The Muslim holy month of Ramadan runs through September, and many Westerners wonder how the cultural and religious practices might affect their travel in the Muslim world. The answer depends on where you’re traveling and how strictly the local population adheres to the rules. But by and large Westerners can survive without starving, and there’s a lot to be said for getting into the rhythm of the place and becoming part of the celebration, as much as an outsider can. Triporati Middle East expert Lara Dunston enjoys Ramadan so much she’s posted some guidelines, “9 Reasons to Love Ramadan.” Read it on her blog, Cool Travel Guide, then get ready for the post-sunset feast.
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