Souq Waqif

Maximising your layover in Doha

Having lived in Australia, I am familiar with very long flights to most places. If you are going to spend 15+ hours on a plane towards your next holiday, you might as well do it on your own terms and have a layover somewhere worthwhile. Especially, if you are traveling Read more…


A Shared Ramadan Experience

We are only two Muslims in our company, but every Ramadan almost everyone else fasts one day to share the Ramadan experience with us. Our work organises a dinner for those who fast. This year, one of our colleagues emailed us the following and with her permission I decided to Read more…


Ramadan 2013 is around the corner

By now most preparations are done. Muslims around the world will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan in few days. For us in Australia it is going to be rather easy with short and cold days. May Allah make it easy for those brothers and sisters who live in Read more…


How a Distraction Becomes an Obsession

As Muslims we believe that the true purpose of our lives is to know and worship the one and only Creator. Numerous Qur’anic verses point to the fact that life was not created without purpose: Human was created to worship Allah (Qur’an 51:56) Life was not created without purpose (Qur’an Read more…

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