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

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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

Why am I hiking The Appalachian Trail?

The nature is so powerful and it had always called me, as if it held my freedom in it's palms and tempted me through each breath of my life to come and taste it - my own freedom called.

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL – WASHINGTON D.C.

The breeze that knows not how to grow weary after a stormy winter startled me this spring day. Cherry Blossom and Kite festival In D.C., a delightful annual event to volunteer in, where echos of nature drove playfulness in people that came from all over the world, to be made one. The winds were in our … Continue reading CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL – WASHINGTON D.C.

SWANNANOA – THE ABANDONED MANSION

Amongst the beautiful valleys in Virginia lie some of the most historically prevalent structures- discovered and undiscovered. I am going to tell you about a place you haven't seen before- The Swannanoa Mansion. A relaxing Thursday afternoon, I sat sharing a celebratory coffee with my roommate and best friend Jessica, who recently earned the title of graduate assistant … Continue reading SWANNANOA – THE ABANDONED MANSION

Advantages of Traveling Solo

Arushi Sachan, Feb 2017 After walking on the streets of New York for hours in a row last thanksgiving, I went to Starbucks to take a little break and enjoy my green tea latte, as I stared outside the glass window at how people passed- they came and went, just like the season itself, and I … Continue reading Advantages of Traveling Solo

Tips to Survive a Long Haul Flight

While it's an awesome feeling to be flying high in the sky, long flights can get tiring too quickly. I travel at least four times a year back and forth from USA to Dubai to meet my family during vacations. However, I dread the flight part, since it takes up to 16 hours non-stop to get … Continue reading Tips to Survive a Long Haul Flight

My 2017 Travel Bucket List

Arushi Sachan, February 2017   If there is anything that consumes me, it is the thought of being far away, somewhere in another part of this globe. Ever since I could remember, I’d stare at maps for hours thinking about how the earth was formed, how the the lines dividing the countries came into being, … Continue reading My 2017 Travel Bucket List

Top 4 Struggles of an International Student in The US

Arushi Sachan, February 2017 Being a third culture kid born and bought up in the city blooming with internationalism- Dubai, I've never really 'belonged' to any specific country; I considered the world as my home. Fortunately, so did my parents; they let me spread my wings and fly beyond horizons. Ever since I could remember, I would … Continue reading Top 4 Struggles of an International Student in The US