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

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

Famous Sindhi folk songs you must listen to

Sindh is a province famous for its great heritage sites such as Ranikot fort and Mohenjo Daro. But most of all, it’s famous for its unique culture. And what better way to explore a region’s culture but to listen to great songs created by the musicians there?  Here are a few Sindhi folk songs that … Continue reading Famous Sindhi folk songs you must listen to

How to travel with children

While travelling is meant to be for everyone, mothers of toddlers often find the idea of roaming around the country with children difficult. Hence, parents end up travelling without the kids. Though leaving children behind in the care of trusted individuals is a great idea, its not the most ideal situation. Many a times, stressed … Continue reading How to travel with children

Why visit Thar

By Momina Aftab South of Pakistan has recently been in the spotlight for being a great travel destination owing to its cultural diversity, indigenous heritage and a bloody history. Covering an area of about 200,000 square kilometers, Thar desert is the 17th largest desert of the world, 9th largest subtropical desert of the world and … Continue reading Why visit Thar

How travelling changes you

In today's time, people of all ages are encouraged to take some time out of their busy schedules and travel. This is because a vacation or trip to a new place can change you for the better. Here's how... It is life changing Travelling changes the way you perceive things since it opens you up … Continue reading How travelling changes you

Why you must visit Mohenjo Daro

By Momina Aftab We all grew up reading about Mohenjo Daro in history classes; wondering how life must have been like in then urban hub of that old civilisation; seeing it on a 20 rupee note but never inspired enough to go see for ourselves that how a thriving, state-of-the-art city of its time came … Continue reading Why you must visit Mohenjo Daro

Ajrak: The cost of keeping the art alive

By Dr Taneer Ahmed Upon hearing the words “Bhit Shah craft centre”, my mind’s eye had conjured an image of a bustling bazaar, rife with activity, aplomb with colour. Where tourists and locals alike were strolling along, engaged in equal parts admiration and bargaining, eager to take home their resplendent finds. Perhaps I had been … Continue reading Ajrak: The cost of keeping the art alive

The 5 Sufi shrines you must visit

Shrines in Pakistan are not just memorials built for saints – they are holy places that are visited by thousands of people every year. This is because these mausoleums are considered places of healing as well as sacred spaces that can spiritually enlighten disciples. However, apart from being religiously relevant, shrines are also bursting with … Continue reading The 5 Sufi shrines you must visit

Why Makli is important to Pakistan

Situated in Thatta, Makli is amongst the largest graveyards in the world. Housing approximately 500,000 to 1 million tombs built over the course of a 400 years, the graves mostly belong to Kings, queens, governors, saints, scholars, and philosophers The graves of Makli are beautifully constructed with tiles and monuments as well as intricately carved … Continue reading Why Makli is important to Pakistan