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The choice of nearby holiday destinations has been limited due to the regional unrest in the past few months so recently when we had a few days spare my family and I decided to head south to Mombassa in Kenya. Mombasa is built on an island and surrounded by a huge natural harbor making it historically a great trading port for East Africa. The local population is made up of Asians and a melting pot of tribes from all over Kenya and nearby regions. Today Mombasa is still a very important trading port and also an increasingly popular holiday destination. Read more

Today’s Into-yous features British expat Laila Lambert

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I have lived in the Middle East a total of 12 years, working in the Wellness industry. I recently took a small redirection with my business and now I specialise in handmade fairy and angel crafts, gemstones and crystals – I call myself the Sparklefairy. Read more

Ramadan 2011 | 1 August – 30 August | Dubai, UAE

Ramadan is the holy month in which Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Holy Koran. In 2011 Ramadan is anticipated to commence on Monday 1st of August and will continue for 30 days until Tuesday 30th August. In the Muslim calendar a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Ramadan on the sunset of Sunday 31st of July. Read more

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