Why a commemorative coin on Guru Nanak’s 550th birthday is a step towards peace

Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, is an important site for Sikhs since it is believed Guru Nanak – the founder of Sikhism – lived and died in that region. However, before the Kartarpur Corridor became a reality, Indian Sikhs would often complete their pilgrimage by simply performing ‘darshan’ of the temple from across the border. … Continue reading Why a commemorative coin on Guru Nanak’s 550th birthday is a step towards peace

The colours of Diwali in Pakistan

India and Pakistan may have been distributed into two nations, but the diverse religions in the countries continue to coexist to this day. Hence, every year, both the nations celebrate Diwali in full fervour. It is this mix of cultures, religions, and languages that make South Asian countries so intriguing to people all over the … Continue reading The colours of Diwali in Pakistan

Baloch folk tales you must hear before a trip to Balochistan

People belonging to regions all over the world have one folk tale or another that has been going around in the area for centuries. These folk stories not only form the base of their culture, but often gives rise to superstitions passed on from one generation to another. Since the Baloch culture is so exquisite, … Continue reading Baloch folk tales you must hear before a trip to Balochistan

Kartarpur: The land of history and culture

Kartarpur, a town located in Punjab, was founded by Guru Nanak – the first guru of Sikhism – in 1504 AD. There he resided for nearly ten years and established the first Sikh commune. After he passed away in 1539 AD, the areas where Guru Nanak stayed became a sacred land for his followers. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Kartarpur: The land of history and culture

‘Satsriakal’ your way into Pakistan

“That one plant should be sown and another be produced cannot happen; whatever seed is sown; a plant of that kind comes forth.” -           Guru Nanak Dev Dating back to the 15th century AD, Sikhism was introduced to the world by Guru Nanak, the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. To spread his message of … Continue reading ‘Satsriakal’ your way into Pakistan

Chitral – Guide

Chitral is the capital of the Chitral District, the largest district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Chitral is the northernmost district of Pakistan and shares a border with neighbouring Afghanistan. Chitral is counted amongst the highest regions of the world, sweeping from around 1,100 meters at Arandu to 7,730 meters at Tirich Mir, and covering over … Continue reading Chitral – Guide

Three Summer Festivals To Check Out Right Now!

Planning your summer travel? Here’s where you should head, these three festivals are perfect for immersing yourself in new cultures and learning about a new destination. You will find these trips on our website. 1.Phool Festival Kalash community of Chitral celebrated its annual two-day colorful Kalash 'Phool Festival' with traditional zeal and fervor, here on … Continue reading Three Summer Festivals To Check Out Right Now!