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2017 Resolutions: Every Day is an Opportunity for Change

Alhamdulillah, we have entered another year and to follow suit from last year, I have come up with a list of resolutions for myself. However, unlike last year, I kept the list simple...and definitely...
Five Ways To Spend Time With Your Family At Home During the Holiday

Five Ways To Spend Time With Your Family At Home During the Holiday

Well, it’s almost the end of the year, and usually by this time, people are taking breaks and going on leave to spend time with their family and loved ones. If your whole family...

Aqua Kyoto: Soy-mate Mochi-rial?

I like my sushi just like my men - fresh, contemporary and exotic. I was not one to be inclined towards raw Japanese food - it used to be Fried Garlic Rice, Teppanyakis, Grilled...

The Courage of a Convert

Throughout my entire life, I can remember the number of times I’ve been impressed by a conversation with a particular person, or group of people - and I can honestly say that it hasn’t been...
Should You Take A Break From Dunya?

Should You Take A Break From Dunya?

Ever had those days when you just can’t cope? Hundreds of notifications flood your phone. You now unsynchronise your email to break the habit of checking on them every hour. The dark circles under...
Making Mistakes And Everything In Between

Making Mistakes And Everything In Between

We all make honest mistakes in terms of our judgement and choices in life. We are, after all, flawed beings but created by Allah in a state in full of love and cherish. In this...

Get a taste of Ancient China in Lijiang

Lijiang may not be as popular as other destinations in China - such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi’an - but it has much to offer with its amazing array of food, culture and nature...

“Love is blind.”

A phrase that’s become overrated and underrated at the same time. A phrase with meaning as powerful as the two words that it embodies. Love. A feeling of endearment for another person - to...