Travelogues

Book review: Nonfiction / Revisiting ‘Chobir Deshe, Kobitar Deshe’

The book captures all the enjoyable experiences of travelling, and the food they ate, and provides descriptions of France's seas.

Footsteps to heaven: Embarking on the ethereal Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal

As a passionate traveller and fervent lover of trekking, the Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal was an adventure that forever altered the perception I acquired throughout the course of my life. Little did I know that amidst the breath-taking landscapes and rugged trails, I would undergo a profound transformation, both internally and externally.

Travelling with the mother and the family

The young girl who used to love travelling with her parents has now grown up and now she has children of her own. Travelling with them and as a family is truly something I cherish. I must add, though, travelling with the children is not really a “holiday” by any means.

Sister Library discusses book on travelling as a woman

Still today, we are plagued by the most intrusive, and least sensical question asked of female solo travellers is “Are you travelling alone?”

8 new books to buy at Boi Mela this week

Historical fiction, romance, essays, and travelogues.

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.

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.

Top 5 must-see places to visit in Kishoreganj

Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.

Visiting Manila and Los Banos

The Philippines is a diversified island country consisting of some 7,000 islands and islets. Interestingly, the Philippines takes its name from Philip II, who was King of Spain during the Spanish colonisation of the islands in the 16th century. It is one of only two predominantly Roman Catholic countries in Asia, the other being East Timor. The country has always been one of my favourite destinations.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

Revisiting ‘Chobir Deshe, Kobitar Deshe’

The book captures all the enjoyable experiences of travelling, and the food they ate, and provides descriptions of France's seas.

June 5, 2023
June 5, 2023

Footsteps to heaven: Embarking on the ethereal Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal

As a passionate traveller and fervent lover of trekking, the Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal was an adventure that forever altered the perception I acquired throughout the course of my life. Little did I know that amidst the breath-taking landscapes and rugged trails, I would undergo a profound transformation, both internally and externally.

May 8, 2023
May 8, 2023

Travelling with the mother and the family

The young girl who used to love travelling with her parents has now grown up and now she has children of her own. Travelling with them and as a family is truly something I cherish. I must add, though, travelling with the children is not really a “holiday” by any means.

February 20, 2023
February 20, 2023

Sister Library discusses book on travelling as a woman

Still today, we are plagued by the most intrusive, and least sensical question asked of female solo travellers is “Are you travelling alone?”

February 10, 2023
February 10, 2023

8 new books to buy at Boi Mela this week

Historical fiction, romance, essays, and travelogues.

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 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.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Top 5 must-see places to visit in Kishoreganj

Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Visiting Manila and Los Banos

The Philippines is a diversified island country consisting of some 7,000 islands and islets. Interestingly, the Philippines takes its name from Philip II, who was King of Spain during the Spanish colonisation of the islands in the 16th century. It is one of only two predominantly Roman Catholic countries in Asia, the other being East Timor. The country has always been one of my favourite destinations.

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.

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