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 […]
Dubai is one of THE most family friendly destinations on the planet and is fast becoming a gastronomical paradise. I’ve chosen my top five family friendly restaurants in Dubai where I really enjoyed the food alongside the children.
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
A few weeks ago I went on a WowTrip to Cologne (Köln) in Germany with a group of lovely blogger ladies. When I found out I was going to Cologne, my initial thoughts were ‘It’s going to be all bratwurst and beer!’
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 […]
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 […]
Ramadan is almost over and that means one thing — it’s nearly Eid! This year, there’s not just one Eid in the summer but two!
Here is a roundup of some exciting events taking place:
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]