What to Know Before Traveling to a Muslim-Majority Country

Get the Full StoryIf you spend a lot of time watching or reading the news, you might be apprehensive about traveling to a Muslim-majority country. The Middle East in particular is not always painted in the most positive light, and many Western people have been led to believe that countries with large Muslim populations are inherently dangerous. While some certainly are, many of the most hospitable, interesting, and culturally rich countries on earth have a Muslim majority. Moreover, while most people associate Islam with the Middle East, there are plenty of countries outside this region that have a Muslim majority, from Indonesia to Albania, along with many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. If you re planning to travel to a country with a Muslim majority and haven t done so before, here are a few things to keep in mind.