Mouthwatering Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes in Cairo Even Carnivores Will Love

Mouthwatering Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes in Cairo Even Carnivores Will Love

by Laila Gamaleldin

Going out for food might be daunting which is why we’ve compiled a list of the vegan/vegetarian options available at everyone’s favorite restaurants, just so you celebrate World Vegetarian Day right.     Burger Factory 2012     It might seem weird to go to a burger place while fasting but you have not lived […]

Literally Just 38 Memes About Ramadan Mosalsalat

Literally Just 38 Memes About Ramadan Mosalsalat

by Shams Saleh

For some, Ramadan is all about the spiritual connections, eating right and just being a good human being. For others, however, it’s stuffing their bellies with fattening food and watching mosalsalat.   This article is for the ones who are obsessed with Ramadan series. We’ve scoured the Internet for our favorite memes about this year’s […]

Reasons Why You Should Spend Ramadan in Sahel

Reasons Why You Should Spend Ramadan in Sahel

You never quite hear anyone saying they want to spend their Ramadan in the North Coast, mainly because how it usually looks like a ghost town from a post-apocalyptic movie.   I’m here to convince you that there’s nothing wrong with an empty Sahel, especially when you compare it to how overpopulated it gets — meaning […]

5 Struggles All Couples Face During Ramadan

5 Struggles All Couples Face During Ramadan

Whether you are married, engaged, or casually dating, Ramadan is not the most couple-friendly season out there. So here they are: the five struggles all couples can relate to in Ramadan.     Getting your schedules in sync     From your family 3ozomat to his, from your work Sohoor to his, from your friends […]

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

  Oh dear Lord! Just when we thought the world is coming to an end, NOLA gave us hope; hope in a better life. Egypt’s biggest cupcakery somehow managed to create a konafa that puts every other konafa on this planet to shame.   This konafa is so good that it ugly-shamed other desserts. It […]

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

  Ramadan is in less than 48 hours! For avid coffee abusers, that basically means six more drinks. Scary as hell, I know! For the past five years, the last week before Ramadan has been one major panic attack about withdrawal symptoms. Coffee is life. Coffee is our generation’s oxygen. Coffee touches your soul. Coffee […]

7 Study Hacks for Everyone Fasting in Ramadan

7 Study Hacks for Everyone Fasting in Ramadan

By Laila Gamaledin

Ramadan is a time for family, friends, and reflection. That is, until you realize your exams are going to happen while you’re fasting. Balancing both can be a challenge so we’ve compiled a list of tips that’ll help you balance fasting and acing exams…     Force yourself to get up early in the morning […]

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat for Sohour

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat for Sohour

Now that we’ve all come to the realization that Ramadan is in a few days, some of us might be concerned about the first day’s hunger and thirst. However, there are some foods that will guarantee energy release and hydration throughout the day.   Here are some sohour ingredients that will be your best friends […]

These Muslim Americans Prove That Ramadan Connects Us All

These Muslim Americans Prove That Ramadan Connects Us All

Every Ramadan, NGO Islamic Relief USA delivers food packages to 30 countries around the world. In a form of displaying the beauty and diversity of Ramadan around the globe, Islamic Relief USA decided to share the stories of 30 Muslims from all over the world and how their heritage and traditions are intertwined in their Ramadan and Eid […]

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

Its common, expected even,  disgusting nonetheless but sexual harassment in the Middle East is something myself and many women in the region have unfortunately become accustomed to. We all have our own ways of dealing with it: ignoring the harasser, talking back, or a good slap to the face. The thing is we thought we’d […]

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