11 Things to Do If You’re Stuck in Cairo During Eid

11 Things to Do If You’re Stuck in Cairo During Eid

by Farah Andil

When you say the word ‘Eid’, the first things that pop into people’s minds – after Kahk of course – are the beach, parties and basically everything that we weren’t allowed to do during Ramadan. For people who prefer (or are forced) to stay in Cairo during Eid, you too can enjoy your long awaited […]

I Cannot Afford Any Eid Clothes This Year and It’s Not Okay

I Cannot Afford Any Eid Clothes This Year and It’s Not Okay

by Rana Awadalla

  After a long month of fasting, prayers and self-reflection, the long awaited Eid Al Fitr finally arrives and we become more than thrilled to light up the streets with bomb w sawaree5 (fireworks), stuff our faces with all the ka7k we can find and show off all the new goodies we bought.   As a […]

Ministry of Health Withdraws CETAL Medicine from Egypt’s Market

Ministry of Health Withdraws CETAL Medicine from Egypt’s Market

  CETAL medicine has been an Egyptian mom favorite for decades. Every newborn and baby is prescribed the paracematol-based drug, whether it’s a fever or a teething pain. So to hear that there might be a problem with the distributed medicine in the country is disturbing on so many levels.   According to Youm7, The […]

Kamel Karamak: Unilever Show Us What Ramadan Is Truly About

Kamel Karamak: Unilever Show Us What Ramadan Is Truly About

  Making a difference in people’s lives and helping those in need is an obligation. As Egyptians, it is our duty to lend a helping hand to those who desperately need it especially in the holy month of Ramadan where people have sought different ways and opportunities to give back to the less fortunate.   […]

Reasons Why I Must Absolutely Have Yogurt in My Fridge

Reasons Why I Must Absolutely Have Yogurt in My Fridge

Predictions say it’s going to be one hot Mordor-y summer. And one is always wondering what cool foods to eat. You needn’t keep looking because it’s right there in front of you — yup, we’re talking about yogurt.   Yogurt has always had a reputation as a dietary superhero. The fact that it’s a grab-and-go food […]

Why CGP’s Fully-Finished Homes in Al Burouj Are a Real Estate Game Changer

Why CGP’s Fully-Finished Homes in Al Burouj Are a Real Estate Game Changer

  Capital Group Properties (CGP)’s flagship project, Al Burouj, have nailed the real estate game. What’s their secret? Well, let’s just say that they were successfully able to understand and listen to consumers’ real needs and demands. This is why they decided to give Egypt’s real estate market consumers just what they need: fully-finished residential […]

There’s a Marylin Monroe Statue in Cairo Opera House, and It’s Not Pretty

There’s a Marylin Monroe Statue in Cairo Opera House, and It’s Not Pretty

  What on Earth is going on? Egypt has done it again, and this time it’s not just some weirdly positioned statue, it’s an actual deformed version of an internationally recognized touristic site. The famous Marylin Monroe statue ‘Forever Marylin’ in Palm Springs, California, has been Egyptianized and it’s not pretty.     Egypt went […]

Om Hassan Restaurant Releases Footage of Alleged Harassment Incident

Om Hassan Restaurant Releases Footage of Alleged Harassment Incident

by Karine El-Tantawy

  For the past three days, one of Egypt’s favorite restaurants, Om Hassan, has been under fire for allegedly insulting and harassing customers for simply wearing niqab. The story without sounded fishy, considering the fact that this is a local restaurant that doesn’t have a specific dress code or guest list. It is a very […]

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

  Over the course of these past two weeks, Egyptian social media has been turned upside down by the appearance of a certain name in the streets of Heliopolis: ‘Mounir’. Women are losing their minds, Facebook groups are being bombarded with questions about the whereabouts of this guy, and men have no idea why their […]

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

This article began as a piece on the topic of how I had learned from my own experiences, and the experiences of those around me that love alone is not enough to maintain any kind of romantic relationships. I was very concerned about the angle I would need to take up, in my attempt to […]

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