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Here are Crescentrating's pick of 10 destinations/places to spend your Ramadan Holidays this year (2012 / 1433AH)
The blessed month of Ramadan 2012 (1433AH) is here. If you are planning to spend the ramadan away from home here are some destinations to look at.
Having been a frequent flyer for the last 28 years for business and leisure, I have got used to accepting all levels of service quality (good and bad!) from Airline staff. I also very quickly forget them. However there have been a couple of instances that I will not forget and can recall as truly memorable experiences - and one of them was last week on a Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Singapore to Colombo.
Experience Ramadhan 2011 in Singapore
Ramadhan takes place on every 9th month of Islamic calendar when Muslims direct the heart away from worldly activities to cleanse the inner soul and free it from harm. One of the practices is to refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. Commonly known as "fasting", this action signifies the strong devotion of followers towards their god as Muslims believe it helps to build patience, sacredness, modesty and submissiveness.
Medjoul Dates available from Gourmet Carousel at the Royal Plaza on Scotts this Ramadhan!
Ramadan Offers at City Seasons Hotel Al Ain
Guests breaking their fast at the City Seasons Hotel Al Ain can choose from a lavish buffet or a specially designed set menu this Ramadan. The Ifthar menus will also include a wide selection of popular juices and beverages as well as traditional favourites such as lentil soup, hommous, tabbouleh and kibbeh.
Ramadan Offers at City Seasons Suites Dubai
The holy month of Ramadan will be celebrated in true style at the City Seasons Suites. Head to the New Seasons Restaurant for plenty of dining options to suit everyone and drop your business card for a chance to win great prizes courtesy of Kuwait Airways:
Ramadan Offers at City Seasons Hotel, Dubai
With Ramadan a time for sharing, the New Season Restaurant at the City Seasons Hotel Dubai presents a choice of dining options this month. Traditional Arabic cuisine such as cold and hot Mezzeh, salads, deliciously marinated delicacies, Arabic coffee, dates, sweets and juices will be offered each day throughout the holy month.
Ramadan Ifthar Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel, Singapore
In the month of Ramadan, discover the enchanting flavours of the Middle East combined with traditional Malay cuisine and local favourites at Fairmont Singapore's Asian Market Café.
Celebrate Ramadan at the Tilal Liwa Hotel in Abu Dhabi! Sumptuous Ramadan promotions are available at the Al Badiya Restaurant and the Al Liwan Ramadan Cafe. You can find a variety of Arabic sweets and savouries, and various other dishes, along with fresh fruit drinks and coffee. Celebrate the true essence of Arabia with Tilal Liwa Hotel.