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A Brief Guide to Eid-ul-Adha

Also known as the Greater Eid, Eid-ul-Adha is amongst some of the most important occasions in the Islamic calendar. The festival aims to encourage Muslims to both remember and commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son in the name of Allah SWT; raising awareness of the importance of the occasion today. Due […]

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A backpacker’s guide to Istanbul

Looking to discover Europe’s most exotic capital. This backpacker’s guide to Istanbul will introduce you to the megalopolis that serves as the bridge between Europe and Asia, and all the attractions that are contained within… 1) Hagia Sophia Widely considered to be Istanbul’s most significant religious landmark, the Hagia Sophia dates back to the 6th […]

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5 Sights to See in Dubai

With every skyscraper that soars into the Emirati sky, Dubai cements itself more and more as the 21st century heart of the Middle East.  Tolerant, affluent, and free of the conflicts and skirmishes that have scared many travellers away from exploring this fascinating region, it is a city filled with superlatives, as well as extremely […]

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