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Dina Hashish


Dina is an orthodontist with a passion for writing and blogging that surpasses the joy of straightening teeth. Her book blog “Closet nerd book club” promotes the work of young aspiring Egyptian authors. Her life’s guilty pleasure is tacky reality TV shows and the two addictions that have taken over her life are Game of Thrones and Perez Hilton.

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

مالك يا مصر فيه إيه؟ Posted by Rana Darwish on Sunday, January 15, 2017   Who is this girl and why is she not my best friend? Okay fine, let’s delve into that question some other day, but right now, we need to talk about the pink elephant in Egypt: we’re all broke. I do not […]

Our Favorite Red Carpet Looks from the ‘dmc TV’ Launch Event

Our Favorite Red Carpet Looks from the ‘dmc TV’ Launch Event

Egypt’s latest and long awaited TV channel, dmc TV, just launched last night and not only are we beyond excited about the possibility of more Ramadan shows, but the photos from the Fairmont Heliopolis event looked like a lot of fun.   Red carpets have never been that big of a deal in Egypt. Yet, […]

There Is Now a Number to File a Complaint Against Your Sayes

There Is Now a Number to File a Complaint Against Your Sayes

  Who hasn’t been abused emotionally or financially by a sayes (the person who supposedly helps you park) at some point of their life in Egypt? As frustrating and manipulative as they can be, we have to admit they are also life savers in the most crowded streets of Cairo. However, according to Emad Hammad, Director […]

Egyptian Dina Powell Joins Donald Trump’s Administration

Egyptian Dina Powell Joins Donald Trump’s Administration

The world is has been watching really closely and carefully, trying to know who will be joining Trump’s team, and Dina Powell is making headlines this week. According to New York Times, Powell will be joining Trump’s administration. The Goldman Sachs investment banking partner is reportedly working closely with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner and will soon become an extremely influential adviser […]

Meryl Streep Gives the Most Powerful Speech at Golden Globes 2017

Meryl Streep Gives the Most Powerful Speech at Golden Globes 2017

  The legendary Meryl Streep received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, and her speech shook the world. What started as a plea to accept and embrace the diversity of a multicultural Hollywood, ended as a direct slam to what Streep referred to as Donald Trump’s performance.   Streep described how it broke […]

8 Celebrities Who Rocked Okhtein Bags

8 Celebrities Who Rocked Okhtein Bags

It’s been a good couple of years for Egyptian designers. We’ve seen names like Norine Farah and Temraza all over red carpets around the world, and Egypt’s favorite sisters were no strangers to the rising fame.   The Abdelraouf sisters and business duo, Aya and Mounaz, launched their brand Okhtein to highlight the beauty and […]

7 Facts About That Blonde Guy You All Are Making Fun Of

7 Facts About That Blonde Guy You All Are Making Fun Of

  I will never understand why it’s still okay to cyberbully people with the whole country backing up thinking that it’s funny or acceptable. It’s one thing to make fun of a weird statement, a live show moment, a music video or a tweet, and a whole other thing when you criticize and humiliate someone for […]

Carrefour Egypt Celebrates 14th Anniversay and the Crowded Stores Look Apocalyptic

Carrefour Egypt Celebrates 14th Anniversay and the Crowded Stores Look Apocalyptic

Remember when Black Friday happened last month and we all felt like Cairo Festival City Mall was about to collapse? Well, Carrefour is celebrating its 14th anniversay and it almost looks apocalyptic. It all started when Carrefour Egypt started posting about their offers that started today till February 4.     We’re far from surprised that people raced to […]

15 Magical Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Nubia

15 Magical Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Nubia

The perfect words to describe Egypt today would be a hidden gem. The country that once thrived on tourism with its unprecedented beaches, monuments and history, is now on hiatus due to the political turmoil in the Middle East. With our currency floatation, traveling (aka the finest pleasure in life) has become quite challenging, considering our economic […]

25 Egyptian Things You Totally Forgot Happened in 2016

25 Egyptian Things You Totally Forgot Happened in 2016

Everyone is complaining and nagging about last year’s drama, we all can’t wait for 2017 to start. We know deep down inside it won’t make a difference but we still dare to dream big because honestly we can’t handle anymore chaos. Yet, after all the social media rants about 2016, do you even remember just […]

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