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Reading Time: 4 minutes There are hundreds if not thousands of styles and designs of wardrobes from various vendors. These can be branded or custom made. But these designs all fall within a specific few categories. So how do you go about that first step and choose the right type of wardrobe for yourself? Let’s take a look at what you could be looking for and which might be best for you. Cupboards The most basic form of wardrobe, the cupboard is one you can go to any furniture shop and pick out. But it’s simplistic nature means there are tons of variations. You can have a basic cupboard, but you can also get cupboards with additional features like a dressing table and connected work table. They can also come in various shapes like the regular squarish or even L-Shapes. Depending on the space and budget you have, you can combine features and shapes…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Living in Dhaka City is not easy on the wallet. More than half the population lives in rental apartments. One needs to contribute a major portion of their income for rent. Most people can only ever dream of having a house of their own. Thus, in a place where rent is the norm, strong tenancy rights, landlord laws, its efficient uptake and the responsibilities of landlords becomes necessary for smooth operations of the city’s housing situation.   The landlord vs. tenant dispute is a widespread phenomenon even though there are laws to serve as a blueprint for basic interactions. Despite the laws and acts, there are some primary duties that every landlord or homeowner should perform or follow. Sometimes it seems like there are no rules in this regard since there is no regulatory body for monitoring the impulsive activities of so many landlords. Do’s – The Responsibilities of Landlords…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Panam Nagar, also known as The Lost City, used to be a bustling place. Having been practically abandoned ages ago, only the untouched stones and derelict buildings remain a testament to its ancient stories. Maybe 450 years ago you would have loved the lively and busy city, but today we visit an unseemly restful place. History Common knowledge tells us that 15th century ruler Jamidar Isa Khan was the first to settle Panam Nagar as the capital of the area, though the area was popular even as far back as the 13th century. There were three large settlements; Boro Nagar, Pash Nagar and Panam Nagar. As we now can tell, Panam Nagar was and is the most renowned of the three. It was a place of great economic and political power and was the east terminus of the 2,500 km Grand Trunk Road that connected Bengal to Central Asia. Panam…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever caught yourself wondering what it would be like to become a real estate mogul in Dhaka city? Real estate is one of the biggest, thriving sectors in Bangladesh. When on the verge of the first phase of your career-oriented life, it is natural to wonder about catapulting yourself to the top floors of your respective sector. As an industry of tangible value, real estate can be a good investment. But how does it play out in the minds of young professionals who are just starting out? Below is an informative overview of what to expect and how to proceed with the most exciting phase of investing in real estate of Bangladesh… Know About What You Are Getting Into: The world is your oyster. You are young; you are hopeful and aspiring to be bigger than you already are. Don’t rush into making decisions when it comes to investing in real…

Reading Time: 4 minutes But just functionality won’t do. You really need to add some aesthetics. Time has brought with it many different styles of home design. A modern home design isn’t enough anymore. What’s home that doesn’t have a little reflection of your personality? Just a little can change the very outlook of your home. We all know the basics of decorating our homes. Our blog is also full of articles you can look to to help you on your designing ways as well. Articles about dining room designs, home entrance ideas, beautiful ceilings, and paint finishes that can all be found on our site. Lots of us like taking the path less used. These are the people that need to do everything a little different from everyone else; and leave a bit of themselves visible in their work. This article is for those people who want to have a reflection of your…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Finding an office space that you really like can be quite difficult. And even if you are finally able to find one, you need to consider its location. After all, having an office near your home has many benefits. What’s better than having an office near your home? Having it in your home! There is also another type of businesses that can benefit a lot from a home office, startups. Because of limited funds, a home office can be the perfect place to work while your business grows. For this and many other reasons, many choose to set up an office in their home. And if you have a home office, you need to decorate it. That is why we are here today with some functional and wonderful tips on home office design. Utilize All the Spaces Many times, a ‘home office’ is usually a corner or sector of your…

Reading Time: 4 minutes There is definitely a lot to do this September, but September also happens to be the month a lot of cool things happened in. there were lots of discoveries in September that we just can’t go without acknowledging or celebrating. Some of these were scientific, some structural, some were intellectual creations and some were even the birthdays of great people (and animals). Let’s see what September has given us over the years. First Book Published, 1452 Thousands of us are avid book readers and I mean the physical copy type of book reader. What’s amazing is, the first mechanically published book was published in 1452, on September 30th by Johann Gutenberg. The book published was the Bible. Copyright, 1486 Copyrights are the reason so many can hold onto their intellectual property. While many complain that copyrights and patents deter or slow down growth, we like to avoid the argument and…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dhaka is loud, vibrant and exciting. There is always something going on in some part of the city. But how much does it cost to live in Dhaka? There are hundreds of factors to consider, so we thought we’d put together a small list of the most common things people should be aware of. Information courtesy of Numbeo.com Restaurants Avg Price Meal, Small Food Shops 150.00 ৳ Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 775.00 ৳ Cappuccino (regular) 169.62 ৳ Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 29.57 ৳ Water (0.33 liter bottle) 15.25 ৳ Markets Avg Price Milk (regular), (1 liter) 72.67 ৳ Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 54.66 ৳ Rice (white), (1kg) 61.24 ৳ Eggs (regular) (12) 101.52 ৳ Local Cheese (1kg) 548.00 ৳ Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 322.50 ৳ Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 552.29 ৳ Apples (1kg) 175.33 ৳ Banana (1kg) 100.59 ৳ Oranges (1kg) 169.52 ৳ Tomato (1kg) 50.56 ৳ Potato (1kg) 24.79 ৳ Onion (1kg) 39.26 ৳ Lettuce (1…

Reading Time: 5 minutes We all watch movies and TV shows, even when they’re not all that good. But when we do see something that we truly like, we keep watching it over and over and some even go out of their way to find out everything about the film like cast, crew and locations. Our article today is about massively popular titles like Home Alone, The Godfather and Breaking Bad. Let’s take a look at where these movie properties are or if they even exist at all! Home Alone It’s difficult to find someone who didn’t laugh themselves silly watching 1990’s Home Alone movie. When everyone leaves for the winter vacation, the youngest son, Kevin, gets left stranded at home; exactly when two robbers decide to get into the house. This plot is what created such a great comedy movie. It’s great to know that the crew decided to go with a real…

Reading Time: 3 minutes People in Dhaka love the bigger homes. Bproperty recently did a study and found that the majority of real estate demand in Dhaka is now in the 1500 square feet range. But even so, lots of people want smaller places for various reasons. And some go as far as to look for studio apartments. So what are the reasons or benefits of a studio apartment that so many people would choose it? Easy to maintain The best thing about a smaller apartment is the lack of space to mess things up. Whether you live alone or with others, things tend to just go haywire after a couple of weeks. You find you have to do a lot of cleaning up and reorganizing no matter how much you try to keep things running smoothly. With a studio apartment, however, things are a lot easier. There is much less space, so much…