Traveling While Muslim: A Hijab’s Airport Adventures

awhhh nice articles for those who’s going to travel in hijab :’)

Thought Catalog

There are a lot of factors that come into play when you’re choosing the perfect travel outfit. You have to take the weather at your destination into account, you need to be able to move well enough to haul luggage around, and, most importantly, you don’t want to wear anything that could possibly suggest that you are a mass murderer.

If people look at you and think, “Please don’t let her be on my plane,” you’re gonna have a bad time.

I started wearing hijab at 18 years old, and, since then, air travel has become even more of a drag than it used to be. As a Muslim, I believe that living modestly is a commandment from God, and I choose to express that by covering my hair, neck, and body when in the company of men outside of my immediate family.

During the time I’ve spent in the…

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