field trips

Apple Picking 2016

We went apple picking at a local apple orchard this week with the Toronto Muslim Homeschoolers. It’s the second time we’ve been apple picking, if you count the time we picked some wild apples from our apartment’s backyard. For some reason we’ve forgotten about picking apples back there ever since, until this year of course. […] Read more…

Trip to Ottawa

My family and I recently went on a trip to visit my father. We rented a van and took the long 5 hour drive to Ottawa. Some of the things we did on our trip was visit the shops in their (mini) China town (my Dad’s favourite place to shop, naturally), visit the Royal Canadian […] Read more…

Postcards from Whistler

The drive to Whistler was the twistiest, but most beautiful drive I’ve ever taken. It was like entering another world, subhanAllah. I wish I could have captured the scenes I saw while on our drive, but the snapshots would only come out blurry as the trees, mountains, ocean, islands, and mist sped past. Once we […] Read more…

Postcards from Grouse Mountain

I don’t know what it is, maybe it’s because I’m getting older, or maybe something in me changed after having children, but I am becoming less and less a fan of being very high up. The Skyride lift to the top of Grouse mountain, even though it was in a closed off compartment, made me […] Read more…

Postcards from Stanley Park

We recently came back from a family vacation to Vancouver, BC. To sum up my experience in one word, I would have to say: breathtaking! Even though it was my third time in Vancouver, I just couldn’t get enough of the natural beauty all around, the crisp clear Autumn air, the feeling as if everyday […] Read more…

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