Travel & Lifestyle

47 Childhood Memories of Dubai that Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

47 Childhood Memories of Dubai that Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Our childhood was so carefree and fun and just remembering any part of it manages to put a smile on our faces. Coming across an incredible album that reminded us of the lovely childhood memories of those living in the UAE was the highlight of our day… And we’re sure it will be yours, too! […]

Viral Visual: “French Spiderman” Scales Dubai Skyscraper

Viral Visual: “French Spiderman” Scales Dubai Skyscraper

French climber Alain Robert aka “The French Spiderman” amazed a crowd of onlookers in Dubai yesterday as he scaled one of the city’s tallest skyscrapers, the Cayan Tower, using only sticky tape on his fingers and chalk for guidance. The 52-year-old man, who has climbed many other landmark buildings around the world including the Burj […]

Inspiring Travelers from the Middle East Across the Ages

Inspiring Travelers from the Middle East Across the Ages

By Sally Mansour

An interesting Banksy quote that I came across a few days ago said, “The earth without art is just eh”. With a little tweaking, I’d say, “The earth without travel is just _____ [a big blank space]”. Every once in a while, there comes someone that reminds us all that there is a wide world […]

6 Weird Easter Traditions from Around the World

6 Weird Easter Traditions from Around the World

Trust me, feseekh ain’t so bad after all.     Philippines   By far the most drastic on this list, Christian Filipinos take the crucifixion of the Lord entirely to heart and literally volunteer to undergo the same ordeal every single year. Some individuals also volunteer to be whipped with bamboo sticks and sharp blades […]

16 Reasons Why I Will Never Leave Egypt

16 Reasons Why I Will Never Leave Egypt

There are countless reasons why we should all hate the chaos and brutality of Egypt. The easiest decision would be to leave for a cleaner, calmer and unprejudiced life of higher quality. No matter how many times Egypt punches me in the face, I just can’t seem to hate it more than a week. It is […]

Photos to Remind You How Beautiful the Nile Is

Photos to Remind You How Beautiful the Nile Is

The Nile being the longest river in the world runs through 11 countries. With its beautiful views, wildlife and serene ambiance, the beauty of the Nile is portrayed in every picture. In 2013, the Nile was titled one of the natural seven wonders of Africa. In every country it passes through, it brings life and […]

This Could Be Us But You Playing

This Could Be Us But You Playing

One beautiful acrobatic couple from California has embarked on an epic worldwide journey to tie the knot with 38 wedding ceremonies in 11 countries and six continents over the course of 83 days. Like most newlyweds nowadays, they’ve taken to social media to document their nuptials, making it easier for all of us to follow […]

Dubai Takes Instagram By Storm

Dubai Takes Instagram By Storm

In case you forgot that we live in the desert, Mother Nature woke us up today with a fistful of sand in our teeth and then some. Take a look at the scene in Dubai this morning, below. It’s both creepy and beautiful at the same time, fantastically otherworldly and even downright apocalyptic.     […]

Egyptians of ‘Humans of New York’

Egyptians of ‘Humans of New York’

Yesterday was, perhaps, Humans of New York‘s most moving day in the blog’s five-year history of 10,000 poignant posts and inspiring insights. Its audience, reaching all corners of the globe, watched rapt as photographer Brandon Stanton unraveled the heart-wrenching tale of Egyptian hero and adventurer Omar Samra. A testament to Stanton’s empathic interviewing and powerful […]

Win a Trip to See Chelsea FC Vs. Manchester United in London!

Win a Trip to See Chelsea FC Vs. Manchester United in London!

  After sending eight lucky winners to the Chelsea FC Vs. Paris Saint Germain match on Mar. 11 in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League, Mobinil is sending another wave of fans to see the Chelsea FC Vs. Manchester United match on Apr. 18!     Winners of the Chelsea FC Vs. […]

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