Travel & Lifestyle

7 Reasons Summers in the UAE Are Actually Pretty Awesome

7 Reasons Summers in the UAE Are Actually Pretty Awesome

Unlike many other countries that have a tourism boom in the summers, the UAE, thanks to the crazy heat wave, goes through a relatively dull period during the summer – not only because tourists are far and few, but also because most of the population tends to fly off on holiday. So if you’ve got […]

13 Truths Egyptians Realize When Traveling Abroad

13 Truths Egyptians Realize When Traveling Abroad

When traveling outside of Egypt, many natives are thrown into chaos. We can’t always be prepared, but those who have traveled to any Western country will understand. And those who plan on traveling, you might learn a thing or two from this list.   1. There is no shatafa anywhere, and we all know the […]

Countries Egyptians Can Travel to without a Visa

Countries Egyptians Can Travel to without a Visa

Visa this visa that, it’s that time of year where one has to decide what fun summer plans they are going to make. But wait! You don’t have a visa, what about the passport situation? Is it too late? Are you stuck? No, don’t panic, your Egyptian passport is not your worst enemy! In fact, […]

10 Things Only Dahab Lovers Will Understand

10 Things Only Dahab Lovers Will Understand

It takes a certain kind of traveler to understand the enduring magic of this sometimes sleepy, sometimes bustling Red Sea town. Visitors are drawn by tales of world-class diving and secret reefs, epic wind conditions and hidden lagoons. Lured into the bars and seaside cafes overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, it’s not uncommon to find […]

Viral Visual: This Time Lapse Video of the UAE Will Leave You Breathless

Viral Visual: This Time Lapse Video of the UAE Will Leave You Breathless

Shot over two years by one of our favorite Emirates-based photographers, Beno Saradzic, this stunning video features hundreds of thousands of still photos and a three-movement score composed especially for the project by award-winning musician Vladimir Persan. Put it on full screen, turn up the volume and lose yourself for a few minutes of jaw-dropping […]

9 Tips to Save for Your Travels

9 Tips to Save for Your Travels

How many times do you travel per year? Once, twice, maybe not at all? Are you limited due to financial restraints? The problem isn’t the amount of money you earn. The problem is the amount of money you spend and how badly you want to change your unhealthy spending patterns. Here are a few tips […]

Hopa! Traveling Egyptian Style

Hopa! Traveling Egyptian Style

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho   The Egyptian style of traveling seems to either favor being a couch potato or visiting famous landmarks, trending spots and fancy places, where no challenges or surprises are involved. Don’t even get me started on how most Egyptians seem to travel […]

8 Reasons to Go Local on Your Travels

8 Reasons to Go Local on Your Travels

You can tell the difference between a traveler and a tourist through their travel style. Do they use taxis or the metro and buses? Do they eat at well-known food chains or fancy restaurants or at local ones? Do they go off the beaten path or always choose to visit the main landmarks? Do they […]

Don’t You Want to Live on this Cruise Ship that Travels the World?

Don’t You Want to Live on this Cruise Ship that Travels the World?

Check this out. The World is a massive, residential cruise ship that travels around the world where people live permanently.   It’s basically a giant yacht owned by its residents.   There are 165 residences on board, ranging from studios to three-bedroom apartments.   A studio will set you back $600,000 (initially sold for $90,000) and […]

9 Reasons to Travel As Much As You Can When Single

9 Reasons to Travel As Much As You Can When Single

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1. You don’t have as many responsibilities when you’re single Saving for the future or for a rainy day is very important, but getting the best out of your limited time on earth is way more rewarding, so enjoy every moment and splurge on adventures while you still don’t have huge responsibilities (like when you […]