Places to travel to during Ramadan

Last year, the countries with the longest fasting hours were located mainly in Europe, Asia and Africa, specifically the northern hemisphere.

Here are the hours of fasting from last year, 2015:


Credit: Al Arabiya News

So, if you’re planning on travelling this Ramadan, which happens to fall in the middle of summer heat, you might want to check the fasting hours and average temperatures.

Some of the places with mix cultural understanding, halal food eateries, and fasting times that are not 22 hours include:

  • Central and South America:
    1. Mexico
    2. Brazil
    3. Argentina
  • Australia
  • Africa, mainly North Africa:
    1. South Africa
    2. Sudan
    3. Morocco
    4. Algeria

Places to avoid if longer fasting hours are difficult for you to adhere to:

  • Europe:
    Iceland– Last year, they had the longest fasting hours of 22 hours.
    England, Sweden. Denmark, France, Italy and most other European countries will have longer hours, ranging from 16 to 21 hours.

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