1d ago| Travel

Top 5 beaches in the world

All dream vacations have a beach run. On the one hand are popular holiday beach destinations that are economical to travel to and at the same time, somewhat clean and safe, and on the other, are those that are less popular but infinitely more beautiful. Here are 5 picks that are a whole different ball game — or shall we say beach ball game — altogether.

3d ago| Travel

2 int'l flights cancelled in Ctg airport as birds enter plane engines

Authorities of Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram have cancelled two international flights from Chattogram to Dubai and Muscat as birds entered the engines of the two aircrafts.

4d ago| Travel

Saudi govt accuses 5 more Bangladeshi hajj agencies of irregularities

The Saudi Arabian government has raised allegations of various irregularities against five more Bangladeshi hajj agencies.

1w ago| SHOUT

Boi Para, Rain, and the Smell of Old Books

The tale of an evening in Kolkata.

1w ago| Travel

Mesmerising islands to visit in Bangladesh

Islands are captivating locations for tourists. The lands away from the mainland present an opportunity to experience nature and sights unlike any other. With an abundance of natural beauty, breath-taking sights and fun activities, every island has its unique selling point. Here are some islands in Bangladesh that people ought to visit at least once.

2w ago| Travel

6 roads in Bangladesh worthy of a memorable drive

Travelling can be addictive, in a good way. Once you start to appreciate it, you will start looking for different ways to spice it up. And how you travel definitely changes your experience. Travelling to a destination by bus will be very different if you were driving yourself and driving yourself to a place that has a certain appeal to it.  It comes with a sense of accomplishment (you know what I’m talking about). Although there are not many roads in Bangladesh that are suitable for long drives, here’s a list to consider on your next itinerary.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Fly smarter: Hacks to improve your travels

Travelling on a flight can be a bit of a headache, but it certainly does not have to be. A quick read through the hacks below, can bring a total game changer to your next flying experience making your travel less tiring and more enjoyable.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

A trip to Darasbari mosque in Chapai Nawabganj

Rajshahi is well known for the various remains of ancient and medieval structures, remnants of a glorious past, dotted all across the region. Darasbari, a beautiful, haunting complex made of red terracotta bricks, is one of those places not often mentioned or even commonly known about except to the locals of the area.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Boi Para, Rain, and the Smell of Old Books

The tale of an evening in Kolkata.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Mesmerising islands to visit in Bangladesh

Islands are captivating locations for tourists. The lands away from the mainland present an opportunity to experience nature and sights unlike any other. With an abundance of natural beauty, breath-taking sights and fun activities, every island has its unique selling point. Here are some islands in Bangladesh that people ought to visit at least once.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

6 roads in Bangladesh worthy of a memorable drive

Travelling can be addictive, in a good way. Once you start to appreciate it, you will start looking for different ways to spice it up. And how you travel definitely changes your experience. Travelling to a destination by bus will be very different if you were driving yourself and driving yourself to a place that has a certain appeal to it.  It comes with a sense of accomplishment (you know what I’m talking about). Although there are not many roads in Bangladesh that are suitable for long drives, here’s a list to consider on your next itinerary.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

“44% of Dhaka airport’s Terminal 3 complete, can be inaugurated by Oct 2023”

Around 44.15 percent work of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has been completed so far, State Minister for Civil Aviation Mahbub Ali said today (September 12, 2022).

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Japan govt to waive tourist visa requirements

Japan's government is planning to waive tourist visa requirements from some countries as part of a further easing of border controls enacted to stop the spread of Covid-19, Fuji News Network reported on Monday.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Globetrotting at your fingertips with Nadir On The Go

“Nadir On The Go” is a popular YouTube channel, maintained by Nadir — a Bangladeshi documenting travelogues since 2016, as he visits different cities across the globe. Recently, Nadir won the Best Content Creator award in the Travel Vlog category at the Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2021.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Destination Niagara Falls

A name given to a group of three waterfalls, the Niagara Falls runs along the international border between the United States and Canada. The largest, most beautiful, most featured, and most visited of the three waterfalls is the Horseshoe Falls. If you want to enjoy a full view of this natural wonder, you need to journey to Canada, which we did. The other two of the waterfalls, the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, lie within the United States.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Minimum fare of metro rail Tk 20: Quader

The government has fixed the fare for the country's first metro rail service -- Tk 100 maximum and Tk 20 minimum.