No matter how many exceptionally delicious desserts you are introduced to, halwa will always have a special place in your heart. Halwa being a traditional dessert is served on different occasions which mark happiness including Eid and weddings. The kinds of halwas that you can find in this country are amazing in terms of taste and variety. They are prepared using special recipes and served hot with proper garnishing for an ultimate taste. No matter where you plan to spend your vacations in Pakistan, halwa is an excellent dessert that you can take along and curbs your sugar craving. It is an ideal cure for your frequent craving for sugar and the best snack for you to keep throughout the trip. Here is a list of famous halwas which will leave you craving for more:
We love music, don’t we? Music can put your thoughts straight and can keep you going for hours on end especially when you are planning to go on a trip. A good listen to your favourite songs on your way to Hunza, Gilgit, Naran or Kaghan while cruising through the curvy roads surrounded by tall pine trees, fluffy clouds and snow-capped peaks can make your journey even better. Gone are the days when the only option we had was either FM or Walkman (on which all the siblings used to take turns). But now we can use a number of apps to our advantage. No matter where on earth you plan to travel you can always download any of your favorite songs just in matter of one click. Tripkar brings you a list of best music apps for android users to download:
Bahawalpur is one of those places of Pakistan that are not very popular among local or foreign tourists despite having a number of beautiful places to visit. Located in the Punjab province of Pakistan, Bahawalpur City is the 13th most populous city of Pakistan and boasts a bunch of must visit places.
Gandhara civilization is one of the most popular Buddhist civilizations which expanded and spread its culture in different regions, quite drastically.
In 326 B.C., the land of Pakistan attracted Alexander the great from Macedonia, who brought Greek culture to this part of the world. In this era, Buddhism was adopted as the state religion which flourished and prevailed here for over 1000 years. During this time, Taxila, Swat and Charsaddah became three important centres for trade, culture, art and craft and learning. From these centres, a unique art of sculpture originated which is known as Gandhara Art all over the world.
Industrialization is the most widely discussed topic in Pakistan today. As a developing country, the exports of Pakistan are encouraged. Resultantly, to work towards a positive balance of trade, our country is promoting the growth of industries of different kinds. Most villages are self-sufficient in the basic necessities of life.
Most of the families rely on cottage industries for income and basic necessities. They have their own carpenters, blacksmiths, potters, craftsmen and cotton weavers. With the passage of time cottage industries have gained great significance in both, cities and towns. Handwoven carpets, embroidered work, brassware, rugs and traditional bangles are all in great demand; in fact they can be counted as a great plus point in promoting the cultural heritage of Pakistan and widely popular among the tourists.
The following are considered the best export items of Pakistan, widely in demand in the international market: