Early this August, TripKar organized a trip to the beautiful region of Gilgit Baltistan. The week long trip was an eventful journey, starting from Lahore and included river rafting at Naran, exploring the historic Altit and Baltit Forts, boating at Attabad Lake and touching the border at Sost.
If you’ve ever been to DHA H Block for a bite, you must have taken a look at all the restaurant boards and wondered: So much Karachi in one Lahori street? As a born and raised Lahori, I too felt a bit insecure when around five years ago this, now massive, market began hosting famous Karachi restaurants. But along with the tag, these restaurants brought great food and flavor which is any Punjabi’s biggest weakness! Since then H-Block has been conquered by Karachi restaurant chains and in the process been renamed, quite deserving, New Food Street.
Reading lets you travel back in time and experience diverse cultures from different perspectives. Tripkar brings you a list of best books for travelers to enjoy and indulge into:
The Great Railway Bazaar
First Published in 1975, the book is an account of the authors 4 month rail journey from London through Europe, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. This book is must read for any enthusiast train traveler!
Picking a hotel to stay in, is the most crucial part of travel planning. Here are five tips from Tripkar that will help you in picking a good hotel accommodation to fulfill your travel needs!
Obviously you cannot stay in a hotel which is out of your budget. While picking a good hotel accommodation, make an estimate of how much you are willing to spend on your accommodation and try finding a hotel which suits both your budget and your travel needs. Remember the best hotel is not the most expensive one, but which suits your needs the best!
Pakistan is a country which has a very old history. Some of the oldest civilizations in the world like Mehrgarh, Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa and Taxilla are known to have existed here. Such a rich history has made Pakistan of great interest to historians, archaeologists and travelers. There are a number of museums in the country which have a great significance in this aspect, and hence are a must visit especially for people who share these sort of interests. Tripkar brings you a list of some amazing museums in Pakistan for you to visit: