12 Reasons why you should visit Spain

I lived in Spain for 2 years, living there was one of the craziest yet fondest memories of my life. Whenever people ask me where they should go on vacation I quickly blurt out " Visit Spain!" Here are 12 reasons why.    Rich History Spain is a country with a diverse history from different [...]

2017-08-17T16:58:44+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Spain|11 Comments

Islam in Spain: History of the Moors

If there's one lesson I've learned from all my travels is that you should know the history of your upcoming destination.  I can hear some of you say "omg, History is so boring". I was just like that till I started solo traveling and seeing beautiful landmarks without knowing the stories behind them. Looking at these [...]

2017-08-15T23:38:36+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Spain|3 Comments

Hidden gems in Madrid

Having the opportunity to live in Madrid's center allowed me to take long and short spontaneous walks around the vibrant city. This lead to discovering some hidden gems Madrid had to offer.  Here are some the non-touristy activities to check out below: La Tabacalera Address: 28012, Calle de Embajadores, 53, 28012 Madrid, Spain Hours:  6am–10:30pm On the [...]

2017-07-21T16:12:46+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Spain|13 Comments

3 day guide to Seville- Version Halal

I finally visited the slow and tranquil city of Spain.  Everyone seemed chill and relaxed and whenever you passed by someone they never failed to say Hello. Walking down the twisty cobbled stoned city, I couldn't help but notice how many orange trees there were. The city even smelled like oranges. Every corner of the [...]

2017-07-16T01:35:23+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Spain|16 Comments

3 day Guide to Madrid- Version Halal

Madrid, the city ALWAYS overlooked for its "beach" sister of the east, Barcelona. I find myself having to explain to my friends why they should consider visiting Madrid.  Madrid is the best city I have ever lived in my life, yes I said it. Bold huh? Ok to be fair I haven't been to New [...]

2017-07-10T11:36:12+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Spain|8 Comments

The Basque Country: A Must Visit

In the Northern most part of Spain lies Pais Vasco, bordered by the Pyrenees Mountain and a close neighbor to France. Pais Vasco AKA Euskadi Aka The Basque Country, is mostly overshadowed by other popular tourist destinations in Spain The Basque country has one of the best gastronomy in the world and is known for [...]

2017-08-19T18:52:27+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Spain, TIPS, Videos|17 Comments

5 Must Try Halal Restaurants in Granada

Andalusia is the most visited region in Spain by Muslims due to its prominent Islamic history. One major city in Andalusia is Granada.  Granada is a must see for all tourists. For Muslims visiting Granada, the main attraction is the Alhambra and its surrounding areas. Granada's strong Islamic history and close proximity to North Africa, [...]

2017-05-30T16:37:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|FOOD, Spain|0 Comments

Halal Restaurants in Barcelona

This article could also be seen on HHWT Barcelona is the #1 most visited city in Spain. For most of my Muslim brothers and sisters, a trip to this popular Spanish city means a search for halal food. Well don’t worry, because I’ve got you covered! Most Halal restaurants are located in Las Ramblas on [...]

2017-03-24T12:42:16+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Spain|0 Comments

Spain: Eat, See, Do

Spain is the 4th largest country in Europe. It’s a country full of rich culture, food, beautiful scenery, outstanding historical architecture, wonderful weather (for the most part), and warm people. No wonder it’s the 3rd most visited country in the world. With all that Spain has to offer it might be overwhelming to know what [...]

2017-07-15T23:06:05+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Spain|1 Comment