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

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

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

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 [...]

2018-07-11T15:40:13-05:00July 10th, 2018|Travel|16 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 [...]

2018-06-26T21:10:52-05:00June 25th, 2018|AFRICA, HGT Explorers|0 Comments

What’s So Special about a 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 [...]

2019-07-12T06:17:34-05:00April 10th, 2018|Louisiana|5 Comments

Budget friendly things to do in Toledo, Spain

Toledo is one the cities in Spain that I had to visit for many reasons.  I grew up in Toledo, OH and I was curious to know how life was like in the sister city. Another reason was to relearn history out of the classroom. My Spanish professor talked a lot about Toledo during our [...]

2018-02-21T14:18:40-06:00December 1st, 2017|Spain|6 Comments

Valencia Itinerary filled with Paella, Fallas, and History

In March 2016, I spent about 18 hours in Valencia for the annual Fallas Celebration.  This is a week-long event whereby massive caricatures of politicians, celebrities, cartoons, and other popular figure effigies are being paraded around the city. I recommend you to experience this moment once in your life. There is a huge emphasis on once! If [...]

2018-11-17T20:42:02-06:00October 26th, 2017|Spain|5 Comments

12 Reasons why you should go on a vacation to Spain

I lived in Spain for 2 years, living there was one of the craziest yet fondest memories of my life. Whenever people ask me where they should visit I quickly blurt out " Go on a vacation to Spain!" Here are 12 reasons why.    Rich History Spain is a country that has diverse history [...]

2018-10-17T22:08:39-05:00August 17th, 2017|Spain|20 Comments