12 Reasons why you should visit 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 go on vacation I quickly blurt out " Visit Spain!" Here are 12 reasons why.    Rich History Spain is a country that has diverse history from different [...]

2017-11-15T15:20:45+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Spain|17 Comments

Islam in Spain: History of the Moors

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 [...]

2017-08-27T15:25:01+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Spain|3 Comments

How Not to Order like a Gringo or Guiri

What is a Gringo or a Guiri? You might ask yourself. If you are learning Spanish, you'll have the urge to want to test that formal education Spanish in real life.  The goal for many language learners is to be understood by the locals and for others, it's to sound like the locals.  Some of us [...]

2017-07-29T12:55:30+00:00 July 29th, 2017|LANGUAGE, Videos|10 Comments

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 [...]

2017-10-25T03:02:57+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Spain|13 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 [...]

2017-07-29T12:44:12+00:00 July 18th, 2017|LANGUAGE|12 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|16 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|8 Comments

The Basque Country: A Must Visit

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 The Basque country has one of the best gastronomy in the world and is known for [...]

2017-09-29T16:52:39+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Spain, TIPS, Videos|19 Comments

5 Must Try Halal Restaurants in Granada

Andalusia is the most visited region in Spain by Muslims due to its prominent Islamic history. One major city in Andalusia is Granada.  Granada is a must see for all tourists. For Muslims visiting Granada, the main attraction is the Alhambra and its surrounding areas. Granada's strong Islamic history and close proximity to North Africa, [...]

2017-05-30T16:37:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|FOOD, Spain|0 Comments