One Oak Is in Sahel, and We Are Bidding Farewell to Our Summer Body Goals

One Oak Is in Sahel, and We Are Bidding Farewell to Our Summer Body Goals

We love to spend our summer days and nights by the beach in Sahel. I mean just thinking about the sun, the sand, and the parties is enough to make us wish that every weekend was a long weekend, one that we could spend in along the shorelines of Egypt’s North Coast.       […]

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 […]

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Welcome, friends, to part two of the Cairo Neighborhood Guide Series! This week, we’ll be checking out Maadi, the “bubble” that keeps locals returning to the same great spots weekend after weekend. It can be a bit overwhelming to an outsider, but that’s what we’re here for today. So let’s get started and dive right […]

All Egyptians Have Eaten Donkey and Rotten Meat

All Egyptians Have Eaten Donkey and Rotten Meat

  Egypt is considered the first country in the world with diseases that result from eating donkey or 100% rotten meat, according to Shirin Zaki, an inspector of veterinary medicine in Giza who was a guest on Moataz Bellah Abdel Fattah’s TV show “90 Minutes” through a phone call. “I’m absolutely sure that we have all eaten donkey […]

Here’s How You Can Celebrate Jamaica’s 54th Independence Day in Dubai

Here’s How You Can Celebrate Jamaica’s 54th Independence Day in Dubai

  Jamaicans in Dubai, August 6th is knocking on our doors, and you know what this means? Of course you do. It’s Jamaica’s 54th Independence Day. But there’s a big problem? Where does one get to enjoy Caribbean cuisine in Dubai? Worry not, brothers and sisters, because we’ve managed to round up a list of […]

7 Traditional Emirati Dishes You Can’t Miss

7 Traditional Emirati Dishes You Can’t Miss

By Monaliza Wahba

Although the UAE is a cosmopolitan country and is exposed to different cultures, Emirati cuisine still retains its traditional character. Emirati cuisine relies heavily on the use of fish, meat and rice, and has a very rich and unique taste. You will find a medley of aromatic spices such as turmeric, saffron, cinnamon and nutmeg […]

Eat Your Heart Out: 10 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Cairo

Eat Your Heart Out: 10 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Cairo

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and although some of you may not believe in it because you think the whole thing is annoying (you’re probably right) or that it’s a capitalisy holiday (you’re definitely right), its roots as a romantic holiday actually dates back to some nice guy from a long, long time ago […]

Ramadan 2015: Where to Have Iftar and Sohour in Alexandria

Ramadan 2015: Where to Have Iftar and Sohour in Alexandria

By Nouran Samer and Youssef Wael

Ramadan is always about cooking, 3ezomat and gatherings. But when you are somewhere like Alexandria, you can’t spend Ramadan just having iftar at home, you’ve got to go out and enjoy the city’s beautiful Mediterranean views and its incredible cuisine. Here are our top picks for iftar and sohour in Egypt’s gem by the sea: […]

Dubai For One Night? Best Places to Eat

Dubai For One Night? Best Places to Eat

Traveling is sometimes both illuminating and tragic. I’ve just had a trip to Istanbul. For two nights. It’s just long enough to realize that it’s just not long enough to be there. And by the time I was saying goodbye, having a glass of Turkish rosé looking over the Bosphorus in the springtime sun from […]

Zooba Expands Their Reach

Zooba Fans, your favorite Egyptian cuisine restaurant with a twist has embarked on a journey to expand their horizons just for you! Not only do they deliver in Zamalek, you can now get your hands on their yumminess all over the downtown area. We Said This: You’re welcome, we’re sure we just made your day […]