There's approximately another week to go for Eid Al-Fitr, and I thought I'd share three iftar/suhoor events I went to in the last few weeks. A quick lesson for those who may not know: Ramadan is the month during which Muslims all over the world fast from dawn till dusk. It is meant to be … Continue reading Out and about in Dubai for Ramadan
Many were surprised when Eid in Dubai was announced to start on August 30, 2011, but even amidst the surprise and unexpectedness, my brain had started whirring: what am I going to wear, and what will I get to eat? Every Eid, I've a standing invitation to squat at my friend Farah's house. I take … Continue reading My Eid Feast!
The kind of iftars I like going to, are with friends...and if at their homes, even better. Not for any other reason, but even though I don't fast, I believe it's a much more personal way of sharing an important time of the day with friends and family. It's like Christmas and Eid - every … Continue reading My Dubai Iftar experience