How Not to Order like a Gringo or Guiri

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 [...]

2017-07-29T12:55:30+00:00 July 29th, 2017|LANGUAGE, Videos|10 Comments

Is it even halal?

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 [...]

2017-07-01T16:44:04+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Videos|0 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

Top 4 Tips for Booking an Airbnb

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 [...]

2017-06-02T05:17:29+00:00 May 17th, 2017|TIPS, Videos|3 Comments

Study Abroad in China

"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 [...]

2016-11-04T22:08:40+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Videos|0 Comments