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Kurt Galalah


Found in a box of bananas from the Philippines on the River Nile at an early age, Kurt is born to a Filipino mother and an Egyptian father which means emotionally he is completely screwed. Kurt is a bubbling cauldron of masculinity aside from his girly hair, camp voice and passion for One Direction.

How to Win Mountain View Egypt’s Massive Prize at Healthy Market 2

How to Win Mountain View Egypt’s Massive Prize at Healthy Market 2

Okay so, I love food. I love everything about it. I love buying fresh vegetables from the shop, I love chopping them and mixing them with other ingredients and then ultimately creating a delicious dish. And then I like to Instagram it.   So yes, it’s only natural for me to go a little bit […]

I Went to Kebdet El Brince for the First Time and It Was Everything I Wanted and More

I Went to Kebdet El Brince for the First Time and It Was Everything I Wanted and More

  I love kebda (liver) as much as the next person — probably even more — but never in my life have I ever thought of braving up and heading to Imbaba to try their ever-so popular Kebdet El Brince.   There wasn’t any particular reason why I’ve never been there before; it was merely […]

EXCLUSIVE: Khaled Abol Naga to Star in a Major Role on Game of Thrones

EXCLUSIVE: Khaled Abol Naga to Star in a Major Role on Game of Thrones

We're very sorry to announce that this was an April Fools' Day joke. We, just like you, do hope that Abol Naga would be part of this epic fantasy series.

  The fact that HBO’s Game of Thrones is a significant part of our pop-cultural landscape is undeniable. Most of us can rattle off at least a few House words (“HEAR ME ROAR”) and some of the more dedicated among us have even memorized the spelling of Targaryen. The show’s seventh season is set to […]

8 Amazing Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Get Her in Cairo

8 Amazing Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Get Her in Cairo

Mother’s Day gifts can be hard to get right. You want to get her a gift that’ll express your most sincere love and appreciation for your favorite superhero, but finding something that breaks the clichés can be pretty freakin’ difficult.   If you’re like me, you’ve probably burnt out through all the classics, aka taking her out for […]

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Has Ever Made a Racist Joke

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Has Ever Made a Racist Joke

  Last week, we Egyptians went head to head with Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations’ finale and lost. Shortly after our defeat, disgusting, racist posts from Egyptians that targeted Cameroonians took over the Internet. Needless to say, it struck a cord with me.   To the people who have “joked” that, as I’m Filipino, […]

Meet the Egyptian Vincent Van Gogh

Meet the Egyptian Vincent Van Gogh

#vangogh “1-6” A photo posted by Adel Essam (@adelessam) on Feb 6, 2017 at 11:27am PST   Egyptian photographer Adel Essam strikes again, this time with Vincent van Gogh. Yup, we quite understand that the Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of art is dead, but Essam […]

Publique Restaurant Brings the Alps to Dubai

Publique Restaurant Brings the Alps to Dubai

  You know how sometimes you have ideas that may seem good but then you’re like, “naah”? Well, this is exactly one of them. Most of us, at some point, have told ourselves that we’d like to visit the Alps but then remember how freezing it is and abort that idea. Dubai’s Mall of the […]

Egyptian Ministry of Tourism Allegedly Rejects Coldplay’s Offer to Perform in Egypt

Egyptian Ministry of Tourism Allegedly Rejects Coldplay’s Offer to Perform in Egypt

  Everyone knows Coldplay took over Abu Dhabi last New Year’s Eve and it was lit. It was all that everyone was talking about from the moment the tickets were on sale till after their performance. But how would you feel if we told you Abu Dhabi’s sky was never meant to be full of […]

Racist Michelle Obama Post by Egyptian Page Goes Viral

Racist Michelle Obama Post by Egyptian Page Goes Viral

  In most parts of the Arab world, because of deeply entrenched racism, dark skin is demonized and light skin wins the prize. Someone, if not everyone, needs to put an end to this really fast.     A sickening post made by خير اجناد الارض (meaning Best Soldiers in the World) has gotten over 7,000 shares, […]

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

Not every fashion blogger is a 20-something female with an unhealthy Armani obsession. In fact, the newest crop of blogging sensations are selfie-savvy dapper men, following in the footsteps of industry trailblazers like Bryanboy. These Arab men are lining up to talk about what’s in their closet, what’s happening with fashion in the Middle East […]

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