VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

  With all the Islamophobia that has been rising lately, being hijabi and traveling could be a scary prospect for some.   Travel blogger Muslim Travel Girl has decided to do something about it and help her Muslim sisters while traveling, simply because traveling for hijabi women should not be worrying.   In her latest […]

#EveryoneIsWelcome: The Way Los Angeles Welcomed Visitors from the Middle East Is Inspiring

#EveryoneIsWelcome: The Way Los Angeles Welcomed Visitors from the Middle East Is Inspiring

  The people of Los Angeles teamed up with the LA tourism board to send a clear message; everyone, and they mean EVERYONE, is welcomed in Los Angeles. The initiative came to life to counter President Donald Trump’s plans to to travel ban Muslims, as well as build a wall along the US southern border.   […]

7 Incredibly Useful Apps Arabs Need to Use While Traveling

7 Incredibly Useful Apps Arabs Need to Use While Traveling

  With Arab travel bloggers such as  Sherif Fayed, Adham Hamshary, and Yara Yehia taking over our timelines, it’s not surprise that the concept of traveling has grown immensely in our culture over the last few years. Seeing beautiful sights, experiencing different cultures, making unforgettable memories, and having friends from all over the world are some […]

Dubai Just Became the First City in the World to Get Its Own Font

Dubai Just Became the First City in the World to Get Its Own Font

  Earlier this year, Dubai announced to the entire world that it’s going to be the first city to get its own font (obvs). We thought we’d have to wait a bit more for them to finish creating the font, but no, Sheikh Hamdan has announced on his Insta Stories that the font is coming real […]

This Is the Most Powerful Passport in the Middle East

This Is the Most Powerful Passport in the Middle East

by Mohamed Rashed

  Some people love their passports, some don’t even care that they own theirs, but the thing is about passports; some of them are actually stronger than others. The main reason being that they guarantee the holder access to more countries without requiring a visa. A study has been made and the Emirati passport has […]

18 Everyday Frustrations Egyptian French Speakers Will Understand

18 Everyday Frustrations Egyptian French Speakers Will Understand

You must have come across one of those French speaking Egyptians that you either sort of despise or envy or both at the same time and don’t exactly know why? You blame them for adopting that French “je ne sais quoi” when they’re not even fully French (if at all) or for thinking they’re superior when […]

Shamsa Al Mazrouei: The Emirati Student Who Uses Virtual Reality to Teach Kids Arabic

Shamsa Al Mazrouei: The Emirati Student Who Uses Virtual Reality to Teach Kids Arabic

by Nichole Miranda

  This year’s GITEX season was a special one for, Emirati student, Shamsa Al Mazrouei. Not only did she win GITEX Student Lab competition in Dubai, but she also went home with Dirhams 30.000 for her virtual reality smartphone game. Here’s the low-down on how she plans to transform the average UAE student’s learning experience […]

You Didn’t Know You Wanted These Arabic Rolex Watches Until Now

You Didn’t Know You Wanted These Arabic Rolex Watches Until Now

Rolex’s luxurious watches are world-famous for its performance and reliability. They are the kind of watches that when you see on someone’s wrist you go “that person’s got style.” Well, style has got nothing on Rolex’s newest baby.     Their limited edition Arabic watches are out of this world. How did these not even exist […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Arabic Movies at the London Film Festival This Month

Your Ultimate Guide to Arabic Movies at the London Film Festival This Month

This year is a good year at the London Film Festival (LFF). One reason for this is that two Arabic movies are actually part of the official competition. Another is that we counted a total of eleven Arabic films selected in various categories from ‘Laugh’ to ‘Debate’. If you are a movie geek or just after some good movies to watch, […]

19 Brand Names That Sound Way Better in Arabic

19 Brand Names That Sound Way Better in Arabic

By Karima ElNesr

  Over the course of our social media adventures, while we were avoiding all the work we’re supposed to be doing and stuff, we bumped into this amazing GIF. It basically shows brand names translated into Arabic, and the results are hilarious. Begad, less is more sometimes!   For any of you who are impatient […]

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