Sights

The City of lakes

The City of lakes

By Afreen Sadia   Udaipur, from the western Indian state of Rajasthan, is known as the city of lakes. It renders a true taste of Rajasthani culture even in this time of western cultural supremacy. Be it food, clothing or entertainments, they believe in holding onto their enriched roots. Bagore ki Haveli, a palace in the town arranges cultural shows […]

City of wind- II

City of wind- II

By Mahfuzul Haque The city has people of different colour and ethnicity. While walking along the streets, do not be surprised if someone asks you, “Kemon achen, bhai?” (How are you, brother?). I met such a man, from Tangail who works there. He informed about a place in Devon Street where Indian and Pakistani food items are offered. It seemed […]

City of wind- I

City of wind- I

By Mahfuzul Haque Chicago – it is the city of Sears Tower, the skyscraper that was designed by Bangladeshi-American structural engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan. The tower’s main attraction is its skydeck, a glass balcony extending around 4 feet, on the 103rd floor. Looking straight down might make you feel uneasy but when you look at the horizon you can feel […]

Eid escape

Eid escape

Text by Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by Niloy   Eid calls for a wanderlust into the laps of nature. As people find some time to spend with family and friends, a getaway to a resort near Dhaka is likely to be a perfect vacation. The area of Bhawal resort with all greens around, natural settings and all the amenities […]

Cycling for the environment

Cycling for the environment

By ‘Cycologist’ Ajit Baral During my world-wide cycling journey for the last two years, a question that I have often come across is ‘Why have I chosen bicycle for my tour?’ And my simple answer is that,it is the most eco-friendly means of transportation.We don’t burn fuel but fat! Cycling has a number of health benefits. It fits everywhere and anywhere. […]

The city of a hundred spires

The city of a hundred spires

Photos and text by Tanvir Opu Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is located by the Vltava River. Nicknamed ‘the City of a Hundred Spires’, it’s known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colourful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval astronomical clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Founded during the […]

Back to medieval times

Back to medieval times

Text by Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by M H Samrat     One will be whisked back to medieval Bengal if they visit Panam Nagar at Sonargaon, Narayanganj. While passing through the historic structures, one can get an idea of the then culture and lifestyle. The attractive buildings within the 20 kilometre radius area are more than a hundred years old, […]

Reminiscing Manchester

Reminiscing Manchester

By Disha Mosha The cold nights, sunsets at 3:00pm, rain and drizzle every moment, the moody weather switching all seasons in less than five minutes. The walks to the grocery, the walks to the class and the walks to nowhere. A visit here and a visit there; the old buildings, the modern architecture, graffiti and hidden nooks. The chocolate rush, […]

Home of serenity

Home of serenity

By Sajjad Ahmed Nipu Photos by Sadiqur Rahman Being a sprawling country, India has plenty of tourist attractions. Possibly the most popular and common destination for Bangladeshi travelers is Darjeeling, the place of clouds and mountains. However, Darjeeling city is now fervent with political turmoil. Still, there are some places that you can visit freely, away from all the conflicts. […]

The Vatican City

The Vatican City

Photos by Tanvir Opu The Vatican City is called the smallest country in the world, but it is one of the richest country-museum of the world, as the whole country itself is a museum which has numerous collection of artifacts from all over the world and creations of the renaissance masters. The central attraction is the Sistine chapel, the most […]