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How Islam Spread in India

How Islam Spread in India

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Today, there are over 500 million Muslims throughout the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh), making it one of the largest population centers of Muslims in the world. Since Islam first entered India, it has contributed greatly to the area and its people. Today, numerous theories about how India came to be such a largely

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Al-Rumi (1207-1273)

Al-Rumi (1207-1273)

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Philosophy and Tasawwuf Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى‎), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī. His major contribution lies in Islamic philosophy and Tasawwuf. This was embodied largely in poetry, especially through his famous Mathnawi. This book, the largest mystical exposition in verse, discusses and offers solutions to many complicated problems in

Instagram Photo Landscapes Contest!

Instagram Photo Landscapes Contest!

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What You Need to Know Upload a pic of your favourite travel landscapes for a chance to win! Post your pic to our Instagram account with the hashtag #travellandscapes for a chance to win the Contest. CONTEST RULES Please read these rules before submitting your photo(s) to Al Andalus Route’s contest. These are General Rules

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4 Of The Best Travel Beauty Products On Amazon

4 Of The Best Travel Beauty Products On Amazon

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4 Of The Best Travel Beauty Products On Amazon Lotions, shampoos, conditioners, hair dryers AND MORE that you can easily stash in your carry-on. Before suffering through your next red-eye or long-haul flight, consider packing something that can make the experience better: a comfort travel kit. With multiple travel essentials in each kit, it’s like

Here’s How To Eat Healthy Even While Traveling

Here’s How To Eat Healthy Even While Traveling

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1. If you know you’re not going to use the mini-bar in your room, ask the hotel to empty it out. 20th Century Fox Just call ahead and let them know. Then use it as a fridge for breakfast items and healthy snacks. 2. Alternatively, if your hotel room doesn’t have a fridge, make one. Home Depot

My BEST Travel Tips — Part One.

My BEST Travel Tips — Part One.

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If you follow me on instgram (or snapchat) you know that I pretty much travel every 9 or so days. Due to my job, I have to go so often and whenever I can I try to squeeze in something just for me. I have never really documented what I’ve learned along the way until now. We may

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Sacromonte’s flamenco shows

Sacromonte’s flamenco shows

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Sacromonte’s flamenco shows Flamecos deep cultural roots in our city that it goes back to the Century XVI. The flamenco shows consists of several different palos (flamenco styles), from soleá to alegría. Watch as two dancers are accompanied by a passionate flamenco singer and a guitar player. Moor is not the same as Moslem. Moor

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Breaking the Fast

Breaking the Fast

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Breaking the fast in Granada   The Iftar: the Daily Break-Fast During Ramadan   Is a social rather than a simple meal event. Iftar is right after Maghrib time, which is around sunset.  This period of fasting is to bring self-purification through self restraint and good deeds. Discover how the Muslim of Granada break the fast

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Muslims in South Africa

Muslims in South Africa

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The first ‘Malay’ Muslims in Cape Town. The western recorded history of so-called Cape Malays started at the time of the 1st colonization of the Cape by the Dutch East India Company. The history of Muslims started before 1652 but it is mostly still unknown. In 1652 when Jan Van Riebeek landed in Cape Town