The in-depth history of Moors in Spain

If there's one lesson I've learned from all my travels is that you should know the history of your upcoming destination.  I can hear some of you say "omg, History is so boring". I was just like that till I started solo traveling and seeing beautiful landmarks without knowing the stories behind them. Looking at these [...]

2018-03-30T20:54:06-05:00August 15th, 2017|Spain|3 Comments

The Comprehensive Basque Country Itinerary

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. In this Basque Country Itinerary post, you are going to learn about the culture, food, language [...]

2018-11-13T00:28:20-05:00June 1st, 2017|Spain, TIPS, Videos|19 Comments

Delicious Halal Food in Italy

Italy is a must visit European country which has so much to offer. As a Muslim traveler while asking yourself  "What are the best sights to see?" or "The most fun things to do?". You will also wonder if there is any Halal food in Italy? You are in luck because Italy has good halal [...]

2018-11-17T23:13:03-05:00August 24th, 2016|Halal Restaurants in Italy|4 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 [...]

2018-11-05T02:13:14-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Videos|0 Comments

My 2 Day Vienna Adventure Pt.2

  Continued...... Day 2 Breakfast The next day, I woke up really early because I wanted to take advantage of the few hours I had before heading back to Madrid.  I woke Asma and we got ready. We headed out and had breakfast.  Breakfast this time was Apfrelgolatsche. The pastry really tasted like apple. It [...]

2017-06-08T12:28:13-05:00August 3rd, 2016|Journal|0 Comments

My 2 Day Vienna Adventure

Remember when I interviewed  Asma from Austria (Part 1) and discussed casually what a first time visitor should do in Austria?  Well I was convinced to visit this country and this is what happened:...... Nearly 3 hours after my journey from Madrid, I had finally arrived at Vienna. I came out of the terminal towards the [...]

2017-06-08T12:20:26-05:00August 2nd, 2016|Journal|11 Comments

8 Spanish Myths we Think are True!

Before my move to Madrid, Spain there were a couple of things that I was certain happened here. These were the images I had of Spain based on hearsay, television, and novels. Boy, was I in for a shock when I found out how untrue most of these stereotypes were. The funny thing is that [...]

2018-10-21T18:16:31-05:00June 7th, 2016|YOUR VOICE|23 Comments

My Experience as a Muslim Traveler: Ignorance in Spain

I was gallivanting with a travel group in citrus Andalusia. The group and I had an awe-inspiring moment in Granada and on day 2, we were in Malaga. While in the Andalusian region, I noticed I was getting more stares than I did in Madrid. These stares came especially from the elderly. I don't know if [...]

2018-11-05T17:44:32-05:00May 13th, 2016|Journal|0 Comments

Matthew J. Martin: Islamic Finance

  Meet Matthew, CEO, and Founder of Blossom Finance; an organization that helps Muslims obtain loans without breaking Islamic law. Follow our conversation as we discuss the influence, purpose, and success of Blossom Finance.  Listen up! Towards the end, Matthew would be giving a tip on a possible lucrative business idea. You wouldn't wanna miss [...]

2017-08-10T13:57:23-05:00April 26th, 2016|What's Your Story|0 Comments