Ramadan and Iftar – what it means for the food traveller

datesThe world’s about to be turned upside-down. Breakfast will become dinner, night will become day, and fasting turns to feasting.

For non-Muslims tourists, Ramadan seems to be something to avoid like bad weather. In Muslim countries, everyone fasts, at least in public. Malls are wastelands, there’s nothing at all to do during the day in this unbearable heat. Everyone is hungry and grumpy. Working hours ...

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