Eat, Pray, Fast…


Originally posted on Muslim girl's life experiences:
I yearn for the month of Ramadan,  A month destined to bring spiritual fulfilment and make me closer to Allah, Each year I pray that I become a better person and secure a place in heaven, My journey to heaven and getting closer to Allah is not…

A Muslim girl in Paris….


A day in Paris…

Struggling to find a halal man in the city….


How difficult can it be to find the right man? Where does one start looking for a halal man? Should I start venturing towards the halal butcher counter in my local Pak food stores? I am looking for a firm piece of meat and no scrawny chicken wings… How does an independent cool, funny and…

dating a man who treats you wrongly


I sat down slowly in the fancy restaurant and soaked in the lavish surroundings. The whole place screamed glamour and plush. I couldn’t believe where I was. I observed as the waiters, chefs and restaurant owner knew my dates name and shook his hand. I felt like I was on a date with a celebrity,…

Going crazy for Korean fashion – Made in Korea


“When I shop, the world gets better, and the world is better, but then it’s not, and I need to do it again. (Confessions of a Shopaholic-the movie)” ― Sophie Kinsella I like to think I am a fashionable woman and well-dressed majority of the time. I would describe my style as quirky mixed with a…

Commuters nightmare…


Originally posted on Muslim girl's life experiences:
London is a commuter’s nightmare and getting from A to B, can sometimes take longer than travelling to another city. You can catch the tube and be forced to get up close and personal with your fellow commuters. Eye contact is avoided on the tube as is…

What is the true cost of beauty? Time or money?


We all want to be beautiful and desired. When we walk down the street, we secretly want people to admire the way we look. How often do you look in the mirror, smile at your reflection, and think yes, ‘I am hot stuff’? Enter any supermarket, department store and chemist and you will see thousands…

Vienna and Bratislava – Posh city vs. sleep pretty capital


The second adventure of our Euro trip involved us travelling to the beautiful Austrian capital, Vienna. I visited this pretty city six years ago in the height of summer and fell in love with it. As an older and wiser self, would I still love the city? Arriving in the city was a doddle and…

Fine dining in a glitzy French place in Soho called Balthazar


I’m a sassy woman who is on the quest for some good food in quirky and cool surroundings. I don’t mind paying extra for the ambience, but feel just at home in a street café eating chips and mushy peas. Being Muslim means I have to think twice about where I go to eat as…