What is a Gringo or a Guiri? You might ask yourself. If you are learning Spanish, you'll have the urge to want to test that formal education Spanish in real life. The goal for many language learners is to be understood by the locals and for others, it's to sound like the locals. Some of us [...]
The holy month of Ramadan has sadly come to an end but the day that comes after is something I look forward to every year. What I love about it is how all the Muslims around the world put their differences aside and come together to celebrate a special day. This day is Eid. [...]
This is the final entry for the Ramadan series this year. I hope it has taught you why your Muslim coworker is not eating with you this month or why Muslims fast or even how they celebrate. Maybe it hasn't taught you anything and you still have doubts. I would love to answer your questions [...]
Halal means something that is permissible to eat. Foods that are not Halal for Muslims are Pork and Alcohol. However the way the animal for consumption is slaughtered or killed could make it Halal or Haram (Forbidden). Many restaurant owners who cater to Muslims usually advertise that their restaurants or Halal or Halal certified. Is [...]
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 [...]
My first Airbnb experience was on a beautiful sunny September in Madrid, Spain. I was nervous and I didn't know what to expect. However I felt assured because the host was very responsive through the agreed medium of communication. My Madrid host was the most caring and helpful stranger, I had ever met. Even during [...]
Join me on my adventure for the Annual Vogue Fashion Night Out in Madrid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJjNFghuxDE
Check out my experience in Madrid during the week of EID. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAkmVpJGHYc&feature=youtu.be How was yours?
"Seek knowledge even if it's as far as China" is a well known statement that all Muslims know. This was exactly what upcoming fashion designer,Sakeenah did! Bored with the theoretical method of learning, Sakeenah took a gap year abroad to spark inspiration. Check out our discussion below on her experience. Also make sure to watch [...]
Ever wonder what it's like living in Spain as a Muslim? Here is a quick video of my one year experience in Spain. I hope it helps you and you enjoy it.