Travel & Lifestyle

Your 101 Guide to the Most Instagrammable Sahel Spots This Summer

Your 101 Guide to the Most Instagrammable Sahel Spots This Summer

“What was the purpose of traveling before they invented Insta Stories anyway?” – Kurt Galalah (Editor-in-Chief @ Scoop Empire)    Although I disagree with our Editor-in-Chief, I cannot ignore the fact that people are slowly getting addicted to taking pictures and posting stories while on vacation; some do so to show off, some do so […]

6 Sahel Pools You Need in Your Life Because Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Jellyfishes

6 Sahel Pools You Need in Your Life Because Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Jellyfishes

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

  Okay so, jellyfishes have taken over the beaches of Sahel and no, just no. I have lost the ability to even, as well as wanting to swim. But worry not, I have found a solution for this problem: pools.   I’ve compiled a list of this year’s best pools in the North Coast that […]

You Need to Check out These Pictures of a Whale Shark in Egypt

You Need to Check out These Pictures of a Whale Shark in Egypt

We have all heard news and seen pictures of the intense jellyfish infestation and invasion that has occurred in Egypt’s North Coast, and city of Alexandria. Jellyfish, however, are not the only creatures taking over Egyptian coastlines.   These images below have recently emerged on Facebook. They were taken in Egypt’s Red Sea, specifically in […]

Emirates Airways Has Changed the On-Flight Entertainment Game Forever

Emirates Airways Has Changed the On-Flight Entertainment Game Forever

When on board any airline, especially when one’s flight duration is quite long, we are always disheartened upon the realizing that we will have to spend the next few hours or so without any form of internet access. This prospect is especially true with long – distance flights; the notion of spending six or more […]

6 of the Middle East’s Most Spectacular Beaches

6 of the Middle East’s Most Spectacular Beaches

by Abdelrahman Bannoura

Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily, the Middle East is covered in seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, swimming with Skittles-colored fish, we’ve […]

10 Signs Your Instagram Addiction Needs to Really, Really Stop

10 Signs Your Instagram Addiction Needs to Really, Really Stop

By Madonna Victor   Instagram is cool, but sometimes the addiction gets out of control and all hell breaks loose.     You have at least 3 photo editing applications on your phone     “Elmawdo3 kbeer awe.”     When you hear the word “vacation” the first thing that comes to your mind is […]

Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

  It could be argued that Ayia Napa is one of the most beautiful summer tourist destinations in the world. The Municipality of Ayia Napa is a Mediterranean resort town on the southeast coast of Cyprus which happens to be a very popular place in the summer. Finding an accommodation there in July and August is […]

Maged El Kedwany and Ahmed Ezz Are Our Favorite Duo This Year

Maged El Kedwany and Ahmed Ezz Are Our Favorite Duo This Year

by Farah Andil

When it comes to Ramadan ad campaigns, the competition is fierce and you have to be smart to stand out from the crowd; you have to be creative, unique, informative and more importantly, memorable! Mountain View managed to do that in their latest campaign, making it one of the best campaigns this Ramadan. The company […]

The UAE’s Highest Mountain Is About to Become Even More of a Hot Spot

The UAE’s Highest Mountain Is About to Become Even More of a Hot Spot

  An observation deck is currently being built close to the summit of the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates, in an attempt to boost adventure tourism in the emirate.     Developed by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), the Jebel Jais Observation Deck will include a series of viewing platforms to […]

Here’s What Summer Is Like for Non-Sahel People

Here’s What Summer Is Like for Non-Sahel People

By Nouran Samer

While for many Egyptians summer means moving to Sahel for two to three months, some still don’t consider themselves Sahel people. So what do these people locked outside of “heaven” do? What is their summer all about?     First, you have those summer jobs people who are all serious about their future and have […]