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  • Tharik Hussain

Tharik is a freelance journalist, travel writer, photographer, radio broadcaster and blogger specialising in the Islamic stories of Europe and Muslim (‘Halal’) travel. 

Tharik’s writing and photography regularly appear in magazines and websites across the globe and he is one of the main contributors to the Thomson Reuters’ Islamic travel portal Salaam Gateway. Tharik has been commissioned for radio documentaries by the BBC World Service. He has been a guest on the BBC radio, as well as British Muslim TV and the Islam Channel.

Born in Bangladesh, Tharik grew up in the east end of London and has also lived in the Middle East. He has travelled extensively across Europe as well as many parts of the Muslim world. 

Possessing a Masters in Islamic Studies and a degree in media and culture, Tharik has an intimate understanding of global Muslim culture. His writing career began as a News Journalist for British Asian newspaper Eastern Eye, and later he worked as a Copyeditor for the Saudi Gazette. 

Tharik is currently working on his debut book describing his travels across Europe for the past decade or so, exploring the continent’s Muslim heritage. 

Based in London, Tharik is available for writing and photography assignments as well as Halal travel and tourism consultancy.