A few weeks ago I went on a chocolate walking tour of London that I won in a competition run by Halal Gems (thanks Halal Gems!). We met up at the Algerian Coffee Store which is probably the coolest coffee shop I’ve ever laid my eyes […]
Despite the never-ending flight time Bali is somewhere that is definitely worth visiting at least once in your life. Being part of the largest Muslim populated country in the world — Indonesia, Muslim travellers are welcomed in Bali. Here is a round-up of the best things […]
There seems to be an app for everything these days! Let’s face it, Muslims can have some complex needs, when it comes to praying, eating and our general daily activities. Which apps are the most useful though? I’ve narrowed it down to the five apps which I think are most-worthy of your smart phone memory space.
Voted the top escape room in London on TripAvisor, clueQuest is a super smart escape room which will challenge even the smartest of brains. If you haven’t been to an escape room before you can read about my first escape room experience here. My two friends and […]
The Wagging Tongues production team were back at the Muslim Lifestyle Show 2017 with the second part to Jungly Jadoogar. Read all about Part 1 here. The play is about an eccentric villain – the Jungly Jaadogar (meaning crazed/wild magician) trying to cause destruction to a royal […]
On Easter weekend MLS 2017 took place at Olympia in Kensington. It was another well organised event with thousands attending. I went on Easter Sunday and it was really packed. We rushed in as we had tickets to see Jungly Jaadogar 2 at 12pm. There was […]
As a birthday present for my husband I decided to take the whole family (five of us) for indoor skydiving at iFly. Not knowing what to expect we arrived in Basingstoke a bit late and almost missed our ‘flight’. Tip 1: You should get there […]
A few friends had been mentioning escape rooms to me recently but I just thought ‘Pahhh sounds weird’. However after doing a bit of research I realised this could be quite a fun activity! So I booked a game at HintHunt for myself and two of my […]
In January I attended my first ever supper club! Someone asked me the other day, “What is a supper club?” I replied, “It’s a dinner party where you don’t necessarily know the host or anybody there, serves really good exclusive food and you pay for the privilege.” […]
Going for breakfast is becoming one of my favourite things to do much to the detriment of my waistline. However if you’re going out for breakfast you may as well make it special. Sistered with The Ivy, the Ivy Cafe Wimbledon describes itself as a modern […]
As a teetotaller you have to be much more creative what with your limited ingredients. When I saw a book with non-alcoholic drink recipes, I knew I have to give it a try.
One day my husband surprised me with an appointment at Blow. I had no idea and it was a lovely surprise (fellas take note!). Blow Ltd is a blow dry bar with two branches in London. It’s not a hair salon or a beauty salon but […]
This week I went to learn all about coffee brewing at Coffee Island. Coffee Island is a Greek coffee chain which has its only London branch in Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, just behind Leicester Square station. Coffee Island is not like any other coffee shop I’ve […]
I feel like we don’t give our local Pakistani/Indian/Bengali restaurants enough attention! So I thought I’d do a quick review of a place where we have been a fair few times. First of all, we don’t go out for Pakistani/Indian food that often as there’s so […]
At the end of last year, I went to Bali with my family for one week. I wrote a full review of The Fairmont for travel site Mums Do Travel, so do check it out if you’re thinking of visiting. Here are some photos from […]
Who doesn’t love the idea of indulging in a hot drink by a real log fire? No-one is the answer. Head over to SAID for an enriching experience surrounded by chocolate lovers and cosy interiors. The Italian chocolatier has opened its first branch outside of Rome right in […]