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

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

The cultural Sindhi dishes you can make at home

Globalisation has introduced us to thousands of cultures around the world, exposing us to the lifestyles of numerous nations. No wonder Pakistan is flooded with restaurants that offer Chinese, Lebanese, and Japanese cuisine. However, the more we are getting exposed to foreign dishes, the more we are sidelining our desi cuisine.  Fret not, we have … Continue reading The cultural Sindhi dishes you can make at home

Why Lahooti Melo is important for Sindh

In 2016, the first Lahooti Melo festival was launched in Hyderabad. In attendance were 73 musicians, writers, activists, filmmakers and artists. The goal: To bring forward the culture of Sindh which is bursting with creativity, mysticism and divine art.  As expected, the festival was a hit and throngs of people from different parts of Sindh gathered … Continue reading Why Lahooti Melo is important for Sindh

Pakistan’s first ever camp city

Though Pakistan is one of the best tourist destinations in the world, you must admit there are several aspects of adventure activities that the country lags behind in. But not anymore! For the first time ever in Pakistan, FMA is introducing a tent city at the three-day Lahooti melo. Don’t know what a tent city … Continue reading Pakistan’s first ever camp city

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

The best desi food places in Sindh

Whenever people travel to a city, they tend to google the top-notch fancy restaurants of the area. But an expensive restaurant and the cuisine they offer are nowhere near the burst of flavour you will experience from a place offering desi delights. Which is why we have made a food list of delicious yet budget-friendly … Continue reading The best desi food places in Sindh

Simple yet delicious Sindhi dishes you must try now!

As the historian Massimo Montanari stated, “Food is culture.”  This is because the traditions, climate and social structure of each region decides the food consumed by the people living there. Hence, it’s not a surprise each province in Pakistan has different cuisines to offer.   And we all know what Sindh is popular for - spicy … Continue reading Simple yet delicious Sindhi dishes you must try now!