What to Pack for a Trip to Saudi Arabia

What to Pack for a Trip to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is well-known as a place for Islamic Pilgrimage. In fact, most tourists visiting the kingdom are actually pilgrims. When I went on my pilgrimage trip, I was hesitant on what I needed to pack for Saudi Arabia. Other than the extreme climate, I had to keep...
6 Things I Miss About Mecca

6 Things I Miss About Mecca

Ever since I actively started travelling, it is rare for me to visit a place twice. Not because I don’t want to, but simply because there is no opportunity coming up to visit or sometimes visa issues can be it. Regarding my trip to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, I did it...

Vlog: Episode 5 in Makkah

After few days in Al Madinah, I spend about 6 days in Makkah to perform the Muslim pilgrimage, Omrah. On this video, you can see some of my very first impressions straight after touching the Kaaba. I also walk around the Holy mosque area where I drink some zamzam...

Vlog: Episode 4 in Al Madinah

I spent few days in Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia where I have discovered some amazing islamic sites including Quba Mosque, Al Masjid Annabawi, Qiblatain Mosque and Ohud Mountains. In this episode, I take you around the city, I show you the atmosphere at the prayer times...
Five Steps of Omrah Pilgrimage

Five Steps of Omrah Pilgrimage

I have just performed the Omrah pilgrimage in Meccah, Saudi Arabia after spending few days in Al Madinah. The Omrah experience was very interesting as well as exceptional and unique! I have never seen such a place and felt such a strong spiritual energy. Now, that I...
First Stop in Saudi Arabia: Al Madinah

First Stop in Saudi Arabia: Al Madinah

I’m finally in the Middle-East. It is my first time ever in Asia, my second time in an Arabic country and my first time in Saudi Arabia. The classic pilgrimage route takes muslims to Al Madinah and Meccah, two holy cities in Islam with so much history. Al Madinah is...