“Say: Travel in the land and see how (Allah) originated creation, and then Allah will bring forth (resurrect) the creation of the Hereafter (i.e. resurrection after death). Verily, Allah is Able to do all things.” (Al-Ankabut 29:20)

As a Muslim traveller away from home, you must have experienced certain challenges: the struggle of not knowing the local prayer times, determining the Qiblah direction, searching for the nearest mosque or a clean decent place to pray, and trying to ascertain whether a meal is Muslim-friendly or not.

How can we solve these problems? Here are some useful apps:

  • Muslim Pro (for Qiblah direction)

A must-have and very useful tool indeed! Just download this app, click on the built-in Qiblah locator, and you’re good to go. You will also be able to recite the Quran with the built-in audio recitations by your favourite reciters. Translations in different languages are also available.

It features a user-friendly interface, and I can assure you that the information in this app is correct and up-to-date, and will give you the local prayer timings, no matter which part of the world you are travelling to.

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