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Halal restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey.

Istanbul, Turkey

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Halal restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Seafood, Barbecue, Mediterranean

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Halal assurance by restaurant staff

Opening Hours

09:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Address

Nuruosmaniye Caddesi 12 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey

Phone

905054729896

  • Anda Tidak Akan Kelaparan Di Hong Kong Dengan Restoran-Restoran Halal Ini

    Artikel ini aslinya ditulis oleh Suhanah Khamis dalam bahasa Inggris. Kamu boleh membaca artikel dalam bahasa Inggris yang ditulisnya di sini. Adakah mencari makanan Halal di Hong Kong sesuatu yang membimbangkan buat anda? Percaya atau tidak, mencari restoran-restoran yang menyediakan makanan Halal di Hong Kong itu tidak susah. Dengan hampir 50 restoran yang tersebar di sekitar Hong Kong, anda pasti akan terpesona dengan pilihan-pilihan masakan dari Cina, Barat dan Timur Tengah. Tidak perlu lagi sampai kelaparan di Hong Kong kerana kami sudah menyediakan senarai restoran-restoran Halal di Hong Kong untuk kemudahan anda!  via GIPHY Tempat Makanan Halal di Pulau Hong Kong 1. Islamic Center Canteen  Kredit Gambar: Islamic Center Canteen di Coconuts Walaupun ia mungkin klise, tidak kira apa jadual perjalanan anda ketika anda mengunjungi Hong Kong sekalipun, anda mesti menjamu selera di Islamic Center Canteen Terletak di tingkat 5 di Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Center, makanan di sini pasti berpatutan dengan hidangan Dim Sum yang boleh didapatkan dengan harga bermula dari HKD13 (SGD2.30).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: 5/F, Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong IslandWaktu Operasi: 10am-9pm 2. Dong Fang Gong Lanzhou Beef Noodles Kredit Gambar: Dong Fang Gong Lanzhou Beef Noodles di OpenRice Hanya sekitar 2 minit daripada Stesen Teluk Causeway (Causeway Bay Station) jika berjalan kaki, anda dapat menjumpai restoran bernama Oriental Palace Lanzhou Beef Ramen. Restoran ini menyajikan mi daging lembu (seperti namanya) dan yang istimewa ialah minya disediakan dengan segera, di hadapan matamu! Satu mangkuk kecil Lanzhou Beef Noodles berharga HKD58 (SGD10) dan jika anda mendapati bahawa danging lembu ini tidak mencukupi bagi anda, pesanlah lauk daging lembu yang berharga HKD22 (SGD4).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop C, G/F, Shining Building, 477 - 481 Jaffe Road, Causeway BayWaktu Operasi: 11am - 10pm 3. Mingcha Limited Kredit Gambar: Mingcha Limited di Facebook Wahai pencinta teh, Mingcha Limited adalah sebuah syarikat yang khusus dalam Teh Cina premium. Sekiranya anda mempunyai masa lapang di Hong Kong dan ingin mencuba teh di Hong Kong, anda boleh menyertai beberapa bengkel mereka. Sama ada anda membeli teh ini untuk diri sendiri atau sebagai cenderahati, teh dari Mingcha Limited memang berkualiti and terbaik di dunia teh. Sebotol teh mini bermula dari HKD99 (SGD17).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: RM 901-902, 9/F, Cheung Tat Centre, 18 Cheung Lee Street, Chai WanWaktu Operasi: 10am - 7pm (Closed on Sundays and public holidays)Website | Facebook 4. Wai Kee Kredit Gambar: Wai Kee di ET Food Voyage Wai Kee adalah restoran yang dimiliki Muslim yang harus kamu melawati semasa berada di Hong Kong. Ini adalah tempat untuk anda mendapatkan nasi bebek panggang anda (yang mestilah Halal!). Makanan terutama sekali yang anda mesti cuba adalah daging itik lembut yang diperap. Dan! Anda perlu menikmati kulit itik yang renyah. Semasa anda berada di sana, cubalah mee wanton dan wantonnya yang penuh dengan jus! Status Halal: Milik MuslimMaklumat: Stall #5 Bowrington Cooked Food Centre 1/F Bowrington Road Market, 23 Bowrington Road, Wan Chai, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 10am - 6pm 5. Big Pizza Kredit Gambar: Big Pizza Kadangkala, anda hanya mahu memakan makanan segara tetapi agak sukar untuk mencarinya di Hong Kong, apalagi yang Halal. Syukurlah di Big Pizza, anda dapat mendapatkan pizza yang Halal dan enak. Yang terbaik sekali, ia dibuka sepanjang malam. Pastikan anda melihat jadual waktu di bawah dan pastikan juga restoran halal ini berada di dalam fikiran anda apabila anda sedang mengidamkan pizza. Sepotong pizza berharga HKD25 (SGD5) atau anda boleh memilih kombo pasta yang datang dengan minuman pada harga HKD52 (SGD10). Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop No. 5, G/F Wan Chai Central Building, 89 Lockhard Road, Wan Chai, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 10:30am - 6amWebsite 6. 27 Kebab House Kredit Gambar: 27 Kebab House di Facebook 27 Kebab House adalah salah satu kedai yang dibuka sehingga larut malam. Di sinilah tempat yang sesuai bagi anda jika anda ingin memakan doner daging, biryani dan apa sahaja yang terdapat di menu Timur Tengah. Sekiranya anda tidak pasti mahu memilih makanan yang mana dari menu, kami mengesyorkan Doner Daging Lembu, Kambing atau Ayam yang berharga HKD45 (SGD8) atau Biryani Ayam HKD50 (SGD9). Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop D-E, 27 Hollywood Road, Soho, Central, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 10am - 6am   7. Bombay Dreams HK Ltd Kredit Gambar: Dining Concepts di Facebook Bombay Dreams adalah tempat yang sesuai untuk memenuhi keinginan harian anda untuk Naan. Tersenarai di Michelin Guide's Bid Gourmand, Bombay Dreams adalah restoran makan yang menyajikan masakan India yang asli. Anda boleh memilih dari pelbagai hidangan untuk dimakan dengan nasi Basmati atau Naan. Harga bermula dari HKD78 (SGD14). Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil Halal, Alkohol disajikan di restoranMaklumat: 4/F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 12pm - 11pmWebsite 8. Chrisly Café Kredit Gambar: Chrisly Cafe di Facebook Chrisly Cafe tidak sepenuhnya Halal, tetapi mereka mempunyai beberapa cawangan kedai roti yang mempunyai sijil Halal seperti kedai ini. Semasa anda berada di Hong Kong, jangan sesekali lupa untuk singgah ke kafe ini. Tart telur ikonik mereka, dan roti nanas, sesuai untuk sarapan dan waktu minum petang. Ia pasti membuatkan anda mahu lebih.  Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil Halal (Kedai roti terpilih sahaja)Maklumat: Shop 3018, 3/F, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 7am - 7pmWebsite | Facebook | Instagram 9.Warung Malang Kredit Gambar: Warung Malang di Facebook Sekiranya anda ingin mencuba sesuatu yang baru, Warung Malang adalah tempat yang sesuai untuk dikunjungi. Mereka bukan sahaja menyajikan makanan Indonesia yang enak, tetapi ia juga tersedia dengan harga yang berpatutan. Sekiranya anda mahu mendapatkan nasi, sepinggan Nasi Campur berharga HKD50 (SGD9), dengan 4 hidangan berbeza untuk dipilih. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: 2/F, B-2, Dragon Rise Building, 9-11 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 10am - 10pmFacebook 10. Masala Train Kredit Gambar: Masala Train di Facebook Selepas selesai meneroka Hong Kong sepanjang hari, marilah menjamu selera di Masala Train! Anda boleh merasa makanan India yang asli di restoran ini untuk memenuhi keinginan anda. Di restoran ini, anda boleh mencuba makanan bungkusan mereka seperti Chicken Tikka Masala yang berharga dari HKD 58 (SGD 11) dan juga Roll Paneer Tikka mereka berharga dari HKD 58 (SGD 11). Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: G/F, Yue On Building, 146 Lockhart Road and 2A O'Brien Road, Wan ChaiWaktu Operasi: 11.30am to 10pm Website | Facebook Tempat Makan Halal di Kowloon 1. Restoran Ma (Ma’s Restaurant) Kredit Gambar: Ma's Restaurant oleh KiKiPangHK di OpenRice Perjalanan anda ke Hong Kong tidak akan pernah lengkap sekiranya anda tidak mencuba makanan Cina mereka yang terkenal. Adakan anda mengalami kesukaran untuk mencari restoran yang sesuai? Anda tidak perlu mencari lagi kerana restoran Ma memang pakar dalam masakan Xinjiang yang bertempatan ini. Restoran ini terkenal dengan mi brisket daging lembu yang direbus dengan harga HKD50 (SGD19) dan juga Veal Goulash mereka yang berharga sekitar HKD42 (SGD7). Kami sangat mengesyorkan anda untuk mengunjungi restoran ini kerana anda pasti dapat memilih pelbagai jenis makanan di menu.Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop A, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 11:30am - 11pm 2. Islam Food Kredit Gambar: Islam Food Islam Food sudah lama menyajikan masakan tempatan dan adalah salah satu restoran yang harus anda kunjungi. Anda harus mencuba Roti Daging Pan-Fried yang merupakan salah satu hidangan istimewa mereka. Jika anda cukup berani untuk mencuba hidangan sejuk, anda boleh mencuba Ayam dengan Sos Minyak Bijan yang berharga HKD78 (SGD14).Status Halal: Bahan Halal digunakanMaklumat: G/F, No. 1 Lung Kong Rd, Kowloon City, KowloonWaktu Operasi: 11am - 11pmWebsite  3. Restoran & Kafe Casablanca (Casablanca Restaurant & Café) Kredit Gambar: Restoran Casablanca di Facebook Restoran Casablanca menyajikan masakan Moroccan dan Mediterranean. Sama ada anda memilih untuk memakan pita atau Tagine (hidangan Moroccon yang dimasak dalam periuk tembikar), anda boleh menjadikannya satu set semasa makan tengah hari. Bermula dari HKD58 (SGD10), setiap set datang dengan minuman untuk melengkapkan makanan anda.Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: 6/F, Ashley Centre, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 12pm - 11pmFacebook 4. Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles Kredit Gambar: Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles di OpenRice Restoran ini menyajikan mi daging lembu Lanzhou asli yang terkenal untuk anda yang ingin mencuba hidangan tempatan Hong Kong yang popular ini. Oleh kerana sebahagian daripada pilihan makanan di dalam menu mereka agak besar, kami mengesyorkan anda untuk berkongsi beberapa hidangan yang dipesan. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Room 5-8 G/F, Park Hotel, 61-65 Chatham Road South, TSTWaktu Operasi: 11am - 11pm Website 5. Anjappar Kredit Gambar: Anjappar di Facebook Anjappar adalah restoran yang menyajikan masakan India Chettinad dan mempunyai cawangan di seluruh dunia. Cubalah masakan khas mereka Anjappar Chicken Dry / Masala yang berharga HKD110 (SGD19) dengan Mutton Biryani HKD90 (SGD16) sekali. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Unit-202, Multifield Plaza, No.3-5 Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 11am - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm (Monday to Friday), 11am - 11pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)Website | Facebook | Instagram 6. Bismillah Kebab House Kredit Gambar: Bismillah Kebab House di Facebook Bismillah Kebab House mempunyai 2 gerai di Chung King Mansion, salah satunya di 1/F. Selain dari hidangan Doner Kebab, anda juga boleh mencuba ikan bakar dan kerepek BBQ mereka berharga HKD45 (SGD8) atau Nasi Biryani Daging Kambing berharga HKD55 (SGD10).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop No., 68A, G/F, Chung King Mansion, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, KowloonWaktu Operasi: 9am - 11pmFacebook 7. Istanbul Kebab Kredit Gambar: Istanbul Kebab Terletak di Tsim Sha Tsui, Istanbul Kebab tidak hanya menyajikan kebab; anda juga dapat mencari hidangan Turki yang lain. Cuba Udang Gulung yang harga HKD78 (SGD14) jika anda peminat udang atau Doner Pizza Special dari HKD88 (SGD15.50).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop 1A, Tsim Sha Tsui Mansion, 36-50 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 12pm - 11:30pmWebsite 8. Bombay Kitchen Kredit Gambar: Bombay Kitchen Bombay Kitchen menyajikan pelbagai hidangan dari India. Restoran ini menyediakan makanan India yang asli. Sekiranya anda ingin menikmati makanan yang enak, anda boleh memilih Butter Chicken HKD75 (SGD 13) dan Cheese Naan HKD25 (SGD 4) atau Garlic Naan HKD20 (SGD 3). Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: G/F, 72-74 South Wall Road, Kowloon CityWaktu Operasi: Lunch: Mon - Sun: 11:30am - 3pm Dinner: Mon - Thu: 6pm - 11pm Friday - Sunday 5:30pm - 11pm Website | Facebook | Instagram 9. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Kredit Gambar: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen di Facebook Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen menawarkan pelbagai pilihan di menu, dan ayam goreng renyah adalah salah satu item yang popular di menu mereka. Anda boleh mendapatkan dua keping ayam dari HKD 48 (SGD 9) atau nasi kuah cendawan dari HKD 48 (SGD 9) jika anda sedang mencari sesuatu yang lebih mengenyangkan. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Chefs' Society, B/F, T.O.P This is Our Place, 700 Nathan Road, Mong KokWaktu Operasi: 11am - 10.30pm Website | Facebook   10. La Scala Kredit Gambar: La Scala La Scala adalah restoran yang terletak di Royal Plaza Hotel. Dibuka sepanjang hari, La Scala menyajikan masakan Halal yang berantarabangsa. Hidangan utama mereka adalah Bechamel Chicken Spaghetti berharga dari HKD218 (SGD39) dan jika anda mempunyai sedikit ruang untuk pencuci mulut, cubalah Vanilla Creme Brulee dengar Beri Segar.Status Halal: Menu Halal disediakanMaklumat: 193 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 6am - 11pmWebsite Tempat Makan Halal di New Territories 1. Ebeneezer’s Kebab & Pizzeria   Kredit Gambar: Ebeneezer's Kebab & Pizzeria Ebeneezer adalah salah satu kedai kebab maju di Hong Kong. Restoran ini juga terdapat di Pulau Hong Kong dan kawasan Kowloon. Pilihan makanan tidak terbatas di sini; dari kebab yang berharga HKD85 (SGD15) hingga pizza yang berharga HKD98 (SGD17) dan juga Biryani dan Tandoori. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop no. 9A, G/F, Ngong Ping Theme Village, Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 10:30pm - 6pm (Monday - Friday), 9:30am - 6:30pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holiday)Website 2. Kimos Kredit Gambar: Kimos Kimos adalah restoran yang menyajikan masakan India dan Turki. Restoran ini berhampiran dengan lapangan terbang jadi anda mungkin mahu menjamu selera di restoran ini sebelum menaiki penerbangan anda. Cubalah hidangan khas untuk penggemar daging (meat lover plate) dari HKD105 (SGD19) di mana anda boleh memilih nasi atau kentang goreng sebagai pilihan anda atau burger ayam yang dibuat khas oleh tukang masak dari HKD95 (SGD17).Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop L, Ground Floor, Retail Seaview Crescent, No. 8, Tung Chung Waterfront Road, Tung ChungWaktu Operasi: 11am - 11pmWebsite 3. Curry Lounge Kredit Gambar: Curry Lounge di Facebook Restoran lain yang berdekatan dengan lapangan terbang ialah Curry Lounge, yang menyajikan masakan India. Cubalah hidangan istimewa mereka, Lamb Chop Masala yang berharga HKD158 (SGD28) atau jika anda tidak suka kambing, mereka mempunyai beberapa hidangan ayam atau makanan laut. Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: Shop S G/F, SeaView Crescent, 8 Tung Chung, Waterfront Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong.Waktu Operasi: 11:30am - 11pmWebsite | Facebook | Instagram 4. Old Town White Coffee Kredit Gambar: Old Town White Coffee di OpenRice Old Town White Coffee memang sudah tidak asing bagi kita. Ini adalah satu-satunya gerai yang terdapat di Hong Kong, yang menyajikan masakan Asia. Semangkuk Nasi Ayam Rendang untuk HKD90 (SGD16) atau Ipoh Chicken Hor Fun untuk HKD82 (SGD14.50) akan memuaskan rasa lapar anda untuk penerbangan pulang.Status Halal: Mempunyai Sijil HalalMaklumat: [Restricted Area] East to West Food Market, Departures West Hall, Level 6, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau Island, Hong KongWaktu Operasi: 24 hours 5. SkyCity Bistro Kredit Gambar: Club Marriot SkyCity Bistro adalah restoran di Hotel Hong Kong SkyCity Marriot. Menyajikan masakan antarabangsa, SkyCity Bistro menyediakan menu makanan Halal sepanjang hari. Anda boleh memilih dari pembuka selera seperti Piring Salmon Salai Norway berharga HKD188 (SGD33) atau terus membuat pesanan bagi hidangan utama mereka seperti Tenderloin Daging Sapi Bakar berharga HKD348 (SGD62).Status Halal: Menu Halal tersedia. Alkohol disajikan di restoran.Maklumat: 1 Sky City Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau IslandWaktu Operasi: 6:30am - 11am, 12pm - 2:30pm, 6pm - 10pmWebsite   Dan itu semuanya, tempat makanan halal di Hong Kong! Dengan semua tempat-tempat makanan Halal ini, anda tidak akan berasa lapar lagi di Hong Kong. Anda juga boleh melihat senarai restoran yang mempunyai sijil Halal di Hong Kong di sini! Artikel ini disampaikan kepada anda oleh Lembaga Pelancongan Hong Kong. via GIPHY...

  • Jangan Sampai Kelaparan di Hong Kong, Ini Rekomendasi Restoran Halal Untuk Kamu!

    Artikel ini aslinya ditulis oleh Suhanah Khamis dalam bahasa Inggris. Kamu bisa membaca artikel versi Inggris yang ditulisnya di sini. Apakah mencari makanan Halal di Hong Kong membuatmu cemas? Tidak perlu lagi, karena mencari makanan Halal di Hong Kong adalah pengalaman yang sangat seru. Dengan hampir 50 lebih restoran yang tersebar di seluruh penjuru Hong Kong, kamu pasti akan kagum dengan beragam pilihan makanan yang mereka punya, mulai dari Cina hingga Barat dan Timur Tengah. Tidak perlu susah untuk mencari makanan Halal di Hong Kong, apalagi sampai kelaparan karena kami punya semua jawabannya disini.  via GIPHY Makanan Halal di Pulau Hong Kong 1. Islamic Center Canteen Kredit Gambar: Islamic Center Canteen di Coconuts Mungkin namanya terdengar klise, tapi tidak peduli apa rencana perjalananmu Hong Kong, wajib bagimu untuk bersantap di Islamic Centre Canteen. Terletak di lantai 5 Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Center, makanan di sini harganya terjangkau dengan hidangan Dim Sumnya yang bisa kamu dapatkan mulai dari HKD13 (Rp. 24.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: 5 / F, Masjid Ammar dan Pusat Islam Osman Ramju Sadick, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Pulau Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10 pagi - 9 malam   2. Dong Fang Gong Lanzhou Beef Noodles Kredit mage: Dong Fang Gong Lanzhou Beef Noodles di OpenRice  Hanya sekitar 2 menit berjalan kaki dari Stasiun Causeway Bay, kamu akan menjumpai restoran bernama Oriental Palace Lanzhou Beef Ramen. Restoran ini menyajikan aneka mie sapi (seperti namanya restorannya) dan yang paling istimewa dari restoran ini adalah mie mereka dibuat langsung di depanmu! Semangkuk kecil Mie Daging Sapi Lanzhou dipatok seharga HKD58 (Rp. 105.000,00) dan jika kamu rasa daging sapimu masih kurang, coba pesan lauk daging sapi seharga HKD22 (Rp. 40.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko C, G / F, Shining Building, 477 - 481 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 10 malam   3. Mingcha Limited Kredit Gambar: Mingcha Limited di Facebook Pecinta teh wajib coba! Mingcha Limited adalah perusahaan yang ahli dalam pembuatan Teh Cina premium. Jika kamu memiliki waktu luang di Hong Kong dan ingin mencoba pengalaman tea-testing, baik bagimu untuk bergabung dalam workshop yang biasa mereka adakan. Baik kamu membelinya untuk diri sendiri atau sebagai oleh-oleh, Mingcha Limited itu superior dalam dunia teh. Sebotol teh mini dimulai dari HKD99 (Rp. 180.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: RM 901-902, 9 / F, Pusat Cheung Tat, 18 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan Jam Buka: 10 pagi - 7 malam (Tutup pada hari Minggu dan hari libur) Situs Web | Facebook   4. Wai Kee Kredit Gambar: Wai Kee di ET Food Voyage Wai Kee adalah restoran milik Muslim yang kami rekomendasikan untuk kamu kunjungi selanjutnya ketika berada di Hong Kong. Ini adalah tempat bagimu untuk mendapatkan nasi bebek panggang (dan pastinya, Halal!). Yang paling perlu kamu coba di sini adalah daging bebek empuk yang telah di marinasi. Dan! Wajib bagimu untuk mencicipi renyahnya kulit bebek crispy mereka. Saat kamu di sana, cobalah juga mie wonton dan wonton kuah mereka. Status halal: Milik Muslim Alamat: Stall # 5 Bowrington Cooked Food Center 1 / F Bowrington Road Market, 23 Bowrington Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10 pagi - 6 sore   5. Big Pizza Kredit Gambar: Big Pizza Pada saat- saat tertentu, mungkin makanan cepat saji dibutuhkan dan mungkin sulit untuk mendapatkan makanan saji Halal saat berada di Hong Kong. Syukurlah, ada Big Pizza untuk mendapatkan pizza Halal klasik yang lezat. Lebih lagi, restoran tersebut buka sepanjang malam. Pastikan untuk melihat jam buka mereka di bawah dan pastikan juga untuk memikirkan restoran ini jika kamu mengidamkan pizza. Satu slice pizza dipatok dengan harga HKD25 (Rp. 45.500,00) atau bisa juga kamu pesan pasta combo komplit dengan minuman seharga HKD52 (Rp. 95.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko No. 5, G / F Wan Chai Central Building, 89 Lockhard Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10.30 pagi - 6 pagi Situs Web   6. 27 Kebab House Kredit Gambar: 27 Kebab House di Facebook Restoran larut malam lainnya adalah 27 Kebab House. Di sinilah kamu ingin pergi disaat kamu mendambakan doner daging, biryani, dan apa pun yang ada di menu timur tengah. Jika kamu bingung memilih menunya, kami sarankan Doner Daging Sapi, Domba, atau Ayam yang seharga HKD45 (Rp. 82.000,00) atau Chicken Biryani HKD50 (Rp. 91.000,00) contohnya. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko D-E, 27 Hollywood Road, Soho, Central, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10 pagi - 6 pagi   7. Bombay Dreams HK Ltd Kredit Gambar: Konsep Makan di Facebook Bombay Dreams adalah tempat yang sempurna untuk menyantap Naan saat kamu mengidamkanya. Terdaftar di Bid Gourmand dari Michelin Guide, Bombay Dreams adalah restoran mewah yang menyajikan masakan India paling otentik. Ada berbagai pilihan hidangan untukmu bersantap seperti, nasi Basmati atau Naan. Harga mulai dari HKD78 (Rp. 142.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal, Alkohol disajikan di restoran Alamat: 4 / F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 12 siang - 11 malam Situs Web    8. Chrisly Café Kredit Gambar: Chrisly Cafe di Facebook Chrisly Cafe tidak sepenuhnya halal, tetapi mereka memiliki beberapa cabang toko roti yang bersertifikat halal seperti yang kami sebutkan. Jangan lewatkan kafe ini saat liburan di Hong Kong. Egg Tart mereka yang ikonik, dan roti nanas yang cocok untuk sarapan dan waktu minum teh, pasti akan membuatmu ketagihan. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal (Beberapa Cabang pilihan saja) Alamat: Toko 3018, 3 / F, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 07:00 - 19:00 Situs Web | Facebook | Instagram   9. Warung Malang Kredit Gambar: Warung Malang di Facebook Kalau kamu ingin sesuatu yang familiar, Warung Malang adalah tempatnya. Tidak hanya lezat, tetapi juga makanan yang mereka sajikan harganya cukup terjangkau. Jika kamu ingin membeli nasi komplit dengan lauk, sepiring Nasi Campur harganya HKD50 (Rp. 91.000,00), dengan 4 macam lauk yang bebas kamu pilih. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: 2 / F, B-2, Gedung Dragon Rise, 9-11 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10 pagi - 10 malam Facebook   10. Masala Train Kredit Gambar: Masala Train di Facebook Setelah berpetualang di hari yang panjang dan panas untuk menjelajahi jalanan Hong Kong, mengapa tidak berhenti dan makan di Masala Train? Di restoran ini kamu bisa mencicipi makanan asli India untuk mengisi perutmu. Di restoran ini kamu dapat mencoba meal box Chicken Tikka Masala seharga HKD 58 (Rp. 105.000,00) serta Paneer Tikka Roll yang juga seharga HKD 58 (Rp. 105.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikasi Halal Alamat: G / F, Yue On Building, 146 Lockhart Road dan 2A O'Brien Road, Wan Chai Jam Buka: 11.30 pagi hingga 10 malam Situs Web | Facebook Makanan Halal di Kowloon 1. Ma’s Restaurant Kredit Gambar: Ma's Restaurant oleh KiKiPangHK di OpenRice Perjalananmu ke Hong Kong belum lengkap jika kamu belum mencoba kelezatan makanan Chinese mereka. Kesulitan mencari tempat yang tepat? Tidak lagi, karena Ma's Restaurant adalah ahlinya masakan Xinjiang lokal. Restoran ini terkenal dengan mie sandung lamur (brisket) sapi rebus khas mereka yang harganya HKD50 (Rp. 91.000,00) dan juga goulash daging sapi muda mereka yang harganya sekitar HKD42 (Rp. 76.500,00). Kami sangat merekomendasikanmu untuk datang ke restoran ini mereka akan memanjakanmu dengan berbagai macam pilihan makanan di menu mereka. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko A, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 11.30 pagi - 11 malam   2. Islam Food Kredit Gambar: Islam Food Islam Food sudah sejak lama menyajikan masakan khas Hong Kong yang menjadikannya restoran yang patut kamu coba. Pan Fried Beef Bun yang merupakan salah satu hidangan andalan mereka atau jika kamu ingin merasa tertantang, cobalah hidangan dingin mereka, yaitu Ayam dengan Saus Minyak Wijen seharga HKD78 (Rp. 142.000,00). Status halal: Bahan halal yang digunakan Alamat: G / F, No. 1 Lung Kong Rd, Kota Kowloon, Kowloon Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 11 malam Situs Web    3. Casablanca Restaurant Café Kredit Gambar: Restoran Casablanca di Facebook Casablanca Restaurant menyajikan masakan Maroko dan Mediterania. Kamu bisa memilih untuk makan pita atau Tagine (hidangan Khas Maroko yang dimasak dalam pot tembikar), tersedia paket satu set untuk makan siang. Mulai dari HKD58 (Rp. 105.000,00), setiap set dilengkapi dengan minuman untuk melengkapi santapanmu. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: 6 / F, Ashley Center, 23-25 ​​Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 12 siang - 11 malam Facebook   4. Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles Kredit Gambar: Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles di OpenRice Restoran ini adalah tempat sempurna untukmu saat kamu berburu Mie Daging Sapi khas Lanzhou karena di sini menyajikan hidangan populer tersebut. Karena kebanyakan porsi item makanan yang mereka sajikan besar, kami sarankan untuk berbagi makanan yang kamu pesan bersama – sama. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Kamar 5-8 G / F, Park Hotel, 61-65 Chatham Road South, TST Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 11 malam   5. Anjappar Kredit Gambar: Anjappar di Facebook Anjappar adalah restoran yang menyajikan masakan India Chettinad dan telah memiliki cabang di seluruh dunia. Cobalah Anjappar Chicken Dry / Masala khas mereka dengan harga HKD110 (Rp. 200.500,00) dan Mutton Biryani seharga HKD90 (Rp. 164.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Unit-202, Multifield Plaza, No.3-5 Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 3 sore, 6 sore - 11 malam (Senin sampai Jumat), 11 pagi - 11 malam (Sabtu, Minggu dan hari libur nasional) Situs Web | Facebook | Instagram   6. Bismillah Kebab House Kredit Gambar: Bismillah Kebab House di Facebook Bismillah Kebab House memiliki 2 outlet di Chung King Mansion, salah satunya berada di 1 / F. Selain menyajikan doner Kebab, kamu juga bisa mencoba BBQ fish and chips mereka seharga HKD45 (Rp. 82.000,00) atau Lamb Chop Biryani seharga HKD55 (Rp. 100.000,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: No. Toko, 68A, G / F, Chung King Mansion, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Jam Buka: 9 pagi - 11 malam Facebook   7. Istanbul Kebab Kredit Gambar: Istanbul Kebab Terletak di Tsim Sha Tsui, Istanbul Kebab tidak hanya menyajikan kebab tetapi juga hidangan Turki lainnya. Kalau kamu penggemar udang, coba Shrimp Roll mereka seharga HKD78 (Rp. 142.000,00) atau Doner Pizza Special seharga HKD88 (Rp. 160.500,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko 1A, Tsim Sha Tsui Mansion, 36-50 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 12 siang - 11.30 malam Situs Web    8. Bombay Kitchen Kredit Gambar: Bombay Kitchen Bombay Kitchen menyajikan berbagai hidangan dari India. Restoran ini berkomitmen untuk menyediakan makanan India paling otentik. Jika memang kamu ingin merasakan kenikmatan sebuah hidangan, maka pesanlah Butter Chicken HKD75 (Rp. 136.000,00) dan Cheese Naan HKD25 (Rp. 45.500,00) atau Garlic Naan HKD20 (Rp. 36.500,00). Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: G / F, 72-74 South Wall Road, Kowloon City Jam buka: Makan Siang: Senin - Minggu: 11.30 – 15.00 Makan malam: Senin - Kamis: 18.00 – 23.00 Jumat - Minggu 17.30 - 23.00 Situs Web | Facebook | Instagram    9. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Kredit Gambar: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen di Facebook Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen menawarkan berbagai macam pilihan menu dengan ayam goreng renyah sebagai salah satu item yang paling terkenal. Menu makanan dengan dua potong ayam mereka dipatok seharga HKD 48 (Rp. 87.000,00) dan mushroom gravy rice (nasi saus jamur) yang juga seharga HKD 48 (Rp. 87.000,0), tepat untuk mengenyangkan perutmu. Status halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Chefs 'Society, B / F, T.O.P Ini adalah Tempat Kami, 700 Nathan Road, Mong Kok Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 22:30 Situs Web | Facebook   10. La Scala Kredit Gambar: La Scala La Scala adalah sebuah restoran yang berada di dalam Royal Plaza Hotel. Buka untuk sepanjang hari, La Scala menyajikan masakan Internasional Halal. Hidangan utama mereka seperti Bechamel Chicken Spaghetti mulai dari HKD218 (Rp. 397.500,00) dan jika masih ada ruang untuk pencuci mulut, cobalah Vanilla Creme Brulee dengan Fresh Berries mereka. Status halal: Menu halal tersedia Alamat: 193 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 6 pagi - 11 malam Situs Web   Makanan Halal di New Territories 1. Ebeneezer’s Kebab & Pizzeria Kredit Gambar: Ebeneezer's Kebab & Pizzeria Ebeneezer's adalah salah satu kebab food chain yang sukses di Hong Kong. Kamu juga bisa mendapati restoran ini di Pulau Hong Kong dan daerah Kowloon. Pilihan menu makanan tidak terbatas, dari kebab yang harganya HKD85 (Rp. 155.000,00) hingga pizza yang harganya HKD98 (Rp. 178.500,00) dan juga ada Biryani dan Tandoori. Status Halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko no. 9A, G / F, Desa Bertema Ngong Ping, Ngong Ping, Pulau Lantau, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 10.30 – 18.00 (Senin - Jumat), 9.30 – 18.30 (Sabtu, Minggu, dan hari libur nasional) Situs Web   2. Kimos Kredit Gambar: Kimos  Kimos adalah restoran yang menyajikan masakan India dan Turki. Restoran ini sangat dekat dengan bandara sehingga kamu mungkin ingin mempertimbangkan makan di sini sebelum naik pesawat. Cicipi meat lover plate mereka dengan harga HKD105 (Rp. 191.500,00) di mana kamu bisa memilih nasi atau kentang goreng sebagai pelengkap makananmu atau homemade chicken burger mereka yang dipatok seharga HKD95 (Rp. 173.000,00). Status Halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko L, Lantai Dasar, Eceran Seaview Crescent, No. 8, Tung Chung Waterfront Road, Tung Chung Jam Buka: 11 pagi - 11 malam Situs Web   3. Curry Lounge Kredit Gambar: Curry Lounge di Facebook Restoran lain yang dekat dengan bandara adalah Curry Lounge, mereka menyajikan masakan India. Cobalah hidangan khas mereka, Chop Chop Masala seharga HKD158 (Rp. 288.000,00) atau jika daging domba bukanlah favoritmu, mereka memiliki beberapa hidangan daging ayam dan makanan laut. Status Halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: Toko SG / F, SeaView Crescent, 8 Tung Chung, Waterfront Road, Tung Chung, Pulau Lantau, Wilayah Baru, Hong Kong. Jam Buka: 11:30 pagi - 11 malam Situs Web | Facebook | Instagram   4. Old Town White Coffee Kredit Gambar: Old Town White Coffee di OpenRice Old Town White Coffee memang sudah tidak asing lagi bagi kita. Tempat ini adalah satu-satunya outlet yang tersedia di Hong Kong dan mereka menyajikan masakan Asia. Semangkuk Nasi Ayam Rendang seharga HKD90 (Rp. 164.000,00) atau Ipoh Chicken Hor Fun seharga HKD82 (Rp. 149.500,00) yang pasti akan membuatmu kenyang sampai pesawat membawamu kembali ke rumah. Status Halal: Bersertifikat Halal Alamat: [Area Terbatas] Pasar Makanan Timur ke Barat, Keberangkatan Aula Barat, Lantai 6, Bandara Internasional Hong Kong, Pulau Lantau, Hong Kong Jam Buka: 24 jam   5.Skycity Bistro Kredit Gambar: Club Marriot SkyCity Bistro adalah restoran di Hong Kong SkyCity Marriot Hotel. Menyajikan masakan internasional, SkyCity Bistro menyediakan menu makan Halal sepanjang hari. Disini kamu bisa memilih dari hidangan pembuka seperti Norwegian Smoked Salmon Platter dengan harga HKD188 (Rp. 343.000,00) atau terjun langsung ke hidangan utama seperti Grilled Beef Tenderloin seharga HKD348 (Rp. 635.000,00). Status Halal: Menu Halal tersedia. Alkohol disajikan di restoran. Alamat: 1 Sky City Road East, Bandara Internasional Hong Kong, Pulau Lantau Jam Buka: 06.30 - 11.00, 12.00 - 14.30, 18.00 - 22.00 Situs Web   Itu dia, tempat makanan Halal di Hong Kong! Dengan semua tempat makanan Halal yang telah kami rekomendasikan dan sebutkan di atas, bisa dipastikan kamu tidak akan kelaparan lagi saat liburan di Hong Kong. Baca juga tabel daftar restoran bersertifikat Halal di Hong Kong di sini! Artikel ini dipersembahkan oleh Badan Pariwisata Hong Kong. via GIPHY...

  • 10 Best Places To Visit In Turkey After Covid-19

    Turkey has been welcoming tourists all year round and is one of the top destinations for travelers. The Mediterranean climate allows traveling all year round an ideal one. Turkey have so many to offer, be it the sandy beaches and vast seas to scenic nature and the historical sites. This culturally rich country is also a Muslim-friendly destination, allowing you to have a smooth trip where you can explore and enjoy beautiful places as well as practice your faith with ease. Recently, Turkey has slowly eased travel restrictions. It is possible that sooner or later, it would be swarmed with tourists once again. Even though international travel may take some time to recover, it is still never too early to plan for your next destination in Turkey after Covid-19, given that it is home to some of the best places and cities to visit.  If Turkey is your destination, check out these 10 best places to visit in Turkey! via GIPHY  1. Istanbul Image Credit: Adli Wahid on Unsplash; The Famous Blue Mosque in Istanbul.  Istanbul can never be left out when it comes to Turkey. It is one of the largest cities in Turkey. Despite being a modern city with a European ambiance, it has beautiful architecture and historical sites dated back to the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires. You can find thousands of mosques in the city, the most famous one being the Blue Mosque. Stand a chance to admire the beautiful architecture and the interior design of the Blue Mosque, unique to Turkey. Image Credit: Zen zeee on Unsplash; Hagia Sophia, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Monuments.  After that, take a trip down a historical site, Hagia Sophia, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Monuments. This museum used to be a church that was later transformed into a mosque during the Ottoman empire. Preserving historical, religious, and architecture value, expect to see a mixture of Christian and Islamic collections ranging from mosaics to galleries.Once your sightseeing is done, head down to Grand Bazaar. As one of the largest bazaar in the world, you can find a line up of shops and restaurants along the 60 streets. It will be a great time to spend the whole day exploring the streets and discovering goods like clothes, carpets, and souvenirs. We highly recommend adding Istanbul to your bucket list as it is one of the best cities to explore in Turkey, with so much to offer! 2. Cappadocia Image Credit: Soyoung Han on Unsplash; Hot Air Balloons, a popular activity when you're in Cappadocia. Search for Cappadocia, and the result that comes out will be related to hot air balloons! Exciting right? Watch the scenic view from the hot air balloons at sunrise, one of the most popular and must-do activities when you are in Cappadocia!But activities in Cappadocia is not only limited to riding a hot air balloon. You will be awed by the scenic and picturesque views, cave dwellings, and rock formations. Cappadocia offers various hiking trails that you can explore for all of you who crave some adventure. Let me tell you that it is worth hiking at least 1 or 2 valleys to experience the remarkable rock formations, only in Turkey.  3. Göreme Image Credit: Steve Ende on Unsplash; Unique rock formation in Göreme Since we have mentioned Cappadocia, Göreme is another town worth mentioning. Located in the Cappadocia region, you should visit Göreme when you are around the area. Its unique rock formation makes it look like "fairy-chimney', and you get to see people still living in rock houses. This place has also attracted tourists due to rock restaurants and rock hotels, something that you might not experience in other cities. Don't forget to visit the Göreme open-aired museum too! Göreme is definitely one of the best places to visit in Turkey! 4. Antalya Image Credit: Adel Salehi on Unsplash; Enjoy the beautiful waterfall and scenic views at Antalya.  Antalya is one of the popular cities in Turkey, promising endless things to do. From exploring historical sites to exploring sandy beaches with turquoise seas. Even visiting the outlying areas promises you a great experience.Stroll down the streets of Kaleici, also known as Old Town. The labyrinth of streets offers you hotels, shops, and restaurants. The white-washed Ottoman mansions are picturesque that you wouldn't want to miss it. If you can't get enough of sightseeing here, head down to Old Harbor, in what used to be a trading port, but where you can now relax and watch the sun setting over the sea.If you are looking to soak yourself under the sun or enjoying some white sandy beach, Lara beach is perfect for you. There are plenty of water activities to do here as well, like jet-ski and stand up paddleboard. The beach is surrounded by a beach resort, and it can get pretty crowded during the peak season, attesting to its popularity!  5. Ankara Image Credit: Yusuf Belek on Unsplash; One of Turkey's attractions, Anıtkabir.  Despite being the capital city of Turkey, Ankara is considered an underrated city. It is often not included in the top cities to visit. However, this doesn't mean that you should not consider Ankara as part of your itinerary! In fact, it should be on your bucket list given that it is a city full of historical landmarks; its beautiful and chill ambiance will give you a memorable trip. As Ankara is popular with museums, you should give the Anatolian Civilization Museum a visit. This museum features artifacts from archaeological sites. It portrays Turkey's past in chronological order, starting from the Paleolithic Age. Also, take a trip to one of Turkey's attractions in Ankara, Anıtkabir. Once you are done learning about the history, head down to Aqua Vega Aquarium. It is one of the largest aquariums in Europe and Turkey, definitely something that shouldn't be missed. For all of you who love visiting historical sites to gain more knowledge of Turkey's remarkable past, Ankara is the place to be!    6. Bursa Image Credit:  teknolojitasarimci from Pixabay; The Grand Mosque is the largest in Bursa. The historical city of Bursa is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and this should be enough to include it in your itinerary! The Grand Mosque is the largest in Bursa, where you can witness the architecture of the Ottoman empire. The twenty domes and two minarets are iconic that you could spot the landmark easily. A ten-minute walk uphill leads you to Hisar gate, the only remaining monument of the Old City Wall. You can also enjoy the best view of Bursa at the top of the wall.Of course, after feeding ourselves with history and knowledge, we should pamper ourselves at the Grand Bazaar. Bursa is known to produce high-quality silk back in the Ottoman empire. If you fancy silk, then you should check out the shops here. Other than that, do check out their dried fruits, cheeses, and honey, which are locally produced, to get a feel of the local food and delicacies in Turkey (yum!). 7. Izmir Image Credit: bugra karacam on Unsplash; Ephesus is a must-visit historical ancient site in Izmir. Izmir is a city much less known compared to Istanbul and Antalya, but it is worth the visit as there are so many things to see! Izmir is best enjoyed by taking a stroll down the docks along the Aegean Sea. Such a relaxing moment can be enjoyed with a cup of coffee and a book in hand, just taking in the fresh air.Historical sites like Agora and Ephesus are worth the visit. Agora is an open-air museum remains of the ancient city of Symrna. You can still witness an operating water channel built by the Romans. Meanwhile, Ephesus is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List as it is one of the best-preserved ancient cities. You should definitely visit these sites! 8. Pamukkale Image Credit: T. Selin Erkan on Unsplash; Pamukkale, also known as Cotton Castle. Pamukkale, which means Cotton Castle, also known as Hierapolis, is another part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Search for Pamukkale, and you can see a spectacular view that I'm sure you would want to witness them with your very own eyes. In Pamukkale, you can find natural hot springs which are reputed to be beneficial for health as it contains minerals. The travertine terraces make Pamukkale magical and picturesque. Remember to take lots of pictures here! Since you are already in Hierapolis-Pamukkale, don't forget to visit the Archaeology Museum, which showcases the Roman archeology. For all the history buffs, you will definitely enjoy this museum! 9. Sanliurfa Image Credit: Erkan YILDIZ on Unsplash; Sanliurfa, a city known for its rich history and culture. Sanliurfa, also known as Urfa, is another city that is rich in history and culture. This old city is regarded as a holy city as it is believed to be the birthplace of the Prophet Abraham. The cave, Hazreti Ibrahim Halilullah, where he was said to have been born, is now the Dergah Complex. It is located near the Mevlid Halil Mosque, one of the sacred sites being visited for pilgrimages every year.You can also expect to see the balikli göl, the sacred fish ponds with thousands of carps swimming. You can make your way to Harran too, near Sanliurfa. It is another historical site that used to be a center for culture and knowledge. Many Islamic scholars were born and raised here like Thabit Ibn Qurra and Al-Battani. If you want to learn more about Islamic history, Sanliurfa is the best place to visit!  10. Side Image Credit: Mehmet Turgut Kirkgoz on Unsplash; Witness marvelous architectures in Side. If you still don't have the chance to visit Greece or Italy to witness the marvelous architectures, then Side is the perfect solution for you. Side can get pretty crowded during summer as it is an ideal getaway for locals and tourists alike. As Side doesn't only house the Hellenistic and Roman ruins, people do visit to enjoy the white sandy beaches.You can still witness the original Roman amphitheater, which was once a battleground for gladiators. The ruins of the Apollo's Temple stands among the modern houses and shops, providing a picturesque view of ancient and modernity. Don't forget to take lots of pictures for memories!   Turkey is definitely an ideal travel destination for everyone; this beautiful country has so much to offer! Historical sites, fun and exciting activities, as well as the beauty and spectacular views of the country, will surely take your breath away. It's even more convenient to choose Turkey as your next destination as it is a Muslim-Friendly destination! It is easy to find Halal food and you can also carry out your religious obligations with ease. Other than that, Turkey is definitely a perfect place for you to learn and explore Islamic history. Now that we've got our eyes set on Turkey, we're just waiting for the right time to travel after Covid-19!  via GIPHY...

  • Never Go Hungry in Hong Kong With These Halal Food Places

    Is finding Halal food places to dine in at Hong Kong a worry for you? Believe it or not, it is not that tedious to find Halal eateries in Hong Kong. With almost 50 over restaurants scattered around Hong Kong, you will definitely be awed by the choices ranging from Chinese to Western and Middle Eastern. Don't starve yourself when you go to Hong Kong because we have you all covered with these Halal eateries. via GIPHY Halal Eateries in Hong Kong Island 1. Islamic Center Canteen Image Credit: Islamic Center Canteen on Coconuts As cliche as it sounds, no matter what your itinerary is when you are visiting Hong Kong, it is a must to dine in at Islamic Center Canteen. Located on the 5th floor of the Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Center, the food here is definitely affordable with Dim Sum dishes starting at HKD13 (SGD2.30).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: 5/F, Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong IslandOpening Hours: 10am-9pm 2. Dong Fang Gong Lanzhou Beef Noodles Image Credit: Dong Fang G0ong Lanzhou Beef Noodles on OpenRice  Just about 2 minutes walk from Causeway Bay Station, you can find a restaurant called Oriental Palace Lanzhou Beef Ramen. This restaurant serves mainly beef noodle (as the name suggests) and what's special about it is that the noodles are made on the spot! A small bowl of Lanzhou Beef Noodles cost HKD58 (SGD10) and if you can't get enough of beef, order a side dish of beef for HKD22 (SGD4).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop C, G/F, Shining Building, 477 - 481 Jaffe Road, Causeway BayOpening Hours: 11am - 10pm 3. Mingcha Limited Image Credit: Mingcha Limited on Facebook Calling all tea lovers! Mingcha Limited is a company specialized in premium Chinese Tea. If you have some time to spare in Hong Kong and want to experience tea tasting, you may join some of their workshops. Either you are buying it for yourself or as a souvenir, Mingcha Limited is top-notch in the world of teas. A mini bottle of tea starts from HKD99 (SGD17).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: RM 901-902, 9/F, Cheung Tat Centre, 18 Cheung Lee Street, Chai WanOpening Hours: 10am - 7pm (Closed on Sundays and public holidays)Website | Facebook 4. Wai Kee Image Credit: Wai Kee on ET Food Voyage Wai Kee is another recommended Muslim-owned eatery that you need to visit when you are in Hong Kong. This is the place for you to get your roasted duck rice fix (and of course, it is Halal!) Top on the must-try list is the well-marinated tender duck meat. And! You need to savor the crispy duck skin. While you’re there, try their very own wanton noodles and juicy wanton. Halal status: Muslim-ownedAddress: Stall #5 Bowrington Cooked Food Centre 1/F Bowrington Road Market, 23 Bowrington Road, Wan Chai, Hong KongOpening Hours: 10am - 6pm 5. Big Pizza Image Credit: Big Pizza On some nights, you just need some fast food and getting a Halal on can be a little tricky when you’re in Hong Kong. Well thankfully, Big Pizza is the place to go to get some good ol’ Halal pizza. The best part is, it opens all night long. Check out the timings below and be sure to have this eatery at the top of your mind when you need some pizza. A slice of pizza cost you HKD25 (SGD5) or you can settle for the pasta combo which comes with a drink at HKD52 (SGD10). Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop No. 5, G/F Wan Chai Central Building, 89 Lockhard Road, Wan Chai, Hong KongOpening Hours: 10:30am - 6amWebsite 6. 27 Kebab House Image Credit: 27 Kebab House on Facebook Joining the late night club is 27 Kebab House. This is where you want to go when you’re craving for some meaty doner, biryani and anything on the middle eastern menu. If you’re overwhelmed by the menu, we’d recommend the Beef, Lamb or Chicken Doner at HKD45 (SGD8) or the Chicken Biryani HKD50 (SGD9) to name a few. Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop D-E, 27 Hollywood Road, Soho, Central, Hong KongOpening Hours: 10am - 6am 7. Bombay Dreams HK Ltd Image Credit: Dining Concepts on Facebook Bombay Dreams is the perfect place to satisfy your daily Naan cravings. Listed on Michelin Guide’s Bid Gourmand, Bombay Dreams is a fine dining restaurant that serves the most authentic Indian cuisine. You can choose from various dishes to be eaten with Basmati rice or Naan. Prices start from HKD78 (SGD14).Halal status: Halal-Certified, Alcohol is served in the restaurantAddress: 4/F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong KongOpening Hours: 12pm - 11pmWebsite  8. Chrisly Café Image Credit: Chrisly Cafe on Facebook Chrisly Cafe isn’t entirely Halal, but they have several branches that have Halal-certified bakeries like this one. When you’re in Hong Kong, you should never give this cafe a miss. Their iconic egg tarts, and pineapple bun, perfect for breakfast and tea time, are sure to leave you wanting for more. Halal status: Halal-Certified (Selected bakeries only)Address: Shop 3018, 3/F, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong KongOpening Hours: 7am - 7pmWebsite | Facebook | Instagram 9.Warung Malang Image Credit: Warung Malang on Facebook If you’re looking to try something new, Warung Malang is the place to go. Not only do they serve delicious Indonesian food, but it also comes at an affordable price. If you need to get some rice fix, a plate of Nasi Campur costs HKD50 (SGD9), with 4 different dishes to choose from. Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: 2/F, B-2, Dragon Rise Building, 9-11 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay, Hong KongOpening Hours: 10am - 10pmFacebook   10. Masala Train  Image Credit: Masala Train on Facebook After a long and hot day spent exploring the streets of Hong Kong, why not dine at Masala Train? You can get a taste of authentic Indian food at this restaurant to satisfy your cravings. Over at this restaurant, you can try their meal box Chicken Tikka Masala from HKD 58 (SGD 11) as well as their Paneer Tikka Roll from HKD 58 (SGD 11). Halal status: Halal-certifiedAddress: G/F, Yue On Building, 146 Lockhart Road and 2A O'Brien Road, Wan ChaiOpening Hours: 11.30am to 10pm Website | Facebook Halal Eateries in Kowloon 1. Ma’s Restaurant Image Credit: Ma's Restaurant by KiKiPangHK on OpenRice Your trip to Hong Kong will be never complete if you don’t try their famous Chinese delights. Having difficulty finding the right restaurant? Look no further as Ma's Restaurant specializes in local Xinjiang cuisine. This restaurant is famous for its authentic braised beef brisket noodle for HKD50 (SGD19) and also their Veal Goulash which costs about HKD42 (SGD7). We highly recommend coming to this restaurant as it is sure to leave you spoilt for choices with its wide variety of food on the menu. Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop A, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Hong KongOpening Hours: 11:30am - 11pm 2. Islam Food Image Credit: Islam Food Islam food has been serving local cuisine and it should be one of the eateries you should try. The Pan Fried Beef Bun which is one of their signature dishes or if you are quite adventurous to try a cold dish, you can try the Chicken with Sesame Oil Sauce for HKD78 (SGD14).Halal status: Halal ingredient usedAddress: G/F, No. 1 Lung Kong Rd, Kowloon City, KowloonOpening Hours: 11am - 11pmWebsite  3. Casablanca Restaurant & Café Image Credit: Casablanca Restaurant on Facebook Casablanca Restaurant serves Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. Either you choose to eat pita or Tagine (a Moroccon dish cooked in an earthenware pot), you can make it a set during lunch. Starting from HKD58 (SGD10), each set comes with a drink to complete your meal.Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: 6/F, Ashley Centre, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongOpening Hours: 12pm - 11pmFacebook 4. Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles Image Credit: Authentic Lanzhou Beef Noodles on OpenRice This restaurant serves the popular authentic Lanzhou beef noodles for those of you who want to try out this popular Hong Kong local dish. As the portions for some of the food items in their menu can be quite big, we recommend sharing some of the dishes you order.  Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress:  Room 5-8 G/F, Park Hotel, 61-65 Chatham Road South, TSTOpening Hours: 11am - 11pm Website 5. Anjappar Image Credit: Anjappar on Facebook Anjappar is a restaurant serving Chettinad Indian cuisine and has been branching out worldwide. Try their signature special Anjappar Chicken Dry/Masala for HKD110 (SGD19) with Mutton Biryani HKD90 (SGD16). Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Unit-202, Multifield Plaza, No.3-5 Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong KongOpening Hours: 11am - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm (Monday to Friday), 11am - 11pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)Website | Facebook | Instagram 6. Bismillah Kebab House Image Credit: Bismillah Kebab House on Facebook Bismillah Kebab House has 2 outlets in Chung King Mansion, one of which was at 1/F. Apart from serving Kebab doner, you can also try their BBQ fish and chips for HKD45 (SGD8) or the Lamb Chop Biryani for HKD55 (SGD10).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop No., 68A, G/F, Chung King Mansion, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, KowloonOpening Hours: 9am - 11pmFacebook 7. Istanbul Kebab Image Credit: Istanbul Kebab Tucked in Tsim Sha Tsui, Istanbul Kebab doesn't only serve kebab but you can find other Turkish dishes. Try the Shrimp Roll for HKD78 (SGD14) if you're a big fan of shrimp or the Doner Pizza Special from HKD88 (SGD15.50).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop 1A, Tsim Sha Tsui Mansion, 36-50 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong KongOpening Hours: 12pm - 11:30pmWebsite  8. Bombay Kitchen  Image Credit: Bombay Kitchen Bombay Kitchen serves various dishes from India. This restaurant is committed to providing the most authentic Indian foods. If you want to have a hearty meal, you can opt for the Butter Chicken HKD75 (SGD 13) and their Cheese Naan HKD25 (SGD 4)  or Garlic Naan HKD20 (SGD 3).  Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: G/F, 72-74 South Wall Road, Kowloon City Opening Hours: Lunch: Mon - Sun: 11:30am - 3pm Dinner: Mon - Thu: 6pm - 11pm Friday - Sunday 5:30pm - 11pm Website | Facebook | Instagram  9. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Image Credit: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on Facebook Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen offers various options on the menu with the crispy fried chicken as one of the more popular items on the menu. You can find the 2 piece chicken meal from HKD 48 (SGD 9) and the mushroom gravy rice from HKD 48 (SGD 9) if you’re looking for something more filling.  Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Chefs' Society, B/F, T.O.P This is Our Place, 700 Nathan Road, Mong KokOpening Hours: 11am - 10.30pm Website | Facebook   10. La Scala Image Credit: La Scala La Scala is a restaurant located in the Royal Plaza Hotel. Available for all-day dine-in, La Scala serves Halal International cuisine. Their main course such as Bechamel Chicken Spaghetti starts at HKD218 (SGD39) and if you have some room for dessert, try the Vanilla Creme Brulee with Fresh Berries.Halal status: Halal menu availableAddress: 193 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon, Hong KongOpening Hours: 6am - 11pmWebsite Halal Eateries in New Territories   1. Ebeneezer’s Kebab & Pizzeria Image Credit: Ebeneezer's Kebab & Pizzeria  Ebeneezer's is one of the successful kebab chains in Hong Kong. You can also find them in Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon area. The choices of food are endless here, from kebabs which cost HKD85 (SGD15) to pizza which costs HKD98 (SGD17) and even Biryani and Tandoori.Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop no. 9A, G/F, Ngong Ping Theme Village, Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong KongOpening Hours: 10:30pm - 6pm (Monday - Friday), 9:30am - 6:30pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holiday)Website 2. Kimos Image Credit: Kimos  Kimos is a restaurant that serves Indian and Turkish cuisines. This restaurant is very close to the airport so you may want to consider dining in here before catching your flight. Try the meat lover plate from HKD105 (SGD19) where you can choose rice or fries as your side or their homemade chicken burger HKD95 (SGD17).Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop L, Ground Floor, Retail Seaview Crescent, No. 8, Tung Chung Waterfront Road, Tung ChungOpening Hours: 11am - 11pmWebsite 3. Curry Lounge Image Credit: Curry Lounge on Facebook Another restaurant that is near the airport is Curry Lounge, serving Indian cuisine. Try their signature dish Lamb Chop Masala for HKD158 (SGD28) or if you don't fancy lamb, they have several dishes with chicken and seafood. Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: Shop S G/F, SeaView Crescent, 8 Tung Chung, Waterfront Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong.Opening Hours: 11:30am - 11pmWebsite | Facebook | Instagram 4. Old Town White Coffee Image Credit: Old Town White Coffee on OpenRice Old Town White Coffee is no longer foreign to us. This is the only outlet available in Hong Kong, serving Asian cuisines. A bowl of Rendang Chicken Rice for HKD90 (SGD16) or Ipoh Chicken Hor Fun for HKD82 (SGD14.50) will satisfy your hunger for your flight back home.Halal status: Halal-CertifiedAddress: [Restricted Area] East to West Food Market, Departures West Hall, Level 6, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau Island, Hong KongOpening Hours: 24 hours 5. SkyCity Bistro Image Credit: Club Marriot SkyCity Bistro is a restaurant in Hong Kong SkyCity Marriot Hotel. Serving international cuisine, SkyCity Bistro provides an all-day Halal dining menu. You can choose from an appetizer like Norwegian Smoked Salmon Platter for HKD188 (SGD33) or you can dive in straight into the main course like Grilled Beef Tenderloin for HKD348 (SGD62).Halal status: Halal Menu available. Alcohol is served in the restaurant.Address: 1 Sky City Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau IslandOpening Hours: 6:30am - 11am, 12pm - 2:30pm, 6pm - 10pmWebsite   There you have it, Halal food places in Hong Kong! With all of these Halal food places, you'll never go hungry in Hong Kong again. Also, you can check out the list of Halal-certified restaurants in Hong Kong here! This article is brought to you by Hong Kong Tourism Board. via GIPHY...

  • Why are These 10 Travel Destinations Unusual?

    Everyone wants to go to France, Maldives or the US for a vacation but if you would like to experience something slightly different from touristy destinations, we've collated quite a few amazing places that you could explore! Pristine, secluded beaches, historically rich cities, and a diverse range of terrains in one place – this list has got it all! Keep reading to find out what are the 10 most unusual travel destinations off the beaten path.   1. Red Beach, Panjin, China Credit: Wikipedia Yes, you read that right – Red Beach – also referred to as “ Red Carpet Beach” by locals. The Red Beach national corridor is one part of the Liaodong coastline extending for 118kms. It garners more than 2 million tourists annually, so why not be one of that 2 million and enjoy the absolute splendour of this magical landscape. The vibrant red colour is given by the seep weed which grows from summer to autumn. Panjin is a coastal town with a lot to offer to travellers – beautiful countryside, hot springs and ancient towns offer much for sight seeing and leisure. You can get to this scenic coastal town by a long distance bus. You can even take a train from Beijing to Panjin. There are a few halal restaurants within the province such as Ming Mings Dumplings, Yifeng Moslam park and many more. Check the China foreigners guide for more restaurants.   2. Popeye Village, Malta Credit: @popeyemalta on Facebook This fun, quirky town was originally a film set for the famed “Popey” Musical starring the ever wonderful Robin Williams. So, this should be one of the top destinations to visit on your list! Located next to the turquoise sea, this colourful town is for the young at heart, especially for all you Popeye the Sailor-man fans. The town hosts many events throughout the year and has many guided tours. You can find accommodation at Melliha, there are many hotels and getting from there to Popeye village is very easy, you could just walk the 2Km distance or take a bus from there. The bus routes tend to change in Malta so refer the Malta Transport website for all the information you need. There are many Halal restaurants scattered around the islands and it is very easy travel in Malta, since the islands are small and the distances aren’t that long. There are many Turkish restaurants and a few Indian restaurants which are Halal friendly.   3. Pamukkale, Turkey Credit: @Pamukkale.Hierapolis on Facebook Located in the picturesque southwest of Turkey, this pristine white locale is the stuff of dreams. From the white terraces to the crystalline green pools, Pamukkale, Turkeyis a dreamscape worth experiencing. Pamukkale translates to “Cotton Castle” and rightly so, it is also the home of the well preserved ancient Graeco-Roman city of Hieropolis. An all in one location with its travertine limestone formations, hot springs, ancient temples, bathouses and necropolis all rolled in to one, this is a definite once in a lifetime adventure you should take. Bathe in the beautiful warm pools like the Romans once did, and explore the remains of a once great spa city. The easiest way to get there is to board a flight from Istanbul to Denizli Cardak Airport, Turkish Airlines offers flights to Denizli. Denizli is 65km away from Pamukkale, you can opt for an airport shuttle, or you can get a bus from the Denizli bus station – the ride is 40mins. There are many hotels in the city that suit all budgets, as well as many Halal friendly restaurants in the area, so you can easily find food without having to worry about Halal authenticity. Some of the best restaurants are Mhemet’s Heaven, Cadde Grill House and Yildiz restaurant; you can do a quick Google search and find many Halal friendly restaurants easily.   4. Giethoorn, Netherlands Image by Michel van der Vegt from Pixabay Beautiful, serene, quiet, green, these are a few words that describe Giethoorn, a water village also referred to as ‘Dutch Venice’, however minus the crowds and commercialisation. It is an idyllic village setting, with fewer roads and more canals, most areas are not accessible by car – it is either by foot or by boat. The canals are lined with pretty, traditional Dutch thatched roofed houses and almost each house has their own boat, even the mail man uses a boat! It is best explored by joining a canal cruise or by opting for a guided tour with the help of local skippers. You can get to Giethoorn from Amsterdam in one and half hours if you are going by car, you can opt to hire a cab or rent a car and drive by yourself. There is no direct way you could get to the village by public transport, if you really want to however, you could get the train from Amsterdam to Steenwijk, and then catch a bus from Steenwijck to Giethoorn – this trip will take two hours. Accommodation wise, there are a number of hotels within the village, or you could even opt to stay just outside the village. It may be a little difficult to find Halal friendly places in this area, however, there are a few restaurants scattered around the Overjissel province where Giethoorn is located.   5. Socotra, Yemen Image by danielshimmin0 from Pixabay  An island that is a part of an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, a surreal, alien landscape that is sure to leave you mesmerised. It was recognised by UNESCO as a world heriatage site in 2008, and is referred to as “the most alien looking place on Earth”. It is so isolated that it’s wildlife is unique to the island and have evolved to adapt to its dessert environment, it is home to a very distinct species of tree known as the Dragon’s Blood Tree, aptly named as it oozes blood red sap. The Bottle Tree is a quirky tree that looks like the foot of an elephant with pink flowers on the top, referred to as desert rose. The island has its own version of birds, such as the Socotra Sunbird, Socotra starling and Socotra grosbeak. The only native mammal on the island is the bat. It is best to book a tour to better explore the island and get more insight. You can reach the Island via Sanaa, the capital of Yemen; get a flight to the Sanaa Airport and from there a get flight to Socotra. You could even go for a direct flight to the island through the Arab Emirates, Felix Airways has scheduled flights from Sharjah to Socotra and back. Don’t expect luxurious resorts and hotels here, it is mostly eco-friendly and you will find five hotels, one eco lodge and many eco-camp sites. Since the island belongs to Yemen, their cuisine is mainly Halal, so you don’t have to worry about trying to find authentic Halal fare.   6. Taha’a, French Polynesia Credit: Tahaa Whilst Bora Bora garners most of the crowd, Taha’a is almost overlooked, but that doesn’t mean this flower shaped island has nothing to offer. If you are looking for a romantic escape or just a few days of pampering, Taha’a will definitely fulfil your dreams. A true island paradise with rolling hills, and valleys covered with banana, watermelon and coconut groves. It is the home of the world’s most priced Tahitian Vanilla, making up for 80% of the export from French Polynesia. The whole island is intoxicated by the scent of vanilla and will draw you in with its white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and absolute seclusion. The only way to access Taha’a is by boat from her sister island Raiatea. You will have to take a flight which may have stop overs at Paris, Auckland, or Los Angeles, from where you’ll fly to an airport closest to Taha’a depending on the airlines. There are many resorts and hotels to stay at in Taha’a, the more reputed hotels can be on the pricier end of the spectrum. It may be difficult to find Halal food in Taha’a, however, their cuisine mostly comprises of fruits of the sea and fruits of the land, therefore most of the food are Halal friendly.   7. Isle of Skye, Scotland Credit: @IsleofSkyeScotland on Facebook The mystical Isle of Skye which translates to “Cloud Island” from ancient Norse, it is the second largest of Scotland’s islands and the most beautiful! Magical and mysterious, the island boasts deep lochs, towering cliffs and moors, as well as incredible wildlife – a nature lovers dream! Rich in history and culture Skye is a great place to explore, with places like the Mealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock, the Old Man Storr, the Fairy Pools of Glenbrittle, Dinosaur footprints at Staffin Beach, Dunvegan Castle and many more. The closest airports are the Glasgow Airport and the Inverness Airport, from which you can opt to drive to Isle of Skye or take a bus. There is no railway on the island; instead it offers buses and local coaches. The island is full of quaint little cottages that you can rent out; some offer self catering whilst others offer bed and breakfast. The town of Portree is where most tourists stay at; it is the capital of the island and has many hotels, cafes and supermarkets. If you really want to experience Skye, then opt for camping. It is fairly easy to find Halal food in the Island as there is a population of Indians and Pakistanis who live there. They are quite a few good Indian and Pakistani restaurants, as well as some Bangladeshi ones.   8. Bagan, Myanmar Credit: @WonderBaganMyanmar on Facebook This Buddhist temple city was once the capital of an ancient Kingdom, however, now it is an important archaeological zone. Bagan is often compared to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat and may even be a rival to Machu Pichu, however, this ancient city has a charm of its own. Witness the majesty of the golden stupas in the temple plain and catch the sunset over the Irrawaddy River. You can witness the beauty of Bagan by Hot Air ballon, the ancient city is a sight to behold 2000 feet up in the air. You can even get more close and personal by biking it on the ground, exercise and a view! Don’t forget to check a local market as well, and get as many souvenirs as you want, also add local festivals to your itinerary as you will be able to taste the best of Burmese hawker food. Flights arrive at the Nyaung-U Airport and it is a 10min taxi ride to Nyaung-U town centre, whilst it’s a 20 minute ride to Old Bagan or New Bagan. When travelling to Bagan it is advisable to go through a travel agent, as they will make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience. However, if you do want to travel independently, do a though search on travel requirements and hotels. The more luxurious hotels and resorts are located in Old Bagan, whilst more mid range and budget hotels are found in Nyaung-U and New Bagan. Nyaung-U is Bagan’s largest town, this is where you will find most of the restaurants and hotels, however, it tends to get quite crowded. There are few high end restaurants that serve Halal food, whilst other restaurants will be willing to serve Halal food on request. Most stalls or small restaurants may not have the regular Arabic Halal sign but instead will indicate the availability of Halal food by the number “786” (this is a substitute used within South Asia), therefore look for this sign when looking for Halal eateries.   9. Lake Baikal, Russia Credit: @baikalia on Facebook Known as the “Pearl of Siberia”, Lake Baikal is a crescent shaped lake which is a whopping 1637 metres deep and contains a fifth of the world’s water! It is the world’s deepest lake, and is bigger than Belgium. Due to these properties it has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Summer is the best time to visit Lake Baikal, you will be able to see its natural beauty in all its glory, with the lake’s clear blue waters, and the mountains. Some areas have remained the same since the ancient times – almost untouched or changed by weather. During the winter the lake turns into an expanse of powder white ice and snow, you can enjoy a fun dog sledge ride over its hard surface. You can get to Lake Baikal by flying to Moscow and then boarding a plane to Irkutsk which is 65km away from Lake Baikal or Ulan-Ude which is 150km away from the lake. If you want to have a more interesting journey, you can use the Trans-Siberian Railway and hop on a train from Moscow to Irkutsk which is 3 days, Beijing to Irkutsk which is 2 days, or the train from Vladivostok which is 2.5 days. After which you will have to board a bus from Irkutsk bus station to Lake Baikal, the journey takes 10mins. The best route to take is Mosco -Slyudyanka, it takes 4 days and you will be dropped off right at the shoreline of Lake Baikal. You can stay at the hotels and hostels located around the shoreline of the lake or even camp out or stay on a boat. Finding Halal food may be difficult especially if you are travelling by train; therefore it is better if you pack your own, like instant noodles and other small snacks. When booking a room make sure they provide a stove or small kitchen as you can prepare your own meals that way. You can get grocery shopping done at nearby cities like Irkutsk, which is just a 10min bus ride away from Lake Baikal.   10. Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Japan Photo by Satoshi Hirayama from Pexels Located in Kyoto, the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is a must see place before you die, photographed multiple times, but you have to really be there to experience it’s green mystique. The bamboo grove is a great spot for a quiet walk or bike ride, rows of bamboo swaying in the light breeze is not a sight to be missed. Absolutely beautiful and pure, it should be a must visit when in Kyoto. The best way to get to Kyoto is by Kansai Airport, afterwards you can board a train to Arashiyama. You can use the Japan Railways, Keifuku Railways, or Hankyu Railways. There are many hotels and guest houses in Arashiyama, and they are available for every budget. There are quite a few Halal restaurants scattered around Arashiyama, as well as shops. You can find a full Halal menu at the Yoshiya restaurant just 10mins away from the Japan Railway Saga-Arashiyama train station. They introduced this Halal menu in 2018, and have served Japanese Halal food since.   Book your flight and pack your bags, your unusual adventure awaits you!...



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