Cappadocia and I – A Bittersweet Symphony

If there was one destination I was asked to remove from my Turkey itinerary, I’d think of it to be Cappadocia although seconds later, I’d change my mind and say “Nah, It’s good to explore that place once..” This is the kind of bittersweet relationship I developed with this strange, surreal and contrasting place. In fact it’s people are like that too. Hot and Cold in … Continue reading Cappadocia and I – A Bittersweet Symphony

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

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

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

How to Get A Polio Vaccine Certificate in Karachi

  Getting a Polio vaccine certificate has become an integral part of documentation for travelling abroad for some countries that still carry the threat of polio virus and Pakistan has been following this Temporary Recommendation diligently since the breakout in 2014. Unfortunately, not a lot of online information can be found as where once can receive this small certificate from. It usually lists the name … Continue reading How to Get A Polio Vaccine Certificate in Karachi

[Short Stories] – When We Met the Borders

So excited we were to get off at this magnificent place of junction between Pakistan and China after a long long snaky ride on the Karakorum Highway that some of us didn’t hear what our guide had said “Please don’t start running abruptly or make Hasty movements, this is high altitude, you could get sick!” He had just finished saying his words when one, two, … Continue reading [Short Stories] – When We Met the Borders