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

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

Best photo spots in Islamabad

Bored of taking the same old sort of photos? Here are some spots in Islamabad that will surely make a difference to your social media accounts as well as your photography portfolios. Faisal Mosque: This mosque is not only the largest in Pakistan, but also one that was constructed after a 120-million-dollar grant from a … Continue reading Best photo spots in Islamabad

Top 5 destinations in Pakistan for budget travellers

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Though almost everyone loves to travel, not all can afford to spend lavishly on a vacation. Hence, the solution people opt for its to save for a year or two, and then head out for a trip when enough money has been collected.  But why spend your time saving when you … Continue reading Top 5 destinations in Pakistan for budget travellers

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

The history behind the magnificent Badshahi Mosque

By Momina Aftab Situated in the heart of Lahore - standing tall and magnanimous, surrounded by soothing gardens and other Mughal era relics - Badshahi Mosque is the epitome of Mughal architecture grandeur. Being the most prominent architectural phenomenon of this city, the Royal Mosque holds within its sandstone paved courtyard, bulbous domes, embellished arches … Continue reading The history behind the magnificent Badshahi Mosque

Songs historic wonders of Lahore remind us of

By Fatima Shaheen Niazi Ever entered a space and had interesting songs run through your head? Well, we feel the same about some of the most astounding heritage sites in Lahore. Whether it’s the Mughal architecture or the old vibes these spaces give off – we can’t help but associate them with certain Punjabi songs. … Continue reading Songs historic wonders of Lahore remind us of

6 Days Of Bliss In Hunza Valley

Hunza, the valley of dreams where cherry blossom trees put on a spectacular show in summer, and the snowy mountains and icy Attabad Lake create a scene straight out of a snow globe in winter, is found in Gilgit–Baltistan. Attabad Lake with its stunning aquamarine waters lies peacefully in Hunza Valley          … Continue reading 6 Days Of Bliss In Hunza Valley