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An Open Letter to Mangobaaz on “True Manliness”

Dear Mangobaaz, I’ll be honest, I like you guys a lot better than, well…some of your competitors. But I recently read something on your website which made me uncomfortable and was, to put it bluntly, quite problematic. Let me be clear – I don’t doubt your intentions. I’m sure you meant well. However, the reason…

liebster award 2017

On Winning The Liebster Award

Last week, I was nominated for a Liebster Award. Well, the blog was but I’m just gonna go ahead and steal all the glory ‘cause I can c: I’ve been keeping it a secret until I could write about it. Except, I spilled the beans to Shehryar ‘cause I couldn’t contain the excitement when I…

Chai Wali

Chai Wali – The Dhaba with a View

Name: Chai Wali Location: Beach Avenue, diagonally opp. Salt & Pepper Village Cuisine: Desi Specialty item(s): Zafrani chai First things first: I don’t know about you but ever since Chai Wala started this whole ‘modern dhaba’ trend, I’ve had my fingers crossed for a Chai Wali to enter the scene. So, imagine my excitement when I discovered that it was…

Seaview Sunset

Trash Talk on Pakistan Day

A couple of weeks ago, in the spirit of spontaneity, my sis-in-law and I got a one-way ride to Seaview (cause getting a one-way ticket to Peru was too expensive, JK). As a Karachiite who lives so close to the sea, the frequency of my visits to the beach (or lack thereof) is just plain…

Karachi Salon

March Monthaversary Giveaway

It’s that time of the month again, you guys! The blog is already two months old (can you believe it?!). Oh, how fast they grow :’) Hehe sorry,  I’ll save the cheese for another post. This one’s about you guys! If you’ve been following the blog, you’ll know that I like thanking y’all for being…

Florence – The Heart Thief

All it took was one day. Firenze sneaked its way in and made a clever getaway with my heart. It’s funny really, I had planned out the itinerary for every city to a T. Except Florence. And perhaps, that was the reason I fell in love with it. There were no trains to catch, no tickets booked…