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Tips for Traveling when Fasting

Posted on 23 December 2020 by (0)

People fast for different reasons but, the main ones are religious beliefs and health concerns. Nevertheless, fasting can sometimes make traveling to seem quite exhausting. The good news is that with a few tips, you can still enjoy traveling when fasting. Check out the following pointers for help on how to explore the world when fasting. 

Choose the Right Destination

If you are a Muslim traveling during the Holy Month of Ramadan, it would be best to choose a pre-dominantly Muslim destination like UAE, Turkey, and Morocco. In those countries, you will be able to find many other Muslims who are also fasting. Besides, you will also be able to find several establishments to meet your fasting needs. 

Plan Your Trips Accordingly 

When you are fasting, spending several hours on flights could easily leave you more exhausted. Besides, you do not want to engage in very hard or demanding activities on an empty stomach. Therefore, try to plan your itinerary in such a way that you will spend limited time on the road and, engage in less-demanding activities. 

Eat Well During Meal Times 

Whether you are fasting because of your religion or health, there are stipulated meal times when you are allowed to eat. Make sure that you eat adequately to sustain your activities before the next break. 

Find Something Fun to Do  

Fasting can easily cause boredom, especially when you are traveling. And, that could ruin your adventures. To avoid boredom, you should consider doing something fun like playing games, reading a book, or watching films on transit. You could also engage in some fun outdoor activities. That will move your mind away from hunger and, keep you occupied. 

Despite the fears that some people may have regarding traveling when fasting, it is a unique adventure with so much to cherish. If you plan well for the trip, it could be one of your most memorable life experiences.