These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

by Farah Andil

Striking images of residents in the besieged town of Douma having Iftar on a colorful table surrounded by the destruction that has taken Syria by storm- a suburb in the Syrian capital Damascus – have went viral.   The Iftar feast was organized by a Syrian NGO which was founded in 2012 to aid affected […]

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of the year when many of the more fortunate Egyptians feel the need to give back to society. That desire manifests itself in different ways, including setting up ma2edat rahmans (iftar tables), donating to charity organizations and much more.     Established in 2005, Waslet Kheir NGO is known for the […]

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

With so many options, the choice of iftars can seem a little bit intense. Which is why we’ve scoured Dubai for our favorite options for breaking your fast, so you don’t have to.     Zayna, The Ramadan Tent     Evenings come alive at Zayna, a sanctuary of tasteful opulence where the best of […]

Lanterns: The Ramadan Tent That’s Literally Above It All

Lanterns: The Ramadan Tent That’s Literally Above It All

by Randa Soliman

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s your favorite Ramadan tent in Cairo? Ahhh, the inevitable question that we ask ourselves every year. As a foodie, I like to try the new tents that pop out of nowhere, but frankly, old is gold — because Lanterns still reigns supreme.   Situated atop the city — […]

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

  Year after year, The Edward’s has proved to be one of the top spots for Ramadan gatherings. This year is no exception. Indeed, The Edward’s has upped their Ramadan game and we’re quite in love.     As a person who’s quite fond of family gatherings and good vibes, The Edward’s and Ramadan have always gone hand-in-hand […]

The Fasting and the Fit: Tips on Working out in Ramadan with Essa Al Ansari

The Fasting and the Fit: Tips on Working out in Ramadan with Essa Al Ansari

A post shared by Essa Al Ansari🇦🇪عيسى الأنصاري (@fitnesswithessa) on May 1, 2017 at 12:13am PDT   Fasting from both food and fluid all day, every day, for an entire month, puts the body under stress. For many Muslims, that’s the point: the holy month of Ramadan is for spiritual reflection and devotion, self-discipline, and […]

Top Cairo Iftar & Sohour Spots: From Most to Least Expensive

Top Cairo Iftar & Sohour Spots: From Most to Least Expensive

by Farah Andil

Ramadan is the month where pleasing our tummies become our number one priority. There’s just one big problem; deciding where to go and what type of cuisine to choose. Well, this Ramadan you won’t be having that problem because we’ve brought you our favorite iftar and sohour spots (ranked from highest to lowest in price).   […]

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

  Would you believe us if we told you that US president Donald Trump is hosting an iftar for Ramadan? Of course you wouldn’t (we had to try though), but the next best thing is happening; activists are planning to troll the American president by hosting an iftar dinner outside NYC’s Trump Towers.   In an attempt […]

We Have Found the Perfect Place in Cairo to Celebrate Ramadan 2017

We Have Found the Perfect Place in Cairo to Celebrate Ramadan 2017

  Ramadan is almost upon us, and we couldn’t be happier. We’ve been waiting all year long for this month, this wonderful holy month. Why, you say? For most of us, Ramadan is a chance to reconnect with our family and friends, but more importantly, with ourselves.       Almost everything in Ramadan is […]

Kol El Banat Hat7ebak at Ramadana This Weekend

Kol El Banat Hat7ebak at Ramadana This Weekend

  As Ramadan winds down, Ramadana Tent in New Cairo is preparing for its big finale with the entertainment lineup getting bigger, and bigger stars each weekend. This Thursday Ramadana Tent will be bringing 90s cult favorite Hossam Hosny, who will be hitting the stage to perform all of our nostalgic favorites including Kol El Banat […]

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