Part 3: How disaster ensued during my visa process for Turkey!

So even today, we went through the same process; surrendered our phones unwillingly, went to the guy sitting on the second counter who looked at us with suspicion when we told him that we are here for collecting our passports. He asked for our receipts, checked them online and told us that, indeed, the applications ...

Part 2: How disaster ensued during my visa process for Turkey!

Before telling you about what happened today, let me take you to ten days back, when we went to Gerry’s to apply for our application. We found the processes at Gerry’s lengthy and unnecessary. For example, they took our mobile phones before entering the building, which usually happens when you go to an embassy or consulate ...

Say no to waiting at salons

This time, I would like to write a review of a beauty salon called CosmoDerme. So my husband and I had thrown a dinner party for friends and family and I had planned to get my hair and eye makeup done professionally. The rest could be done at home and would have been enough. So I ...

Five toddler-friendly restaurants to go to in Karachi

  As a mother of a toddler, I can relate to every woman in the world who is trying to keep their social life alive with little monsters trying to ruin, or at least sabotage, it. Don’t give up just yet. While trying to do the same, I explored many restaurants in Karachi to socialize with ...

Will there be another Edhi for the needy?

It was in news for the past two to three months now that Edhi Sahib was not well and was hospitalized on and off. It was disturbing news but, with my own life happening at the same time, I didn’t pay much attention to it. And, perhaps another reason was that I couldn’t bring myself ...