Travels Through Pakistan: Islamabad

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Travels Through Pakistan: Islamabad

Here at Allshore, we like to be as educated as possible when it comes to our Pakistani team members and their homes. One of the first surprising things I learned about Pakistan was how beautiful of a country is it. Given its geological location, not many people expect it to be home to such diverse […]


Pakistan Zindabad! Independence Day in Pakistan

Pakistan Zindabad! Happy Independence Day to our friends and teammates in Pakistan!Sixty-six years ago today Pakistan was declared a sovereign nation, granted freedom from its British colonizers, and given territory free of Indian influence where they would be allowed to flourish as a Muslim state. Pakistan is celebrating the anniversary of its independence and sixty-sixth […]


Eid ul-Fitr

Ramadan is a challenging and rewarding time for Muslims around the world, and they are rewarded for their devotion with a holiday that all but mandates festivity and cheer. Eid ul-Fitr begins the day after Ramadan ends and marks the start of the month Shawwal and, like Ramadan, is officially begun when the moon has […]


Islamabad’s Table Tennis Tournament – 2012

Table tennis, also known as Ping Pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth using table tennis paddles. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Except for the initial serve, players must allow a ball played toward them only one […]


Business and the War on Terror

Business has a profound effect on people’s lives, and in our increasingly globalized world, this has never been truer or more important. Business spans great distances overcoming barriers in range and location, yet as the world becomes metaphorically smaller, there is no guarantee the individual pieces will fit together into the new whole with ease. […]


PHP Department Trip to Sawabi

After our shift Friday night, the PHP department took a trip to Sawabi in order to relax and have some fun together away from the office. We passed the time as we waited for our transport by playing table tennis and, after offering Fajjar Prayer, began our 1 and a half hour journey to Sawabi […]


Allshore in Pakistan – Final Days

Sunday, May 27 – Trip to Murree On Sunday we visited the Murree Hill Station, a beautiful scenic outlook in the middle of a mountainous region 45 minutes outside of Islamabad. I have heard a lot of good things about this place and it is touted as a popular tourist destination in Pakistan. During our […]


Allshore in Pakistan – Day Six

Friday, May 25: Today was our last day in the office. Before work the managers came to our hotel to take some group photos. The shoot was a lot of fun and we managed to draw quite the audience by the end. On the way to work Bryan and I asked Raheel if we could […]


Allshore in Pakistan – Day Five

Thursday, May 24: Our day began with the usual eventful ride to the office. Each day Bryan and I sit in the back seat of the car giggling shamelessly at how out of control street traffic feels here. It’s like a near death experience every second of the trip, not for us, but for the […]


Allshore in Pakistan – Day Four

Wednesday, May 23: Today, we took a different route to the office so I once again recorded our trip. At one point, a police caravan drove by us going in the opposite direction and on the back of the truck there was a mounted 50-caliber machine gun and a guy with his finger on the […]