September 12, 2016 will be the first day of Eid Al Adha

Eid in the Maldives, an islamic Celebration of Generosity The Muslim festivals of Eid can be said to be the Islamic equivalent of Christmas. They are the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims worldwide. Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, and Eid al-Adha celebrates the Hajj pilgrimage to [...]

Dhumashi Book of Maldivian Recipes

Dhumashi is a book of recipes co-authored by Aishath Ali Naaz and Soba Ahmed and is a result of sharing a kitchen for over an year. The book has over a hundred maldivian recipes in it. Gabulhi Faroshi Boakiba Ingredients 3 cups faroshi powder (rusk powder) 6 eggs 200 grams butter 200 grams sugar 10 [...]

Diving the Maldives is out of your budget?

So you think diving the Maldives is out of your budget? Think again! There aren’t many holiday destinations that are as synonymous with luxury as the Maldives. Mention the country and you immediately evoke images of glamourous resorts on private islands catering to the world’s rich and famous. Heavenly exotic? Check. Prohibitively expensive? Double check. [...]

Surfing season 2016 opening in Maldives

SURFING AT BEACH HEAVEN MALDIVES The North Male Atoll contains well known breaks such as Lohis, Cokes, Chickens, Sultans, Jailbreaks, Honkys and Ninjas and breaks best from March to mid October during the SW Monsoon with June - August being the peak season. Huraa is situated in the Kaafu Atoll of Maldives (North Malè Atoll), [...]

Maldives UNDP – Island Life On The Edge

Tourists staying in resorts see only Paradise side of Maldives, but in local inhabited island life is difficult for Maldivian people! Reading this article, maybe travellers can better understand and appreciate the efforts spent by local communities to grow their little businesses on their fragile home land. Many thanks to our Friends for helping us! [...]