For most of us, tomorrow marks the first day of Ramadan. The first few days are undoubtedly hard; you’re grumpy, tired, and hungry. You won’t dare look at your social media which, of course, will be full of food – sorry! Over the month, you’ll become more accustomed to this new routine and will start […]
After a long 30 days of fasting, Ramadan is coming to an end. It has not been the easiest month for us, but one that has really opened my eyes to just how charitable and united we become, not just for Ramadan, but in our every day lives too. One case in example was the unfortunate […]
Ah, one of our favourite and most blessed months, Ramadan, is finally upon us! It is a little ironic that someone who talks, eats, and sleeps halal food loves Ramadan so much, but when there are so many good halal restaurants in London, you just can’t help yourself. So for those days that you don’t […]
As much as I love celebrating Eid, I’ve come to find that the older I’ve become, the less presents I receive and the more I end up buying for others. All the Eid money I would line my pockets with to visit Woolworths back in the day now ends up going straight into my bank account […]
Author Name: Blake Goud Position: Islamic Finance Community Leader Company: Thomson Reuters An interesting trend is developing in the halal sector: regional hubs are developing in places that have some local demand but not the size that would be significant markets on their own. Think of Malaysia (the largest) or Dubai or tiny Brunei. Each […]
Happy new year everyone! And a happy 23rd birthday to me!!
Hi everyone! Welcome to the brand new Halal Girl About Town website!!
Last week, I was kindly invited to attend Rihla – the UK’s first halal travel event – at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce. Considering I had just arrived back from Dubai a couple of days beforehand, it seemed fitting to see what this event was all about!
Despite the windy and wet weather of London (typical!), BW and my wonderful self decided to make the most of the day by going for a stroll. BW suggested Notting Hill and I was feeling hungry, as usual, so it only made sense to go somewhere where there was plenty of food available!
In the last couple of weeks, I have been ridiculously busy. From attending university (eek – final year!) to running around the Halal Food Festival and other food events like a fatso; my mind has been absolutely jam-packed with studying, food and plenty more. I’ve been so busy that I completely forgot about my blog turning […]