In the Media

A selection of links to media coverage of Tharik's work

January, 2020

ARAMCOWORLD: Britain's Muslim Heritage Trails

A detailed profile of Britain's first ever Muslim heritage trails set in and around the town of Woking, Surrey

December 7, 2020

LONELY PLANET: Working Remotely

Tharik discusses his top destination to work remotely around the world along with other LP writers

November 9, 2020

Tharik's Lonely PLanet guide to Saudi Arabia is shortlisted for the award of 'Guide of the Year'

May 4, 2020

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: The Mecca of Europe

When the History faculty of the University of Oxford came to do Britain's Muslim Heritage trails

October 13, 2019

ARAB NEWS: Lonely Planet Saudi Arabia

Tharik's guide to Saudi Arabia for Lonely Planet is the most comprehensive on the 'closed' Kingdom in decades

September 27, 2019

BBC NEWS: Saudi Arabian Tourism

Tharik discusses tourism in Saudi Arabia as a guest on BBC News and BBC World News.

July 30, 2019

ARAB NEWS: a 'British' Descendant of the Prophet

Tharik's and the grave of HRH Princess Musbah Haidar, a British descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.

July 25, 2019

THE TIMES: launch of Britain's first Muslim Heritages trails

The launch of Britain's first ever Muslim heritage Trails  by Chairman of Historic England Sir Laurie Magnus.

April 08, 2018

CHANNEL S: Interview

On The Sunday Show Tharik talks about his career, writing and the Muslim heritage he explores.

February 22, 2017

B&D POST: Honoured as a British Bangladeshi

Tharik is named on the British Bangladeshi Power and Inspiration 100 for 2017 (turn to page 2)

September 11, 2016

BBC ASIAN NETWORK: Awards, travels and lungis

On The Nadia Ali Show talking radio award, new book, and why he doesn't wear a lungi!

July 13, 2016

AL ARABIYE: Muslim Heritage Exhibition 

Nabila Pathan asks Tharik about his exhibition on Europe's Muslim heritage

July 13, 2016


The Baltic Times reports on the award won by Tharik for the radio show featuring American-Baltic Muslims.

July 10, 2016

ILMFEED: Winner of World's Best Religion Radio Program 

Ilmfeed article about Tharik's debut radio documentary winning a global award in New York. 

May 19, 2016

WF GUARDIAN: Documentary up for Global Gong

Tharik's interview after winning an award for his debut radio documentary for the BBC World Service


July 18, 2019

Tharik will be part of a panel at the Islamic Arts and Heritage Festival discussing his work and the forthcoming British Muslim Heritage Trails he has developed in Woking for Everyday Muslim.

November 05, 2018

Tharik gives a talk at Lonely Planet's London offices about the need for diversity in the travel industry discussing Muslim representation.

July 10, 2018

Tharik was the creative consultant for Nitin Ganatra's Bangladeshi Muslim character 'Mohammed' in this critically acclaimed play.

January 19, 2018

On the day his latest radio documentary, 'Muslims in President Trump's America' airs, Tharik is asked to take part in a radio discussion about America, a year into the Trump presidency. 

July 16, 2016

The launch of Tharik's first major photography exhibition exploring the Muslim heritage of Europe and an introduction to his European Muslim Heritage Foundation.

May 06, 2016

Tharik presented on the topic of 'Bangladeshis in the Media', The Muslim heritage of Europe and how to better engage young people with heritage as part of a panel discussion at the Brick Lane Circle.

Tharik was on a panel of Muslim Travel experts exploring the emerging market of Muslim or Halal tracvel at this year's Muslim Lifestyle Show in Olympia, London. He also took questions on his own work as a Travel Writer, Journalist and Broadcaster.

March 26, 2016

SPEAKER: What Matters

The challenges faced by Muslims across the globe in presenting and preserving their heritage in the face of continued media misrepresentation were amongst the topics discussed by Tharik as he also recalled the obstacles he faced during the recording of his recent radio documentary in America in search of the nation's forgotten Muslim past.

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