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Hijabsta : Kashmiri Pheran in new Avatar

Meet Sanna Hijabsta Naq better known as Hijabsta. She is a Kashmiri-American fashion enthusiast and personal stylist. Here is what she has to say about Being a personal stylist, I love creating looks for people and being a fashion enthusiast my love and passion for

Things Kashmiris are Tired of Hearing

If you are a Kashmiri and you have lived or studied outside of Kashmir, you will find this video by h1 Production quite hilarious. This video highlights the moments you as Kashmiri has to face in office and with friends. This is just fun to

My Trip to Kashmir in 1976 by Sunita Bedi

It was the Summers of 1976 early June. I was sitting in an Indian Airlines plane travelling to Srinagar from Delhi with my parents and younger brother. Just an hour and 20 minutes flight I was petrified of flying and just wanted to get there

Never Felt So At Home with a Family That Wasn’t My Own

We flew from Kerala to Kashmir to stay with Insha’s family. Actually, we were only supposed to stay for a few days, and we ended up canceling our ticket back because we were having such a good time. I don’t even have words for Kashmir.

From Kashmir to Milan! Meet Shabila Hamid

Listening to the customers at my store and watching the people in the markets of Milan who would call any damn piece of fabric “a Pashmina” used to make me so mad that I used to pause for a second and say to myself that

Kashmir – Meri Nazar Se

When I look back to 2015 and recollect all the precious moments, one of them is definitely ‘my second trip to Kashmir’. I visited Kashmir second time in October 2015 with my family. It was a sudden plan. Like any other tourist it was just

Kashmir Honey Lady – OMG check out the last one

Hussaini, the famous honey producer of Srinagar, Kashmir – that produces 7 different types of honey, all of which have specific healing qualities. SHe runs her business in the naem of Oriental Apiary. The business lady in the video has a very rich heritage/ legacy

Srinagar: Through A Tourist’s Eyes

A short film by Ruman Hamdani, featuring Mafaldina Vaina. Ruman Hamdani is a Srinagar based movie maker and Mafaldina is a 26 years old Italian tourist. Watch the video to see what she has to say about Srinagar after being initially skeptic about it.

A letter to Dear Kashmir

Dear Kashmir, I came to know about you when I was in Goa. So I made a plan with a friend to visit Kashmir, but my friend changed her mind after hearing about situation in Kashmir. I was disappointed and the thought of travelling alone

5 Kashmiri Apps You Dont Know About

DIAL KASHMIR Dial Kashmir is a Kashmir based app which  provides the users extensive information like addresses, phone numbers and email id of various essential and commercial services in Kashmir. So next time you want to find something in Kashmir, search on Dial Kashmir.  

Her Experience Of Travelling Alone In KASHMIR

When she started out with her trip to Srinagar , she had her preconceived notions about Kashmir. She thought maybe she’d need a local to accompany her everywhere, because it wouldn’t be safe to wander alone with a bulky camera hung around her neck. But

Solo Travel to Kashmir For Women

This is the post we had done on our Gyawun Facebook page, which is review of a trip to Kashmir by a solo traveler Shally on her blog. In this post she had answered to those people who had questions like Kashmir is not safe. You’ll