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Hidden Pearls — #MuslimBiz February 2019

Hidden Pearls — #MuslimBiz February 2019

For February’s Muslim Biz I want to tell you about a business run by Rashdah Hameed called Hidden Pearls. She is a Muslim entrepreneur who started Hidden Pearls over three years ago back in 2015. The website sells a wide range of products for Muslim […]

Family friendly Cologne

Family friendly Cologne

For me having a weekend break in a city is not about finding the nearest playground, theme park or zoo. I want my children to enjoy the sights despite them not being typically for children. There are ways and means of seeing a city on foot but also keeping the kids amused. Breaking up your day with fun things to do will keep everyone happy

*Giveaway Alert* Tickets to see ‘Spun’

*Giveaway Alert* Tickets to see ‘Spun’

Spun Giveaway The Prize I’ve teamed up with Arcola Theatre to giveaway two tickets to see the fabulous new play Spun! Spun is the debut production by up and coming playwright Rabiah Hussain. It begins next week and is on until the end of July […]

Zip-Now London

Zip-Now London

Have you heard of Zip-Now London? It’s a new zip wire that runs across Archbishop Park. It’s 235 metres long and 35 metres high — that’s the height of nine double-decker buses! I took two of my children (age 9 & 12) and my son’s […]

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 was there for a close family wedding and between all the wedding related stuff, all I did was shop and eat. Now Karachi is really one of the most amazing cities in this world. […]

The Best of Naples

The Best of Naples

A few months ago my family and I 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 when we went to Paris) […]