Photography: Amna Zuberi Journalist and travel enthusiast Madeeha Syed travels to what is generally considered the “Wild West” of Pakistan. As she digs her heels deeper into the unknown terrain,
Explorer Madeeha Syed pens an informed guide on everything you need to know to start cycling and lists a few of her favourite off-the-beaten-path rides around Karachi and its environs.
When in Sindh, don an Ajrak. That is how it works. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a peasant or a prince, everyone wears it. Some wear it as a mark
Journalist Madeeha Syed makes an amorous trip to Bahawalpur, hoping to find romance in the little princely state where grandeur and glory formerly ruled life. After four days of searching,
“Normal” diving in Pakistan is “difficult” diving anywhere else in the world. But the effort is worth it, given the presence of beautiful reefs that are bursting with aquatic life.
At the end of a dusty road, hidden behind tankers parked by squatters, lies one of Pakistan’s oldest known heritage sites. Some of the greatest and most-preserved archaeological artefacts of
A visit to a small, secluded and charming fishing village in Balochistan, bordering the coast of Karachi, revealed that it has changed over the years but there’s still a little
The ‘House of Spirits’ in Balochistan tells the story of a mysterious people we may never fully know about… Balochistan is Pakistan’s best-kept secret. Dry, barren and inhospitable on the
Sarajevo is a city that is rebuilding on its ruins. It’s a city with a rich and vibrant Roman, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian past. Twenty years after the Yugoslavian wars, Sarajevo
One needs to go to great lengths to dive into the wilderness that marks the Pakistani side of the Arabian Sea, but as journalist Madeeha Syed discovered on a recent
A few years ago, I hosted a Portuguese backpacker who had been to around 190 countries. Leading a nomadic life for years without the comfort of routine isn’t easy. His
It was as if we had walked onto the set of The Beach (2000). That scene where Leonardo DiCaprio walks into the dwelling space of the people living on the