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Mirna Soliman


Confessed over-thinker, finds anything funny, and has no idea what she wants or what she's doing most of the time. Oh and the only way to take her laptop from away from her is to pry it from her cold lifeless fingers.

8 Reasons We Dread Going Back to School

8 Reasons We Dread Going Back to School

September is almost over, which means… We’re back to school! Yes, summer is well behind us and we won’t be seeing it again for another year. Three months are not nearly enough to prepare us for the 9 months of hell that await us. While some of you might feel motivated to take on this […]

7 Reasons Why Sleep Is Just Like Being in a Relationship

7 Reasons Why Sleep Is Just Like Being in a Relationship

There’s nothing like summer vacation to wreck your sleeping schedule and have you hating yourself for waking up at 6 PM yet again. And with Ramadan and summer in the mix, we know that some of you are most probably not going to see the light of day for another two to three months. It […]

19 Types of Arabs You See on Vacation

19 Types of Arabs You See on Vacation

If there’s one thing we Arabs are not, it’s subtle. Yes, you could probably spot us and our entire family from a mile away. Blending in is simply not something most Arabs tend to do, and if you want proof of that, then just watch us when we’re on holiday. When Arabs venture outside of […]

Lame Egyptian Punch Lines That Still Make Us Laugh

Lame Egyptian Punch Lines That Still Make Us Laugh

Egyptians are known around the Middle East for their humor and easygoing nature. We’re pretty much the ones people turn to when they want to laugh because ‘Damena Khafeef’ – most of us anyway. Anyone who is visiting Egypt is expected to be amazed by the history, blown by the culture, and inevitably, be subject to […]

13 Stages You Go Through When You Pull An All-Nighter

13 Stages You Go Through When You Pull An All-Nighter

It’s not a want, it’s not a choice – it’s a necessity. All-nighters are a right of passage for anyone who attended an educational institute. Our ability to do so is what we use to prove that we actually went to college. I like to tell myself that all good ideas come in the middle […]

5 Hair Masks You Can Try For Healthier Hair

5 Hair Masks You Can Try For Healthier Hair

There are two kinds of people in the world. The ones who’ve had the great fortune of being blessed with naturally, beautiful hair, and then there’s rest of us who were given a giant F U when genetics came into play in the construction of our hair. I’m pretty sure I can hear mother nature […]

15 Signs You’re An Arab Living Abroad

15 Signs You’re An Arab Living Abroad

You can take a person out of the Middle East, but you can never take the Middle East out of a person. There comes a time when we have to leave the Middle East and live abroad. While this might be exciting for some, there will always be hints of home. Wherever you go, you […]

10 Surprises That’ll Make Any Birthday Memorable

10 Surprises That’ll Make Any Birthday Memorable

Dinners and parties are great, but there comes a point when you realize that doing the same thing for your birthday every year isn’t going to cut in anymore. It’s time to expand our horizons because no ones getting any younger here. We’re so accustomed to these ‘traditions’ that it gets hard to think of […]

10 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

10 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

Sometimes, it’s okay to laugh at your phone screen and risk looking like an idiot in front of anyone around you. Sometimes, it’s actually inevitable. There is a world of Instagram accounts out there whose sole purpose is to make your day, and most of the time they succeed. We’ve saved you the trouble of […]

7 Reasons Why We Hate Morning People

7 Reasons Why We Hate Morning People

They’re the kind of people who enjoy hearing birds chirp in the morning and start off their day with an A-OK wholesome breakfast… Yes, I’m talking about the very people who make you want to punch a wall before your day even starts: Morning People. As if waking up early isn’t enough, you have to […]

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