9 travel planning hacks with Google Maps

29th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

Can you remember life before Google Maps? I can’t. When I was younger, I was driven around. When I wasn’t, I entrusted a rickshaw wale bhai sahb with my life. But that didn’t have to go on for much long as Maps arrived and navigation was in the palm of […]

Recipe: Keto Shami Kebab

28th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

Shami kebabs are one of the most convenient meal options for me. They are ready in a jiffy, and always delicious. I puppy-eyed Nasira Ali (my flatmate) into making them for me, with a promise to assist. She usually makes them with pulses/legumes, but I asked her to skip it […]

Lost and Found: A Short Story

27th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

I saw a writing prompt on Pakistani bloggers group a few days ago. I was in a train and 40 minutes away from my destination. I got to typing, and wrote this story. It is part fiction, part reality. Let your imagination decide which is what. Aladdin Park had recently […]

6 Instagram accounts for jewellery addicts

26th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

I am a major jewellery enthusiast and a champion of the maximalist movement. When it comes to accessories, I do believe that bigger is better. In fact you can often find me poring over the latest collections on the Gema & CO website. However, I am more of a bystander, […]

5 websites to buy/sell pre-loved items in Germany

25th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

Trade of second hand items is on a rise in Germany, more so now than ever before. They can be treasure troves, and often you find things that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Also, you can get really good prices while being sustainable in your purchases, you just need to […]

English speaking doctors in Cologne. You are welcome.

20th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 8

When I first moved to Cologne in Jan 2016 and needed to see a doctor, it was a herculean task to get around. Finding an english speaking doctors seemed next to impossible. Finding a receptionist who understood enough English to give me an appointment was an even more difficult. Almost […]

Highlights of Fashion Pakistan Week 2019

18th March 2019 Shaheen Rajan 0

Let’s start the week with a healthy dose of fashion. Here’s a roundup of FPW’19, with all the details worth knowing about the three day fashion bonanza held in Karachi: Sana Safinaz went solo and OTT, with ruffles, floral veil and calculated chaos The designer duo presented a solo show […]