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Deutsch Tagebücher – 3

  Baden – Bond – Baden   Politicians, royals to celebrities – countless has admired the famed German spa town Baden-Baden to have been blessed with historic charms and healing power, but Shahriar Feroze weaves a different tale from Germany’s unique town of Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Deutsch Tagebücher – 2

The Knights relive medieval Germany….   Having parked our car in a jam-packed meadow along the river Neckar we got out. A five minute walk along the main road led us to a left turn ending at the face of a barred Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Deutsch Tagebücher – 1

  While talking of culture, Germany may be branded as Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the country of poets and thinkers) but what is not often said is, about its vibrant and scattered flea markets. Fascinated by their items and Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Travel Innovators: These new travel companies defy travel guide stereotypes

  Bangladesh, according to World Trade Organization, could generate up to $9 billion of foreign exchange and create 4 million new jobs if the country makes proper exertion of the opportunities available in the tourism sector.  The reality, however, is a Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Where clouds meet the cliff.…

  To listen to the hushed voice of the hills last year I with one of my seniors of the Department, Md. Musa and one of the juniors living in the same dormitory, Mr. Kauser planned an emergency tour to the Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Radiant Rangoon

Mesmeric Myanmar (concluding part)   It had to happen one day, and it has happened in Rangoon. My mobile phone got stolen.   The last time this traveller had used it was from inside the taxi taking him to the Motherland inn from the Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Mesmeric Myanmar- 4: Mawlamyine’s “damaged eye”

Let’s take one of Myanmar’s most absorbing boat trips.   The Soe Brothers Guesthouse jointly organises a roundtrip with the Breeze guesthouse in Mawlamyine. The 3-4 hour boat journey costs around K10, 000. The boat starts at 12 from one of the Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Myanmar’s mesmerising southeast From Bago to Hpa-An

If you haven’t taken the train in Myanmar, you haven’t actually been there. Despite the myriad complaints for being slow, incompetent, late, poor in service quality and unpredictable bumpy rides, it’s the trains that speak of a uniquely diverse nation, Thursday, November 19th, 2015

In the place where the ‘war meets’…

Sittwe: Sweet and sour – 2   The nearly 5-hour boat journey from Mrauk U to Sittwe commenced at 8 in the morning. Both floors of the ferry became packed with half awaken local commuters.   The final whistle had blown and the cruise Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Ravishing Rakhaine – I: From the land of the “Monkey’s egg”

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a bohemian backpacker travelling in a country wrapped in mystery and restrictions?   Well, this writer has, in a country that is now known as Myanmar. As the Biman’s twin engine bombardier touched the grounds of Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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