10 Things You Didn’t Know About Singapore

Singapore is one of those places you think you know. It has lots of rules, lots of signs, plates of chilli crab and the glitzy Marina Bay Sands. But there are lots of things you don’t know about one of Asia’s most modern and fast-changing cities. 1. Singapore has saltwater crocs – big ones! In […]


Muslim Friendly Destinations in Asia

With the world starting to realize that the Muslim travel market could be a lot larger than it already is, several countries in Asia are changing their practices to become more Halal-friendly. The following are a few of the many countries that are gearing towards this change. Top Muslim Friendly Destinations in Asia Bangkok, Thailand […]


Best Halal Hotels in Singapore

Singapore is amongst some of the best destinations for Muslim travellers. Being home to a sizable Muslim population, facilities for Muslim travellers such as Halal food and prayer facilities will be available in abundance. Numerous Muslim-friendly accommodation options are also available in Singapore and to help with travel planning, some of the best Muslim-friendly hotels […]


Top 3 Local Halal Food In Hong Kong

15 years ago, a trip to Hong Kong meant having almost all our meals at Chungking Mansion. It was nasi briyani and curry for lunch and dinner. How we wished we could try halal dim sum in Hong Kong. Today, whenever the dim sum craving strikes, how we wish we could hop on a plane […]


Japan Becoming Muslim-Friendly with Halal Food and More

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified (you can check here for it ) whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers. For a largely homogeneous country with only around 100,000 practising Muslims, that means groping its way through unfamiliar customs as it […]


17 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Sakura

1. Sakura belongs to the rose family, Rosaceae. Sakura (桜) is a general name for plants that belong to the subfamily of the Rosaceae. The English name for sakura is cherry blossom. Sakura can be written in Chinese characters/kanji (桜), in hiragana (さくら), or in katakana (サクラ). 2. The most planted species in Japan is […]


Here Some Tips for Visiting Bangkok

Bangkok is a difficult city to sum up because it’s a little bit of everything:  It’s dirty, yet cosmopolitan; it’s welcoming, yet not always safe. Here are a few tips for avoiding Bangkok’s potential pitfalls, and experiencing the best of this exciting city. Know When To Haggle In Bangkok, like in the rest of Thailand, […]


Budget Tips for Your Next Holiday

Allocating a budget for your next vacation or holiday trip is one of the most crucial aspects of travel planning. Without a proper budget or finance planning, things could go horribly wrong and you may well end up spending significantly more than what you had intended to. To help you avoid this, we have compiled […]


Guide to Muslim Travel in Taiwan – Part 3: Getting Around With English

No Mandarin? No problem! In the third part of our Guide to Muslim Travel in Taiwan, we look at the basics of getting around in Taiwan armed only with your knowledge of the English language. (Here is the second part: Prayers, Mosques and Muslim-friendly accommodation). English In Taiwan Mandarin is the official language of Taiwan, […]