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Where to Go this New Year’s Eve in Egypt

Where to Go this New Year’s Eve in Egypt

It’s a week before 2014 and the one thing that is on everyone’s mind is where to go this New Year’s. Our editors have compiled their picks of the hottest events going down this eve in Egypt.   Bring Back the Night If you’re not fond of Cairo (who is these days) and you’re jetting […]

Viral Visual: People Are Awesome 2013

So New Year’s is right around the corner and looking back on 2013 you might think you’ve done some crazy stuff. But here’s the thing, it’s almost 2014 and this year actually went by in the split of a second. Ask yourself this: Is there anything you’ve been dying to do and haven’t yet because […]

DIY: Glittered Christmas Light Bulbs

DIY: Glittered Christmas Light Bulbs

We all know what Christmas is all about, and one of the best thing about this joyful holiday are the decorations you see everywhere. Time to brighten up this year’s Christmas tree with some glittered Christmas light bulbs. Here’s how.   What you’ll need: Light bulbs Glitter Mod podge glue   Instructions Paint the bulbs […]

White Dubai Opening On December 19

White Dubai Opening On December 19

And they’re back! White Dubai is making its comeback on December 19, are you guys ready? After a spectacularly packed August opening at the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel main ballroom, White Dubai has relocated to the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop – a more fitting venue, in our opinion, since its counterpart and the original, White Beirut, […]

Viral Visual: Hitler’s Rage, AUC Edition

AUC finals are coming up, so instead of studying, a group of friends came together and created this video. Who can express these students’ feelings of academic inadequacy and rage fueled by poor time management skills better than Hitler in the movie Downfall? Check it out, below. Procrastination at its finest.   WE SAID THIS: […]

DIY: Colorful Bowls

Everyone loves wooden bowls, they tend to give a Moroccan feel to your place. But with this easy DIY you can transform them into a tribal, modern or funky look.   What you’ll need: Wooden Bowls Craft Paint Tape Scissors Paint Brushes   Instructions: 1. Cut tape into strips, thickness depends on what you’d like.   2. […]

Dubai Tour 2014 Plans Unveiled

Dubai Tour 2014 Plans Unveiled

Cycling is coming to Dubai in a big way next year with the much buzzed about Dubai Tour, which will usher in the UCI Asia season, on Feb. 5-8, 2014. The new race has already attracted some of the biggest names in the cycling world, including Alberto Rui Costa, Mark Cavendish, Fabian Cancellara, Marcel Kittel, Joaquin […]

El Gouna Watersports Complex Opening Dec. 20

El Gouna Watersports Complex Opening Dec. 20

After a delayed October opening, the giant watersports complex that has been under construction in El Gouna over the last months is finally opening next weekend. Consisting of Sliders Cable Park and Malibu Beach Club, the complex combines cables and turntables for an all in one experience. Built to Olympic standards, Sliders boasts 90,000 square […]

Tips for Dubai Color Runners

By 1pm this Saturday, the Dubai Autodrome and anyone inside it will look like a Jackson Pollock painting on acid. The Color Run, a 5K celebration of health and dip-dyed happiness, is hitting the UAE this weekend, so we’ve compiled a  handy list of tips for all you color runners participating.   Bring a towel: […]

Should Jennifer Grout, an American, Win ‘Arabs Got Talent’?

Jennifer Grout is changing the face of Arabic music. This all-American girl has become the buzz of this season’s Arabs Got Talent. The 23-year old star has become a favorite contestant, but her heritage has no doubt raised controversy. “You don’t speak a word of Arabic, yet you sing better than some Arab singers,” said […]