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Reading Time: 4 minutes The process of renting or buying a new house is an daunting task not only just in Dhaka but all over Bangladesh. Considering how troublesome the entire process is, it is even more painful to find a furnished home in Dhaka. And with limited resources such as time and budget, finding and buying or renting a furnished apartment can multiply the hassle by several-fold. According to Bproperty, there are around 1305 listings across the city offering furnished homes both for sale and rent. Naturally, the prices of furnished apartments are higher than those of non-furnished ones, but much of that cost also depends on the area that the property is located in. That said, there are areas with offerings that are surprisingly reasonable in contrast to other prime areas of the city and that too without much considerable compromise. So what are some of the areas to look for while…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Dhaka; the frenetic metropolis of Bangladesh, is a city entangled with the dreams and sentiments of millions of people. Like most other megacities in the developing world, Dhaka is a boomtown with a thriving real estate market, a growing middle class and a lively cultural and intellectual life that is offset by the rampant misery of terrible road infrastructure and traffic. In Dhaka, the road infrastructure is so bad that it has sealed Dhaka’s reputation among academics and development specialists as the great symbol of 21st-century urban dysfunction, the world’s most broken city. In the 2019 Global Liveability Survey, the quality of life report issued annually by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Dhaka ranked 138 among 140 and its infrastructure rating was the worst of any city in the survey. But when Dhaka is suffering from such afflictions, we become curious to know; what are some of the areas with the…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Foodaholics in Dhaka always love to discover new flavors. So even with hundreds of food joints springing up on a regular basis, the demand isn’t declining at all. Deciding where to eat in Dhaka is as hard, if not more, as cherry-picking what new pieces to splurge on in different seasons. With endless options from fast-food chains, cafes, fine dining spots to casual eateries, this part of the country is brimming with some of the best food stores you’re likely to ever have in your life. The upper echelon of fine dining experiences and the cozy environment have a stronghold in this city with the critically acclaimed best restaurants in the country. Also, the rise of FMCG industries, food delivery services, etc. has contributed greatly to the growth of the food service industry in Bangladesh in the recent decade.  RESTAURANT BUSINESSES IN DHAKA The first outburst of the fast-food landscape…

Reading Time: 4 minutes For anything to be ideal, it needs to first meet certain conditions. Likewise, for a place to be called ideal for living, it has to provide a string of basic attributes that serve its inhabitants with all the necessary facilities and amenities. In that sense, claiming Khulshi, one of the most prominent neighborhoods in Chattogram, as an ideal place to live won’t be wrong at all. Being one of the most developed areas in all of Chattogram, not only does it offer a distinguished neighborhood but also offers a lush lifestyle throughout. Despite being divided into two parts, Khulshi as a whole can bestow you the best of what a thriving megacity can offer. Tranquil Environment Khulshi is surrounded by the convivial beauty of hillside; so serene that it is almost impossible not to be enchanted by it. In a country like Bangladesh, where only a few residential communities are…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traveling by train can be quite relaxing and convenient for many. There’s no need to worry about traffic jams, storms, or even a bathroom. So knowing Bangladesh’s train schedule can be very useful. In fact, having a copy of the BD train schedule and timetable can be a lifesaver. Without a copy of the Bangladesh train line schedule, a passenger can easily become lost and risk waiting hours for the right train to arrive. To make sure that such an unfortunate event doesn’t happen to you, we have created an easy to follow timetable of Bangladesh’s train movement. With the handy schedule and the convenient downloadable map from railway.gov.bd you will never miss a train again. Who knows, maybe this BD train schedule could also help other passengers who do not have one find their way. Bookmark this schedule and also send this to your friends who use trains regularly…

Reading Time: 5 minutes With no sign of slowing down, Dhaka retains its place as one of the most populated cities in the world right now. According to some estimations, more than 20 million people reside in Dhaka, and with a growth rate of over 3.5% per year, the population count is expected to rise another 10 million by the year 2035. Among these, only 20-25% of people have their own homes and for the rest of the people, renting is the only way to move forward. It’s no surprise that most people can’t afford to buy their own homes in the capital city as land price is extremely high. So in a place where renting is the norm, people are keen on looking for homes that are more affordable and in areas that are well developed. That is because spending half a salary paying rent is not an ideal thing at all. Wouldn’t…

Reading Time: 5 minutes For most of us, home is where we find peace and solace. Whenever we need peace of mind, we think about seeking the comforts of our couch or bed. Sometimes a good night of comfy sleep is what we need. Other times we need something that effectively enhances our ability to contemplate and soothe our senses. Your home might not always give you a sense of contentment that you need. On the other hand, a breath of fresh air in the vastness of nature can do wonders for our state of mind as well as our bodies. Now take a step back and think, when was the last time you stopped to take a deep long breath of fresh air? Life in the metropolis can disturb your peace and can make you feel claustrophobic sometimes. It is very easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of Dhaka. With…

Reading Time: 4 minutes “How can you forgo events of the good old days, dear? The glimpse of each other, spirited chatting, are unforgettable. Come once more, my friend, come into my heart. We’ll talk about the joy and sorrows to soothe the heart.” -Rabindranath Tagore The magic carpet ride isn’t something you get to explore in reality. But what we can have is a lane full of magical memories. Kamalapur Railway Station is one of those places which brings back memories of the long lost past. You may have already realized why we are relating the magic carpet to Kamalapur Rail Station… The incumbent feeling of being in a railway station leads immediately to several memories down the lane. Most generally it represents, as it does for many people, a temporary escape from the intolerable world of court or affairs. The mind romanticizes the railway platforms attributing to its happiest days of escape…

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 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…