Purbani International

Address: 1, Dilkusha, Dhaka, Bangladesh | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 1, Dilkusha, Dhaka, is near Lalbag Fort, National Parliament House, Sonargaon, and Shahid Minar.
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    Travel Blogs from Dhaka

    Forever Exploring

    A travel blog entry by myrickshawride on May 27, 2015

    41 photos

    ... and nation wide road blockades from the BNP oppositional party), UN security couldn't fathom females traveling without any MEN accompanying them. In order to appease security’s concerns, we settled on receiving four security calls a day to check up on our whereabouts and status. On the one hand it takes protection and precaution to a new level, but it was also a welcomed compromise that provided me with a sense of comfort in case anything sketchy did happen. ...

    Eve-teasing

    A travel blog entry by myrickshawride on Mar 14, 2015

    15 photos

    ... viewed as a burden on their families and this outlook only worsens as they move into adolescence. According to UNICEF (2010) 33% of women in Bangladesh were married before the age of 15; and 74% of women were married before the age of 18. Moreover, the same article stated that a women's risk of dying during pregnancy is one in 51 (Ireland is one in 47,600 - best performer). In addition, violence against women is common in marriages, where sadly both men ...

    Na Chini

    A travel blog entry by myrickshawride on Feb 12, 2015

    10 photos

    ... grim result of this 'luxurious' treat. According to the Bangladesh Diabetic Association, around seven million people in Bangladesh suffer from Diabetes and the number is rising each year by 5-6 percent!

    So how does this effect me?! Well, as someone who doesn't always munch on Ritter Sports bars, I do actually like to watch what I eat. But in Dhaka this has proven to be a little difficult. See, they like to sneak sugar in to almost everything you ...

    The taste of newer and richer experiences

    A travel blog entry by myrickshawride on Jan 21, 2015

    6 comments, 14 photos

    ... br> The expat clubs (Canadian, German, American, British, Australian, Dutch and Norwegian) are all licensed government establishments that sell alcohol and offer a great social scene to meet people. My first experience out was at the American Club. It was an international cocktail (the good kind, not the explosive) of British, Australian, Canadian and a few Bangaldeshi people. If you know me, you know I LOVE a good, 'deep' conversation - so people have told me. Hey, I ...

    A Couple (very) Bad Days

    A travel blog entry by hasemeyer on Feb 15, 2014

    3 photos

    After being rejected by the Indian border, we took a deep breath (or ten) and started the 12 hour bus journey back to Dhaka. The driver had a bigger horn than anything we have been in, and thus was much faster and gutsier. Because our vehicle was 'heavy', we were sent to the extremely long line to wait for the 'big-vehicle' ferry to cross the river. The line meant that we were stopped for 3 hours with a constant line of vendors and ...