Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

  In an attempt boost Egypt’s tourism, the governorate of Alexandria organized a mini Cleopatra-themed festival. People dressed up as Pharaohs and roamed the streets of Alexandria.     The celebrations started from Qaytbay Citadel and went all the way to Alexandra Dive. Queen Cleopatra went on a boat trip, afterwards, to hand over the key […]

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

Pictures of a young gentleman by the name Asser have taken over social media by storm, possibly because he looks like the one and only Ostoora — the titular character in the cult favorite series starring Mohamed Ramadan.     One of the things that helped Ramadan transform into Egypt’s number one actor — besides […]

Win Tickets to See Omar Khairat at Coast82’s RMC Theater on July 21

Win Tickets to See Omar Khairat at Coast82’s RMC Theater on July 21

  Things are about to get lit in Sahel because of Coast82. Yup, the upcoming ultimate entertainment destination in the North Coast is expected to host Egypt’s top talents during their weekends this summer. Oh, and guess who are they starting with? The internationally renowned music composer and Egypt’s favorite musician, Omar Khairat, who will […]

These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

  Victory College Alexandria students made a nearly-impossible bet with IN by Vodafone, and they actually won.   During their graduation ceremony — which rapper Zap Tharwat hosted — the students begged Vodafone to have a private concert thrown for all the students by their favorite band. Their favorite band was none other than Cairokee.     The […]

7 Things Only People from Alexandria Will Understand

7 Things Only People from Alexandria Will Understand

  Cairenes might look at our beloved Alexandria as some kind of Sahel extension or unknown small village. Yes, we say “a7eeh,” “shobak” and “ayooh” but so what? There is a lot of other stuff that define our very existence and no one, and I mean no one other than an Alexandrian will ever understand them. […]

11 Things You Must Absolutely Do When You’re in Alexandria

11 Things You Must Absolutely Do When You’re in Alexandria

By Sherif Ashraf

Whenever you feel like coming to my beloved hometown that is Alexandria, here’s what you seriously need to do (oh, and you don’t need to do them in order).     1) Have breakfast at Alban Swissra   Egyptian breakfast. 🍃 #makemoments A photo posted by Mahyiddin Shariff (@edinlah) on May 16, 2016 at 4:19am PDT […]