Wonder-Women of TAF Foundation

Each of us can make a difference. Together we make change  – Barbara Mikulski  Recently I happened to visit The TAF-VTI Foundation, a vocational training institute specially designed for women, developing and honing their culinary and housekeeping skills for a specific training period. They have teams that recruit women of 18 and above from various marginalized areas of Karachi, who are looking for household work … Continue reading Wonder-Women of TAF Foundation

Six Simple Foods to Enjoy in Gwadar

Every place has some special Cuisine/ delicacies to offer to its visitors, it’s fascinating how cities within the same region/province can have such a massive change of flavours and cooking method for a recipe, that the overall experience turns out way differently than what you’re used to back home. Today I came across these yummy food photos from my trip to Gwadar earlier this year … Continue reading Six Simple Foods to Enjoy in Gwadar

Arang Kel: Piece of Heaven Within Heaven

Sunflower fields, multi colored wooden guest houses with slanted roofs, clouds affixed on the mountains, some hovering around the houses, so near that you could almost touch them, children peeking from behind closed doors, chimneys blowing smoke as evening tea boiled in the kitchen.    While visiting the northern side, Kashmir has to be on the list of your Must-Go places in Pakistan. Kashmir, commonly … Continue reading Arang Kel: Piece of Heaven Within Heaven

5 Best Ways To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Guest Post by Rabya Jamshed from Marham   “Believing you can do it means you can. Having qualm, however, makes failure brew larger” Being obese can have a serious impact on health and can influence your morale greatly.  If you are one of them and looking for an easy way to get rid of that unwanted disturbing fat from your frame then this article is … Continue reading 5 Best Ways To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

10-Day Insider Guide to Turkey For A Budget Traveler

I had really been wanting to do this earlier, to document my recent trip to Turkey for all you guys looking for a budget travel and I am finally penning it down! Turkey is a pretty sought after destination and after visiting this country, I got my answer to that – it’s sheer magic! Let’s begin to awe you…but before outlining the itinerary, here are … Continue reading 10-Day Insider Guide to Turkey For A Budget Traveler

What to Expect from Comedy Masala

It was just this year (2017) that Comedy Masala first came to Karachi, giving us all hope for a boost in public entertainment and now it’s the fifth time they are performing here in less than a year! Can you imagine the crowd’s growing love for them? It’s like you just can’t have enough of it and you keep on wanting more and more, hence … Continue reading What to Expect from Comedy Masala

Traits of An Ethical Traveler

We all claim to be passionate travelers where travelling is THE most obvious of our interests and we are all so keen about going to new places, places that may or may not, culturally or ethically be same as to where we come from. But one thing that a traveler MUST keep in mind is that no matter what place you’re going to, you’re a representative … Continue reading Traits of An Ethical Traveler

“Sooper” Pakistan Makes A Super World Record

Pakistan is a land of sheer surprises (and I mean that in all forms :P) From hitting the international media constantly on some or the other political chaos, creating buzz in sports, to disputable news & highlights on our prominent bureaucrats and federal personnel, to our women standing out in fields of Gravitational discoveries and winning Academy Awards, to our traditions and art being depicted … Continue reading “Sooper” Pakistan Makes A Super World Record

Women Using Packet “Masalas” Aren’t Real Cooks? Think Again

REALTY CHECK: Cooking is an acquired skill, not part of the DNA that a woman must naturally be born with.   Then why on earth do we associate certain activities with just women and expect them to be perfect at it and God forbid they are not, we label them as Failures? Almost all the skills can be learned and practiced by men & women … Continue reading Women Using Packet “Masalas” Aren’t Real Cooks? Think Again