The fear of going solo

‘’Go on holiday alone. Oh goodness!! Why would I ever do that?’’ These are the sentiments that I have exacted for years. The mere idea of traveling and going on holiday alone never appealed to me, in fact the concept totally freaked me out. Before you start to think its because I lack confidence or […]

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Colour my London-Brick lane- What to see and do.

As I turned the corner into Brick Lane on one of the hottest days in London since 1976. I slowly took in the sights, smells and randomness of what makes Brick Lane such a unique part of London. I felt excited, that feeling you get when you never know what the day may bring. That’s […]

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Getting out of London day trips – Wisely Gardens

London has and always will be an extremly  popular tourist destination for overseas visitors with over 19 Million visitors enjoying a trip to the big city every year. However, what many people miss out on are many of the beautiful locations that the UK has to offer just a stones throw away from London. If […]

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Flying home for ……….Eid

I’ve lived in Turkey now for over 5 years and one of the hardest struggles that I have faced is being away from family and friends. On occasions like Eid (for non Muslims thats a Muslim religious holiday) its an even more bitter pill to swallow. For my first two years in Istanbul I couldn’t […]

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Amsterdam on a budget

Amsterdam is a beautiful historical city. Crammed full of art, culture and quirky architecture.  Amsterdam truly has something for everyone., Whether you are visiting to sample the local history and art or merely to sample something else. It is all available in Amsterdam. Traveling on a budget is never an easy option to take. Especially […]

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No, I can’t drink water.

What you are about to read is a post from the heart. When writing this article I literally let the words pour out of my soul. I felt like there was something I just needed to let out. Some of you may read this post and the words will resonate with you, you will see […]

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Adventures in Goreme.

    When most people think of making a trip to visit Cappadocia the main item on their bucket list, is to take a breathtaking balloon ride across the skies of Cappadocia. Without a shadow of a doubt the hot air balloon ride gets a massive thumbs up from me. It’s definitely in my top ten […]

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10 quotes from women of colour that will inspire you.

Choosing to move countries and deciding to travel more, had to have been an inspired decision. Even starting this blog took a lot of inspiration. For me inspiration comes from the women around me. Watching them strive for their goals, reach their milestones or conquer their fears. It’s these interactions that propel me forward in […]

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The infamous Cappadocian balloon rides.

It’s worked out that perfectly that the first travel related post that I get to write about on my blog, is in regards to my host country Turkey. I only recently got back from the land of fairy chimneys, underground cities and cave churches. Kind of sounds a bit like something out of a fairy […]

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The opening chapter.

Late one evening I typed the words ‘Muslim female travel blogs’ into Google and read through the results. It didn’t even take me until the end of my cup of tea, to come to the realisation that this was a majorly underrepresented sector in the travel industry. Even the ones I did find fulfilled a […]

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