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 […]

We Kayaked from Egypt to Jordan and Back

We Kayaked from Egypt to Jordan and Back

By Abdalla Ali of Egyptian Who Travels

Some people are born to do extraordinary things in this world. They are set out to brake the imaginary boundaries we develop inside our heads, and lead us to believe that what we know to be impossible, is actually a decision away, a decision to go for whatever it is we assume to be crazy. […]

Exclusive Q&A: Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base, Thomas Anders of Modern Talking

Exclusive Q&A: Jenny Berggren of Ace of Base, Thomas Anders of Modern Talking

Are you ready for a #surprising reunion that will sweep you off your feet with eclectic vintage beats? A unique chance to enjoy the live performances of two iconic #music bands in one event; Ace of Base and Modern Talking, are waiting for you. Get ready for the ‪#‎ReunionWeekend‬ at Somabay on October 7th. For […]

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do While at the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do While at the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

  Summer coming to an end is one of my most dreaded times of year, but putting aside my emotional distress, it only makes way for the fall events and shenanigans that engulf our region.   As November inches closer, I begin to get that #AbuDhabiGP itch. Having attended the previous years events, I’m sure […]

9 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit El Qanater El Khayreyya

9 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit El Qanater El Khayreyya

By Mohamed Hakem

El Qanater el Khayreyya is a city in Qalyubia governorate, Egypt. The city is famous for its huge water gates that are placed on the tip of the delta triangle on the Nile river. Back in the day it was a mega agricultural project. The mud there is the finest in the world and it can produce crops 27 […]

7 Off the Beaten Path Destinations in the Middle East

7 Off the Beaten Path Destinations in the Middle East

The academic year has just begun, but it won’t hurt if we start thinking of the winter break, would it? We’ve compiled seven underestimated spots in the Middle East that are either not very known or just not busy at that time of the year.     1) Jounieh in Lebanon     The waterfall shown in […]

13 Challenges Only Egyptian Designers Go Through: A Talk with Okhtein

13 Challenges Only Egyptian Designers Go Through: A Talk with Okhtein

  Everyone knows ‘Okhtein,’ the Egyptian high-end handbag and accessory brand that made it big. Okhtein’s handbags are worn in South Korea, Spain, Lebanon and basically all over the world through stores abroad and through their wonderful online store. The signature Palmette Flower leather backpack has become a bestseller ever since Emma Watson was spotted wearing […]

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

  Noor Tagouri, a Libyan-American hijabi journalist, has been featured in Playboy, the famous entertainment magazine, and has been included as one of the Renegades 2016, a series of profiles on iconic figures who challenge stereotypes, taboos and common culture.   “To be honest, I think being a hijabi Muslim woman, helped me gain that trust. […]

9 Egyptian Brands That Are Set to Go Global

9 Egyptian Brands That Are Set to Go Global

Building and maintaining a brand is a key goal of companies across the globe. Brands represent a company’s values, products, services and future. While many US, European and Asian brands are recognized and respected throughout the world for quality, innovation and market knowledge, in the last decade several successful brands have emerged from the Middle […]

Project Runway ME’s Amna ElShandaweely Uses Her Platform for Goodwill

Project Runway ME’s Amna ElShandaweely Uses Her Platform for Goodwill

  Last week we witnessed all of the looks from the Project Runway Middle East premiere, we watched as the judges praised some and tore some apart and that was it. We thought we’d never see those looks again…until now!     Egyptian designer and Project Runway ME contestant Amna ElShandaweely took her first look […]