About Irtiza

A small town kid, stuck in a big city!

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Diary: 2022 Winter Escapade

I am back in Thamel after a little more than 3 years – this time for a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. This is going to be my third Himalayan Read More
Hatirjheel Dhaka

Days in Quarantine: Made a video

Last time we traveled was in December 2019, before all this covid madness started. Being stuck in our homes, not being able to go anywhere really, has rekindled our love Read More
bag pack

বাংলাদেশী ট্রাভেলারের যে ২০ টি জিনিস অবশ্যই সাথে রাখা উচিত

ছোটোবেলায় নানুবাড়ি যাওয়ার আগের রাতে আমি আর আম্মু সবসময় ঘটা করে ব্যাগ গুছাতাম। আম্মু কাপড় ভাঁজ করে দিত, আর আমি তা ব্যাগে তুলতাম। আমাকে ছাড়া যদি কখনো আম্মু ব্যাগ গুছিয়ে Read More
Thanchi sangu river

২ বা ৩ দিনের ছুটিতে কোথায় ঘুরতে যাব?

ক্লাস বা অফিসের ফাঁকে কখন কোথায় ঘুরতে যাব, সেটা প্ল্যান করতে করতে আমার মত অনেকের সময় কাটে! ব্যক্তিগত অভিজ্ঞতা থেকে ২ থেকে ৩ দিনে ঘুরে আসা যায়, এমন সব জায়গা Read More
trekking gear in bangladesh

Trekking & Outdoor Gear in Bangladesh – Where to Buy

It is extremely difficult to find good, usable trekking and outdoor gear in Bangladesh. Here are 8 places to buy trekking gear in Dhaka. Read More
Kathmandu Hotel Nepalaya

Finding the Right Hotels in Kathmandu (Budget to Mid Range)

There are tons of options when it comes to finding hotels in Kathmandu - from shoe-string budget to 5 star accommodations. Let me help you find it. Read More
Langtang trek

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 8 (Back to Syabrubesi)

I seldom know what to answer to "why trek"? I guess, it’s a very obvious choice to those who have done it and very difficult to explain to Read More
Way to Rimche, Lama Hotel

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 7 (Rimche)

On the way down we took the route which got damaged by the earthquake in 2015. As people do not take this route generally anymore, it seemed a bit Read More
Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 6 (Langtang)

This was the most beautiful day of this trek. The valley from Kyanjin Gompa to Langtang is absolutely stunning with clear blue Read More
Kyanjin Gompa

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 5 (Kyanjin Gompa)

Leaving our heavy packs behind, we head out to climb Kyanjin Ri. This 4800 meter mountain offered a panoramic view of the valley, the range of snowy mountains and Read More
langtang trek day 4

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 4 (Langtang)

7 hours of “Slowly walking” trek took me 10 hours to complete. Knees hurt a lot, but its better than yesterday. I started early today. At first the young and Read More
Langtang day 3

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 3 (Lama Hotel)

I don’t think I can do it! Today we walked 8 hours and I feel like I have no knees (I have uric acid influx). It’s extremely painful to bend Read More

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 2 (Syabrubesi)

“Why did I pack so many things in my bag?” I kept thinking as I got out of the hotel at 6:20am. My guide, Subindra, introduced me to my travel Read More
Langtang Trek Diary Kathmandu

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 1 (Kathmandu)

Last year, I came to this understanding, that when we try to recreate old memories, we only end up damaging them. So, I am off to making brand new ones. Read More
Lobuche everest base camp

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 8 (Lobuche)

Nauto started having headache from last evening. The morning hasn’t brought any good luck either. But he is determined to go forward to Lobuche. Sho said with broken English “there Read More