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West Wittering Beach, West Sussex

West Wittering Beach, West Sussex

I only discovered West Wittering last year when I was was looking at the nearest beaches to London. It’s only about one hour and twenty minutes from South-West London, but that’s so doable for a last-minute day trip.

Teztify & Alchemy — Southbank, London

Teztify & Alchemy — Southbank, London

What a glorious bank holiday we’ve had here in England! On Monday (last day of Alchemy) I went to see Tez Ilyas do his stand up comedy gig, Teztify at the Southbank Centre as part of the Alchemy festival. If you don’t know about Alchemy […]

British Airways – LHR to DBX

British Airways – LHR to DBX

For many years I’ve avoided British Airways after having a really bad experience many years ago on a flight from London to Miami. However I’d been hearing pretty good things about BA over the recent years and thought let’s give them a go! And I’m […]

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

After staying in the Atlantis for a week I’ve been itching to write a review. Main question is, did it live up to the hype? Answer: Yes and no! Firstly it’s a mammoth sized hotel so there’s a lot to cover. But I will start […]

The Great Chase — Angel

The Great Chase — Angel

It’s been a while since I did a restaurant review but I felt The Great Chase was really worthy of a write-up. Not because it’s amazing but because it’s so different! The Great Chase is a charming, cosy restaurant in Islington High street. What makes […]

Karachi Shopping Hot Spots

Karachi Shopping Hot Spots

I’ve just had the most wonderful time in Karachi, Pakistan! I’ve got lots of relatives there which made my stay super fun and busy. I was there for a close family wedding and between all the wedding related stuff, all I did was shop and […]

The Best of Naples

The Best of Naples

A few months ago I (with the fam — husband and three kids) took a late summer holiday to the Italian city of Naples. City breaks can be tricky with young kids which is why we’ve tried to avoid them in the past! (Except for […]

Kidtropolis 2017

Kidtropolis 2017

This October half-term I got the opportunity to visit Kidtropolis with my crew ( an 11, 9 and 5-year-old) and then write about it. If you haven’t been you’ll be wondering what an earth is Kidtropolis? Don’t worry I didn’t know anything about it either! Here’s the breakdown:

Top 5 things to do in Bali for families

Top 5 things to do in Bali for families

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 […]

Top 5 Apps for Muslims

Top 5 Apps for Muslims

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.

clueQuest Escape Room — King’s Cross, London

clueQuest Escape Room — King’s Cross, London

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 […]

Jungly Jadoogar 2

Jungly Jadoogar 2

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 […]

Muslim Lifestyle Show 2017 — Olympia, London

Muslim Lifestyle Show 2017 — Olympia, London

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 […]

Top Tips for Indoor Skydiving

Top Tips for Indoor Skydiving

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 […]

My First Escape Room Experience — HintHunt London

My First Escape Room Experience — HintHunt London

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 […]

HaloodieFoodie’s Fire & Smoke Supper Club — Bake St. London

HaloodieFoodie’s Fire & Smoke Supper Club — Bake St. London

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.” […]

Breakfast at The Ivy Cafe — Wimbledon

Breakfast at The Ivy Cafe — Wimbledon

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 […]

Blow — London

Blow — London

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 […]