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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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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 …

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Being an expat teacher in Saudi: My story

In Community, United Kingdom by Margie Tidjani

Reflections of a Muslimah convert Expat in Saudi Arabia Many of us dream of packing up and choosing to start a new life and job abroad. Some of us never do…but there are those brave enough to take the plunge. This is a personal …

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Is London the best place to be Muslim and hungry? 10 reasons why London is the best city for halal food

In Itinerary, London, Travel Guide, Travel Guide, United Kingdom by Soumaya

The halal food scene in London is the best it has ever been, and it just keeps getting better. Here’s why London is the halal food capital of the world. 1.It’s gourmet burger heaven Gone are the days when the only halal burgers you …

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Afternoon Tea at Hathaway Tea Rooms

In The Cotswolds, Travel Guide, Travel Guide, United Kingdom by Soumaya

A visit to the Cotswolds, even for just a day, calls for a stop at one of the numerous classic and classy tea rooms for Afternoon tea. Afternoon tea is said to have been introduced in 1840. Anna, the Duchess of Bedford, found the …

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Lavender fields near London

In London, Travel Guide, United Kingdom by Soumaya

  I have had some serious wanderlust for visiting Provence in the south of France since  I came across a Google image of the region’s famous beautiful purple lavender fields. What I didn’t know until recently is that I can experience the same thing without …

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Staycation in The Cotswolds

In Itinerary, The Cotswolds, Travel Guide, United Kingdom by Soumaya

Although I live in the UK, I spend more time holidaying outside of it. One of the reasons is probably the notion that because I live here, I can explore any time (which never happens!). Another is because holidaying in the UK can be …

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The Cotswolds: Halal restaurants

In The Cotswolds, Travel Guide by Soumaya

You will be pleased to know that amongst the classic English villages and countryside there are also plenty of halal restaurants in The Cotswolds, if you know where to look. The best place to look is in the big towns, such as Cheltenham and …