About Irtiza

A small town kid, stuck in a big city!

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
Pheriche hike to ebc

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 7 (Pheriche)

My guide has fallen sick and left for lower grounds at Namche. Now I am trekking with the Japanese group of 2 and their guide. I am not feeling very Read More
ebc trek from namche

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 6 (Tengboche, Dobuche)

I started walking on all fours (one pole bought from Kathmandu, and one from Namche Bazar) and it has worked wonders for my knees. The trek today was long – Read More
namche bazar view

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 5 (Namche Bazar)

Due to the high altitude in Namche Bazar, I was having a little headache from last night. Also my knees were still a little sore. My room offered a great Read More
hillary bridge near namche bazar

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 4 (Namche Bazar)

This was the most physically challenging day of my life. The 7 hour hike (normally 6 hours) led us to 3440 meter town of Namche Bazar. My knees were absolutely Read More
flight to lukla from kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 3 (Lukla, Phakding)

Today was the day of highs and lows and mistakes. High was the beauty and the new acquaintances. Low was the loneliness of travelling alone. And the mistakes were… well, Read More
rooftop restaurant in thamel kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 2 (Kathmandu)

It felt a lot better today and didn’t feel like I wasn’t doing anything. The first surprise of the day was when I saw the rooftop restaurant of my hotel Read More
hotel nepalaya thamel kathmandu nepal

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 1 (Thamel)

The last time I visited Nepal I was awestruck by the beauty and the vibe of EVERYTHING. And why not? I was here with my wife on our honeymoon. Even Read More
punakha dzong bhutan

5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary, Cost, Tips

Bhutan trip itinerary & cost for 5 nights and 6 days for Bangladesh, India & maldives. The itinerary covers Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and Read More
paro bhutan travel

6 Days in Bhutan – Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Haa Trip Report

My wife and I visited Bhutan in late November 2015. Being from Bangladesh, we did not require to hire a local guide, which was mandatory for all the other tourists Read More

How to Spend One and a Half Day in Delhi: Itinerary

Delhi is a huge, I mean HUGE city and to properly experience it even several weeks might not be enough. But if you are on a tight schedule, with proper Read More

Kolkata & Delhi in 4 Days: Trip Report

This rather lengthy trip report is based on me and my wife’s trip to India this month. I have tried to include as much details as possible. I hope other Read More

আমাদের কোলকাতা ও দার্জিলিং ট্রিপ রিপোর্ট – ফেব্রুয়ারি ২০১৪

সজলের একটা কনফারেন্সে অংশগ্রহণকে কেন্দ্র করে (যেটায় সে অনেক দেশের প্রতিদ্বন্দ্বীদের মাঝে দ্বিতীয় স্থান অর্জন করে) অনেকটা হুট করেই ঠিক হল আমাদের ইন্ডিয়া ঘুরতে যাওয়ার ব্যাপারটা। “আমি যাব”, “আমি যাব Read More

ট্রাভেল টিপস : 101

আমাদের মধ্যে কেই বা এমন আছে যার ভ্রমন করতে ভালো লাগে না। দেশ থেকে দেশে ঘুরে বেড়াতে চায় না, পৃথিবীর নিখাদ বৈচিত্র্যময় সৌন্দর্য অবলোকন করতে চায় না, এমন মানুষ মনে Read More

A Timeline of Israel & Palestine’s Claim to the Land: Who Came First?

Until now, I paid no attention to the Israel-Palestine conflict. I knew that there was a famous person named Yaseer Arafat who struggled for independence; and from a perspective of Read More