9 Luxurious Restaurants in Cairo You Need to Take Your Significant Other To

9 Luxurious Restaurants in Cairo You Need to Take Your Significant Other To

A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about budget-dating in Cairo, and it only makes sense (now that time has passed) to do the opposite — write about luxurious spots to take your other (potential-)lover . If it’s your significant other’s birthday, your anniversary, or you just want to pamper yourselves; here is […]

Breaking off My Engagement and Downloading Tinder Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Breaking off My Engagement and Downloading Tinder Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

By: Nadia Ali

After several months of attempts, compromises, and sacrifices, I finally decided that it was time to break off my year and half long engagement. Let me tell you; it was the best that ever happened. It was not the end of the world. On the contrary, it was actually the best thing that happened to […]

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.     […]

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

by Nadia Aly

Women have come a long way since the dark ages, but for some weird reason, even in this day and age, it is still frowned upon for a woman to ask a man to marry her.   Whilst interacting with my proximate and distant circle of female acquaintances, I learned that a lot of them […]

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 […]

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

With the prices of pretty much everything skyrocketing, Egyptian couples are having hard time going out on dates without obliterating a huge portion of their salaries/allowances. But worry not, I am here for the rescue, as I compiled a list of some restaurants that are ta3weem (flotation) friendly.     There are two challenges that […]

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Now that a number of people know that we got together after he bravely suffered 8 years in the friendzone, I think it is appropriate to do this as a follow-up piece.     I always read a lot about how it is so important for you and your significant other to be best friends. […]

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, […]

15 Movies That Will Get You Through a Breakup

15 Movies That Will Get You Through a Breakup

Breakups are hard, whether you get dumped, dumped the person, or mutually agreed to end things, it’s not an easy thing to get through. Most of us just want to lock ourselves away, curl up in a ball and binge-watch whatever we can get our hands on to get our minds off of things. I […]

25 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Do At 25

25 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Do At 25

  I’ve made many mistakes in life, so many so that if I had a reality show it’d be called “I F*cked Up So You Didn’t Have To” because I’m caring like that. As I approach my quarter life crisis (25), I have lived, learned, and f*cked up big time, all for the sake of […]

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