Flying + Middle Eastern (ME3) Carriers + Ramadan = A Fascinating Education!

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan begins in the United States on the evening of Sunday, May 5, 2019 and continues through the evening of Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Now, I don’t know about you, but I love to learn when I travel. And since traveling often means meeting people from all different backgrounds, I’ve discovered that I love learning more about what these “different from me” people consider to be important and, of course, as is often the case, that includes their religion. So from my own active researching as well as reaching out to ask friends who practice, I’ve learned a little bit about many of the major and not-so-major religions around the world – what’s done, why those things are done, etc. I think it’s made me a more well-rounded person and helps me keep a more open mind about those who may not have the same beliefs as I do.

So what exactly IS Ramadan? Well, to grab a quote from History.com:

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Flying + Saudi Arabia Airlines + Ramadan = Fascinating!

I don’t know about you, but I love to learn when I travel. And since traveling often means meeting people from all different backgrounds, I’ve discovered that I love learning more about what these “different from me” people consider to be important and, of course, as is often the case, that includes their religion. So from my own active researching as well as reaching out to ask friends who practice, I’ve learned a little bit about many of the major and not-so-major religions around the world – what’s done, why they’re done, etc. I think it’s made me a more well-rounded person and helps me keep a more open mind about those who are not the same as me.

Anyway, as I write this, it’s just past the halfway through Ramadan (May 26 – June 24). To grab a quote from History.com:

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