Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Cairo

Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Cairo

by Nadine Arab

It’s the holiday season and Christmas is knocking on our doors. One of the best things about the merry holiday; other than playing secret santa and of course decorating the Christmas tree, is the FOOD!   So, if you’re ready to get festive, here’s a list of the best places in Cairo where you can […]

13 Egyptian Jewelry Designers to Look Out For This Holiday Season

13 Egyptian Jewelry Designers to Look Out For This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly and to look ever so glamours. Below are a list of our favorite Egyptian jewelry designers that you need to look out for this holiday season.   Indira Jewelry     Marwa Saadawi’s bold and sleek designs are influenced by the intersection of architecture and fashion. She tends to […]

We Asked Egyptian Muslims What Christmas Meant to Them

We Asked Egyptian Muslims What Christmas Meant to Them

  Christmas has been a big thing in Egypt for a few years now. Festive bazaars have been taking over our lives, everyone is inviting you to their Christmas dinner and showing off their massive but also very expensive tree. But before all of these things became the norm, what was before? We’ve decided to […]

8 Things Expats Who Are Spending Christmas in Cairo Need to Know

8 Things Expats Who Are Spending Christmas in Cairo Need to Know

I’m a foreigner (from the UK to be specific). I moved to Egypt. It’s now December, and Santa Claus was supposed to be an alien creature from an alternate universe around here, but he isn’t. Oh, and there’s Christmas trees everywhere. What is happening? Am I even in the Middle East? Contrary to popular belief, […]

Kriss Beauty Salon Surprises Ladies at Elderly Care Home with Adorable Makeover

Kriss Beauty Salon Surprises Ladies at Elderly Care Home with Adorable Makeover

‘Tis the season for love, hope and gifts. Lots and lots of gifts and Kriss Helou and his team from Kriss Beauty Salon just gave us something to smile about during the holidays. Social media has been nothing but awwws and aaaaahs after photos surfaced of Kriss taking his boys to surprise some beautiful ladies […]

Sahara Desert Covered in Snow for the First Time in 37 Years

Sahara Desert Covered in Snow for the First Time in 37 Years

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout because it’s snowing in the middle of the Saharan desert. Yup, you read that right. Snow covered the Sahara.     Photographer, Karim Bouchetata, has successfully captured the stunning photos of snow-dusted sand dunes in the Sahara. For the first time in 37 years, […]

Find out How These Dubai Kids Spread Christmas Around Their Neighborhood

Find out How These Dubai Kids Spread Christmas Around Their Neighborhood

  Santa Claus is coming town, but these Dubai kids are coming right with him. Donning Christmas hats while holding a megaphone and other musical instruments in their hands, a group of school children went on a mission to spread Christmas cheer in their neighborhood.   “We live in Victory Heights in Sports City and when […]

Get Ready for Christmas the Same Way as the British Embassy in the UAE

Get Ready for Christmas the Same Way as the British Embassy in the UAE

  One of 2016’s biggest discoveries was the Mannequin Challenge. Who knew standing still could be so much fun? The British Embassy in the UAE, of course.   The British Embassy has joined the Mannequin Challenge craze and have posted how they’re celebrating the festive season in the UAE. From members of the embassy on […]

NOLA Just Won Egypt’s Christmas with Their Winter Wonderland Theme

NOLA Just Won Egypt’s Christmas with Their Winter Wonderland Theme

  Anyone who follows Scoop Empire knows two things, we love Christmas and cupcakes. So imagine how we felt when NOLA announced their newest creation that mixes both our obsessions? We basically sang The Best of Both Worlds by Hannah Montana in happiness! Starting now, NOLA will be our own Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory as […]

This Video by Dubai Airports Is What You Need to Get Ready for Christmas

This Video by Dubai Airports Is What You Need to Get Ready for Christmas

Whether you’re from South Australia or the North Pole, DXB has something for every global traveller! #festive #santaclaus #santavisit #airportlife #surprisevisit #airport #santasack #santapresent #dxb #happyholidays #seasonsgreetings #airportshopping #airportstyle #dubai #dubaiinternationalairport #unitedarabemirates #uae A video posted by Dubai Airports (@dubaiairports) on Dec 14, 2016 at 8:14am PST   ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and […]

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