The Do’s and Don’ts of Umrah

For many Muslims each year, the Umrah they go on will be their first. It can be carried out at any time of year, and Umrah is preferable for those who are not ready for their first Hajj. However, it still requires lots of preparation and planning. Here are some do’s and don’ts for those […]

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Egyptian Cuisine

Egypt is the home of The Great Sphinx, The Valley of The Kings and The Al-Azhar Mosque, and it supplies an endless array of colourful, flavoursome, and stunning food. The cuisine of this country consists heavily of vegetables and fruits, because the rich Nile Valley and Delta rivers produce high quantities of crops. If you […]

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The Hajj Packages That Are Available

We at Hajj and Umra Express have been providing the very best Hajj and Umrah packages for people across the world. Our aim is that your travel experience is as memorable as possible in all the positive ways. But what are the very best packages we can provide for you? Hajj 2017 is just around […]

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The 3 Holy Mosques and Their Significance

The Umrah is a pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Muslims and taken at any time of the year. This contrasts with Hajj, which in Arabic means “to visit a populated place”. Umrah is to perform Tawaf, round the Kaaba and sa’i between Al-safa and Al-Marwah. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘minor pilgrimage’ as […]

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Enjoy the Islamic China Tour

China holds so much for the world to see, from the Great Wall to the Forbidden City, and its many attractions bring the world to its cities. The country holds so much history which it highly celebrates. Beijing, the country’s capital, is one of their most visited cities, and it’s no wonder with the endless […]

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Taking Your Children to the Hajj

The Hajj is an important journey for any Muslim, and an increasingly bigger number of families perform it with their families. It can be quite a spiritual and positive experience to go with your children, but there are a few things to keep in mind. Although taking your children with you is a wonderful experience, […]

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Helping Children Understand and Take Part in Ramadan

During the holy observance of Ramadan, fasting is an important ritual alongside prayers, good deeds and increased charity. However, for the youngest members of the family, this can be a difficult time to digest and understand the reasons for these activities. Of course, children are not required to fast for Ramadan until they are old […]

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Andalusian Cuisine

If you are wanting to venture to Andalusia, Spain, to experience the unique Islamic sites throughout Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Cordoba. However, no trip to Andalusia is complete without sampling some of the amazing dishes that the region is famous for – such as fried fish, gazpacho and other spectacular flavour explosions. So, what are […]

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