I am a Hijabi!

I have been wearing Hijab for approximately four years and I am proud to say “I am a hijabi!” At times, wearing the hijab was challenging and felt degrading to my confidence, but the few challenges that I faced made ...

عقد الزواج في ظل الشريعة الإسلامية

يعتبر عقد الزواج من اهم العقود المدنية والشرعية وأعظمها شانا وأبعدها أثرا في حياة الفرد وفي بناء المجتمع ككل ، فهو عقد قلما يقدم عليه الشخص ذكرا كان أو أنثى أكثر من مرة طوال حياته. وتكمن أهمية ...

How to Gain More Sustenance

Jeddah 2015 ~ Right here, in my neighborhood, is a white bearded old man.  He wanders our street cleaning – working to keep our streets clean.  Resting just a moment, he heads to where there are clusters of garbage. He ...

May I Call This Globe A HOME? Part 3

As-Salamu’alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh! May peace and blessings of Allah (SWT) be upon you and those dear and near to you, and may Allah (SWT) accept. A week has passed since the second article and the first one written about calling ...

Travel to Halle in Germany

  During the past summer holiday, my youngest son and I stayed in Berlin, Germany for almost 2 months. Our main goal was actually to visit my eldest daughter who studies there and at the time, my eldest daughter underwent four months of ...

My Vacation Reflection

The tickets and hotel has been booked, visas are ready, tour guides are in place, the itinerary has been arranged, and super thick clothes have been purchased. For those of us who live in Saudi Arabia with hot weather, we ...

A Muslimah Adventurer Story — Tour of Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta

Last summer my family and I tried to follow the tour package for Mount Merapi. Without making reservations in advance, we enrolled in one of the jeep tours in Kaliurang, North Yogyakarta and arrived in the location around 9 am. We got ...

Top 10 Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations 2014 ~ (Non-OIC Countries)

A few days ago aMuslima published the top 10 halal friendly holiday destination for 2014 for the OIC countries based on a ranking from Crescentrating. Here are the top ten halal friendly holiday destination for 2014 for non-OIC (non-Organisation of the ...

Top 10 Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations 2014 ~ (OIC Countries)

Have you ever found it difficult to find a halal restaurant, a convenient place to perform obligatory prayers in airports, hotels, shopping centers, or recreational areas during vacation in your holiday destination countries? Most of us may say YES! Especially when you are ...