin

The mere thought that I am not the only one who is hiking the Appalachian Trail cuts me a great deal of slack. Mark Perlin, a student from James Madison University, who is graduating in a week, took some time to geek out on everything AT with me yesterday. Prior to meeting him, I knew that … Continue reading The AT series: Coffee with Mark Perlin

PHENOMENAL WOMEN’s CONFERENCE: 10 SPEAKERS REVEAL

Here is a glimpse of the 9 absolutely phenomenal women that I have the opportunity to share the stage with tomorrow on the 15th of April at the first annual Phenomenal Women's Conference!  I am very grateful to the Director of James Madison University's DUX Leadership Center, Erica Eckel to give me the most amazing opportunity for fulfilling … Continue reading PHENOMENAL WOMEN’s CONFERENCE: 10 SPEAKERS REVEAL

BEING A WOMAN: OVERPOWER OR EMPOWER?

WOMEN ARE:  'Art. The 9 month home. The painters of grace and love. The poems in his book. Back bone. The mason jar of hope. Magic. The collision of strong and soft. The singing caged bird. The phoenix. A source. Resilient and dauntless. The compassionate badass. Unique. Immortal. Phenomenal.' ----------- x ------------ Here is a … Continue reading BEING A WOMAN: OVERPOWER OR EMPOWER?

How I Manage Time As A Student And Blogger?

Being a college student majoring in competitive creative fields like Journalism and Writing, I learnt soon that if I were to commit to blogging, I'd have have to manage time wisely. Like Pareto said "roughly 80% of the effects in life come from 20% of the causes" i.e., it became about how I could hone my skills so that I … Continue reading How I Manage Time As A Student And Blogger?