The truth behind Islamic handmade carpet designs

Everyone right now is into “Moroccan design” and Morocco has become a popular destination for design before (covid-19). However, what do we really mean by “Moroccan design”?

Handmade carpets in Morocco are made by the Berbers community which is wildly known. Handmade carpets…


Thoughts of a total newbie on Islam

Usually, people avoid discussing politics, religion and money, sometimes even within the same family. I understand why. I am not well versed in politics nor religion. Money, well, I am not interested in anyone’s wealth.

I am more interested in the wealth of…


Nature, Alhambra and handmade carpets share beauty secrets

Why handmade carpets are beautiful? Why nature is so inviting and put people at ease? If you’ve ever seen Alhambra in Granada, Spain you’ll be asking that same question. It begs a question does beauty have universal truths? …


Things to know when placing handmade carpets in your home

Everyone wants a beautiful home. Beautiful can be subjective particularly when it comes to your own home. However, when it comes to designing a house there are some universal truths. You need windows, walls and good flooring. …


If you are building a house in a hot country the questions to answer

Since I live in Spain swimming pool has always been a must. It’s always so nice to go for a dip in blue beautiful water when it’s sizzling hot. It’s amazing to swim with the sun…


A few facts about handmade carpets I learned

If you ever tried to get yourself a handmade carpet you’ll know it’s a total jungle out there. It depends on where you are in the world of course. If you are in the West looking for an art piece in other…


TRAVEL. SPAIN

Travelling in Covid-19 time and what you learn about the cities

What do you know about Malaga?

I knew nothing before we went last summer. We went to discover it. It was Coronavirus time.

What happened?

We ended up buying a little house in the Malaga mountains, which is about a 15-minute drive to the centre of Malaga. No, it wasn’t…


The durability of the handmade carpets

Handmade carpets online red and yellow colours

Handmade carpets are unique pieces. Carpets not only act as floor coverings but also are a piece of art. Not everyone is aware of this fact often all we want in our homes is a carpet. …


Travel. Pakistan. Islamabad.

You might miss them too if you visit Islamabad, Pakistan

Where do I begin?

When my husband asked me ‘what do you miss about Pakistan’ I said:

“I miss EVERYTHING”!!!

If you’ve never been, it’s hard to understand what I mean by everything. Here’s a small list of what I miss about Pakistan1, the land of the pure. …


The truth about working for yourself and creating a business

“The majority of ordinary people lack fulfilment and peace of mind because their values are confused and internally conflicted. We waste our lives chasing after an illusion of Happiness, based on a mixture of hedonism, materialism and egotism — crazy, self-defeating values absorbed from the foolish world around us.” …

Erika Chaudhary

I am a writer who learned to code! I write about personal experiences within a humanist and global context. Find me on Twitter & Instagram @erikachaudhary

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