This Arab City Just Made It on Top 10 Most Visited Cities in the World

This Arab City Just Made It on Top 10 Most Visited Cities in the World

This week, Euromonitor International’s highly anticipated “Top 100 City Destinations Ranking” was presented at the World Travel Market event in London. This year’s report incorporates WTM Global Travel Trends to give further insight on how city destinations are at the forefront of tourism growth and innovation, and how travel trends are born out of the opportunities and challenges […]

Bahrain Appoints Its First Woman to Ever Become Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Bahrain Appoints Its First Woman to Ever Become Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  Sheikha Rana bint Isa bin Duaij Al Khalifa has made history by becoming the first undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain.   She was appointed to the position in a decree issued by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa on Sunday. This is a major step forward for women […]

Hotel in Bahrain Encourages Parents to Bond with Their Little Ones in the Cutest Way Possible

Hotel in Bahrain Encourages Parents to Bond with Their Little Ones in the Cutest Way Possible

by Rasha Marzouk

Bonding with your little ones may not necessarily be the easiest thing in the world. Sometimes they want to play and all you want to do is watch The Real Housewives of Atlanta — your schedules sometimes seem to never align.   Well, if you happen to be in Bahrain, you might want to postpone […]

Sushi Restaurants in Bahrain That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Sushi Restaurants in Bahrain That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Gulf countries are blessed with some of the freshest seafood in the region. Expats from the Far East are a huge portion of our population, which makes sense why we have a huge variety of Asian restaurants.   As a Bahraini, I can personally assure you that sushi places in the Kingdom of Bahrain are […]

Qatar, You Can’t Sit with Us

Qatar, You Can’t Sit with Us

Foreign policy in the Arab World has just become more intense and dramatic, as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Yemen just broke off diplomatic ties with Qatar. Representatives of the countries’ Ministries of Foreign Affairs claimed that the decision came as a direct consequence of Qatar’s support for terrorism, and terrorist organizations.   […]

There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

  Bahraini citizens have been raging over an ad that was published in one of their newspapers. The ad called for participation in a contest where the winner will have an “Ethiopian housemaid” as the prize. The contest was also scheduled to take place during the Holy month of Ramadan.   The unethical, racist, and […]

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

Bahrain’s Formula 1 took place last week and it had a killer lineup that not only car-racing fans will enjoy. It included none other than the Grammy-nominated electronic dance superstar Steve Aoki.   Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain that is sponsored by Gulf Air. It started in 2004 and is considered the first […]

Esraa El-Bably: Meet the Most Inspirational Dentist in Egypt

Esraa El-Bably: Meet the Most Inspirational Dentist in Egypt

  There are several reasons why one could argue that Esraa El-Bably is the most inspirational dentist in Egypt. The main reason isn’t because she’s the only deaf dentist in Egypt; but merely about the obstacles and challenges that she had to go through in order to fulfill her dream.     El-Bably graduated from the […]

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

The Arab world is packed with beautiful touristic destinations. People already acknowledge the beauty of visiting Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and the UAE; but have they every thought about going to Bahrain? Well, you should!   I myself am a Bahraini citizen who lives in Egypt that rarely visits Bahrain; only recently, I traveled to my […]

The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

by Rana Elhawary

The world’s biggest capitals are lighting up their monuments with the color blue as part of the “Light It Up Blue Campaign,” to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. April has also been officially sanctioned by the United Nations as Autism Awareness Month.   Over, 13,000 buildings have joined this campaign and, of course, the Middle […]

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