Horrible Bosses, Egyptian Style

Horrible Bosses, Egyptian Style

By Lamis Eissa

We’ve all watched the movie, had some good laughs and some of us can even relate to the feeling any employee gets every now and then – wanting to kill your boss. The truth is, even though this movie was too extreme, it was nothing compared to how sadistic and psychopathically charged Egyptian bosses can be. Let’s […]

Food Review: Mistiqa, Wholesome Egyptian Cuisine in Dubai

Food Review: Mistiqa, Wholesome Egyptian Cuisine in Dubai

With all the food options in Dubai, you know one of the hardest things to find? Koshari. Actually, Egyptian food in general. If you’re craving the motherland’s cuisine, you pretty much only had a few options. That is until recently. A few months ago, Misitiqa opened it’s doors to the downtown boulevard with a delicious […]

8 Arabic Proverbs You Thought Were Egyptian But Aren’t!

8 Arabic Proverbs You Thought Were Egyptian But Aren’t!

Recently, I picked up an interest in popular sayings and proverbs in Egypt, aka Amthal Sha3beya. They’re witty, short and apply to pretty much anything you go through in your daily life. I started Googling famous proverbs to understand the stories behind them and their origins, and to my surprise, a lot of the sayings […]

Hollywood Gone Egyptian, Episode Two: The Superheroes

Hollywood Gone Egyptian, Episode Two: The Superheroes

Marvel’s cinematic universe is a huge success right now, especially after they announced their production plans until 2019. With all this attention, it’s only a matter of time before someone adopts these storylines into Egyptian movies and, of course, I know the perfect casting for this huge universe:     Iron Man     After […]

Hollywood Movies Gone Egyptian

Hollywood Movies Gone Egyptian

We always talk here in Egypt about how the Egyptian movie makers take Hollywood movies and turn it into Egyptian ones.  Some say it’s an inspiration and give the real movie the credit and others just steal it. I’m going to list some of my favorite movies that most probably will never be done here […]

Fill Your Tank with Foool Tank

Fill Your Tank with Foool Tank

I’m a very Egyptian kinda girl, don’t let the blonde hair and green eyes fool you. I’ll be the first one to stop at a foul cart in the middle of the street and try out their roughed up delicacies, knowing that the next day my stomach won’t be my friend! So when one day […]

6 Reasons I LOVE Mohamed Salah

6 Reasons I LOVE Mohamed Salah

Although Egypt didn’t make it to this year’s World Cup (or the year before, or the year before…) we still have something great to celebrate: Mohamed Salah, Egypt’s greatest footballer breakthrough yet. He is only 21 and we couldn’t be more proud of him. Here are six reasons we just LOVE Mohamed Salah:   He […]

Kitchen Kulture: 10 Alexandrian Dishes You Need in Your Life

Kitchen Kulture: 10 Alexandrian Dishes You Need in Your Life

Hailing from Alexandria myself, I always ate renowned local food at home, but some very delicious dishes stood out as specialties that will always be a part of Alex and its air and sea. Most of the foods that are local to Alex are seafood based (makes sense), but there are also other delectable dishes […]

9 Reasons Why Egyptian Girls Need Punching Bags

9 Reasons Why Egyptian Girls Need Punching Bags

All girls need a punching bag, especially us Egyptian ladies. We go through things on a daily basis that make us just want to beat the living crap out of people, literally. Instead of smashing someone’s face however, we usually just keep all our anger bottled up inside and go ballistic later in one way […]

Fashion Meets Film In Egypt

Fashion Meets Film In Egypt

Lately in Cairo, girls and women have become more daring with their wardrobes. Okay, some really misinterpret the term “fashionista” and then we have to deal with the eye pollution that they cause, but we have to give credit to the girls who know what they’re doing when they get dressed. It’s clear that emerging […]

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