A Humble Message to Egypt and the Entire World from Pope Francis

A Humble Message to Egypt and the Entire World from Pope Francis

  Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, led a joyous mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics on Saturday during a visit to support the country’s embattled Christian minority and promote dialogue with Muslims. His humble message to the people of Egypt, and the world, was very inspiring.   “There are no perfect families. We […]

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

  Whenever people say fashion designer, I would always imagine a man in a suit that’s going through a midlife crisis. As of recently, the fashion scene has changed so much in the Middle East, and we’ve been hearing names of younger designers who are making it big.   One of the recent ladies to […]

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

No, this is not an article that is going to claim that Egyptian men should fight sexism and sexist culture because their wives, sisters, mothers, and friends are women. Neither, is it an article encouraging men to utilize their privilege to help women end sexism.     This article is about the ways in which sexism, […]

Edita Food Industries Egypt’s 2017 Twinkies Racist Ad Is NOT Okay

Edita Food Industries Egypt’s 2017 Twinkies Racist Ad Is NOT Okay

Twinkies’ 2017 advertisement is not just combination of bad tunes and non-rhythmic lyrics, it also contains an openly offensive racial slur.     Part of the song lyrics featured in the advertisements reads “el hendy el a7mar albo abyad”. This lyric literally translates to “even the Red Indian has a white heart.”   A few […]

Raw Republic: The Place to Go to Nourish Your Body and Nurture Your Soul in Cairo

Raw Republic: The Place to Go to Nourish Your Body and Nurture Your Soul in Cairo

  The world seems to be driven by trends, and usually, these trends are pointless fads that we just let pass. One trend, however, that we could get on board with, however, is the health and fitness trend. Eating unhealthy and being lazy has always been a part of our Egyptian culture.   But recently, […]

Zino Coffee: Meet the Two Egyptian Brothers That Are Upping the Country’s Coffee Game

Zino Coffee: Meet the Two Egyptian Brothers That Are Upping the Country’s Coffee Game

  We love coffee as much as the next person (probably even more). We have at least eight cups of coffee before it’s afternoon time at our office because, well, we won’t be able to function or tolerate other colleagues obviously.   So, it was quite amazing when the boys from Zino Coffee surprised us […]

Shady Beshr: Meet the Egyptian Taking Base Jumping to New Heights

Shady Beshr: Meet the Egyptian Taking Base Jumping to New Heights

  Meet Shady Beshr; Egypt’s one and only base jumper. His love for extreme sports and sky diving lead him to become one of the region’s most sought after adrenaline junkies.   Shady has begun skydiving on the 29th April 2010 in Skydive Dubai as a tandem student. He enrolled himself in Skydive Dubai’s first […]

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

From Dubai to New York in Less Than 8 Hours with These Supersonic Flights

  A new supersonic plane has been announced in Dubai that will allow passengers to reach their destination in half the time.   We’re not joking. US-based company Boom has confirmed that it is working on supersonic jets that will cut the existing flight time from Dubai to London or Abu Dhabi to Sydney by half when […]

Why Do Egypt’s H&M Employees Think It’s Okay to Not Give Us Our Change?

Why Do Egypt’s H&M Employees Think It’s Okay to Not Give Us Our Change?

  We’ve been suffering from an economic crisis in Egypt this past year. Not a single store or product hasn’t increased their prices by at least the double. Even everyone’s favorite retail store, H&M, that once used to be affordable is now ridiculously expensive. Add to that, the fact that employees simply assume you don’t want your […]

9 Reasons Why Fifi Abdou Is the Undisputed Queen of Instagram

9 Reasons Why Fifi Abdou Is the Undisputed Queen of Instagram

Fifi Abdou is a woman of all kinds of talents: belly dancer, presenter, actress and now her most recent achievement – Instagram goddess. The queen herself has become an Internet sensation over the last few years. Abdou managed to reinvent herself in a way that has successfully made her iconic.   To celebrate her birthday, […]

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