Arab Culture

Etiquette

So you want to know the dos and don’ts in Arab culture? You’re in the right place. Here we will be breaking down Arabic culture facts and some weird Arab traditions. BY the time you are done reading, you will have basic understanding of hospitality in Arabic-speaking countries. Let’s get to it. Arab Dining Etiquette When it comes to food, Arabs have their own take on things....

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Quran

The Arabic language is special in that it didn’t change throughout history. However, some phrases and special words are used in Quranic Arabic. How do you understand Quranic Arabic? Well, there are a number of important tips that you could use in order to understand Quranic Arabic. Why Learn Quranic Arabic? A lot of Muslims and non-Muslims need to understand the Quran. In Islam, Quran is the...

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Egypt

Attractions in Cairo, Egypt are endless. There is so much to see in this beautiful country. Looking for places to handout with friend in Cairo? Keep on reading to find out all about the unique things to do in Cairo. Coptic and Islamic Cairo One of the most important places in ancient Egypt is its religious cities. The one and only Coptic Church of Egypt is actually...

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Here’s a quick guide on some of the important about Arab culture and traditions. You will definitely want to visit the Middle East after this.

Two words will likely come to mind when you think of Arabic culture: history and richness. Indeed, Middle Eastern culture and traditions are mix of diverse people and groups. Thus, it’s doubtful in the understanding of Middle Eastern culture to write about Arabs without fitting them into one group. Likewise, it also seems doubtful that one can write about Arab culture without forcing it into...

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Is Jordan on your bucket list? Then be sure to see the best of it thanks to this list of must see places to visit in Jordan - only from Kaleela!

The Kingdom of Jordan is about the same size as the U.S. state of Virginia. And though Virginia may be a place for lovers, Jordan is a place for lovers of history and nature. In fact, since the dawn of mankind, people have been wandering through Jordan at some point in time. From the Nabataeans to modern day Arabs, each of them have left their...

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learn arabic

“Should I learn Modern Standard Arabic or a local dialect?” That’s the question our app users ask us the most here at Kaleela. However, it’s a question that none of us can really give a sure answer to. Truth be told, the reason is because the answer really depends on you and why you’re learning Arabic. Thus, to help you decide, we’re presenting the pros...

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They say that with old age comes wisdom, so does that mean you’ll get wiser by studying these languages? Check out our list of the oldest spoken languages.

Prior to the Tower of Babel event known as the “confusion of tongues” (confusio linguarum), religious scholars and historians believe that the world only spoke one language. Whether this is true or not is not known for certain. However, what linguists are sure of is the fact that thousands of languages have come into existence. And it all started with the creation of that first...

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In this article, we’re rolling out the red carpet to introduce you to the history of Islamic art and textiles that made an impact in history.

When we talk about textile arts what we mean is using plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to create objects. These objects were either for everyday use or for decorative purposes. Even though it pre-dates Islam, producing and trading textiles has long been an important part of Arab culture. Thanks to the Silk Road, many Middle Eastern cities prospered from the making and selling of textiles....

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You know one of the great things about learning Arabic is you get to learn about Arabic culture. And you know one of the great things that comes along with learning about Arab culture? That’s right! It’s all that delicious Arab cooking. And what’s the greatest thing about learning about all this delicious food? You get to TASTE all of that delicious Arabic food.  Seriously,...

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