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Casablanca, Morocco: 5 Reasons to explore with a local

In Community, She Travels by Zaakirah

  Casablanca, Morocco: A Taste of an Authentic Local Experience There is something about Morocco that brings me back every time I find myself thinking about where to travel to next. What I find most fascinating is that every area is so unique and rich with history.   I had already experienced Morocco on a family trip to Tangier. This …

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Why travelling in a group is the new solo travel

In Community, She Travels 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 my recent travels, these were my own personal feelings on the matter. And yet, in September this year I found myself going on a group tour to Bosnia. I had …

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Inspiring young Muslim women everywhere:HijabiGoneGlobal

In Community, She Travels by Soumaya

Meet Ihsan, the 26 year-old Danish Moroccan behind one of our current favourite Muslimah Instagram accounts, HijabiGoneGlobal. Ihsan has a BA in Marketing & Communications and works at travel agency Selected Tours. She is a volunteer and board member of the biggest Muslim youth organisation in Denmark called Munida (www.Munida.dk) where she also undertakes Islamic studies including Aqeedah, Seerah, Fiqh …

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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 off my bucket list. My travel companions for this adventure were SH (my sister and the …

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

In Community, She Travels, 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 loud, it was busy and every local we asked for directions sent us in the opposite direction to the last. Having finally navigated our way through the labyrinth of cobbled …