Pristine beauty, diverse culture, delicious cuisine and warm hospitality of Pakistan is attracting international YouTubers and content creators. In the last few years, we have seen some famous international YouTubers in Pakistan, their travel videos were seen by millions across the world which helped in changing the negative perception of Pakistan.
New wave of social media influencers is showing that Pakistan is not only an adventure destination famous for its mighty mountains in the north, but it offers range of other experiences as well. For example, Mark Wiens, The Food Ranger and Strictly Dumpling focused on the rich food culture in Pakistan, Drew Binsky explored the cities and Bazars and showed how economical it’s to travel in Pakistan, while Eva zu Beck stayed for longer and enjoyed some iconic festivals like Shandur Polo festival and embarked on an adventurous K2 base-camp trek.
Mark Wiens is an American food vlogger, his travels around the world focus on finding local food experiences. His culinary tour in Pakistan started from Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, known for its rich food culture. During his more than two weeks long stay in Pakistan, he travelled to Gujranwala, Islamabad, Peshawar, Skardu, Hunza and Karachi.
“Pakistan is one of the most naturally beautiful, hospitable, and delicious countries I’ve ever traveled to.”
The Food Ranger
Trevor James also known as Food ranger is a Canadian who lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with his wife Ting. He visited Pakistan to taste the variety of street foods we offer and did it in an adventurous way by visiting former war zone city of Miranshah in North Waziristan.
“We are having so much fun and are in love with Pakistan!!! Put this country on your list”
Mikey Chen is a famous Chinese YouTuber with millions of followers on his different channels focused on food, science, Asian culture and traditions. His love for food took him to different cities of Pakistan and he tried different traditional cuisines and street food. He also visited Swat valley and some famous Buddhist sites.
“The people I have met in Pakistan have been some of the warmest and hospitable I have ever met in the world.”
Drew Binsky is an American traveler and vlogger with more than 5.5 million followers across different platforms on social media. He has traveled to more than 191 countries; through his videos he tries to break stereotypes about different parts of the world. An avid traveler like him who had visited more than 150 countries before landing in Pakistan was impressed by the Pakistani hospitality.
“Pakistan has the world’s best hospitality, by a long shot.”
Nick Fisher is a New Zealander who travels to the misunderstood and often negatively reported parts of the world and shares real life stories from there, first he shows some negative media reports about a destination and later he visits to see the reality on ground which in most cases is different then what is reported by mainstream media.
“I felt welcomed almost everywhere that I visited in this misunderstood country.”
Khalid Al Ameri
Khalid Al Ameri is a famous YouTuber from United Arab Emirates. His videos are mainly focused on life, love and family. He made a short trip to Pakistan in 2019 and was greatly impressed by Islamabad, beautiful capital of Pakistan. Snow covered mountains of Nathia Gali won his heart and he showed interest in bringing his family for vacations.
“I have fallen in love with Pakistan and its incredible people.”
Eva zu Beck
Eva zu Beck is a Polish travel TV Host, YouTuber and probably one of the most famous international YouTuber in Pakistan. She spent almost a year exploring different parts of the country and made various videos for her YouTube channel and recorded travel shows and documentaries as well. Her video for PIA on the Independence Day went viral in Pakistan where she can be seen performing the famous Kiki challenge on an empty plane.
“I can’t wait for the whole world to see what Pakistan is truly like.”
Jordan is an American backpacker who started her Journey in Pakistan from the beaches of Karachi and went all the way to the northern city of Skardu covering Lahore, Islamabad, Gilgit and Hunza on her way. She has created an eight-episode Pakistan series for her YouTube channel, her videos are some of the most viewed videos about Pakistan on YouTube.
“This was one of the best trips that I have ever done, and I think that this series is the best work I have ever created.”
Haley Dasovich is an American traveler holding Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and winner of 2020, Shorty Award for travel. She visited Pakistan in 2019 for a month-long tour during which she was overwhelmed by the hospitality of Pakistanis, she traveled to some of the major cities of Pakistan from North to South and shared her views on how this tour has changed her perception about Pakistan. While recording her vlog before departure she was so overwhelmed with emotions that tears were rolling down her eyes.
“I think anyone willing to visit Pakistan is in for a life changing experience.”
Jacob Laukaitis is a Lithuanian entrepreneur and YouTuber who travels across the world. His visit to Pakistan was shortened to 11 days due to outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. He visited northern Pakistan and created different videos comparing different things he noticed in India and Pakistan.
“During my stay …, had my food paid for on many occasions, explored beautiful natural and tourist sights and had tons of fun.”