Budget Friendly San Francisco Itinerary for 4 days

San Francisco is a stunning and colorful city full of culture, music, and technology. It is a city a lot of people wish to visit and many hope to live in. However, San Francisco isn't the kindest city for your pockets. It is the second most expensive city in the United States. This poses the [...]

2018-07-11T15:40:13+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Travel|14 Comments

Interesting facts on Mali with Magnus

Mali? Where is that? Is it in Africa? ooh do they have safaris? What type of animals do they have there? For many, Mali, the country, its culture, its music and history is unknown. When I hear the of the country Mali, I go back to memory lane when my Dad will tell my siblings [...]

2018-06-26T21:10:52+00:00 June 25th, 2018|AFRICA, HGT Explorers|0 Comments

Dilek explores the social issues in South Africa

On our last post of HGT explorers, we ventured into Cuba with Mohamed and friends. In the next three weeks, we shall cover interesting and thought-provoking stories from countries in Africa.  We start with South Africa. South Africa is known for its breathtaking landscapes, intriguing safaris, rich culture, Nelson Mandela, and unfortunately Apartheid. It was [...]

2018-06-19T17:41:43+00:00 June 18th, 2018|HGT Explorers|1 Comment

Mohamed and friends experience Cuba

 Cuba is one of the countries on my never-ending bucket list. One thing I love to do when I haven't been to place is to listen to other people's travel adventures and share it, of course! This month, we experience Cuba with Mohamed and his friends. We find out why they chose this colorful Caribbean [...]

2018-04-24T18:43:06+00:00 April 24th, 2018|HGT Explorers|1 Comment

The Colorful New Orleans Style House

What comes to mind when you think of a New Orleans style house? How do they look like?  New Orleans is one of the most unique cities in the United States. Its uniqueness comes from the diverse cultures that influence the city. You can see this diversity in New Orleans food, attire, music, streets and [...]

2018-04-10T18:24:07+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Louisiana|4 Comments

10 Local Recommended Halal Restaurants in Toronto

Toronto is home to a large Muslim population and a halal foodie heaven. Consequently, an abundance of halal restaurants conquers every street and market with cuisines from all worldly corners. Don’t expect to eat shawarma and biryani every night—you can indulge in halal steaks, chicken and waffles and other different delicious dishes. The most difficulty [...]

2018-03-16T02:25:35+00:00 March 16th, 2018|FOOD|0 Comments

How Zeina travels the world with her Iraqi Passport

As of January 2018, Germany was ranked as having the most powerful passport in the world. I have seen first hand what having a powerful passport can do and unfortunately, I have also seen how people with "unfavorable" passports are treated. It's disappointing to realize that a little booklet can enhance or limit the opportunities you [...]

2018-03-02T22:14:55+00:00 February 19th, 2018|HGT Explorers|23 Comments

Ramadan in Texas: 30 days and 30 mosques.

I would like to highlight a special someone this new year.  Nahela Morales, a Texan local took on an adventurous quest on Ramadan 2017.  Nahela and her son, Andrew started the movement #30Mosquesin30days where they spent the full 30 days of Ramadan in 30 different mosques across the state of Texas. They started in their [...]

2018-01-07T22:11:27+00:00 December 31st, 2017|What's Your Story|0 Comments

A Muslim girl’s solo trip to Iceland

Last Month, we read about Sana's emotional trip to Jerusalem. Traveling comes with bravery in its own form, it could be visiting a conflicted region or treading down a road less taken just like Yasmin. Yasmin decided to ticket off one of her Pinterest bucket lists, despite the misunderstanding of her family and friends. Here [...]

2018-02-17T05:02:28+00:00 December 19th, 2017|HGT Explorers|4 Comments