Lifestyle

The eternal juggle of work and family during pandemic

“For a working mother to be able to successfully blend and balance work and family lives, the key ingredients are planning, planning, and planning.

Faithful to the Oath

While so many of us are at home to ‘flatten the curve,’ or in other words, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our healthcare professionals are fighting long, gruelling hours on the front lines.

Your little sous chef

Cooking is a life skill everyone must learn. The only question is: at what point in life should that learning start? And the answer is: early! Why not introduce your children to the kitchen from...

The Cardigan: A comeback story

As fashion evolves, people are turning more towards minimalism, comfort and sustainability; and cardigans check all those boxes.

Upping the fashion ante in winter

Any seasoned Dhakaiite will admit, we await the arrival of this magical season with bated breath, through unbearable heat waves, dengue scares and ridiculous humidity.

Food philosophies Of Slow Food and the Mediterranean diet

If you are a food connoisseur, you surely cherish and celebrate the immense diversity of cuisines around the world. Whether it’s Bangladesh or Italy, food is beautifully diverse and unique wherever...

January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Uber: The story behind the screen

It’s hard to imagine someone who hasn’t heard of Uber, considering, 22 percent of people in Dhaka has used the Uber app at least once, according to Uber. You can choose different types of rides,...

January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020

Digital Detox: mission failed

My life does not necessarily revolve around the internet. Like most people, I enjoy the occasional YouTube and Netflix.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

The Cardigan: A comeback story

As fashion evolves, people are turning more towards minimalism, comfort and sustainability; and cardigans check all those boxes.

December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019

Upping the fashion ante in winter

Any seasoned Dhakaiite will admit, we await the arrival of this magical season with bated breath, through unbearable heat waves, dengue scares and ridiculous humidity.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Food philosophies Of Slow Food and the Mediterranean diet

If you are a food connoisseur, you surely cherish and celebrate the immense diversity of cuisines around the world. Whether it’s Bangladesh or Italy, food is beautifully diverse and unique wherever...

November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019

Behind the scenes of Dan Cake Bangladesh

The sheer volume of packaged snacks in the local market is mind boggling! And with that come the dregs of doubt; what exactly is being put inside these edibles, packed under eye-catching wrappings?

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

The Turban Traveller

Sixty-year-old Amarjeet Singh Chawla (a.k.a. the Turban Traveller), is on a mission to travel across the globe by car — an epic road trip dedicated to Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

The great hostess, on a budget

We all love to entertain. There are few things in life as delightful as having friends and family breaking bread together over light-hearted conversation. Bengalis are renowned foodies and our...

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

The goons and villains of the comic world

Growing up, we loved to read about superheroes in comics. Thanks to recent development in CGI, public demand, and studio investments, we’ve got live action movies of those heroes, and children,...

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

The Qurbani Eid tales

Eid-ul-Azha is a unique time of the year. On one hand, of course, is the religious aspect of it, where we commemorate the sacrifice prophets Ibrahim and Ismael was ready to make – an epic of a...