Gouna vs. Dahab: Comparing Two of Egypt’s Hottest Destinations

Gouna vs. Dahab: Comparing Two of Egypt’s Hottest Destinations

  The 2010s witnessed a huge boom in Egypt’s local tourism, as Egyptians started to discover that there’s so much to Om El Donya than Ain Sokhna and The North Coast. Egyptians now flock towards different tourist destinations all year long; from Luxor, Siwa, Ras Sudr, to Marsa Allam and Sahl Hasheesh. Every year — […]

Cinema for Humanity: The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival

Cinema for Humanity: The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival

  El Gouna is set to host the first edition of El Gouna Film Festival under the slogan “Cinema for Humanity.” The festival will start on the 22nd of September and will run till till the 29th.   El Gouna Film Festival aims to celebrate and foster cross-cultural exchanges across Egypt, the Middle East, and the rest […]

Weddings vs. Honeymoons: Which One Would You Pick If You Had To?

Weddings vs. Honeymoons: Which One Would You Pick If You Had To?

  Given the current economic crisis Egypt is going through, many (personal) choices are being limited. One of the dilemmas that I constantly see my friends and the people around me face is choosing whether to throw a wedding or go on a honeymoon.   I do, yes, understand that some people have the luxury […]

10 Stages You’ll Go Through If You’re Not Going to Sandbox This Year

10 Stages You’ll Go Through If You’re Not Going to Sandbox This Year

by Kurt Galalah & Dina Hashish

  Sandbox Festival has been one of the most anticipated events of the year. British magazine Metro included Nacelle’s beach festival it in their “16 Global Beach Festivals You Have to Visit in 2017.” Taking place in Gouna, the festival will start on the 4th till the 6th of May. This article is not about those who will […]

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

  Egypt has been killing it in squash for the past few years. Our athletes’ killer talents have been celebrated internationally, and this year, The Gouna International Tournament was just another chance where Egypt, especially Alexandrians, show off their skills.   This year, the semi finals had four players from Alexandria. Marwan ElShorbagy, Fares Dessouky, Nour ElSherbini and […]

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

Easter break is less than a month away and if you haven’t booked or planned anything already, we’re sorry to break it to you but you’re most likely going to spend it in Cairo since destinations like Gouna are probably going to be fully booked.   I, for one, refuse to accept that I’m going […]

The Annual ‘Party on Wheels’ Is Back in Gouna on March 31st

The Annual ‘Party on Wheels’ Is Back in Gouna on March 31st

  The Official Annual Party on Wheels® is back again this year, bigger and better than ever before. Year on year we’ve watched Egypt’s strongest and healthiest hit the bikes for a marathon like no other and upon it’s fourth year, founder Nirvana Zaher promises to help you push your limits even further.     […]

Where Should You Buy Your Egyptian Summer Home

Where Should You Buy Your Egyptian Summer Home

by Abel-Azim Osman of Cooing

With the increase in dollar prices, traveling abroad for summer vacation costs more than double what it used to cost. When you factor in the airplane tickets, accommodation, food, and social events, the amount you will need to spend abroad to enjoy your trip can be daunting.   On the bright side, Egypt is blessed […]

El Gouna to Host Women’s World Championship for Squash

El Gouna to Host Women’s World Championship for Squash

Squash fans and Egyptians in general have a reason to be freakin’ excited. The Women’s World Championship for Squash has decided to come to the land of the Pharaohs. Yes, Egypt. The event is going to take place in the oh-so Instagrammable El Gouna from 5th-14th April where the world’s top female squash players will go head […]

Halloween 2016: A Guide to the Parties Worth Going To in Egypt

Halloween 2016: A Guide to the Parties Worth Going To in Egypt

By Amira Cherif

With Suicide Squad causing half of Egypt’s population to dress up as the Joker and Harley Quinn, we’ve decided to do all of these people a favor and compile a list of the events that are actually worth going to.   Thursday – 27th October   Dayreen – Dahab     This one goes out to […]

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