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The craftsmen with magic fingers

Words by Huma Baig   The long bank of the Red River (Kızılırmak) has provided the town of Avanos with red clay from as far back as 2000 BC, to yield the iconic art of pottery. This town in the Cappadocia region of Turkey is home to several…


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The Maternal Aunt of the Prophet PBUH in Cyprus

Upon arrival in Larnaca, visitors can’t fail to notice the Larnaca Salt Lake. A flocking place for flamingos, this lake is not far from a palm grove, which surrounds an…


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A weekend in Oslo by Huma Baig

The United Nations describe Norway as the best place to live in the world because it has the highest Human Development Index and lowest unemployment rate. Oslo is the capital…


Features Food & Drink

The problem of food waste solved by a Mosque

Research tells us that an astonishing five million tonnes of perfectly edible food get thrown away every year, and incredibly it’s worth around £15 billion. To put this into perspective, the wasted food would fill 9 Wembley Stadiums, 100 Royal…


Food & Drink

A fine eatery in Designerland

Words: Huma Baig Bicester Village is a small township of approximately 160 single-storey luxury boutiques of world-famous brands and is about a 45-minute direct train journey from London’s Marylebone station. These retail outlets offer savings of up…


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A peaceful stay in the heart of Sri Lanka

Kandalama is situated in the heart of Sri Lanka in an area named Dambulla and is home to a renowned, luxury, vegan-friendly hotel. As a magnificent piece of architecture, Heritance…


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Pearls of Islam In the limelight

Pearls of Islam: In the limelight I’m going to talk about two things- women and creativity in Islam. With regards to women, the idea that their primary role is within…


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