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|12 Comments

How to order in Spanish like a local- Version Halal

When traveling to a new country it always pays off when you can speak like the locals. Speaking like the locals allows you to have a good connection with them.  It also shows the locals that you know what's up and can even avoid people from trying to pull off any tourist scam on you. This [...]

2017-07-18T16:32:05+00:00 July 18th, 2017|LANGUAGE|11 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|6 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|2 Comments

Ramadan Around the World

  This month's posts are all about Ramadan and helping others. Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims where they fast, give charity and improve themselves. If you want to know more about Ramadan check my previous posts: 9 things Muslims are guilty of during Ramadan and Traveling while fasting. Ever wonder what Ramadan is like [...]

2017-07-15T01:26:00+00:00 June 13th, 2017|What's Your Story|4 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

Chefugee : An enlightening experience.

We are currently in the month of Ramadan, a month that encourages Muslims to fast, help others and be thankful for our blessings.  Natalia Diaz is not a Muslim nor is she fasting this month but she started Chefugee, a concept that is continually preached to people of faith and humans in general. If you [...]

2017-06-15T16:33:08+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Lifestyle, What's Your Story|0 Comments