Rub your eyes and blink.
Rub your eyes and blink.
Dhaka is more than just a city, it is a giant whirlpool that sucks in anything and anyone foolish enough to come within its furious grasp.
Chittagong division contains some of the highlights of Bangladesh.
If Indiana Jones were a real man, then he’d be living in Rajshahi division.
Damp and green Sylhet division, a place of myriad waterways and gentle bumplike hills crowned in lurid green tea plantations, is one of the more scenically attractive parts of the country.
The tigers and mangrove forests of the Sundarbans are the main reason for venturing out to this southwest corner of the country, although the Islamic ruins of Bagerhat are another big draw.
Often sticky, and terribly polluted, Chittagong, Bangladesh’s second-largest city and the country’s largest port, is an interesting rather than pleasant place to stay.
Friendly Sylhet may be a divisional capital, but it has a small-town feel to it with bustling roadside market stalls, particularly around Bandar Bazar, adding colour to the streets come evening.
Sylhet may be the area’s major city, but Srimangal is the undoubted star of this region and a few days spent cycling around its tea estates and exploring nearby villages and forests will almost certainly rank among your most treasured experiences...
Always a major transit point for the northern half of the old Rajshahi division, Rangpur became the capital of the newly created Rangpur division in 2010.
Khulna, capital of the province, and launchpad for trips into the Sundarbans, is a town on the frontier.
A sprawling town centred on the hectic Shat Mata (seven-road junction), Bogra acts primarily as a transport hub for most travellers.
Built on the northern bank of the Padma River, Rajshahi is a fun university town with enough colour and attractions to entertain for a short visit.
Put simply, there is no better place in which to experience the magic of the Hill Tracts than in the lively small town of Bandarban, which lies on the Sangu River, 92km from Chittagong.
A leafy town built on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River, Mymensingh enjoys a lovely riverside setting, a sprinkling of Raj-era buildings and one of the most interesting old quarters in the country.
The main reason for coming to Rangamati is to enjoy the scenic splendour of Kaptai Lake, the country’s largest artificial lake, which was created, not without controversy, in 1960.