Travel bloggers to follow if you miss travelling

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi  Never had we ever realised how important travelling was till today - the time when people are quarantined at home. Unfortunately, till the threat of the COVID-19 passed, travelling is nothing more than a dream.' Fret not, just because you can’t travel doesn’t mean you can’t look at the amazing places … Continue reading Travel bloggers to follow if you miss travelling

Multan’s glorious blue pottery

The city of Multan is famous for many things, but what it’s most famous for is it’s exquisite Islamic pottery tradition!  Ever been to the stores in Multan and come across hundreds of different pottery items all in blue and white? Well, the shade used to create the pottery in that region has a bright … Continue reading Multan’s glorious blue pottery

A traveller’s perspective on the lockdown

By Tabish Sethi Over the years, I have spent days in the  houses of people of Hunza and Chitral. I have enjoyed the beauty of the valleys and experienced the hospitality of the north. I have shared meals with families - shared stories and life goals. I have travelled on foot and chatted away with … Continue reading A traveller’s perspective on the lockdown

Pakistani travel movies to help you keep calm

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Quarantine and self-isolation is tough! And one of the worst aspects of it includes travel lovers missing out on some great scenic locations all over Pakistan. The mountain air, trekking to the glaciers, the beautiful lakes... yes, we miss them all dearly!  But what can we do to satisfy our travelling … Continue reading Pakistani travel movies to help you keep calm

Pakistani dramas to binge watch during the lockdown

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Let’s face it, we are not going anywhere for the next few days! Life during the global COVID-19 epidemic consists of sitting at home and figuring out ways to kill time. But instead of getting sick of the self-isolation, we suggest you watch some fun Pakistani drama serials to keep yourself … Continue reading Pakistani dramas to binge watch during the lockdown

Shahi Hammam: A royal history

Located near the Delhi Gate in Lahore, the Shahi Hammam is a glorious piece of architecture that was constructed during the Mughal era. Decorated lavishly with marble and exquisite pattern, the main purpose of the Shahi Hammam will leave you surprised. The building served as a royal bath! Can you imagine that? The houses today aren’t … Continue reading Shahi Hammam: A royal history

The history of Mohenjo Daro

Nestled in the province of Sindh is the ancient archaeological site called Mohenjo Daro. This city that was built in 2500 BCE is not only  important for Pakistan, but holds historical validity for the entire world. This is because Mohenjo Daro has been written down in history as one of the largest and most advanced settlements … Continue reading The history of Mohenjo Daro

Ralli: The traditional Sindhi quilt

You can breeze through as many imported collections of bedsheets and quilts as you want, but you won’t find anything as exquisite as the Sindhi ralli.What is a ralli? It’s a traditional handmade quilt created by women in the rural parts of Sindh. What’s so special about these quilts?  They are made by stitching together … Continue reading Ralli: The traditional Sindhi quilt

Exploring Malam Jabba

By Shahzad Akhtar Though people have limited travel around Pakistan nowadays due to the COVID-19 threat, I consider myself one of the lucky ones to have visited Malam Jabba before the epidemic hit the world. My trip was unforgettable for one reason: I went there during snowfall season!  In case some of you don’t know, … Continue reading Exploring Malam Jabba

Baluchitherium: The beast of Balochistan

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi  A few years back, I went on a visit to the Hingol National Park and was left in awe at the beauty Balochistan had to offer. The province is flooded with exquisite hills, blue beaches and adorable wildlife. The group I was with also spotted some odd rock formations in the … Continue reading Baluchitherium: The beast of Balochistan