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Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you searching for a place engulfed in the shadow of green? Do you want to initiate the new year being closer to nature? After the end of an eventful year, it’s time to celebrate and have a relaxing time by welcoming the new year. And if you can celebrate in a peaceful and tranquil environment under the cadence of the chirping birds, the year kickstarts in style. In the busy town of Gazipur, the Bhawal National Park is located where you can get relief from the humdrum affairs of town-life. It is famously known as “Gazari Gor” or “The clone house of Gazari”. Let’s explore the place.   Where is this located?   In the Sreepur Upazila of Gazipur, the Bhawal National Park is located. It is a 40 km ride from Dhaka. To be precise, the park is built upon 5022 hectares of land beside the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway.  Commute Located…

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are plenty of ways to welcome a New Year. From the simple pleasure of hanging a new calendar on the wall to late-night fun, you have no shortage of ways to celebrate the day. Now amid all this, you might also want to give your house a makeover this New Year as a part of the celebration. In order to give your home a new look, you do not have to change everything up or spend big. With a little bit of planning and effort, you could easily do that without having to invest much of your time and money. You just need to check to get New Year home design ideas before you start.  To ease your hassle, here are some design ideas on how you can give your home a new look in the New Year. Change The Cushions And The Covers Cushions are not that sizable…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you embrace the freezing weather or shun it, winter is here. Notwithstanding the fact that winter is the season of relief from the scorching summer heat, winters are increasingly harsh for your home. If you want to avoid various costly repairs, make sure that your entire home fittings are ready for the season. But it isn’t always easy to know what you can do to help prepare and protect your property from the cold. Here is some winter maintenance checklist to ensure your home is ready for the season. Weatherproof the doors and windows of your house It is important to check your windows and doors for gaps and areas that may cause a draft. Using caulk or weatherstripping to seal them up can help. Consider replacing the windows or doors if the problem is severe enough. It is highly necessary to keep your doors and windows in shape…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Jumping into your cozy bed and sliding under the blanket to take a nap, enjoying movies or enjoying a hot cup of coffee; any of these might be the ideal thing for you to do this winter. But on the other hand, as January marks the beginning of a new year, various events also bubble up to celebrate this occasion. So, if you want to experience something more exciting to do other than clinging to your cozy space, you might want to know what is happening in January 2020. Here, we have composed a list of events for you that will happen in January 2020. Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2020 Date: 01 Jan – 31 Jan Time: 10:00 am – 08:00 pm Venue: On the west side of Bangabandhu International Conference Center Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) will turn 25 next year. For the last 24 years, the country’s…

Reading Time: 4 minutes A home is a desire that gives you a sense of contentment. It is the place where you can attain an interconnectedness between you and your family. That is why everyone needs to find a home that will fulfill all their requirements, needs, and dreams; and the following listings have the capacity to do all that! They are, after all, some of the best apartments in December 2019. So why not get to know a little more about them. And who knows, maybe these apartments are just the type of property you’ve been searching for! ELEGANT 2,600 SQ. FT. APARTMENT IN GULSHAN Gulshan is one of the most versatile areas in the city of Dhaka. There are wide ranges of corporate offices and banks located in this place. With the plethora of places, this area is the most important one you will get in the city and to add to…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your dining space is an intermediary of the house; a space that serves as a hub for family meals. Any outdated decor of your dining space forces you to end up underutilizing this central room. Giving the dining room a fresh and modern up-to-date makeover with wood can give you a wholesome sense of joy. If you are looking for some great ideas regarding your dining room decoration in wood, we have some stunning innovative ideas to reclaim your dining room. Addition of vibrant colors  Wood is an ideal material to give your dining space a rustic mood. With many innovative and eccentric designs, it can add a vintage touch to your furniture. A great way to incorporate wood is if you get a table painted in bright colors and get it covered with glass or transparent tablecloths. You can even buy a simple dining table and paint it yourself…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Following our previous article on the cost of building a home, a lot of the readers have been eager to learn a bit more about the foundation cost of buildings in Bangladesh – and it is easy to understand why. Foundation is a primary aspect of construction. It determines a structure’s integrity as well as durability to a great extent – especially in modern times when verticality is the path forward. However, unlike other aspects, determining or even estimating the foundation cost of buildings can be quite difficult due to the complex items involved – not to mention the different foundation options that are available. As such, before discussions about the cost begin, let’s take a brief look at the types of foundations that are prevalent in Bangladesh today. Foundation Types The type of foundation most appropriate for you largely depends on soil quality and the height of the building.…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind. The owlet’s cry Came loud—and hark, again! loud as before. The inmates of my cottage, all at rest, Have left me to that solitude” -“Frost at Midnight” By Samuel Taylor Coleridge  If you’re going to spend a good amount of time at home than usual in this season, thanks to the shivering cold weather outside, it needs to feel totally homely and inviting. And that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be stuck living with kitschy wreaths and lackluster fittings to uplift your boredom. Winter home decor is all about incorporating rich, textural layers and light seasonal colors that reflect the season. Whether or not you want to go shopping for some wintery artwork and decor or you’d rather work with what you’ve got, these exclusive winter home decor ideas will help you prepare for spending the season of freezing…

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the name suggests, a living room is where you spend the major portion of your time at home. This is where you relax, entertain, have coffee in the morning, and so on. In other words, your living room is an integral part of your home which needs to be organized properly. Now if you want to stylize your living space, there are a lot of ways you can do that. But with a pinched budget, it might get a little tricky. With thoughtful planning and thinking, you can actually decorate your living room without hurting your wallet, all the while keeping it beautifully tidy. Here are some affordable decoration ideas and tweaks for your living room that you can apply without having to spend more than BDT 5000. Making Changes Before adding anything to your precious living space, take a step back and observe the room. See if rearranging…

Reading Time: 4 minutes This week, the nation will celebrate its 49th Victory Day and pay homage to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice for our country. Their resolve, determination and struggle made attaining victory possible and create a new nation, a ‘Bangla nation’. Without their sacrifice, the entire existence of our beloved Bangladesh wouldn’t have been possible and we would have surely lost our culture, tradition, and identity. Our victory day, or as we call it “Bijoy Dibosh” is a testament to the 9-month struggle of the people of the country; Which is why the occasion is celebrated nationwide as well as worldwide in various Bangladeshi communities. Looking back The liberation war in 1971, happens to be one of the most violent wars of the 20th century as the nation witnessed multiple acts of brutality on a massive scale. Although, the craving for a sovereign nation sparked long before 1971. It all…