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Chereen Zaki


Chereen is a shameless geek and book-lover who speaks at volumes louder than most. She spends most of her time panicking, tweeting, pinning, or instagraming. She lives for witty banter with random strangers. Living two lives between fine lady America and the greatest mother of the world, she graduated with a masters degree from Georgetown University and blogs for Forbes.

More than 700 Pilgrims Killed in Stampede During Hajj

More than 700 Pilgrims Killed in Stampede During Hajj

A stampede has killed over 700 people, and injured 800 others in Minna, the tent city located around 2 miles from Mecca. The stampede happened during one of the last rituals of the Hajj season, where pilgrims symbolically stone the devil. According to a source in Minna, the stampede was caused by too many pilgrims […]

10 Things I’ll Miss About Dubai

10 Things I’ll Miss About Dubai

Dubai is a transit city, for those living and those visiting. There’s always someone flying in and someone flying out. Having one of the highest populations of young adults, it’s not uncommon to see people heading back home after a few years. It’s a great place to make money, meet people and live an incredibly luxurious […]

Things You Should Have Crossed Off Your Dubai Bucket List By Now

Things You Should Have Crossed Off Your Dubai Bucket List By Now

Regardless how long you’ve lived in Dubai or plan on it, there are a few things you must do, eat and drink before truly considering yourself a Dubaian. If you haven’t done the following yet, then clear your weekend schedule, because you’ve got some catching up to do!     Ride the sand dunes   You […]

#ComeAndSeeMyArabia: A Snapshot of the Art of Photography

#ComeAndSeeMyArabia: A Snapshot of the Art of Photography

  Last week, I was invited alongside a handful of impressive bloggers from around the region to learn the tricks of the trade from Canon Middle East’s pros for the #ComeAndSeeMyArabia challenge. We were each armed with a different Canon camera and instructed to avoid the auto button. It was time to venture towards the […]

5 Recipes You Didn’t Know The Waldorf Created

5 Recipes You Didn’t Know The Waldorf Created

The Waldorf Astoria Hotel is synonymous with prestige and lavishness. As a timeless piece of history, this landmark has welcomed kings and queens, stood witness to historic events and rolled out the red carpet for the glitzy and glamorous of each decade. You may recognize the iconic gold capital letters and grandiose lobbies, but did […]

Why Tea Is The Best Drink For You

Why Tea Is The Best Drink For You

Tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world after water, yet most people don’t know the first thing about it. The most common knowledge of how to brew tea is placing a tea bag in a cup of hot water. But what if we told you that the mass-produced tea you’ve been drinking isn’t really […]

Putting Egyptian Contemporary Art on the Map at Art Dubai

Putting Egyptian Contemporary Art on the Map at Art Dubai

  Last week, Dubai celebrated art from all over the world. From paintings to furniture, we explored the various mediums of expression. There was something that caught our attention though: there was only one Egyptian gallery. Having stemmed from an ancient culture that left their entire history inscribed in every form of art, we were […]

20 Things No One Tells You About Moving to Dubai

20 Things No One Tells You About Moving to Dubai

The second you land in this bright city of glitz and glamour, you’re overwhelmed by the extravagance of everything around you. As a newbie, your friends will give you a tour of the city’s most beautiful spots while suggesting neighborhoods to live in and restaurants you just have to try. But what about the quirky […]

Viral Visual: What Happens When You Drop Your Wallet In Dubai?

Viral Visual: What Happens When You Drop Your Wallet In Dubai?

Dubai has a reputation for being one of the safest cities. It’s not uncommon to see people leaving their cell phones and wallets on the table while in the bathroom. We’ve heard plenty of stories of cab drivers tracking people down who have left their belongings in the backseat. This video decided to take it […]

Christian Louboutin’s Men’s Classic SS’15 Collection Will Make You Swoon

Christian Louboutin’s Men’s Classic SS’15 Collection Will Make You Swoon

There’s something about that red sole that turns women on. It’s the subtle reminder that under all that elegance, a devilish vixen brews underneath. Oh, but it doesn’t stop there. Put that red sole on a man, and a woman will still swoon. Because what does every woman want more than an elegant man with […]

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