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  • “Bom Dia!” from the east coast of Africa

    Mozambique was where I became aware of conservation issues.

  • Believe in yourself

    For the past four months, I have been living in an unknown country, in an unknown city without any familiar faces around me. So I do sometimes ask myself, why did I come?

  • Bhutan on a Budget

    Bhutan, simply put, is an aesthetic land from all corners – from the mountain passes and temples to their architecture and persona. But with that beauty comes a price too high for us students. If you're planning to explore the “dragon's den” on a budget then I have just the plan for you.

  • Once upon a time in New York

    New York City is many things and summing up its experience in one article is next to impossible. My parents had the crazy idea of going on a North American trip in the middle of my semester. But, how can you say no when a trip to NYC is on the agenda?

  • Managing the finances of a group trip

    Squad trips are undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events. It's when you get to know your friends on a more personal level, understand their fears and motivations, share stories and memories that will define the bond for years to come, and realise how utterly and horribly incapable you all are when dealing with money. If you can relate and/or have a squad trip in the near future, be sure to read on to better

  • Following the jungle trails in Rema Kalenga

    We are all familiar with the lush greenery of the countryside but the village of Rema Kalenga has much more to offer. Situated in Chunarughat of Habiganj district, Sylhet, it's the home to hundreds of species of birds, animals, and aquatic creatures living in the Rema Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Things Not to do in Cox's Bazar

    So, you've planned out the perfect itinerary for your beach trip. You've jotted down all the essentials, packed in extra shorts, and got all your trip hashtags ready. But there are a few things that will ruin your meticulously crafted travel plan.

  • The Common Personalities in a Trip v.2.0

    It's been one and a half years since I wrote the original “Common Personalities in a Trip”. Trips came in abundance since then, and so did an array of new personalities to ponder about.

  • Of canals and guavas

    It was early morning on a random overcast day in August, and our gang of seven sped through the green countryside near Barisal on a vehicle that's a mash-up of an “auto” and a “tempo”.

  • Kattali Beel & Pablakhali Forest

    Craving for a getaway from the city of construction dust and automobile smoke, I had been planning for a weekend retreat for quite...

  • Base Camp

    With every new eatery cropping up in Dhaka city, our sources of entertainment leans a little more towards eating out.


    Graduating is a tricky place to be in. Although you can't stop gloating about the fact that you're done, leaving behind your friends and carefree days is just plain depressing.

  • Moinot Ghat: Quick Escape for the Bored Dhakaite

    Moinot Ghat as a day trip destination for Dhakaites has been garnering quite some popularity for the last several months.


    There are some good things about this season, like the one week winter vacation which is all about rooftop BBQ parties with friends and cousins and maybe even a short trip to somewhere within the country.

  • Google Street View Tourism

    If you've spent your vacations envying those who got to travel to exotic places or if you're too broke to satiate your wanderlust, then this is for you. This is a great way to kill boredom and also to procrastinate.

  • Water sports at Cox's Bazar

    I could never understand how the clear blue skies and the white-fringed waves bore someone. But on my trip to Cox's Bazar with friends that spanned out for almost a week, my eyes got tired of staring at the endless blue.


    Ever since I saw the silhouettes of the Himalayan peaks during my last trip to Nepal, I've been taken over by this deep fascination for mountains and a dream of going higher and closer to the sky. It was a dream I was persistent to conquer and thus, I spent all my savings in doing so.

  • Travelling For the First Time with Friends

    Chances are that the marked date on your calendar will one day no longer trigger a sigh of failure from you, or those

  • 8 Stages of Amateur Trekking

    Trekking, in simple terms, is travelling on foot through adverse terrain that usually include forests, swamps or mountains.

  • The Land beyond the Airport

    I just have to write this article in response to the wide range of annoying questions that I'm often bombarded with when I reveal where my house is located.

  • Soothing Your Wanderlust

    Summer's here already, and with a bit of luck, most of us are going to utilise this vacation and travel. Cox's Bazar?

  • Are We There Yet?

    You'll hear people say that the world is getting smaller; I say that we are making long-distance journeys more often.

  • The Great East Himalayan Trek

    It was around 7 in the morning. A chilly breeze from the north was freezing us to our very core.

  • Seasons Under the Sun

    You don't know freedom until you've been repeatedly refused a trip to Cox's Bazar with your friends and then have been allowed a trip to Italy completely unsupervised, all by yourself.

  • A Hiker's Guide to Keokradong

    I always pictured mountaintops, even the ones in Bangladesh, as unimaginably high and only reachable by mountaineers.

  • The Climb to Tiger's Nest

    Tiger's Nest, more properly known as Taktsang Palphug Monastery or Paro Taktsang, is the most well-known of the many pit-stops...

  • Day Trip: Panam Nagar, Mayadeep and Meghna

    Often the craving for an outing after a tiresome week results in utter disappointment, since all the popular places are either too far, require more money or time than you're willing to spend.

  • Aarial Beel & Mawa

    The suffocating summer heat taking its toll on you? Stuck at home doing nothing during the long hours of relentless rains?

  • The Friendly Turks

    Istanbul, Turkey, is easily one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.


    Located inside the shaal and gojari woods, Nuhash Palli was the late Humayun Ahmed's sanctuary.