Health & Fitness

As we become more aware of our unhealthy habits and lack of fitness, a team of the most seasoned health gurus tackle tricky questions to help you achieve a healthier you, body and mind.

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

by Christine Rudolph

For many people around the world, turning 30 is a milestone; it is a time when you re-evaluate your life and look at your past achievements. Some, unfortunately, regret some decisions they have made, whilst others are perfectly happy. For those of you who still have some time before turning 30, there are many things […]

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

With some of us growing a bit board of the drive to Sahel and/or Sokhna every other weekend – just for a few relaxing hours of tanning, two days by the pool, and a little fun in the sun – we were more than excited to learn that The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo will be injecting […]

Photo of Farida Osman’s Dad Being Father of the Year Will Melt Your Heart

Photo of Farida Osman’s Dad Being Father of the Year Will Melt Your Heart

  Egypt’s favorite swimmer, Farida Osman, keeps winning everyone’s heart one day after the other. The 22-year-old champion made history by winning the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final in Budapest, and winning Egypt’s first ever medal in the World Championships.   While we have been going on and on about the unstoppable mean water […]

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

  With Egypt’s economy facing turbulent times, it is no surprise that people started thinking twice about their tobacco choices. The true heroes are the smokers who have managed to quit this extremely unhealthy and body damaging habit. However, not everyone could give up the habit, even in the face of the floating Egyptian pound, […]

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

  Egyptians have a good reason to be happy this morning. Farida Osman, AKA the human Flipper, won the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final in Budapest.   The 22-year-old swimmer achieved a 25.39s to claim Egypt’s first ever medal in the World Championships. This is a big breakthrough for Egypt, as this […]

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

The Arab world is a very odd, yet interesting region. Where else in the world would you read an article about women riding bicycles as a major step towards women’s rights. But alas, women doing the most simplest of activities like riding bicycles might be considered an actual taboo breaking headline.     Last year, […]

Magdi Yacoub Treats Underprivileged Patients in Ethiopia for Free

Magdi Yacoub Treats Underprivileged Patients in Ethiopia for Free

  Egypt’s favorite cardiologist, the man who keeps redefining the word “humanitarian,” Sir Magdi Yacoub, just gave us another reason to respect and love him endlessly. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry announced recently that Yacoub’s fourth visit to Ethiopia included performing heart surgeries on underprivileged citizens for free.   A team of 28 surgeons, along with Magdi […]

Different Types of Diets and What They Actually Mean

Different Types of Diets and What They Actually Mean

by Marwa Aziz

Diets are the new thing. No, but honestly they’ve become so popular ever since the avocado/kale/quinoa-revolution took place a few years ago and gained total control all over our lives (and bellies).     Because the world of diets is a very complex world, I’ve decided to pick the brains of one of Egypt’s top […]

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

The rumors are true; Egyptian-American NBA star Abdel Nader just signed a four years contract to switch from Cyclones to Boston Celtics, and it’s worth six-million dollars! Yup, you just read that.     Nader, 23, was the NBA D-League’s Rookie of the Year in 2016-17 where he scored at least 30 points in five […]

Pink Ambulances Are Now a Thing in Dubai

Pink Ambulances Are Now a Thing in Dubai

by Hana Ghatwary

  Five years ago, women took over Dubai’s streets, quite literally. They broke the oh-so-traditional gender roles and started driving themselves and other women around in their very own pink taxis. Not only did that ensure the safety for their clients who order them, but also for the captains themselves.     Now, these women have […]