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Learning Urdu Pakistan Travel

Real World Urdu Examples for Reading Practice

Reading Urdu children stories is common for practising Urdu reading, but I find practising translating real-world signs and menus in Pakistan even more useful. Because you’re definitely going to come across these things every day while in Pakistan – and it’s this very reason why I decided I needed to learn Urdu. These photos are […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Pakistan Travel

Authentic Pakistani Chai Recipe from a Chai Master

I’ve covered Indian Masala Chai recipes a few times now, but here we have the classic Pakistani Chai recipe as taught to me by a chaiwala in Pakistan! The difference between Indian & Pakistan Chai There are 2 differences. Pakistanis don’t usually put Masala in their chai. They might add one ground up cardamon pod, […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to Apply for a Pakistan Visa-on-Arrival & What Happens When You Land?

Applying for a tourist visa-on-arrival for travel in Pakistan is an easy online process. Although it’s not truly a visa-ON-arrival as you first need to fill out a quite lengthy form and pay a fee before you fly. I’ll walk you through the entire process and what happens when you arrive at an airport in […]

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Pakistan Travel

Which Parts of Pakistan Can Foreign Tourists Visit?

In 2019, Prime Minister Imran Khan abolished the need for foreign tourists to get No Objection Certificates (NOC) to travel around Pakistan. And while foreigners can practically travel anywhere in Pakistan, there are still a few restrictions in place. Restrictions when visiting Pakistan as a tourist Balochistan is difficult All provinces of Pakistan are open […]

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India Travel Safety Pakistan Travel

How to Blend In While Travelling in India & Pakistan

When I’m travelling alone in India or Pakistan, I don’t want to be that foreigner trying to lug around a big suitcase on the streets, and I don’t want to be sticking out like a sore thumb because of what I’m wearing. It just attracts unwanted attention. If I’m in Pakistan and I stumble into a […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to Book a Bus Ticket in Pakistan

Booking a bus ticket is relitavely easy in Pakistan, although the process isn’t exactly as you would expect. To book a bus ticket you reserve it by calling either Daewoo or Faisal Movers. There’s no online booking. You need to call. Daewoo phone number 0304 111 7008 Faisal Movers phone number 03111 224 488 The […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to Get a SIM Card in Pakistan (Plus 1 Problem for Tourists)

In Pakistan, you can’t just get a SIM card at any store. You must go to certain offices that have the ability to issue SIM cards to foreigners. On my 3 trips to Pakistan I have used Zong 4G Pakistan. It’s the best network in Pakistan. I’ve never had an issue with their coverage and […]

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Pakistan Travel

How I Met Zack Waheed, the Heart-Warming Pakistani Kid

I met Zack Waheed on 26 November 2020 at Lahore’s famous Gawalmandi food street. At first, he came up to me on the street and took a selfie with me because he was a subscriber of my YouTube channel. I thought that was it, man was I wrong. Zack was about to go viral. 5 […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Pakistan Travel

The ONLY Place I Eat in Murree

Murree is a beautiful hill station in Pakistan, but it’s overrun with tourists and therefore cheap knick-knack stores and bad restaurants. I tried a ton of overpriced places until I found Qoeta (sic) Khan Cafe. This is the last dhaba in a long line of them on the gali where Mall Road starts. It’s also […]

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India Travel Pakistan Travel

Can Indians Visit Pakistan? Full Pakistan/India VISA Guide

Because I’ve been to Pakistan three times from India and vlogged the entire trip, a common question I get from Indians is, “How can I visit Pakistan?” Many Indians are interested in visiting what used to be part of India. And likewise, Pakistanis are inquisitive about going to India – when I was there many […]