For a country that is often associated with a lack of female empowerment, mobility and a strong confinement of women to specific spaces, there are a number of local female travelers that have managed to break the stereotypes and social taboos. Here are some of our local ladies that have dared to travel solo through … Continue reading Pakistani Female travelers who dared to travel alone!
By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Remember movies such as The Beach and The Notebook that depict youngsters having the time of their lives as they jump off a cliff and dive into the sea? Well, its not as easy as it looks. In fact, during the activity, you are terrified. For those who don’t know, cliff … Continue reading How cliff diving changed my life
Have you ever been paragliding? Well, its one of those adventure activities we often see in Hollywood movies where people jump off a plane with a wide canopy resembling a parachute attached to them. The good news is, you no longer need to travel outside Pakistan to partake in such escapades. Everything you want to … Continue reading Why you must paraglide
Camping is a recreational outdoor activity where the people involved set up camp in places outdoors with the aim of experiencing life before technology began to rule the world. Though many people go on camping trips for a day or two while on vacation, even a short encounter with nature is enough to leave you … Continue reading Benefits of camping
Let’s face it, living in Pakistan means you don’t get to walk around much. The cities and towns are mostly transport-friendly and many people don’t get the chance to indulge into the habit of walking to places. The result: our daily routines barely include any physical activity. Here’s a fun way to get more physical … Continue reading Why cycling is good for you
Can’t seem to muster up the courage to go scuba diving? Fret not, simply go snorkeling to experience the beauty of the underwater world. Though both the activities are different, they allow you to view marine life in some way. Snorkeling requires swimming along the surface of the water equipped with a mask (or googles), … Continue reading 5 reasons to go snorkeling this weekend
By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Scuba diving is the sort of adventure many crave to be a part of, unfortunately, most of us are too frightened to go through with it. I belonged to the latter category till I went underwater for the first time and glimpsed heaven! Here’s my story. In theory, I always wanted … Continue reading Why scuba diving changed my life
By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Kashmir is known as the land of looming mountains and lush green scenery. But to me, it will always be a place where I heard the voice of a cuckoo bird while no one else could. Here is how it all started. A friend and I decided to head out to … Continue reading The mysterious cuckoo bird of Arang Kel
The Kalash Tribe is Pakistan’s smallest minority group with only 3000 people remaining to carry out the Kalasha language, religion, culture and traditions, the tribe seems to be on the brink of extinction. This tribe resides in the Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Over 2000 years ago, Alexander the Great conquered these lands leaving some people … Continue reading Unique Kalash Tribe
Skardu is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, north of Pakistan. It is bordered by the districts Gilgit, Khaplu and Astore. Skardu city serves as a gateway to the world’s highest mountains including K2, K3, Gasherbrum and Nanga Parbat, which lure climbers and adventurers from the world over. Skardu can be reached via flights to its high-altitude (above … Continue reading Skardu : The Complete Travel Guide!