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

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

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 [...]

2017-07-29T12:55:30-05:00July 29th, 2017|LANGUAGE, Videos|10 Comments

7 Madrid Hidden Gems you Should Know!

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 me discovering some hidden gems Madrid had to offer.  Here are some the non-touristy activities to check out below: Madrid Hidden Gems 1: La Tabacalera Address: 28012, Calle de Embajadores, 53, 28012 [...]

2018-11-08T17:40:07-06:00July 20th, 2017|Spain|13 Comments

Ordering Food in Spanish Like a Local

When traveling to a new country it always helps when you can speak like the locals. Knowing another language changes your world. What I came to realize while living in Spain is that the menus in English are usually higher in prices than those in Spanish. To avoid such scam it pays off to know [...]

2018-11-17T19:37:33-06:00July 18th, 2017|LANGUAGE|17 Comments

Things to do in Seville for 3 days- 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 [...]

2018-11-08T17:01:40-06:00July 11th, 2017|Spain|18 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 [...]

2019-04-07T13:21:38-05:00June 27th, 2017|Spain|12 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 [...]

2018-11-13T00:28:20-06:00June 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 [...]

Yasmin: The Spanish Entrepreneur to Watch out for!

Walking through Calle de Salvador on a Friday afternoon, one can see crowds of men and women from different backgrounds coming in and out of the Centro Cultural Islamico in Madrid for spiritual feeding.  Just down the adjacent street of the Mosque is Masturah Salon.   Masturah Salon is a beauty and hair shop specialized for [...]

2018-10-26T22:54:31-05:00August 4th, 2016|What's Your Story|1 Comment