Houston Visitors Guide for Muslim Travelers

After traveling through 3 major states of the United States of America, I came to the conclusion that Texas, and especially the city of Houston is the most Muslim-friendly of them all. Not that other states treated us badly, but Houston sure made us feel like home. For Muslim tourists, the term “feel like home” [...]

2020-02-18T19:37:12-06:00February 18th, 2020|Texas|0 Comments

How To Travel Responsibly in any African Country

"How we met was the most romantic story of all" Maria said with such contagious joy that you had to share her happiness too. Maria and her boyfriend, Cesar worked as environmentalists for a well-renowned school in the deep south of the U.S. International students from Honduras, every experience outside of where they grew up [...]

2020-01-05T08:02:56-06:00January 5th, 2020|What's Your Story, YOUR VOICE|0 Comments

Top 12 Affordable Winter Getaways

In the United States and Canada, December to February are bitterly cold months. While some may love the snow and snow-related activities. Others, including me, would prefer warmer climates with fun adventures associated with that season. But where do you go to enjoy summer vibes without breaking the bank? The key, my friend is to [...]

2019-12-07T11:22:42-06:00December 7th, 2019|Travel|0 Comments

Visit Tatarstan- Zelfine shares her culture

If you would have told me a few months ago that there is an Islamic region in Russia, I wouldn't have believed you. This was not until I came across a documentary that shared the history of Russia, its diverse locals, its diverse religions, and Russia's relationship with other countries; especially Mongolia. These new-found facts [...]

2019-12-01T13:49:39-06:00December 1st, 2019|What's Your Story|2 Comments

Top 15 Halal Food You Must Try in New York

When it comes to Halal Food you are spoiled for choice in New York City. All you have to do really is open your mind and be willing to try new things. The fact that you are even visiting the big apple is the first step. Why not explore more?!  Have you tried Mafe Ganar- [...]

11 Things Not To Tell A Muslim Traveler

One of the challenges of being a Muslim traveler is that whether you like it or not, you become an ambassador for 1.8 billion people. This means that you are bombarded with questions ranging from curious, interesting, great, weird, and just plain out rude. It is an overwhelming task to carry as we navigate through [...]

2019-07-16T22:24:59-05:00July 15th, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Travel Life: How do you get to travel so much?

Travel Life: Skyline of New York City Let’s be honest if you live in North America, you have the short end of the stick when it comes to vacation days. 2 weeks is just not enough, especially if you love to travel. The good news is, humans are resourceful and always find ways [...]

2019-07-12T05:11:10-05:00July 9th, 2019|Lifestyle|5 Comments

This lawyer quit his job to study Arabic

  How it all began Study Arabic in Morocco اِنْ كُنْتَ فِيْ المَغْرِبْ فَلَا تَسْتَغْرِبْ Five years ago, I would not understand a single word of this sentence. Is it a verse from the Qur’an? Is it a saying from the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)? Is it a poem? Or an extract from a [...]

2019-06-26T06:21:45-05:00June 26th, 2019|LANGUAGE|0 Comments

My Top 12 Newbie Moments Surviving New York

Guess what? I moved to New York!  I know! I can't believe it either. I explain why and how in this video. Moving to New York made me quickly realize, one thing. Deep deep down at the pit of my heart... I am a country mouse. It was hard to admit it, especially as I'm [...]

2019-06-22T08:55:23-05:00June 17th, 2019|NORTH AMERICA|3 Comments

The Antarctica Experience: Journey of a Lifetime

Antarctica, the earth's southernmost continent. As a kid learning about the world, I used to wonder what life in Antarctica could be. I only imagined Antarctica to be freezing cold, full of penguins and only accessed by scientists. Nowadays more and more tourists are able to visit this polar region. One of these tourists is [...]

2019-03-26T22:10:37-05:00March 25th, 2019|HGT Explorers|8 Comments