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 […]

8 Coffee Shops in Cairo That Can Make Any Morning Better

8 Coffee Shops in Cairo That Can Make Any Morning Better

There has never been a better time to be a coffee drinker in Cairo (no, decaf, just stop) thanks to an influx of fabulous caffeine-eries armed with beans serving up your not-so-average cup of joe. We’re not talking about Starbucks (even though we swear by their Pumpkin Spice Latte), but coffee shops that use high-quality, […]

Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

  The whole country is on edge due Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt that’s just a few days away. The security in Zamalek has been step up in the areas surrounding the Vatican residence in Egypt. Parking has been banned in major streets and shop owners are asked to close their stores during the visit […]

This Egyptian Man on ‘Ninja Warrior Bel Arabi’ is Basically Spider-Man

This Egyptian Man on ‘Ninja Warrior Bel Arabi’ is Basically Spider-Man

  We’ve been obsessed with Ninja Warrior for years. Not that it encourages us to stop being couch potatoes or anything, but we simply enjoy watching other people doing things with their bodies that we will never comprehend.   American Ninja Warriors is a televised sports entertainment show. Participants get to display their physical abilities […]

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 […]

Meet Nada Adel, Egypt’s Lingerie Queen

Meet Nada Adel, Egypt’s Lingerie Queen

  Today is International Lingerie Day, so I thought why not celebrate one of our own. Egyptian designer Nada Adel has changed the game and introduced lingerie to retail. In this Scoop Empire feature, I get up close and personal with her to find out more about how she made it.     Why lingerie?   […]

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

  We all know someone who was young and healthy, yet unfortunately had his life turned upside down in a second after a cancer diagnosis. For a while now, I’ve been coming across posts of a young brave boy called Zein Youssef who has been battling cancer.   Zein has been diagnosed with high-risk stage […]

New Initiative Allows You to Ask President Sisi Whatever You Want Online

New Initiative Allows You to Ask President Sisi Whatever You Want Online

  Do you have thousands of questions for our President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi? Do you want to know the long-term plan for Egypt’s economy and tourism? Do you have no one to ask so you keep writing statuses waiting for someone to give you some sort of explanation? Well, those days are over and done […]

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

  We’d like to start by saying masha’Allah, Allaho akbar and khamsa we khemeesa and we promise you, Shady, we’re not trying to jinx you. But c’mon, Egypt, would you ever have guessed that you can make this much money by posting YouTube videos? We knew viewership involved lots and lots of money but this […]

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