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A native journey with Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan

Located in the heart of the capital, Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan Hotel, a part of Marriot International portfolio, made its debut in Bangladesh on December 18.

Tête-à-tête at Tantaba T

We don’t need an excuse to drink tea. Nevertheless, if you do need one — it’s winter, a season that calls for endless chitchats over a soothing cup of hot tea.

Mithaiwala’s place

The word ‘mithai’ has the same meaning in lexicons of Bengali, Urdu, and Hindi languages, and evokes the same sense of pleasure, and joyous emotions we feel in celebrations and festivities across...

Hydrobaby: Spa for your little one

Raising children in a city like Dhaka is no small feat. Challenges of all manners routinely plague the daily lives of us parents.

House of Ahmed: the new face of luxury ethnic couture in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is the land of legendary artisans who have mastered their skills through years of specialised practice, and by the generations, these skills are passed down.

Power to the flower

Whenever I try closing my eyes, and maybe take a power nap, I am instantly relocated to the Bahamas in my reverie. Call it hallucination or not, it does not matter…for every single time I am...

December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019

A native journey with Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan

Located in the heart of the capital, Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan Hotel, a part of Marriot International portfolio, made its debut in Bangladesh on December 18.

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Tête-à-tête at Tantaba T

We don’t need an excuse to drink tea. Nevertheless, if you do need one — it’s winter, a season that calls for endless chitchats over a soothing cup of hot tea.

December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

Mithaiwala’s place

The word ‘mithai’ has the same meaning in lexicons of Bengali, Urdu, and Hindi languages, and evokes the same sense of pleasure, and joyous emotions we feel in celebrations and festivities across...

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

ISHO opens its first retail outlet in Dhaka

Popular furniture brand ISHO, operating under parent company Dekko ISHO Group, has launched its first brick-and-mortar store in the capital. The store was inaugurated on November 16, 2019.

November 5, 2019
November 5, 2019

Truefitt & Hill: A regal grooming

The year 1805 holds a historic chapter in the history of the world — Thomas Jefferson became the president of the United States of America for a second term, and Nelson found victory in the Battle...

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

BelleAme biscuits launched

New Zealand Dairy Products Bangladesh Limited has launched BelleAme, a new premium biscuit brand, through a press briefing on 17 October, 2019 in the Daily Star Centre’s A.S. Mahmud Seminar Hall.

October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019

Going Green with Modern Archetype

In this maze of monstrous apartments and towering condominiums, we have lost the vegetation that once prevailed in Dhaka.

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Right Nau

“We felt that Dhaka needed a place that offered quality snacks. More often than not, we find ourselves consuming entire meals in the name of a light evening snack. So, we wanted to introduce a...

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

Besh Jomjomat!

The name of the cafe makes you think that the place is hustling and bustling. However, you would be wrong to think so. The interior decor of the cafe takes you back a few decades— to more simpler...

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

World’s oldest barber-shop now in Dhaka

Having groomed the monarchs of Great Britain for over 200 years through nine consecutive reigns, Truefitt & Hill continues the legacy by bringing their worldliness to Dhaka. Get yourself...