Eid Adha Mubarak

Eid Al Adha is the second Eid celebrated by muslims worldwide. It is a happy occasion where extended families get together and celebrate over big feasts. It is a happy day specially for children as they receive gifts and money from family, friends and neighbours. Wishing everyone a happy and blessed Eid  

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From Bahrain: Heya Beya

Every year on the eve of Eid Al Adha (Arafa Day) the shores of Bahrain get crowded with happy children wearing beautiful and colorful traditional clothes.  They gather every year to celebrate Heya Beya. Heya Beya Heya Beya is an old Bahraini traditional annual ritual which is inspired by Prophet Abraham (in Arabic Ebrahim)  and […]

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Al Areesha Lebanese restaurant Um Al Hassam

A quick review of one of the most popular Lebanese restaurants in Bahrain ‘Al Areesha’ located in Um Al Hasam. You just can’t go wrong with Al Areesha’s menu. The food is delicious specially the starters from the Grilled Hallomi to Shawarma Humus to Fatteh to the Arayyes and the very famous pomegranate sauce chicken liver (Sooda Djaj).   […]

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Celebrating the 15th night of Ramadan

In Bahrain we call it Gergaoon “قرقاعون”  in Kuwait Gergaya’an “قرقيعان” and in Qatar they call it Garangaooh “قرنقعوه”. It’s tradition in the Gulf countries to celebrate the 15th night of Ramadan. A celebration of heritage, joy and lots of candy! I attended the celebration last week and took some shots which I plan to put it in an audio […]

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Ramadan nights at Saffron Muharraq

Last week Bahrain Bloggers were invited to the new branch of Saffron restaurant / coffee house     The new location of Saffron 2 is in what I like to call the cultural village or the new developed Muharraq neighborhoods part of the Ministry of Culture heritage site “Pearl Route”.     The place was called Bait AlQahwa […]

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Bahrain Bloggers night at Blaze Burgers

I was invited last week with some of Bahrain active Bloggers to try the new Ramadan menu of Blaze Burgers. We spent the evening tasting delicious food from Blaze and getting to know how Blaze Burgers brand was developed. Blaze Burgers is one of the most popular local businesses in Bahrain. Blaze is also a successful example of […]

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Ramadan Mubarak

Tomorrow is officially the first day of Ramadan in most Arab and Islamic Countries. For a whole month Muslims all around the world will fast from sunrise till sunset that’s around 16 hours in Bahrain without food, drinks, smoke and any other temptations!  It will be hard this year as it falls during the hottest month […]

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Qahwa postcard

Shireen Dew is a graphic designer based in UK who was born in Bahrain! We stumbled upon each other through the social networks. She was interested is one of my photos from Muharraq. She asked for my permission to use it in a postcard design and of course I didn’t mind it. When Shireen sent me the final design […]

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