travel abroad

Manaus and deep in the Amazon!

Manaus is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil. Located on the north bank of the Negro River, above the confluence of the rivers Negro and Solimões, which later form the mighty Amazon, it is the most populous city of both the Brazilian state of Amazonas and the Amazon rainforest, and thus the hub of tourism for the adventurous.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Dancing in the storm

In the wake of a looming political and economic storm in Sri Lanka, I took a train to the country’s cultural Kandy, with the intention to learn its popular traditional dance form called Ves Natum. This quest for the silver lining landed me in Amunugama, an ancient village named after the celebrated family of dancers and drummers who once performed at the courts of the Kandyan kings.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Manaus and deep in the Amazon!

Manaus is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil. Located on the north bank of the Negro River, above the confluence of the rivers Negro and Solimões, which later form the mighty Amazon, it is the most populous city of both the Brazilian state of Amazonas and the Amazon rainforest, and thus the hub of tourism for the adventurous.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022
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File complaints if harassed at airport, Shahriar Alam to Bangladeshi expats in Portugal

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has advised Bangladeshi expatriates to file written complaints if they face any kind of harassment at the airport while travelling to and from Bangladesh.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Bangladesh Bank says bankers can travel abroad at own expense

Just a day after restricting all sorts of foreign travels of bank employees, Bangladesh Bank yesterday (May 23, 2022) said bankers can travel abroad for essential personal purposes at their own expense.