House-4, Rd 13/B, Sector 6, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka City, 1230, Bangladesh
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My wife and I are moving to Dhaka in early August for a two year teaching contract. We just found out that she is pregnant, and we have been told that most of the vaccinations will not be able to be given during pregnancy. She will be seventeen weeks pregnant by the time we move. Is it safe to move to and live in Dhaka without vaccination? Are there any known vaccinations pertinent to living in Dhaka that can be given during pregnancy?
First of all congratultions! I think you can have some injections while pregnant. I found this website helpful in the past and they have a link for Bangldesh http://www.mdtravelhealth.com/destinations/asia/bangladesh.html#3 There are many companies like this that will give you free advice.
Travel Tips for Dhaka
Never travel outside of dhaka.
If you are a foreiginer never try outside of dhaka. I did some adventure of going to Jamuna resorts.. It was an horrible experience.. I dont know abt chittagong. the locals say its good.. but after Jamuna bridge resort I decided I will stay in dhaka only... Going in cycle rikshaw.... specially when it rains as the car and auto rikshaw stops running...
Corruption..when will it end?
Except from a local paper called the DAILY STAR
Committed to PEOPLE'S RIGHT TO KNOW
Front Page Vol. 5 Num 842 Sun. October 08, 2006
Nothing impossible in Biman purchase
From banana to spare parts, everything is bought at higher prices
One dozen of banana may cost Tk 40 in local markets, but if it is bought for Biman, the price is shown Tk 140. Spare parts were bought for two ATP aircraft when they were grounded for sale. Huge money is drawn in the name of repairing engines without repairing those at all.
These are only a few ways to make brisk money by some unscrupulous officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines allegedly enjoying high-level government backing.
Mindless corruption and inefficiencies in the management have thus put Biman in a bad shape over the years with huge losses.
"The price of an elevator slew switch used for the flight control system was showed in the bill $7,500 although its market price was only $235," Khurshid Alam Khan, a senior flight engineer of Biman, told The Daily Star.
"Such purchase is very common in Biman and some of its officials are involved in the corruption with support from government high-ups," he said.
Bhawal National Park
Bhawal National Park is in Gazipur district 45 km far from Dhaka in the north side. It is a vast (1,600 acres) national recreational forest with Picnic spots; jungles of naturally grown ancient 'Gajari' (teak) trees and a lake inside the forest. You can enjoy boating and horse riding here. Especially in the winter season lots of people gather here in groups to have a day-meal away home. The park lies on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway on your right in Gazipur district.
Comilla is one of the oldest district city of Bangladesh and has indigeneous Bengali Hindus and Buddhists along with Muslim Population. Comilla (Town) stands on the bank of the Gumti river. Several cultural personalities alongwith natioanal poet Kazi Nazrul Islam have made their contribution in this city. Marks of rich ancient civilization have been found in Lalmai Mainamati hills. including Shalvan Vihara. More than 200 years old various Buddhists and Hindu temples found on and around the city of Comilla. Apart from all these Comilla is famous for 'Rash Malai', a very popular milk based dessert/snack sweets. The sweets are best made by 'Matri Bhandar', the ancient maker of this sweet and should be bought directly at their outlet at Manoharpur, inside Comilla city. Comilla is 2 hours drive away from Dhaka on the Dhaka - Chittagong highway.
Monument at Savar
The National Martyrs' Monument at Savar, near Dhaka (35, km. from Dhaka city) is a vey beautiful sight. It takes about an hour fom the Dhaka city. This memorial designed by architect Moinul Hossein, is dedicated to the sacred memory of the millions of unknown martyrs of the 1971 war of liberation.
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We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- City Homes Hotel Dhaka City
Address: House-4, Rd 13/B, Sector 6, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka City, 1230, Bangladesh