When you are traveling up north, there is more than just the concern of not being able to trek. In the recent few decades, the concept of back-packing has settled well with us Pakistanis. It is more than just a tradition to take a hike up north once every year. The purple, snow-capped peaks of Himalayas gasp wonder and beauty for the people of Pakistan.
Loaded with health benefits, longevity and essential vitamins including Vitamin E & K, olives and olive oil is widely used all around the world. Since ancient times Mediterranean countries have focused on the production of olives and olive oil, extensively using it for cooking and health purposes. Pakistan is blessed by mother nature thus the country’s production has always been centered around agricultural produce. To encourage the growth of olives in the country, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to initiate a project of one billion solely on olive tree plantation project.
Pakistan’s most visited tourist attractions including the mighty Karakorum, Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountain ranges provide a bubble of serenity in the troubled land. News of glaciers retreating in the high mountains of Asia has intensified concerns about the impacts of climate change on the hydrological systems of central, southern, and eastern parts of Asia. The massive glaciers of Baltoro and Biafo stretch for over 60 kilometers each in the Karakorum Mountains. In an effort to strengthen early warning systems and reduce the impact of flooding in the country, the Pakistani government has taken initiatives to enhance glacier monitoring.
Stepping inside Masjid al-Haram also known as the Grand Mosque is an emotionally overwhelming experience for Muslims all over the world. The honorable birth place of Prophet Muhammad, Makkah was a mountain town in the high desert plateau of western Arabia, on the eastern bank side of Red Sea. Holding immense historical patronage of more than thousand years and boasting beautiful religious sanctuaries for Muslims, Makkah is a city known for awakening spiritual bliss. With the largest mosque rising above pilgrims and homes nestled in rocky hill sides and now the world’s largest hotel, Makkah is a city to traverse!
Traveling is a fulfilling experience. You get to discover places and learn about new things. It’s nice to take a vacation every once in a while, but traveling is not all about enjoyment and fun. No one can deny that there is some stress and pressure involved, especially during the planning and booking stages. And when unexpected delays occur, such as flight delays, there are times that even other loved ones are affected, whether it’s coming from sudden schedule adjustments, safety concerns or other factors. So what do you do to minimize hassle? Along with preparing way ahead of time, you should also get some tools ready to get the most out of the trip. Given that almost everyone has a mobile device these days, apps are among the convenient tools to have for any activity. Thus, you should have at least one of the following top travel apps that belongs to each category listed below.