Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

By Karima Elnesr

It was 2 AM when one of my girlfriends called me sobbing like a child on Eid morning with no Eideya. My friend only spoke one sentence before disappearing into a black hole of endless tears. Her words were “I’m going to be single forever!”   I blame the movies, the pop songs, the Nicholas […]

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

Everything in our lives has been touched and effected by the hands of the Internet. Indeed, even dating, relationships, and love have been transformed by the virtual world. Tinder – infamously known from its ‘swipe right’ approach to dating – has consequently become the gateway to both, finding love and finding casual hook-ups.     […]

Gifts That You Must Get Your Significant Other This Ramadan

Gifts That You Must Get Your Significant Other This Ramadan

Egyptians always love to add their unique touch to everything, especially when it comes to imaginatively tuning national and/or religious holidays into ones that cater to romance.     From creating our very own Egyptian Valentine’s Day in October, to a cultural norm that dictates that a man ought to buy his significant other a […]

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

I am going to leave aside all the Ramadan articles for now, and write this piece. This is an article that, to me, is long over due, and perhaps much more personal, than it is political.   I feel like there is this assumption that I – being in the eyes of the society a […]

Meet the Halal Tinder: Sila Match

Meet the Halal Tinder: Sila Match

Arabs love to get on every single trend there is, and personalize it to suit their needs. Sila Match, a new Android application, has just released a YouTube advertisement to commemorate the launch of this app.     As made clear by the advertisement, the app markets itself as – we kid you not – […]

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

Long-distance relationships is perhaps one of those topics that has been exhausted.   From articles giving people tips and tricks over how to handle long-distance relationships to guidebooks on how to handle your long-distance lover, and finally, to articles outlining all the ways in which long-distance relationships are awful and emotionally exhausting; everything has been […]

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

by Salma Hossam

As always, Arabs’ sense of humor never fails to put a smile on our faces. Every time something happens, we Arabs are the first ones to start making fun of it. We often do that in the form of creating memes. We compiled a list of the funniest memes made by Arabs for Valentine’s Day that’ll […]

9 Luxurious Hotel Experiences You Must Try in Dubai

9 Luxurious Hotel Experiences You Must Try in Dubai

  As we said many times before, there are lots of hidden gems in Dubai, and when it comes to extravagant hotels, it’s not all just about the Atlantis or Burj Al-Arab hotel. Whether you are looking for a desert stay or a beachfront property, these 10 hotels pack a punch with their services and […]

7 Ways to Spend a Romantic Honeymoon in Dubai

7 Ways to Spend a Romantic Honeymoon in Dubai

  A honeymoon in Dubai is a wonderful way to start your marriage with your lifetime partner. Considered one of the world’s most exhilarating, luxurious and remarkable destinations, perfect for honeymooners looking to unwind, indulge, and enjoy newly-wedded bliss.   Whether you are enjoying a day at the Instagrammable beaches, going on a desert safari, […]

An Open Letter to the People Attacking This Beautiful Egyptian Couple

An Open Letter to the People Attacking This Beautiful Egyptian Couple

  Egyptian couple Dina Saad and Mahmoud Abdel Bary are national athletes, swimmers in fact, who just got engaged two days ago. They posted their pictures on Facebook which led to people sharing their photos with messages of love and congratulation, but sadly, social media is a double-edged sword. A cyber-mob rushed in with their bullying comments, […]

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