In the Media


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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October 12, 2019

Tharik's guidebook on the 'final frontier of tourism' - Saudi Arabia, for Lonely Planet is discussed in this article.

September 26, 2019

TV INTERVIEW: BBC News - Saudi Arabia expert

As Saudi Arabia announced it was issuing tourist visas for the first time, Tharik is asked to discuss the country's tourism potential as a guest on BBC News and BBC World News.

July 29, 2019

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

July 24, 2019

In this article, the launch of Britain's first ever Muslim heritage Trails is covered by the Times newspaper. The trails were created by Tharik and unveiled by Chairman of Historic England Sir Laurie Magnus.

April 07, 2018

Tharik is a guest on Channel S' The Sunday Show where he is asked about his career and the intriguing Muslim heritage he writes about.

March 19, 2018

Tharik is interviewed by South African Radio Islam about his work on the Muslim heritage of Britain's first purpose built mosque, the Shahjahan Mosque in Woking, Surrey. Later turned into a written article (linked).

January 19, 2018

In this blogpost, Ohio based Rabbi, Jessica K Schimberg, explains how she was moved to write this post after hearing about the 'patience, faith and awakening...' of Muslims in President Trump's America - Tharik's latest radio documentary.

June 28, 2017

Tharik is asked what its like to visit religious sites, acquire halal food on the road and other Muslim travel related questions for Pakistani travel blog site Sastaticket.

September 10, 2016

Tharik goes on to BBC Asian Network's The Nadia Ali Show to talk about his radio award, the book he is writing, and why he doesn't wear a lungi!

February 22, 2017

Tharik is listed on the British Bangladeshi Power and Inspiration 100 for 2017 for his work in exploring western Muslim heritage (turn to page 2).

January 21, 2017

Watch the interview as Tharik speaks about his inspirations, awards and hopes for the future and takes viewers on a wander through the Muslim heritage of the west

September 28, 2016

After picking up the award for best religious program of 2016 at the New York Festivals in June, Tharik's BBC radio documentary has now been shortlisted for an AIB.

September 06, 2016

Tharik explains what it's liking winning an award for his debut radio documentary for the BBC World Service as well as what inspired him to start writing about his travels on the sofa of Islam Channel's Living the Life.

September 03, 2016

INTERVIEW: In conversation with BBC Asian Network's Nadia Ali

Tharik spends an evening talking awards, travel experiences and being quizzed on his Bengali-ness by zany Brit-Bangladeshi presenter, Nadia Ali. Tharik arrives in the second half of the show

August 31, 2016

Tharik speaks about his discoveries of Islam in Europe on the Islam Channel's Women's AM chat show as a panel member.

August 23, 2016

ARTICLE: Five Muslim Travel Bloggers you should know

Tharik is the number one travel blogger for all things Muslim heritage according to travel website Sacred Footsteps.

July 12, 2016

Nabila Pathan finds out the thinking behind Tharik's exhibition and foundation

July 12, 2016

The Baltic Times reports on the award won by Tharik for the radio show that features Baltic Muslims in th US.

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

July 09, 2016

Local newspaper where Tharik teaches, reporting on his radio award

July 08, 2016

Article in World Bulletin annoucing launch of Don't forget about us: a journey through Europe's Muslim Heritage exhibition in London

May 19, 2016

Emdad Rahman interviews local writer, photographer and broadcaster Tharik Hussain on his travel adventures and recent global awards nomination.

May 18, 2016

The Watham Forest Guardian on how Tharik's debut radio documentary is up for a global award in New York.

May 10, 2016

GUEST: Artizen - Arts and Culture Show; British Muslim TV

Tharik is asked to sit on the Artizen couch and disccuss whether creative careers are only possible economically for young people who are from affluent families?

May 07, 2016

GUEST: Artizen - Muslim Arts and Culture show on British Muslim TV

Is there enough support and respect within our community for careers in the creative arts? Isa Noorudeen is joined by Tharik Hussain & Amaney Ehtash to discuss.

January 24, 2016

NEWS: Muslim travel bloggers influencing millenials travel choices

Industry experts, Salaam Gateway list Tharik as one of the only travel writers and bloggers out there influencing Muslim travellers

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