Port Stephens – A photo blog

Port Stephens has always held a special place in my heart. From untouched beaches to lively waterfront’s to picture-perfect whale watching spots to cycling tracks to a range of restaurants, Port Stephens has it all. Here is a little glimpse of Port Stephens through my eyes. Shoal Bay Boat Harbour Zenith Beach Fingal Bay One…

Cultivating an inner circle

I’ve been undergoing a spiritual and emotional transformation over the past few years. One of the biggest things that I’ve been focussing on during this time is to cultivate an inner circle of people. Call them what you may: friends, family, cheerleaders or mentors. These are the people who are the first to knock at…

Kuala Lumpur by night

Kuala Lumpur is pretty much Malaysia’s thriving capital city and is everything from a vibrant metropolis where different cultures, religions, and cuisine thrive together to form a modern Asia, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Those of you who have been KL will surely agree that it is something else at night!! It is by…

Why do we shy off from talking about certain topics?

Have you ever undergone a difficult life change and were not able to openly talk about it?  Research says it is not easy for people going through a difficult life change (one that has a stigma associated with it) Let’s face it, keeping yourself sane and strong when you are undergoing a difficult diagnosis or…

My journey to a Permanent Residency in Australia

5 years back, I got married to my soul mate, left my home country India, childhood friends and family and came, with a bagful of clothes and starry-eyed dreams of starting my life afresh in Australia. I had 5 years of experience as an Architect prior to that, under my belt and the confidence that…

Letter to my younger self

Hi there Nis, wow you’ve turned 18. The start of adult life, officially! You must be excited, anxious and nervous? So here are few things I’d love to share with you, that might be useful as you go ahead in life. First and foremost, live in the moment. Life only gets tougher and complicated as…

Was our first impression of Vietnam, our last?

As soon as we fixed this bucket list destination for our next holiday, I started going through other Travel blogs for inspiration on things to do and experience. The sad part was in this case, I found a number of Travel bloggers talking negatively about Vietnam (mainly to do with their experiences with the locals)….