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7 Reasons why every Muslim should visit Bosnia

In #OwnYourNarrative, Bosnia, Muslim heritage by Soumaya

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘Bosnia’? It’s not as often listed as a tourist hotspot or bucket-list destination. Bosnia is a true hidden gem with its beautiful mountain scenery, warm hospitality, and excellent value for money. For Muslim travellers, …

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Halal Eateries You Need to Try in Tokyo

In Tokyo, Travel Guide, Travel Guide by Giannisa Ovie

Food is always a big part of my trip, but it’s not always easy to access high-quality halal food when you’re travelling, right? So when I visited Tokyo in 2019, I needed to make sure that I could always access halal food. But is …

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Guide to Eating Halal in Japan for Muslim Travellers

In Tokyo, Travel Guide by Giannisa Ovie

People love Japan for many reasons; beautiful landscapes and classic architecture contrasted with modern high-rise buildings and the latest technology. Among all of the many reasons to visit Japan, Japanese food is what intrigues me the most. As a Muslim traveller adhering to a …

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🎙️ What you didn’t know about Istanbul

In #OwnYourNarrative, Muslim heritage, Turkey by Soumaya

What you didn’t know about Istanbul Podcast Episode #4 What does an architect, a mosque and a shisha pipe have in common?   Okay, let me rephrase the question.   What would you do if you saw a man smoking shisha inside the mosque? …

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5 facts you didn’t know about Stari Most

In #OwnYourNarrative, Bosnia, Muslim heritage by Soumaya

You’ve seen the photos, and if you’re lucky, maybe you’ve visited the iconic Stari Most in Mostar. If visiting Mostar hasn’t made your bucket list yet, find out why it should, starting with this iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stari Most. Widely considered one …

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6 day itinerary to North England: Best of the UK countryside

In Itinerary, United Kingdom by Salman Shamsuddin

The northern parts of England are famous amongst hikers and nature lovers for being home to dramatic landscapes and incredible views. Unless you live in the area though, planning a trip to exploring northern England can be a little overwhelming; where do you begin …

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This Muslim couple are making it easier for you to go hiking in the UK

In Community, United Kingdom by Soumaya

  Summit Special Adventures is a hiking group that makes it easier for Muslims and ethnic minorities to access and enjoy the UK’s beautiful scenery.     If you’d like to explore more of the UK on long walks, you’re in the right place.  …

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7 scenic day trips from London

In London, United Kingdom by Halal Travel Guide Team

Need some inspiration for scenic day trips from London? Here are 7 beautiful outdoor green spaces that make the ideal day trip from the city. Each of these countryside locations is only a stones’ throw from London and easily accessible by car.   Editor’s …

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“Up, Up, and Away!” Flying in a hot air balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey

In Cappadocia, Community, She Travels by Maryam Tidjani

Ah, to take to the skies in a hot air balloon. Or to be more precise, to fly 3000 feet over rocky terrain in what is essentially a wicker basket with no lid. Not being afraid of heights, I was eager to cross this …

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Meet Muzza Abroad, the British beard-wearing backpacker!

In Community, United Kingdom by Soumaya

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 Hurrican Irma in Cuba, and experienced  death-road mountain biking in the Amazon rainforest.  Read …