Raha Moharrak: The Saudi Woman Redefining What It Means to Play Sports ‘Like a Girl’

Raha Moharrak: The Saudi Woman Redefining What It Means to Play Sports ‘Like a Girl’

There is an undeniable international stigma that exists surrounding women who play sports; from something as simple as the term ‘throwing like a girl,’ to the notion that professional female sports players are less feminine than average women — and thereby being more likely to undergo sex-testing; women playing sports does not seem like an […]

6 Reasons Why We Want to Live in Ras Sudr Forever

6 Reasons Why We Want to Live in Ras Sudr Forever

Ras Sudr, a hidden gem along the coast line of Egypt’s Red Sea, is the home of La Hacienda Ras Sudr.   Aside from the captivating beauty and serenity to be found exclusively and uniquely at La Hacienda Ras Sudr, here are the top six reasons why we want to live there forever, and yes […]

13 Songs Every Former Emo in the Middle East Will Never Forget

13 Songs Every Former Emo in the Middle East Will Never Forget

Whether you want to admit it or not, we’ve all had our emo phase; from telling our parents not to tell us what to do, to bangs covering half of our faces, to sad Myspace statuses, and of course, emo music.   There was nothing really special about emo bands. Their songs were basically pop […]

Marital Rape Is Legal, and Here Is What You Need to Know About It

Marital Rape Is Legal, and Here Is What You Need to Know About It

I will not beat around the bush with this topic nor write some creative introduction. This is because the issue at stake will not bear the kind of confusion that may occur due to wordy introductions.     I was watching a popular Egyptian talk show once, and the topic was marital rape. I remember […]

Dolz House: Your New Favorite Spot in Egypt for Vintage Jewelry

Dolz House: Your New Favorite Spot in Egypt for Vintage Jewelry

  Another week, another look at an Egyptian brand. This week, we’re featuring a unique jewelry brand; Dolz House. It is owned by designer Dalia Hosny, who has been in the fashion field for almost four years.     What makes the brand unique is its vintage and bohemian style. Don’t worry though; it’s not […]

Oh My Rainbows, The Unicorn Milkshake Is Now Available in the Middle East

Oh My Rainbows, The Unicorn Milkshake Is Now Available in the Middle East

  Usually, kids have the monopoly on sugar-related hissy fits. But fully grown adults in the US gave them a run for their money as they went fifty shades of cray cray over Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino.   The drink looks like something out of a fairy tale. It starts out as purple with blue swirls, with […]

Weddings vs. Honeymoons: Which One Would You Pick If You Had To?

Weddings vs. Honeymoons: Which One Would You Pick If You Had To?

  Given the current economic crisis Egypt is going through, many (personal) choices are being limited. One of the dilemmas that I constantly see my friends and the people around me face is choosing whether to throw a wedding or go on a honeymoon.   I do, yes, understand that some people have the luxury […]

VIDEO: Arab-American Family Assaulted by White Man in Texas

VIDEO: Arab-American Family Assaulted by White Man in Texas

A disturbing video emerged on social media containing footage of a white American man yelling out racial slurs to an Arab-American man. The Arab man and his family were peacefully enjoying a public beach near their hotel in Texas.   What had originally happened was that two strange women came up to the Arab man, […]

Rami Malek Talks Details on Becoming Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek Talks Details on Becoming Freddie Mercury

  Every single human being on planet Earth probably knows by now that Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek is set to play the legendary Freddie Mercury in the new biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. It has been said that the movie will be released on December 2018.   We still haven’t seen any of the footage from the actual movie, […]

Ed Sheeran’s Dubai Concert Might Be Sold Out, but Here’s How You Can Still Get Tickets

Ed Sheeran’s Dubai Concert Might Be Sold Out, but Here’s How You Can Still Get Tickets

  The Middle East has been waiting for their favorite ginger, AKA Ed Sheeran, to have his first ever concert in the region; but sadly, the tickets sold out in minutes!   Event organizers, 117Live, stated in a press release that the tickets sold out much faster than they expected; even faster than Justin Bieber and Nicki […]