Dubai is really that one city that never sleeps. Compare it with New York or even Mumbai, and you’ll know what we are talking about. It’s not even half the size of any of these cities but is shoulder to shoulder to them. This could be one of the main reasons that make every resident of Dubai, proud of where they are.
Funnily, in a city that never sleeps, we misconceptualize that during Ramadan also the city shuts down and there’s nothing really left to do here. Ramadan is a holy month that is a reflection of fasting and peace that is spread among the entire city.
Apart from the fact that one is required to abstain themselves from the consumption of food or water in public, there is still plenty of things you can do during the month of Ramadan that lasts long for 30 days every year.
Being a Muslim nation that it is, UAE celebrates Ramadan in the Emirati style every year. For the Muslims, you can do so much in Dubai especially, abiding to all the rules and restrictions that need to be respected during this holy month.
1. IFTAR PARTIES
No, Iftar parties doesn’t mean you have to go to clubs. These Iftar parties are traditional iftars that is a wonderful meal to be shared with your friends and family. Don’t hesitate if someone invites you for such a party. Also, do not forget to take a gift of sweets to their house a token of thank you.
Charity is a never ending. In the month of Ramadan, it is also about giving to the needy and looking after the less fortunate. Look out ways you can give charity through donating money, clothes or money to the ones that are in need and grab some blessings for yourself.
There is a lot of focus on breaking the fasts with heavy meals. But why not take a chance and go on a diet while you eat healthy food and change your lifestyle. You can start something healthy with this holy month. Opt for healthy salads and grill food and discard the consumption of all the preservatives.
You may find a lot of people just a walk after iftar. What’s better than keeping yourself fit. Use this month to get fit and active. Researches have shown that Fasting increases are stability and balance. So along with your fasts, you can do a bit extra and maybe loose a couple of kilos.
Recommended: Cycling or cardio exercises.
Life in Dubai is quite hectic, there is no personal time that we get for ourselves. During Ramadan, with reduce working hours, utilize it in something useful. Expand your mind and relax yourself with some good books according to the genre you are interested in.
After spending, 30 days of Ramadan religiously and peacefully, it is time for spreading smiles and laughter and welcome the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr. It is the festival that brings joy and blessings. It has no historical evidence but is a significance that is purely spiritual.
Eid in Dubai is always unique. The Muslims enjoy buying new clothes and eating delicacies and this three-day festival is long. There are so many ideas that could be suggested to spend your Eid in Dubai, lavishly.
1. YOU CAN HAVE A MINI STAYCATION AT A RESORT IN RAK OR UAQ.
Staycations have become too popular in UAE and there are many hotels and resorts that give good deals for you to get out of your house and experience home away from home, in a completely new aura. If you want a really adventurous vacation, then Oman is just next door You can take an exciting three-day break and do some snorkeling, diving and rock climbing. If the winds are powerful enough, you could even try your hand at kite surfing.
2. TAKE A ROAD TRIP.
Drive up to Fujairah or RAK. Even though the roads will be packed but while you’re on the drive, you shall get to experience a varied landscape with breath-taking views.
While the days are still blazing the desert is really beautiful at night. It cools down enough for you and your friends or family to enjoy a nice evening with barbecue.
Eid is a time of family gathering and taking a trip to another country will get you even more closer to your friends or family while you explore the traditions and cultures of other countries.
There are many restaurants in UAE that have Eid discounts and offers on Lunches and Dinners. Nowadays there is a new trend in UAE regarding the Brunches. So it’s simple, have a feast at some of the best restaurants in Dubai by gathering your friends and family members.
From the First day of Ramadan, to the third day of Eid, you’ll find yourself embracing in a journey of smiles, blessings, countless moments and a bag full of happiness.