Travel & Lifestyle

Countries Iraqis Can Travel to Without a Visa

Countries Iraqis Can Travel to Without a Visa

The Iraqi passport is one of the most with restricted entry in the world. In fact, it is ranked the 93rd passport and is the second lowest passport with accessible entries to countries worldwide after Afghanistan. Though that might sound kind of depressing, the Iraqi passport allows Iraqi access to these incredible 31 countries without […]

Top 9 Countries Where Arabs Emigrate

Top 9 Countries Where Arabs Emigrate

As more and more of the Arab world’s young adults and college graduates venture off into the first world, we decided to dissect exactly where and why Arab immigrants are bound to go. According to Jean-Christophe Dumont’s research with the UN Secretariat, here’s what we found:     1. France   A startling 48.1% of […]

Why Oman Should Be Your Next Destination

Why Oman Should Be Your Next Destination

Oman is such an underestimated country in the region. From historical magnificence to natural beauty and adrenaline-inducing activities, this country has got something for everyone. So, instead of planning your next trip to one of the typical go-to destinations, plan it to Oman. And if you need reasons to convince you why your next trip should […]

Photos To Remind You How Beautiful Iran Is

Iran is a massively misunderstood and underrated place, in our humble opinion. The news headlines often obstruct the raw beauty of the country and sincere warmth of its people. Here’s a visual peek at this beautiful land.     The Phenomenal Scenery     Via     Via     Via     Via   […]

What Happens When You Travel and Your Name Is the Same as a Terrorist’s…

What Happens When You Travel and Your Name Is the Same as a Terrorist’s…

By Abu Bakr Shawky

If you look to your right after the passport control at JFK airport’s arrival hall, you will find a door marked “Security Personnel Only”. Over the past four years in which I called New York City home, I started calling this room “the office.” Entering “the office” makes you feel like you stepped from a […]

Countries Syrians Can Travel to Without a Visa

Countries Syrians Can Travel to Without a Visa

The Syrian passport is known for having restricted entry to a large number of countries, especially given the current situation and the amount of refugees increasing each day. It came as quite a surprise to find out that the Syrian passport had accessible entry to 35 countries without the struggles of trying to get a […]

14 Touristic Spots in Egypt that Every Local Must Visit

14 Touristic Spots in Egypt that Every Local Must Visit

In a country where there is a sight worth seeing on literally every corner, you would think that our local tourism is off the charts. However, Egyptians do not nearly frequent their country’s magnificent sights as often as they should. If we were to list all the places locals should visit even before tourists, we […]

10 Risks You Absolutely MUST Take When You Travel

10 Risks You Absolutely MUST Take When You Travel

Last Eid, Scoop Empire traveled (among other places) to breathtaking Nepal with Egypt’s newest and most daring company on the adventure travel scene, Gazef. We spent an exhilarating seven days exploring the country, from riotous white water rafting in the Seti River and sensational paragliding over Sarangot to hiking in unforgettable Dhampus and bungee jumping […]

Viral Visual: Incredible Time Lapse Video of Abu Dhabi Rising

Viral Visual: Incredible Time Lapse Video of Abu Dhabi Rising

Not to be outdone by the glamour and spectacle of Dubai, this video is a reminder of the UAE capital’s undeniable prestige and progress. Shot by the talented Beno Saradzic, the same Emmy-nominated cinematographer who spent years crafting that mind-blowing time lapse video of the UAE that took the Internet by storm, this piece on […]

14 Signs You’re A Frequent Traveler

14 Signs You’re A Frequent Traveler

Traveling frequently is either considered a blessing or a woe. Whichever way you choose to look at it, you can’t travel frequently without having some signs show on you. If you can relate to most of these things, then you are definitely a frequent traveler:     1. You struggle to find empty pages on your […]