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Hijabi in Ibiza

One of the perks of studying in the UK is enjoying the cheap air fares to nearby countries or exotic islands like Ibiza. Ibiza as in the Mike Posner song? Haram! For travellers that...

Slowing Down & Praying On A Fast-Moving Train

One of the perks of having lived abroad is the pleasure (or the pain) of taking a train ride. In fact, one of the things that I miss the most about living in the...

When In Bali

This is a photo diary(ish) of two twenty something (never revealing) best friends taking on six days in Bali who did not find love in the form of an attractive Brazilian expatriate but still...

Prayers from Morskie Oko

“I’ll take these please,” I handed over the navy and pink ski jacket and a pair of thermal gloves to a Sports direct cashier. I distinctly remember there had been a sale- mostly because I...
Alone Muslim

The Highly-Sensitive, quiet and alone Muslim

The most common questions and statements that I encountered when I was a kid were “Why are you so quiet?” or “Why haven’t you talked all day?” or “I think you’re just being overly...
Muslim Traveller

5 things you need as a Muslim Traveller

Always be prepared Muslims are always perceived an unfortunate target for Random Searches, so always be prepared by making sure 1) you don't carry any suspicious looking devices on you 2) your passport is...

5 hours in Istanbul

Istanbul is, as always, breathtaking. Having only 5 hours in Istanbul as I was transiting through to Santorini, I knew I had to make the best of the time I had.  There were so...