Abu Dhabi to Introduce a New Method of Transportation Really Soon

Abu Dhabi to Introduce a New Method of Transportation Really Soon

Believe it or not, but traveling via cable cars might become an actual thing in Abu Dhabi!     And even though construction hasn’t even started yet, but according to The Department of Municipal Affairs & Transport, the Cable Car project has been shown to be a part of a portfolio of upcoming projects and future […]

You Could Get Fined in Abu Dhabi for Having a Dirty Car

You Could Get Fined in Abu Dhabi for Having a Dirty Car

  With the UAE’s over the top hot weather and a whole lot of construction, it has almost become routine for citizens to wash up with a cool shower after a long day. We mean who wouldn’t after a long day under the scorching sun, and with temperatures reaching over 45 degrees?! Indeed, with the […]

You Can Now Renew Your Car License with Fawry in Cairo

You Can Now Renew Your Car License with Fawry in Cairo

How many times have you been stunned by a police officer in the street after realizing your car license is expired? You have tons of work, the traffic is horrendous and the last thing you need is an extra errand in this hot Mordor-y weather.     Finally, someone gave us the treat of a […]

Aya Mostafa Shares Horrific Story About a Violent Careem Driver

Aya Mostafa Shares Horrific Story About a Violent Careem Driver

  It is no secret that the quality of Uber and Careem’s drivers are going down the drain. Now, it is impossible to read one single good review on social media.   The drivers are rude, they refuse to use GPS, they cancel rides all the time for no apparent reasons. We’re mainly talking about Uber […]

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 […]

‘Fast and Furious’ Star Tyrese Reveals His New UAE Business Venture

‘Fast and Furious’ Star Tyrese Reveals His New UAE Business Venture

Fast and Furious fans, and basically everyone that craves adrenaline, do not have to wait any longer — the eighth installment of the franchise, The Fate of the Furious, hit cinemas all around the Middle East last week.     Tyrese Gibson — one of the movie’s stars — landed in the country to promote the […]

Vintage Meets Elegance at Uptown Cairo’s ‘Uptown Classic Cars Show’

Vintage Meets Elegance at Uptown Cairo’s ‘Uptown Classic Cars Show’

Uptown funk you up, but Uptown Cairo will do that even more. For the third year in a row, Emaar Misr threw the Uptown Classic Cars Show that had many people flock towards the event for a taste of class.     This year, Emaar Misr joined forces with Automobile and Touring Club of Egypt […]

New Egyptian Traffic Amendments End License Withdrawal Law

New Egyptian Traffic Amendments End License Withdrawal Law

  Drivers of Cairo, beware the new amendments that have been added to the traffic laws. The National Safety Council has agreed to lots of changes, and the biggest one is that your license will never be withdrawn again.   Instead of handing your license over to an officer, now we have a point system where license holders get […]

The Etiquette of Using Ride Hailing Apps in Egypt

The Etiquette of Using Ride Hailing Apps in Egypt

by Ghaly Shafik

I’ve been using ride hailing apps – Uber, Careem and Ousta – ever since they’ve launched their services in Egypt. I think I became an expert. Below are a few tips:     Always make sure you place the pin on the exact pick up location. Don’t request a ride while you’re on the toilet […]

6 Struggles of Not Owning a Car in Cairo

6 Struggles of Not Owning a Car in Cairo

Not owning a car in Cairo could be a real pain in the neck, especially if you live far away from all the places you hang out at or work in. Most days, I’m okay with the fact that I don’t own one, but on other days, it just gets me all ugh, and here […]

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