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Lifestyle writer on travel, food and wellness.Well travelled and a global-nomad. Live to thrive is the essence of her blog www.sliceoftorchginger.com

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  • #MyFirstTarawih: Carpooling In Ramadan

    I still recall my first Ramadan in the Middle East. One of many things I love about Ramadan is the act of performing night prayers called Tarawih. Tarawih is special because it's only practiced during Ramadan immediately after obligatory solat Isha and recommended to be done at a mosque in congregation....

  • Sharing Ramadan Experiences with Non-Muslims

    Learning about cultural differences can foster understanding, bring people together, and encourage bond and solidarity as human beings. For Muslims, Ramadan is an important time and this joyful month cannot be a better time to extend its spirit to our non-Muslim friends as well as the overall community. Etiquette...

  • Top 10 Ramadan Buffets for your Makan Feast in Singapore

    Once a year, the blessed month of Ramadan is observed by Muslims through the act of fasting from dawn to sunset. Iftar, or breaking fast begins with a couple of dates and water as per the sunnah of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH). The act of having Iftar with friends and family is an affair to celebrate the...

  • Top 5 Family-Friendly Activities in New Zealand

    There is no doubt that New Zealand is a must visit country for a family holiday due to its pristine natural beauty and Kiwi ingenuity. Another important aspect is that this 'land of the long white cloud' is listed as one of the safest countries in the annual Global Peace Index. It’s certainly a family-friendly...

  • 7 Halal Food Places in Seychelles

    The Republic of Seychelles is one of the most beautiful archipelagoes in the world. Before the French took control in the 18th century, the uninhabited Seychelles was used as a transit point between Asia and Africa among the traders (including the Arabs) and pirates. Seychelles is dwelled by immigrants,...

  • 5 Best Halal Food Places Near you in Fiji

    The Republic of Fiji is an island country in the South Pacific which consists of an archipelago that includes more than 300 islands. Its main island is called Viti Levu, where cities like Suva and Nadi are mostly populated. Fiji is dwelled by its native Fijian, followed by about 40% Indians. The Indians...

  • 5 Muslim-Friendly Restaurants to Try in Cape Town, South Africa

    Finding Halal food in Cape Town is not an issue at all. The religious tolerance in South Africa is deeply rooted in its constitution. The country caters to its Muslim residents (less than 2% of total population) and accommodates growing numbers of Muslim visitors as well. In the 17th century, Muslims...

  • 13 Best Halal Food Places near you in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a well-known global Asian hub with a beautiful harbor that attracts many visitors. Due to increasing numbers of Muslim tourists, the Hong Kong Tourism Board began recognizing Muslim needs, playing an important role in creating a hospitable Muslim-friendly environment. While we know the Hong...

  • Find 9 Best Halal Food Places Near me in Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland is a multicultural city with the easiest access to Muslim friendly eateries in New Zealand. While you can enjoy a variety of cuisine from Middle Eastern to Portuguese, Italian, Indian, Chinese, and Malay, the distinguishing factor is fresh ingredients and quality produced that is widely available...

  • Find Nearby Halal-Friendly Food in Dubai: Eat like a Local

    Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a Halal food paradise. This is due to most of the food imported into the UAE being Halal with the exception of certain non-Halal foods which can only be sold in a separately labelled area or licensed shop (such as pork and alcohol).  For the control of Halal...

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