Five Things I Learnt In 2017

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” Rolling on my bed and reflecting, I realized how much 2017 has molded me. I learnt to enjoy my own company and appreciate whoever chose to grace me with theirs. To read about what my travels taught me, check out … Continue reading Five Things I Learnt In 2017

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Looking back: Nepal, Italy, India

Switching forth between my two homes, Dubai (UAE) and Virginia (USA), 2017 has been a series of leaps I am so very proud of. I opened my eyes on the first of Jan this year in Bali and wished to spend my life this happy and free. So I asked the tattoo artist to draw … Continue reading Looking back: Nepal, Italy, India

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

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?