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Salalah, the hidden gem: a desert oasis

In Community, Community Blog by Abu Ayyub

Salalah…   I can still hear the roar of the waves as they crash against the shore.  Several gulls fly overhead while not far off the coast, a dolphin peeks …

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Adventure in Uzbekistan: Khiva

In Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide, Uncategorized, Uzbekistan by Maryam Tidjani

The walled city loomed ahead of us. Our tour guide, a Khiva native named Mohammed, drew our attention to a map depicting its significance in the region. It read: “Welcome …

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Why travelling in a group is the new solo travel

In Community, Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide, Travel Inspiration by Maryam Tidjani

Does the thought of travelling in a group of strangers make you cringe? Or perhaps make you want to curl into a ball, rocking yourself back and forth? Well until …

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Islam in Cape Town: a road trip

In Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide by Salman Shamsuddin

Unspoilt      natural      beauty. Three words which, to me, describe Cape Town perfectly.  I have never before visited a destination which has the perfect balance between being …

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Morocco: a traveller’s delight

In Community, Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide by Abu Ayyub

With so many options, where does one even start planning a visit to Morocco? Everyone has heard about the famed squares and bustling souqs of Marrakesh set against the backdrop …

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Bentota- Kissed by the sun

In Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide by Masha Roomie

Bentota boasts one of the most exquisite beaches in Sri Lanka allowing you to bask in the serene tranquility of island life. It has everything you need for a sun-kissed …

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Pangkor Laut: your dream private island…with a twist

In Community, Community Blog, Malaysia by Sara Salih

Pangkor Laut is a private island on the west coast of Malaysia. It’s blessed with white sandy beaches and the most stunning blue-green waters. The tropical Eden has only one …

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Barbados: 5 Things you Must do

In Community, Community Blog, Travel Inspiration by Sara Salih

What would you do if you had the chance to visit Barbados? Check out travel writer Sara Salih’s top 5 recommendations. 1.Discover all the beaches One of the best things …

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Meet Muzza Abroad, the British beard-wearing backpacker!

In Community, Community Blog, Soumaya Meets by Soumaya Hamdi

Aqeel Karim – AKA Muzza Abroad – has spent the best part of 2017 trekking up and down through Latin America, during which he narrowly missed getting caught up in …

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Istanbul: The time I travelled from Europe to Asia for a kebab

In Community, Community Blog, Halal Travel Guide, Turkey by Maryam Tidjani

After a gruelling 8 hours of travel (over land, air, sea and more land), me and my travel buddy SH arrived in the bustling centre of Sultanahmet, Istanbul. It was …