How this Lawyer lived as a Nomad in Mongolia

I'll have to admit that when it comes to certain parts of the world, I'm pretty ignorant. For a very long time, my knowledge of Mongolia was from the brief 2 hours feature of the scary looking Shan Yu and his angry eagle in Disney's Mulan. As I got older I started learning more about [...]

2017-11-18T14:50:37+00:00 October 24th, 2017|HGT Explorers|16 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

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

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

Traveling while fasting

Ramadan (Fasting)  is around the corner and a lot of Muslims have already started their Ramadan resolutions; Be kinder to  parents, Give out more to charity, Avoid gossip etc. Some Muslims plan on cutting down on their regular physical or possibly strenuous activities just for the moment; especially traveling.  At least that's what I thought [...]

2017-05-25T16:52:52+00:00 May 25th, 2017|TIPS|1 Comment