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Remembering Karachi on the shores of Bora Bora

French-Guatemalan woman went crabbing, to French Beach

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April 12, 2019


Hinglaj Devi, Pakistan’s most important Hindu yatra site

Dr Jürgen Schaflechner on its importance for Hindus beyond Pakistan

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April 1, 2019


We can’t amend the law to send Nawaz Sharif abroad: PM Imran Khan

Says opposition parties are creating a fuss for their own interests

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March 25, 2019


Vlogger Trevor James has fallen in love with Pakistani food

He visited Islamabad and Lahore in March

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March 25, 2019


Adults to be vaccinated against polio as part of four-day campaign in Balochistan

All travellers crossing the Pak-Afghan border need to carry a vaccination card

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March 25, 2019


Only four people can travel in one chingchi at a time in Sindh

The Sindh government has also set a new fare

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March 2, 2019


Emirates reduces baggage allowance for Economy class tickets

The new policy will come into effect on February 4

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January 21, 2019


Pakistan becomes third worst country for international travel

The Pakistani passport ranked 102 out of 104 in the 2019 Henley Passport Index

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January 9, 2019


Sanghar’s last four tangas fight chingchi invasion

The culture of the old horse-drawn carriage is slowly disappearing

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November 6, 2018


Prime Minister Imran Khan to travel to China on November 3

He will be accompanied by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed, among other officials

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October 10, 2018


Around the world in six years without planes

In the 19th century, Phileas Fogg took it upon himself to finish a fictional 80-day journey around the world. He didn’t have any choice but to travel in horse carriages and steam ships and improvise along the way. Today, Torbjorn Pedersen, who goes by the name of Thor, is doing the same thing.  “I was born so late…

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August 6, 2018


Visiting Jaipur? Here’s every place you should see

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, offers you exquisite places where you can shop, stay and drink. Drink all you can The Bar Palladio offers the most remarkable design. The experience begins in the grounds of the Narain Niwas Palace hotel, from where you enter the bar via a garden. The interior is a series of…

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April 6, 2018


Trump to travel to Davos as shutdown deal reached: W.House

Washington:US President Donald Trump will travel to Davos as planned this week for a meeting of elites from the worlds of politics and business, after the Senate reached a compromise deal to end a government shutdown, the White House said Monday. “If all things go as expected this afternoon with the re-opening of the government,…

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January 23, 2018


Cuba to make it easier for Cuban Americans to visit

WASHINGTON: Cuba will make it easier for its U.S.-based citizens to travel to the island, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Saturday, in a gesture to win support from Cuban Americans during a diplomatic crisis over allegations of mysterious health attacks, reported Reuters. “The U.S. government closes, and Cuba opens,” Rodriguez told a meeting of…

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October 29, 2017


U.S. travel warning sends chill across Cuban tourism industry

HAVANA: Businesses catering to U.S. tourists visiting Cuba have had a rude awakening in the last few months after enjoying a 2-1/2-year boom, reported Reuters. First, U.S. President Donald Trump in June ordered tighter restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island. Then the U.S. State Department warned on Friday against going there after a spate…

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October 2, 2017


French start-up takes off with flight-sharing app

LONDON: A French start-up is reaching for the skies with a flight-sharing app, matching pilots with passengers looking for a low-cost way to take off in a private aircraft. “It’s a great way to get on planes. It’s quite a unique experience. It’s something new,” says Adam Nicholas, 27, at an airfield close to London….

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August 9, 2017


US sets September 1 date for start of North Korea travel ban

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday officially set a September 1 start date for a ban prohibiting its citizens from traveling to North Korea. “The Department of State has determined that the serious risk to United States nationals of arrest and long-term detention represents imminent danger to the physical safety of United States nationals traveling…

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August 2, 2017


UAE denies ending 90-day travel visa for Pakistanis

The UAE embassy on Friday rubbished news reports regarding withdrawal of a 90-day visa for visitors from Pakistan and Philippine. The embassy termed such news reports as unfounded and merely propaganda, and urged Islamabad to take strict action against those spreading the news. “There are no visa bans on any category of Pakistani applicants,” the…

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June 2, 2017


Déjà vu

By: Zara  Maqbool  So after my last week’s blog got published, ‘Switching off the mommy mode’, I received feedback from men and women questioning my logic and desire to travel alone as I had earlier mentioned in my last blog. After a most wonderful vacation spent sans hubby and kids, I no longer feel the…

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February 25, 2017


US suspends Muslim travel ban

US authorities on Saturday suspended President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, following a court ruling that blocked its enforcement. “We have reversed the provisional revocation of visas,” a US State Department spokesman told AFP. The department had said some 60,000 travel visas had been revoked in compliance with the president’s…

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February 4, 2017


Asia targets tourism, education boost from Trump travel ban

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI: Seeking to capitalise on U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial new travel restrictions, companies and officials in Asia said they would target greater tourism and education ties with Muslims worried about the curbs. Trump’s Friday directive put a 120-day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria…

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January 31, 2017