Isfahan doesn’t like me, they said.

12th November 2017 Shaheen Rajan 0

And it doesn’t even know me! Can you imagine being discounted, even before you have said hello, only because my passport is a gorgeous moss-green in colour? Background story for the drama – I was scheduled for a couple of meetings in Isfahan, Yazd and Tehran this week. I had […]

Art Biennale 2017 brings 165 artists to Karachi

31st October 2017 Shaheen Rajan 0

Art scene in Karachi is having a spectacular moment; my city has been home to many influential modernists and contemporary artists and its gallery circuit is unrivalled in the country – and one of the most vibrant in South Asia. Recently, the culture editor for Deutschlandfunk was tagged in pictures in […]

Simply Keto – a 100% Keto cafe in Berlin

29th October 2017 Shaheen Rajan 0

I have been on and off the keto wagon for some weeks now. I need to get disciplined and follow it religiously (at least until sari-wearing season is over), but consistency is not one of my finer traits, as you probably know by now. Anyway. There has been a lot […]

Events in Berlin: Portrait of a Nation, Berlin Art Week

18th September 2017 Shaheen Rajan 0

Berlin has an eccentric character, with graffiti adorned walls, quirky corners and more artists displaying their craft along sidewalk than any other city I have been to. And when it’s Berlin Art Week, the city turns into a piece of art itself. All galleries step up their game and attempt […]

Vogue Fashion‘s Night Out in Berlin

6th September 2017 Shaheen Rajan 1

Under the motto of “A Global Celebration of Fashion”, VOGUE has launched an international shopping initiative for the ninth time in September 2017. At the Fashion’s Night Out, luxury boutiques and department stores will remain open until midnight and await their customers with limited collections and special promotions. For the […]

4 things you need to know about IFA 2017

25th August 2017 Shaheen Rajan 0

If you have even a mild interest in technology, you must have heard of the upcoming IFA Berlin 2017. Running from 1-6 September, the exhibition presents the latest products and innovations, attracts visitors from over 100 countries and many mainstream brands chose this platform to announce their products at IFA, […]

Cue in: Music is having a major moment in Pakistan

22nd August 2017 Shaheen Rajan 1

Pakistan is experiencing a musical boom, and there has never been a better time than now to tune in and enjoy. There are some amazing projects going on, which are not only incubators for artists who want to pursue music, but also channels that are creating mind-blowing music en route. […]