Travel & Lifestyle

Foreigners at Copenhagen Airport Unexpectedly Start Singing Dalida’s Helwa Ya Baladi

Foreigners at Copenhagen Airport Unexpectedly Start Singing Dalida’s Helwa Ya Baladi

  You can complain all you want about the living situation in Egypt as much as you want, but when you’re on a plane, far away from your homeland, you feel nothing but utter homesickness. All you need is just a small reminder why Egypt is Om El Donya (mother of the world) and you’re bawling […]

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

  Before you start wondering whether this is an early April’s fool joke or not, well, it’s not! That title you just read is true. Very true. A New York architecture firm has just revealed designs for a skyscraper that is suspended from an asteroid 31,068 miles above the Earth.   Can you guess which […]

Tourists Are Returning to Egypt This Summer, Thomas Cook Says

Tourists Are Returning to Egypt This Summer, Thomas Cook Says

  It’s a great morning to wake up to in Egypt as leading global travel company, Thomas Cook, just announced through Reuters that tourists are expected to return to our country this summer!   That news is quite a big deal for Egypt since our economy immensely depends on tourism. Recently, the government has done […]

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

Easter break is less than a month away and if you haven’t booked or planned anything already, we’re sorry to break it to you but you’re most likely going to spend it in Cairo since destinations like Gouna are probably going to be fully booked.   I, for one, refuse to accept that I’m going […]

Pakistani Man on a Saudi Flight Forces Emergency Landing Because He Missed His Wife

Pakistani Man on a Saudi Flight Forces Emergency Landing Because He Missed His Wife

  Is this true love or what? Imagine you just got married, then your husband gets a new job in Saudi Arabia. Now imagine that husband, who’s so desperately in love with you, actually lies to a whole plane crew to get back in your arms! Sigh…big time.   Parhlo.com reported a Pakistani man was […]

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

  For the past few years, Egypt has been trying to survive the economic and touristic chaos. Our country, that used to have some of the top touristic sites in the world, has been suffering gravely ever since the revolution took place.   Yet, this year we have high hopes. We have advertising agencies showing […]

Baby Otters Taking Their First Swim at Dubai Aquarium Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

Baby Otters Taking Their First Swim at Dubai Aquarium Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

  Winter has come and left us, and spring has finally sprung in Dubai, and with it comes new little creatures. Cute creatures.   A video took over the UAE Internet that showed people gathering at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo to watch baby otters take their very first public swim, and oh my […]

Nomads: An Online Community That Pushes Forward Travel Culture in Egypt and Beyond

Nomads: An Online Community That Pushes Forward Travel Culture in Egypt and Beyond

by Rahma Zein

There is a love-hate relationship that always accompanies city life; you fall into a busy routine, and eventually you’re stuck. People cope in different ways; some dance and let loose on the weekends, some become certified couch potatoes after a long day of work, some travel whenever they can, and the heroes do it all. […]

10 Pictures That’ll Get You to Drop Everything and Head to Ras Abu Galum

10 Pictures That’ll Get You to Drop Everything and Head to Ras Abu Galum

by Alaa Fares

Traveling and vacationing might be partying for some, shopping for others, sightseeing for the curious, or the ultimate relaxation for the chill ones. If you want to channel your inner hippie, Ras Abu Galum is the place to go. The Protectorate, located just a couple of kilometers away from Dahab’s Blue Hole, has become one […]

Urban Gardeners in the UAE, This Is Why ‘My Green Chapter’ Is Bae

Urban Gardeners in the UAE, This Is Why ‘My Green Chapter’ Is Bae

by Nichole Miranda

If you’ve always wanted a green thumb but could make a plant shrivel up and die just by glancing at it, you totally need to check out My Green Chapter.   This online gardening center is perfect for the millennial gardener – someone whose micro city apartment has just enough room to fit in a […]