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How to Travel the World as a New Muslim?

Traveling the World as a New Muslim

Traveling as a Muslim is not different as compared to traveling before becoming a Muslim, as long as certain guidelines are adhered to. Tourists, Muslim or not, are required to be respectful of their place of travels, to represent themselves and their own country in a positive light.

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

Are you performing Hajj this year? The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) has a great promise for you. Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “The reward for a Hajj mabroor is nothing but Paradise” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim). Here are 13 tips …

Saudi Airports Adopt Operation Plan for Hajj

Saudi Airport Adopts Operation Plan for Hajj 2018

JEDDAH – King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, KSA, is preparing its operational plans for the coming Hajj season in August 2018. Around 2.98 million Hajj pilgrims from all over the globe are expected to arrive and depart through the airport. Arab news reported on July 9. “The past Umrah season was successful with more …

Getting Married? Here's Top 5 Muslim Honeymoon Destinations

Getting Married? Here's Top 5 Muslim Honeymoon Destinations

As newly-weds, choosing a place to celebrate the start of your new life together can be both exciting and overwhelming. As Muslims we have a variety of travel needs, and Alhamdulillah, there are plenty of Muslim-friendly vacation spots to choose from. It was tough narrowing the possibilites down, but remember it’s not where you go to …

5 Muslim Globetrotters Who Will Inspire You to Travel

Travel bloggers, who doesn’t love them? They let us experience a journey through them and share a snapshot of their adventurous lives. The travel blog market is booming and I started to ask myself: What does the lifestyle of a Muslim globetrotter look like? As a Muslim you may have things to consider before traveling, …

10 Pieces of Advice Before You Leave for Umrah

10 Pieces of Advice Before You Leave for Umrah

Umrah is  the most beautiful trip for all Muslims. No matter where they live, rich or poor, Muslims all over the world aspire to make this spiritual journey. Since Rajab is a high season for Umrah, So, I just wanted to give a few pieces of advice for those who will be traveling soon to perform …

Goree island

Goree Island: The Gateway to Hell

What an awful, beautiful island. The approach to Goree Island, just off the coast of Senegal , a 15-minute ferry ride southeast of the country’s capital city of Dakar , gives the impression of exotic serenity. Even walking through the small island, a mere 900 meters (0.6 mi.) long and 300 meters (0.2 mi.) wide, …

Hijabi

A Hijabi's Guide to Packing for a Weekend Getaway!

I’ve packed a suitcase enough times that I’ve basically got it down to a science. Break your packing down into sections to help you stay organized (and sane! yes… I hate packing just like the rest of you). Here are my how-to’s and time-saving tips for every hijabi jetsetter! 1) The Essentials – I keep …

Alpujarra

The Alpujarras: Spain's Last Muslim Stronghold

From the many hillside cafes and plazas of the bustling city of Granada, snow-capped mountains are visible just a short journey away. On the slopes of these mountains are strings of tiny villages which housed the remnants of Spain’s last Muslim communities; they have their own small but distinct role in Andalucia’s history, and offer …

Makkah

When I Took My Way to Makkah

Read part one After spending five wonderful days in Madinah, I left for five more days in Makkah. The van took off and I started to miss my beloved Madinah. About 20 kilometers later, we stopped at “Abyar Ali” for ihram. And this part is actually why my family chose our umrah program to start by …



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