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    • antiques and relic in Dhaka

      by ManiruzzamanR Online Now May 22, 2016 at 2:13 AM

      Hi i need a present for my bro,. hed like a war relic, where might i be able to find

      1 Answer May 25, 2016 at 12:51 AM
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      Is wearing a waist pouch in Bangladesh safe?

      by Chyan Online Now Mar 21, 2016 at 3:01 PM

      I wish to know whether wearing a waist pouch in Bangladesh is safe or not. I can keep my digital camera, cards, cash, passport and notes in the waist pouch but not the camera in a neck wallet.

      12 Answers Mar 21, 2016 at 11:07 PM
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      Are there traffic jams on 26 March, Bangladesh National Day?

      by Chyan Online Now Mar 15, 2016 at 5:08 PM

      May i know whether there are traffic jams on 26 March in Dhaka? 26 March 2016 falls on Saturday and is Bangladesh National Day. Travel from Uttara to Mirpur then to Old Dhaka. How much would it cost by CNG rides?

      I am thinking about rescheduling arrical date. If there are traffic jams surely, i will not reschedule the arrival date.

      8 Answers Mar 16, 2016 at 8:03 AM
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      Taxi ride costs from Uttara to Dhanmondi and Gulshan

      by Chyan Online Now Mar 6, 2016 at 9:50 PM

      How much it costs for a taxi rides from Uttara to Dhanmondi and Gulshan? I would like to visit Dhanmondi and Gulshan from Hotel Milina in Uttara. What currency do the drivers accept?

      1 Answer Mar 7, 2016 at 1:54 AM
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      What Currency to use for tourists? What to see ?

      by Chyan Online Now Mar 6, 2016 at 9:46 PM

      i am planning an impromptu trip to Dhaka. May i know what currency are tourists expected to use in Bangladesh? i don't think i can find Bangladesh currency notes circulating in Singapore.

      For a Chinese tourist, what are the most interesting places in Dhaka that should not be missed? I am planning only a two days' trip. Or should i skip Dhaka and go for Cox Bazar?

      18 Answers Mar 13, 2016 at 6:46 AM
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      Visa on arrival for Australians?

      by Aussie_Blayne Online Now Sep 12, 2015 at 4:35 AM


      Can you get visas on arrival being an Australian citizen? I'm hearing mixed stories..


      5 Answers Mar 21, 2016 at 3:03 PM
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      Where to stay?

      by Aussie_Blayne Online Now Sep 8, 2015 at 5:14 AM

      Is there a particular area or district where the hotels are? I will be going to watch Australia v Bangladesh in the football (Yes football) in November.... Can anyone point me in the right direction?

      1 Answer Sep 8, 2015 at 5:40 AM
    • Muggers and Snatchers

      by Ashik.Ashraf Online Now Aug 8, 2015 at 10:07 PM

      How to deal with muggers and snatchers?

    • Renting room for unmarried couple

      by reddiamond787 Online Now Jun 3, 2015 at 12:15 AM

      I am living in Canada for the last 3 years. I am planning to visit Bangladesh recently. I have a girlfriend in Bangladesh. We are not married yet. Is it allowed in Bangladesh to rent a room as an unmarried couple?

      1 Answer Aug 21, 2015 at 8:52 AM
    • New Guy Traveling to Dhaka

      by arundouyr Online Now Apr 25, 2015 at 10:48 AM

      I am a chicken who is venturing out of its nest for the first time in life. In other words, I am leaving my country India behind and crossing the border for the first time. It all started when I met someone on Facebook and he said a lot about Dhaka and how beautiful it is. I am on a break from my work and so I want to visit there now. I have been planning it for a long time but money's always been tight. I am kinda excited now (I mean, next month).

      The thing is I plan to stay there for a month (a day or two less maybe) and my budget around 2000 INR or 2400 BDT. Room quality or room service doesn't matter, I don't even need a hotel; I can stay at a dorm or a mess as I am a single, no-frills guy, or even as a paying guest. I can also stay in hostels. Just a single bed and shared bathroom would do. The thing is that since I want to see Dhaka I need to stay somewhere in Dhaka only; if I stay somewhere else like Khulna or Barisal the journey from there to Dhaka would leave me too tired for anything else. I asked my friend for accommodation at his home but he said his family is very conservative about such things. Please let me know names of areas in Dhaka where I can find cheap accommodations like this, as I would need to specify it as an entry point in my Visa application. Thanks

      7 Answers May 5, 2015 at 2:09 AM
    • safety in dhaka

      by nailaatif Online Now Oct 12, 2014 at 10:30 AM

      is it safe to go outside in local market for a single girl at night

      1 Answer Aug 18, 2015 at 7:44 PM
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      Young Foreigner in Dhaka

      by charlykurniawan Online Now Jul 21, 2014 at 10:18 PM

      I want to get new young foreigner friend in dhaka . Could you please inform me? or give their contact details as reference?thanks

      3 Answers Aug 8, 2014 at 9:32 PM
    • 2 Year olds

      by Prodeejy Online Now May 27, 2014 at 5:18 PM

      Does anyone know that if a small 2 year old child is more likely to catch a disease in Bangladesh? If so, how can I prevent it?

      5 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 7:46 PM
    • India tour

      by rksumon101 Online Now Feb 23, 2014 at 2:47 AM

      I have a plan to visit India for 7 days but want to visit maximum places like Delhi, Jaipur , Agra , Manila & Kolkata . For save time i want to make my tour by air I/o train in India. So if you have any idea for make plan for this tour.

      5 Answers Sep 13, 2015 at 11:49 PM
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      About helicopter riding

      by TouhidulI Online Now Feb 12, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      Is it possible to ride on helicopter in dhaka just for 1 hour in a low rate ??

      2 Answers Mar 2, 2016 at 1:25 AM
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      dhaka question about.......

      by AshutoshP Online Now Dec 8, 2013 at 11:15 PM

      is dhaka safe for Indian to do job there.

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2013 at 3:21 AM
    • travel to dhaka

      by asheesh8 Online Now Nov 21, 2013 at 9:45 AM

      is travellin to dhaka safe for next one week

      3 Answers Jan 1, 2014 at 3:11 AM
    • Dhaka Transit Visa

      by unprofitableservant Online Now Sep 25, 2013 at 9:40 AM

      I am traveling from Hong Kong to Kathmandu, but their is a stop in Dhaka in which it is one hour. I am on the same plane leaving, so will I need a visa of any sort for Dhaka?

      3 Answers Oct 5, 2013 at 5:22 AM
    • Restaurant

      by MissTourist Online Now Jun 20, 2013 at 3:07 PM

      What is the best place to eat in Dhaka? I am returning after 6 years!

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2013 at 5:25 AM
    • Transit VISA for Thai ordinary passport availability at Dhaka airport

      by somsri Online Now May 21, 2013 at 8:18 AM

      Hi I am a Thai holding Thai ordinary passport. I will take a flight of biman from nepal to Bkk and have a transit for 1 day about 24 hours period (1 aftertoon, a night and 1 morning). Whether I needs the VISA in case i am within airport. And if I would like to go outside the airport, can I get transit visa at Dhaka airport. Is there any counter for transit VISA there?

      1 Answer Nov 3, 2013 at 2:54 AM
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      Is Transit Visa Required while in transit through Dhaka

      by sharmi0013 Online Now Apr 23, 2013 at 5:40 PM

      travelling to kolkata via dhaka from hong kong.. do I need a transit visa if the connecting flight is different.

      3 Answers Apr 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM
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      Do I need to apply a tourist visa

      by JamM105 Online Now Mar 19, 2013 at 8:52 AM

      Hi, I want to visit in Dhaka,Bangladesh for sight seeing and shopping. My question is can I go to Dhaka without tourist visa,

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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      How much money do I need for staying 6 days in dhaka

      by simonwnlim Online Now Oct 31, 2012 at 8:33 PM

      I will be travelling for the first time to dhaka this month, basically it's work but I intend to extend my stay for some sight seeing. Would like to know how much money do i need to bring to be sufficient for 6 days. Is credit card, widely accepted?

      3 Answers Nov 3, 2013 at 2:50 AM
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      Is it safe for single female to travel in Dhaka?

      by nanasim Online Now Sep 11, 2012 at 2:28 AM

      I will be going to Dhaka for work trip and intend to extend 1-2 for sightseeing.

      Is it safe? Any recommendations for places to visit?

      1 Answer Nov 28, 2012 at 2:43 AM
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      Dhaka Visit

      by mvp2ny Online Now May 18, 2012 at 4:57 AM

      Hi everyone, I am landing in Dhaka at 2am next Wednesday and I was wondering are there airport shuttles avaialble to Pan Pacific Sonargon Hotel. I emailed the hotel directly but never got a response. How much would a taxi cost in tk/usd?



      6 Answers Nov 28, 2012 at 5:40 AM
    • Living conditions in Bangla Desh, particularly in Dakha

      by forren Online Now Jan 31, 2012 at 6:54 AM

      Hello, I'm an Italian Geologist 41 years old, and I've just received a good job offer for one year in Bangla Desh. Basically, I would be based in an office in Dakha, in the quarter of Baridhara, but sometimes with field surveys in Rangpur, Dinajpur, Mymensingh, Tangail, Bogra, and Rajshahi. The job position is extremely attractive and fascinating and also the salary is good (I wuold be payed in Thai Bhat, about 60000 per month, equivalent to 163445.13 Takas, if I correctly converted the currency). I am really excited of this job opportunity, but at the same time I quite worried.
      Browsing on the web I read many controversial information on Dakha and Bangladesh in general. Someone speaks of an awful hot and wet climate, of terrible infective diseases, millions of mosquitoes (including those transmitting the Dengue virus), very bad and dangerous public transports, not drinkable water, unsafe food, very poor hospitals, old houses and hotels not very clean, high levels of criminality, continuous political and religious disorders and fightings. Some others, instead, report of a beautiful, peaceful country, with just some danger of diseases in rural areas.
      Now, taking into account that I'm accustomed to European standards of living and that I should work there for at least one year (not just a few weeks as a tourist) can somebody objectively describe the living conditions in Dakha and in the rest of Bangladesh? Do you think it's worth accepting such a job offer? I am particular worried about infective diseases. Can someone tell me precisely which the compulsory and suggested vaccinations are? And in which do these vaccinations consist? Pills or injections? How long does it take, on the whole, such preventive cures? Just a few days or weeks? Thanks in advance for any answer. Regards.

      8 Answers Dec 17, 2012 at 11:50 PM
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      Duja Purga festival

      by nessie-ch Online Now May 12, 2011 at 10:44 AM

      Dear Dhaka-Specialists, I'm planning a 10 days stay in Dhaka in the beginning of october. I read that from 2nd to 6th october there will be the Duja Purga Festival. What does this mean? Do people work then or is it a public holiday and they have all the days off? Or just one day off? How is shopping during these days? Public transports? Thank you very much for your answers. Kind regards. Agnes

      6 Answers Dec 21, 2011 at 10:22 PM
    • Car and driver Uttara

      by rickdowdall Online Now Oct 2, 2010 at 6:41 PM

      We are part of a group staying in Dhaka and are wondering how to arrange a reasonably SAFE car and driver for occasional day rentals. WE are based in UUttara sector 10

      1 Answer Nov 8, 2010 at 2:07 AM
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      Church of the Holy Rosary, Tejgaon, Dhaka.

      by halikowski Online Now Aug 24, 2010 at 10:33 AM

      Does anybody have a high-quality photo of the Church of the Holy Rosary, Tejgaon, Dhaka (the front)? I really need one for something academic which I am publishing and mine is not good enough....
      I would be enormously grateful of someone could help me out here.

    • More information..

      by jerrydj9 Online Now Jul 27, 2010 at 7:32 AM

      As I will be living in Dhaka from September onwards alone, it would be good to hear more from you. I expect to take an apartment in Gulshan.

      2 Answers Mar 31, 2011 at 6:17 AM