Part 2 of the Northern Areas of Pakistan: Rama Valley (via Gilgit and Astore)

NOTE: For day 1 & 2, and the general planning and tips, read Part 1 of the Northern Areas of Pakistan series.  Day3:  From Hunza our next stop in Gilgit-Baltistan trip was Gilgit. It is about 2 hours ride and the road is very good.  But right in the beginning, we first visited the first…Continue Reading “Part 2 of the Northern Areas of Pakistan: Rama Valley (via Gilgit and Astore)”

Northern Areas of Pakistan: Part 1 – Islamabad to Hunza

“Are there any mountains in Pakistan?” “Isn’t it always hot in Pakistan?” “Is it safe to travel there?” are some of the most common questions I hear after living for almost 9 years in Europe. I have traveled to many countries around the globe and the questions do not change, weather you are in Europe,…Continue Reading “Northern Areas of Pakistan: Part 1 – Islamabad to Hunza”

Perfect 3-days itinerary for the Spanish capital – Madrid

Probably by now you know my obsession with finding travel gems in Europe for those long weekends. Because, when you are working full time, the holidays are limited, and you want to make use of every long weekend available. You probably already read about Alsace, Kiev, and Ibiza as some of my suggestion for a…Continue Reading “Perfect 3-days itinerary for the Spanish capital – Madrid”

Kiev – Why the Ukrainian capital is one of the best budget city trips in Europe!

First blog post of 2019, and of course I was wondering on what to write about. It is also quite some time that I wrote something last so need to get into the habit of writing once again.  But, for the first post of 2019, I chose to share my most favorite out of all…Continue Reading “Kiev – Why the Ukrainian capital is one of the best budget city trips in Europe!”

Travel back in time and discover the fairytale region in Eastern France – Alsace

There are many good things about living in Europe and one of these is flexibility to be in another country even for the weekend. But, I must say that for past 7 years living in Munich, I did not know about this beautiful French region that lies on the western border of Germany. But since…Continue Reading “Travel back in time and discover the fairytale region in Eastern France – Alsace”