(Mentally) packing for Rome

As you might have noticed, I will visit Rome in about three weeks. I will spend eight days there with my schoolmates, since we’re  all attending grammar school and have studied Latin for five years now. Since there will be a strict program to  follow on this excursion, there won’t be much spare time to … Continue reading


National Geographic Photography – Al-Kazimiyah Mosque, Baghdad

Look at this wonderful picture of a family visiting the Al-Kazimiyah Shrine in Baghdad, Iraq. I love the picture because of its beautiful colours and the adorable children in front. 


So You want to go to the Mosque!

Originally posted on American Muslim Convert:
As salam alaikum friends! As per request of a lovely sister, my second blog for today is about what to expect before during and after going to the mosque or masjid. Going to the masjid (mosque) is a very spiritual occasion. There’s nothing like the feeling of being in…


National Geographic Photography – Train Ride, Istanbul

Watch this beautiful picture made during a normal train ride in Instanbul, Turkey, famous for its beautiful mosque. For more stunning footage, please click here. Related blogs: – National Geographic Photography – Museum of Islamic art, Qatar – National Geographic Photography – Hot air balloon, Turkey Advertisements


Kader Abdolah

For the Dutchies amongst my readers who are equally interested in the Qu’ran, here’s a tip: Iran-born Dutch writer Kader Abdolah has translated the Qu’ran in Dutch. Althought there had been made five translations already, this one I can highly recommend. The love and feeling for language Kader Abdolah is famous for fills me with … Continue reading

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