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  • 1. Bottled Water

    Simly and Rawal dams are the main drinking water source in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Water is often polluted thus not safe to drink. You should either boil this water before use or...

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  • 2. Get a Map

    OK there are a few drones according to all of the news sources. Eurasia Review reports the first drone strike took place in June 2004 in South Waziristan. Under American President Bush, there were...

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  • 3. Hills

    I spent a bit of time feeling disorientated in Islamabad - maybe its just me having an inherently bad sense of diretion! I found that the best way to get your bearings is to work out where the...

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  • 5. Living in Islamabad

    Bonjour from Islamabad,Even F 6 sectors seems okay the sectors around Super Market of Islamabad and even G 6 sector opposite to super market, safe and with...

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  • 6. Florina Restaurant , Murree Expressway

    A lovely place with a delicious Pakistani cuisine and ambiance for the people in Islamabad and for those who travel to Murree through Murree Expressway .It's...

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  • 7. Living in Islamabad

    Bonjour from Islamabad,The sectors like F 6, F 7 are considered safer than other sectors because of the presence of other foreign ex-pats , journalists and...

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  • 8. Cats and Islam

    From Istanbul to Islamabad, and other Muslim cities you will find stray cats are very common. Many people who can barely feed their families will stop and give...

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  • 9. Sunrise through the smog

    Pakistan sometimes has daylight savings time, and somethings it doesn't so sunrise can be somewhat unpredictable. Add in the local heavy smog, and the sunrise...

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  • 10. What am I drinking?

    Grab a drink at a local store and the label may not be easy to read since it's written in Arabic script. Don't worry, most American brands are the same colors...

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  • 11. Jingle Trucks

    Most utility trucks in Pakistan are known as "Jingle Trucks." These brightly colored trucks often have decorative chains or bells, which make a distinctive...

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  • 12. What is this "halal" thing?

    Generically, halal just means legal or lawful, but its real meaning is food permissible according to Islamic law. Islam has two meanings for Halal, both types...

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  • 13. The Quran

    The Quran (or Koran) is the central text of Islam and is said to be the word of God as recorded by Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) between the years 610 and 632...

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  • 14. Security Measures in Islamabad

    Throughout the Capital Region of Islamabad and Rawalpindi you will notice heightened security. Government buildings, the embassy areas, major Western hotels,...

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  • 15. Window Washer Boys

    Probably the funniest thing I saw in Islamabad was the boys washing windows of cars stopped at a light. Our driver takes this same route every day, and the same...

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  • 16. Religion in Pakistan

    Pakistan is considered about 97 percent Muslim, and the official state religion is Islam, according to the Constitution (though the Constitution does provide...

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  • 17. Pakistan Money

    Pakistan money is called the Rupee. Rupee is also the name of the currency in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Mauritius, Seychelles, Indonesia, and the Maldives. The...

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  • 18. Things to do in Islamabad

    Bonjour from Chitral,Hindu Kush,Islamabad, my 3rd home after Chitral and Peshawar.Life is normal in Islamabad, there are foreign ex-pats, diplomats, journalists...

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  • 19. Chinese Visa in Islamabad

    Bonjour mon ami,Humm, pretty long and detailed plan, but if it's the matter of the cost of Chinese Visa in Dubai, then just rely on 2 single entries otheriwse...

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  • 20. Solo female travelers to Islamabad

    Bonjour mon ami,Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, well planned and clean, pretty different from other major cities of Pakistan.Better to wear local clothes,...

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  • 21. Islamabad,s Beautiful Park,RAWAL LAKE VIEW PARK

    Rawal View Park is a newly created beautiful park which has lovely gardens, children playing areas and plenty of picnic spots with an open views of Rawal Lake....

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  • 22. Indian visa in Pakistan

    Bonjour mon ami,Go to the Indian High commission, Diplomatic Enclave G-5, IslamabadCity: Islamabad Phone: +92-51-2206950, 2206951, 2206953, 2206954, 2828376Fax:...

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  • 23. FM radios

    Life in Islamabad some times get quite boring when there is nothing much to do. In such situation just turn on your FM radio. City FM 89, Power 99 FM, FM-100...

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  • 24. Drive around Blue Area

    If you have nothing to do then just drive around Jinnah Avenue (blue area) and watch out the happenings at those plazas. There are many restaurants, fast foods,...

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  • 25. Tip 1

    Not all women cover head is my first general tip. This is a photo taken from where I stay. My guesthouse was quite expensive 1100R per room for two persons, the...

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