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Passion for exploration: My personal journey

Born at Chatkhil in Noakhali, Ashraful completed his SSC from home and then moved to Dhaka to complete his HSC at Tejgaon College. He subsequently pursued a BBA and MBA at Eastern University, where he not only focused on his business studies but also explored the field of journalism working as a part-time journalist.

Climb every mountain or ride every wave? The ultimate traveller’s dilemma!

Alright, fellow wanderers, gather around because we are diving (or summiting) into the ultimate showdown: mountains or seas? It's like picking your favourite flavour of ice cream, but instead of chocolate or vanilla, we are talking about the epic clash between rocky wonders and salty adventures.

Prepare for a winter adventure! 5 countries to travel for under Tk 1 Lac

If you are a traveller, you will agree that traveling during certain times of the year makes the whole experience worthwhile, and winter is one such time. The calm weather, the festive vibe, and the excitement of a fresh new year (or the ending of it) all add up the experience. And what can be better than going on budget-friendly trips and getaways while enjoying the calmness of the season? With the air already smelling like winter, here are 5 places you can travel for less than Tk 1 lac this season (including air fare)!

Alone at the top: A Dhaka adventurer's Himalayan quest to find meaning in life

In my case, reminiscing about standing thousands of feet above and breathing the freshest air this planet has to offer, while the thick exhaust of the 27-number bus blows on my face, does it for me. This is where I can’t help but draw parallels between navigating through Dhaka's unending traffic jams and a Himalayan trek in itself.

Picture-perfect landscapes in Bangladesh: 7 spots every photographer must visit

Whether you are an amateur or a professional photographer, grab your camera and journey through the 7 must-visit spots in Bangladesh we have suggested below.

Escape the tourist crowds: 5 hidden gems in Indonesia other than Bali

There is a lot more to discover about Indonesia than just Bali as this nation is a massive archipelago consisting of more than 17,000 islands. So, hold on tight as we take you on a tour of the 5 wonderful destinations in all of Indonesia!

Hate the crowds? Here are 5 of Thailand's hidden island gems

To help you plan a fantastic holiday, here is a list of some of the must-visit islands in Thailand.

5 travel destinations in Asia for adrenaline junkies

Here is a list of 5 travel destinations in Asia for adventure lovers. The places listed are hotspots for such activities and costs vary depending on the company you are booking through.

Think you are brave? Test your mettle at these 5 haunted hotels

From eerie sensations to tales giving goosebumps, some hotels offer an unsettling experience that goes beyond the ordinary, providing visitors with an incredible journey into uncharted territory. So, sceptics and true believers, join us as we adventure through the corridors of history, exploring 5 of the most famous haunted hotels around the world.

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

Waterfalls hopping in the Finger Lakes region of New York

The Finger Lakes ― a group of eleven long and narrow water bodies in New York located directly south of Lake Ontario ― is well-known for hundreds of breath-taking waterfalls and dramatic gorges that mesmerise countless visitors every year. These geological masterpieces, in a glacial landscape, evoke emotion by inspiring us to slow down and appreciate the beauty of nature.

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

Wonders of Vietnam: A budget traveller's dream come true

If you are looking to go on a perfect travel adventure and not travel to a far-off land, Vietnam can be the perfect destination. The following are some of the must-visit places in Vietnam that a tourist should not miss.

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

The Sundarbans soiree: Of Padma dreams, ancient trees, and vanishing tigers

The Sundarbans, a land of mangroves, tigers, and... well, mosquitoes, but let's focus on the romantic part, shall we? This time, we swapped Dhaka's ever-present rickshaws and eternal traffic jams for the mysterious lure of the great Sundarbans.

October 29, 2023
October 29, 2023

Adventures unveiled: A woman's guide to solo travel

Whether you identify as an extrovert or an introvert, there is nothing like embarking on your first (or tenth!) solo trip. Making your own plan without having to adhere to anyone else's schedule or preferences has a certain appeal.

October 25, 2023
October 25, 2023

Journey through Asia’s breath-taking landscapes: 5 most scenic bus rides

Buckle up and get ready as we present some of the most beautiful roads in Asia that you may enjoy from the comfort of a bus seat.

October 19, 2023
October 19, 2023

Escaping Dhaka's chaos: A tranquil road trip to Bandarban

What do four restless souls do when Dhaka’s chaos turns monotonous? We trade it for a different kind of chaos — a road trip to Bandarban, aiming for the tranquillity of the Holiday Inn Resort.

October 14, 2023
October 14, 2023

7 volcanoes to visit for both thrill seekers and homebodies

While many crave the adrenaline rush from hiking an active volcano, there are many volcanoes across the globe that are dormant and ideal tourist attractions. Volcano tours provide an unforgettable experience, and whether you are looking for adventure or just a chance to explore our planet's dynamic nature, here are 7 volcanoes, with varying levels of volcanic activities, to visit.

October 11, 2023
October 11, 2023

Cricket and culture: Discovering India's treasures beyond the World Cup 2023

As the ICC World Cup 2023 group stage kicks off, cricket fans around the world have started to flock to the hosting nation, India. If you are among those lucky fans, it is indeed possible to make a lot more out of this trip. Instead of spending idle hours in hotel rooms anxiously awaiting match day, why not seize this opportunity to discover some remarkable places easily accessible from the cities you will be visiting?

October 7, 2023
October 7, 2023

Mythic legends to modern wonders: Discover the world's most breath-taking fountains

Prepare to be enchanted as we explore the astonishing beauty of the five most spectacular fountains around the world, where nature and human artistry converge in a symphony of splendour.

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

From floating markets to forests: Asia’s 5 must-experience boat rides

Sitting on a boat in the middle of a river, while soaking in the surrounding nature, is just a different kind of serenity. Here are 5 such places in Asia where you can experience a soothing boat ride while also exploring the cultures of the places.

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