Travel

List of Prominent Archaeological Sites in Pakistan

There are a number of sites in Pakistan that were once home to great and ancient civilizations. The sophistication of their cultures and times can still be observed in the ruins and remains that can be found at many locations here. These are of great interest to archaeologists as they afford a view into the past and shed some more light on how life once used to be for the inhabitants of

Pakistan’s 21 Most Beautiful Places You Should See

From sunny and sandy beaches to misty and stunning peaks, seasonal winter wonderland makeovers to seemingly perpetual balmy breezes, and the flattest of plains to the most challenging of mountainous terrains, the Land of the Pure is gifted beyond belief. Pakistan would be the perfect poster child for the global tourism industry’s catalog if one were to exist; though from the present state of affairs, the country may not even

List of Airline Hijack Incidents Involving Pakistan (With Photos and Summaries)

Aircraft hijacking is also known as skyjacking or sky controlling. It is an unlawful takeover of an airplane by an individual or a group, usually for fulfilling their demand or demands. While in a hijacked state, passengers are under constant threat for their lives. Hijackers usually take the plane to a destination of their choice and from there often negotiate or begin their series of threat. There have been many

List of Airline Crash Incidents Involving Pakistan (With Photos and Summaries)

Even though flight safety is the priority of the aviation authorities, but still unexpected things do happen. There have occurred many air crashes around the world involving all types of aircrafts and airlines. Still, there is no aviation authority can give 100% flight safety, mainly because of the non-human conditions and external factors, like weather or operation of an aircraft, etc. Here is a list of airline crash incidents involving

Water, Sand and Rock – The Beaches of Karachi

Amongst the hustle and bustle of being a megalopolis, Karachi is also known for the sandy shores that it offers to its residents and visitors. The development of infrastructure along the various beaches of Karachi has made this gift of nature more valuable than ever before. Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned Karachiite or a guest to the city, the diversity of sand, water and even wildlife on the different

The Beautiful and Peaceful Valley of Chitral

Beyond the hustle and bustle of city life and pollution lies the remote and breathtaking valley of Chitral in the northwestern region of Pakistan. Known as one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Chitral is situated in the midst of the Hindukush Range which is 7,709m above sea level, making it the highest peak of the ranges. In this scenic and majestic valley, the ‘Kho’ people live who derive

People of Pakistan

Pakistan’s estimated population in 2011 is over 187 million making it the world’s sixth most-populous country. Pakistan has a multicultural and multi-ethnic society and hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world as well as a young population. Most of Pakistan’s foreign born population consists of Muslim refugees that fled from genocide and pograms in India to Pakistan after independence in 1947. The second biggest group of foreign

Five Must-Visit Locations in Pakistan

“If there were 3 places in Pakistan you would recommend for travel, which ones would they be? And why?” More than twenty people in my network (which I believe to be broad-based) were asked this common question. This Miss Universe Pageant/Contest approach to a travel poll did wonders! People virtually dove in to vote for their favorite locations in Pakistan. ‘Heaven on Earth’ ‘A meet with the clouds’ ‘A rendezvous

Balochistan: The Hidden Gem

Pakistan is the Land of the Pure and Balochistan, the pristine. The landscape of Balochistan is quite a drastic change for those accustomed to the mellow feel of orchards and meadows. With all its rugged charm and cruel beauty, the largest province in Pakistan appeals to a different sense altogether. Its splendor lies in contrast and coexisting. And that is most evident in the oasis nestled in the midst of

Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World

Sometimes things that humans create can be as magnificent as natural creations. I really don’t know why humanity is doing this, why do we need buildings that are so high, ships that are so big, bridges that are so long or cars that are so fast? Yet, I too find it fascinating. Being an engineer, I know how it works. I can’t help admiring terrific construction! Today we’re featuring the list of