Ramadan in Muslim Europe

“Look! It’s Dino Merlin,” whispers the man beside me. A well groomed white man in his early 50s wanders into Sarajevo’s Gazi Huzrev Beg Mosque courtyard and half sits, half leans against a large stone block. He is wearing stylish sunglasses and regatta-chic clothes. Nobody bats an eyelid. People are too busy listening to the quranic …

Travel, in the ‘true’ spirit of Ramadan

Ramadan. A time for reflection. A time for meditation, and for many of us, a time to carefully consider our daily lives; how does our conduct affect others? Are our transactions pure? What is our relationship with God? Are we fulfilling our duties as Khalifa (caretaker) on earth ... ? In a year when sustainable …