Who says Muslims can’t have a little fun? (Or a lot!) We’ve provided over 200 fantastic ways for you to explore this beautiful earth, have fun, and grow spiritually from those experiences. Personally, we’ve completed the items in green and will be blogging about those soon. For now, you can click on the links for more info.

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  1. Hajj – if you have enough money, do this first. It’s the journey of a lifetime!
  2. Umrah
  3. Learn Arabic (in progress)
  4. Visit the world’s first university – it was built by a Muslim woman!
  5. Visit the Alhambra and learn about Islamic Spain
  6. See famous Islamic relics (like the staff of Musa or the Turban of Yusuf) at Topkapi Palace
  7. Visit the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha
  8. See the Northern Lights
  9. Pray in open nature
  10. Watch a sunset/sunset 
  11. Hike the Inca Trail to Macchu Picchu
  12. See how small and insignificant you are in the Grand Canyon
  13. Ride in a Hot Air balloon in Cappadocia
  14. Visit all US National Parks 
  15. Sleep in the Amazon Rainforest
  16. Learn to identify different types of trees
  17. Visit the floating Muslim village of Ko Panyi
  18. See Sakura in Japan 
  19. Walk on a Black Sand Beach
  20. Walk on a glass beach
  21. Walk on a pink sand beach
  22. Sleep under a blanket of stars
  23. Watch a meteor shower
  24. Witness a Solar Eclipse
  25. Camp on the beach
  26. See the Salmon Run
  27. Visit La Rabida, Spain – where Columbus set sail with Muslim navigators to the ‘New World’
  28. Visit the Alcazar
  29. Relive the story of Musa in front of Great Pyramids of Egypt
  30. Visit Petra – a sister nation of Ad and Thamud
  31. Visit Pompeii – a nation destroyed by a volcano
  32. Visit the Dead Sea – the former site of the nation of Lut
  33. Pray in the most expensive mosque in the World – Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan in Abu Dhabi
  34. Sit in a halaqa at Al-Azhar University/Mosque
  35. Visit the cave of the 7 sleepers in Jordan
  36. Pray in the mosque of Amr – first mosque in Africa!
  37. Pray Jumuah at Masjid Aqsa – the original direction of prayer and 3rd holiest site for Muslims
  38. Visit the Cave of Hira – where the Quran was first revealed
  39. Visit Mount Arafah – where Prophet Muhammed gave his last sermon
  40. Visit the cave of Lut in Jordan
  41. Pray in Masjid Qiblatain – the mosque in which the Qibla (direction of prayer) was changed mid-prayer
  42. Visit the Tomb of Hawa in Jeddah
  43. Visit the Cathedral of Abraha 
  44. Pray Jumuah in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul
  45. Pray in Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali
  46. Pray in the Negash Mosque in Ethiopia
  47. Pray in the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Isfahan
  48. Pray in the first modern mosque designed by a woman located in Istanbul
  49. Pray in a traditional Chinese Mosque
  50. Pray in the Great Mosque of Cordoba (even though you are not supposed to!)
  51. Take a  Gondola Ride around the Pink Mosque in Putrajaya
  52. Attend a salawat in the largest mosque in Indonesia
  53. Eat halal ostrich meat in Nairobi
  54. Ride a horse
  55. Ride the world’s longest escalator to the masjid in Hong Kong
  56. Eat Muslim-inspired croissants in Paris (yes, crossiants were influenced by Muslims)
  57. Eat gelato and pizza in Italy
  58. Eat the best doner kebab in Berlin
  59. Try Injera in Ethiopia
  60. Order lunch from a vending machine in Tokyo
  61. Meet a Muslim Sumo wrestler
  62. Try at least 10 different kinds of kebabs in Turkey
  63. Try authentic Bunny Chow in South Africa
  64. Eat a halal steak in Argentina
  65. Eat Stroopwafel in Amsterdam
  66. Eat Koshary in Cairo
  67. Eat an Alfajor Oreo
  68. Eat couscous in Morocco
  69. Eat the king of desserts – baklava – in Turkey!
  70. Eat conveyer belt sushi in Japan
  71. Eat cherry blossom ice cream in Japan
  72. Eat halal Korean bbq in Seoul
  73. Eat halal bbq lamb skewers at a Uighur Market in China
  74. Drink bubble tea in Taiwan
  75. Try Tea Kotak 
  76. Try Muslim Snacks on Ox Street in Beijing
  77. Eat Singaporean ice cream
  78. Eat a halal New Zealand burger
  79. Visit Hobbiton
  80. Visit a concentration camp in Germany
  81. Live like a bedouin in Jordan
  82. Experience living and working abroad
  83. Backpack through Europe
  84. Backpack through SE Asia
  85. Climb up to the top of a volcano
  86. Get a motorcycle license
  87. Jump off a cliff into a lake
  88. Visit a live volcano
  89. Walk on the Great Wall of China
  90. Run a marathon
  91. Walk on a Rainforest Canopy
  92. Step in all 6 continents
  93. Shower under a waterfall
  94. See a rocket launch
  95. Spend Ramadan in another country
  96. Play a round of golf
  97. Visit the Muslim blue city Chefchouen in Morocco
  98. Milk a cow
  99. Catch a 6 ft shark
  100. Sit on a 6 ft shark
  101. See a sulphur pool
  102. Soak in a natural hot spring
  103. Go to Antarctica
  104. Talk to a robot in Arabic in Japan
  105. Visit the colorful Muslim town of Bokaap in South Africa
  106. Play with Wild Penguins
  107. Visit a slum
  108. Walk down Haji Lane in Singapore
  109. Drive on the ‘other’ side of the road
  110. Experience air pollution in China
  111. Ride in a water taxi in Bangkok
  112. Experience zero gravity
  113. Add a love lock to a bridge
  114. Get lost in a foreign country
  115. Visit an Inuit village
  116. Abseil down a waterfall
  117. Swim with Whale Sharks
  118. Jump building rooftops in Morocco, Aladdin-style
  119. Start a nonprofit
  120. Volunteer at a school for refugees
  121. Visit an orphanage
  122. Pay for a stranger’s groceries/meal
  123. Start a vegetable garden
  124. Give up your seat on a plane in business class
  125. Donate blood
  126. Speak at an international conference
  127. Be a mentor
  128. Sponsor an orphan
  129. Volunteer at a hospital
  130. Teach Islam at local Prison
  131. Make Ramadan food baskets for your neighbors
  132. Feed the homeless
  133. Sponsor a well in Africa
  134. Help a widow
  135. Learn Beekeeping
  136. Learn Archery
  137. Learn calligraphy
  138. Learn how to swim
  139. Learn to sail
  140. Learn to ski
  141. Learn fencing
  142. Learn sign language
  143. Learn how to waterski
  144. Learn the art of blow glass
  145. Learn a martial art
  146. Go snowboarding
  147. Go skydiving
  148. Go surfing
  149. Go ziplining
  150. Go paintballing
  151. Go camping
  152. Go kayaking
  153. Go ice skating
  154. Go deep sea fishing
  155. Go zorbing in New Zealand
  156. Go whale watching
  157. Go Heli-skiing
  158. Go ice fishing
  159. Go spelunking
  160. Go standup paddle boarding
  161. Go fly fishing
  162. Go whitewater rafting
  163. Go kayaking through sea caves
  164. Go snorkeling and find Nemo
  165. Go parasailing
  166. Go on an African safari
  167. Go hiking in a rainforest
  168. Go abseiling
  169. Go cage diving with sharks
  170. Stay in a yurt
  171. Stay in a houseboat
  172. Stay in a $1000/night hotel for free
  173. Sleep in an igloo
  174. Sleep in a tipi
  175. Stay in a ice hotel
  176. Stay in an underwater hotel
  177. Stay in a hotel room with its own private pool
  178. Sleep in a castle
  179. Sleep in a treehouse
  180. Sleep in a capsule hotel
  181. Sleep in a hammock
  182. Ride with a professional driver at a racetrack
  183. Ride an elephant
  184. Ride a jet ski
  185. Ride in a police car on a police chase
  186. Ride a seaplane
  187. Ride an ostrich like in Lion King
  188. Ride in a ricksha
  189. Ride in a limo
  190. Ride a tandem bike
  191. Ride a toboggan
  192. Ride a train through the Swiss Alps
  193. Ride a ship through icy waters
  194. Hike the swiss alps
  195. Attend a Muay Thai boxing match
  196. Attend a wedding in a different country
  197. Be a tourist in your own town
  198. Walk on stilts
  199. Drive a snowmobile
  200. Drive a speedboat
  201. See the run of the bulls in Spain
  202. Get stuck in a blizzard 
  203. Fill all the pages in my passport
  204. Get picked up at the airport with a sign with my name on it
  205. Ride a bullet train
  206. Take a cooking class in Thailand
  207. Walk across Shibuya crossing
  208. See Waitomo Glow-worm Caves
  209. See Milford Sound
  210. Have an elephant give you a massage
  211. Wake up to the adhaan in a cave hotel in Cappadocia
  212. Go on a cocoa farm tour

 

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