Travel & Lifestyle

Cairo’s Historical Café Riche In Pictures

Cairo’s Historical Café Riche In Pictures

We are sad to see that one of Cairo’s golden-age landmarks of Egypt’s cultural and political heritage is closing due to the death of its owner. Founded in 1908 two blocks from Tahrir Square on Talaat Harb St., Café Riche has been a hub for the Egyptian intelligentsia and a number of influential characters in Egypt’s […]

Countries with the Longest and Shortest Fasting Hours this Ramadan

Countries with the Longest and Shortest Fasting Hours this Ramadan

Thinking of Ramadan during this heatwave is making us a little scared, especially with the amount of hours we’ll be fasting. In Egypt, we’ll be fasting a whopping 15 hours and 51 minutes, while in the UAE, the fasting hours will be 15 hours and 5 minutes. Most European countries will average around 16 hours […]

9 Tips To Make Traveling Cheaper

9 Tips To Make Traveling Cheaper

Everyone around me, myself included, has dreams of traveling the world. But there’s one common factor that seems to stop us all: finances! Though we can’t afford to travel the world (unless there’s someone out there who is willing to finance it!), there are a few tips that will help you cut a great deal […]

How to Survive a Heat Wave

How to Survive a Heat Wave

By Eman Khalil

This week is going to be hell in Egypt, so get ready for it to reach highs of 45 degrees Celciys on Wednesday by reading about our top tips. Since they haven’t created a portable AC yet, there’s only so much we can do to keep cool, so sorry about that, it’s not our fault… […]

37 Photos to Remind You How Beautiful Iraq Is

37 Photos to Remind You How Beautiful Iraq Is

Having never visited Iraq, the image I had in my head was a land ruined by a war that took over the country for over a decade. But going through these pictures, the beauty of Iraq has left me breathless and with a yearning to visit this magnificent country.             […]

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Every Month of the Year

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Every Month of the Year

By Sally Mansour

Whether it’s a ballroom wedding in the middle of winter or a ceremony in the outdoor summer sun, once you’ve set the date for the big day, it’s time to look for the perfect spot for what comes next… the honeymoon! With more and more places springing up as honeymoon destinations, the good news is […]

19 Wedding Planners in Cairo That’ll Make Your Dream Wedding Come to Life

19 Wedding Planners in Cairo That’ll Make Your Dream Wedding Come to Life

It seems to be wedding season every season in Egypt, but now more than ever! We know how stressful planning a wedding can be and we know all you bridezillas want this special occasion to be exactly like you’ve been planning it in your head since you were a little kid. That’s why we’ve put […]

Things You Should Have Crossed Off Your Dubai Bucket List By Now

Things You Should Have Crossed Off Your Dubai Bucket List By Now

Regardless how long you’ve lived in Dubai or plan on it, there are a few things you must do, eat and drink before truly considering yourself a Dubaian. If you haven’t done the following yet, then clear your weekend schedule, because you’ve got some catching up to do!     Ride the sand dunes   You […]

Egypt Ranked Second Most Affordable Country in the World to Visit

Egypt Ranked Second Most Affordable Country in the World to Visit

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has just released its 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, which ranks 141 countries from most affordable to most expensive. Egypt, whose tourism sector plummeted following the 2011 Jan. 25 revolution, came in at number two on the list. The report is based on a number of factors, including average […]

Escaping Dubai with Marjan Nights at the DoubleTree

Escaping Dubai with Marjan Nights at the DoubleTree

Arriving to Ras Al Khaimah after a long day at work last Thursday, I was honestly half regretting deciding to leave Dubai when all I really wanted was my bed and peace and quiet. However, I significantly started to cheer up upon entering the arch demarcating the entrance to the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & […]

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