Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

Why Ayia Napa Should Be on Top of Every Arab’s Bucket List this Summer

  It could be argued that Ayia Napa is one of the most beautiful summer tourist destinations in the world. The Municipality of Ayia Napa is a Mediterranean resort town on the southeast coast of Cyprus which happens to be a very popular place in the summer. Finding an accommodation there in July and August is […]

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

  Yesterday, Egypt among at least seven other states, severed its diplomatic ties with Qatar. This means that the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Qatar will no longer be there to represent, nor look after Egyptian nationals currently residing in Qatar.   The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Abu Zeid, announced that his […]

Massive Fire in Israel Destroys Homes and Forces Evacuations

Massive Fire in Israel Destroys Homes and Forces Evacuations

by Ahmed Shoukry

  Pictures surfaced online of massive fires burning across Israel since Tuesday until now. “Fifty percent of these fires were caused by repeated arson, ” Gilad Erdan, Public Security Minister, told the media Thursday morning.     Fires have broken out in an open field bordering Haifa’s main fire station. Another fire broke out in Modi’in, […]

Play Tackles Palestinian Struggle with Fresh Spin on Classical Style

Play Tackles Palestinian Struggle with Fresh Spin on Classical Style

  In his two-part play ‘This Flesh Is Mine’ and ‘When Nobody Returns,’ Brian Woodland manages to bring together Homer’s Troy and today’s Palestine. The play integrates some Arabic singing and talking, when some characters are at their most exposed, to the classical lyricism of Homer’s poems.   The geeky side of us got curious […]

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

  Just when you thought nothing could be worse than fleeing your homeland with all its memories and resorting to a refugee camp in a foreign land, reality strikes; children as young as seven are being sexually abused in the toilets at Softex camp, an official European-based refugee camp in Greece.   “The parents are still in […]

My First Week at Mykonos with Travco Holidays

My First Week at Mykonos with Travco Holidays

By Ola Mahfouz

  No words, no matter how eloquent or poetically put together can sum up the vibes of Mykonos, the charming Greek island. It is traditional but modern, simple yet extravagant, friendly and welcoming, with magnificent soul filling views of the Aegean Sea, and tiny little tasteful details, that are guaranteed to make you swoon and […]

Protected: Why Villa Baboushka’s 7th Anniversary Was a Special Affair

Protected: Why Villa Baboushka’s 7th Anniversary Was a Special Affair

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5 Reasons You Should Drop Everything and Fly to Mykonos Right Now

5 Reasons You Should Drop Everything and Fly to Mykonos Right Now

The Greek island of Mykonos is a majestic place surrounded by turquoise waves, lush sand, culture and beautiful maze-like cobblestone streets. This cosmopolitan island is one of the top summer destinations; it has been the “in” spot for years, hosting the most ravishing beach parties and welcoming world renowned celebrities to their memorable summer vacations. […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Visit Syrian Refugees in Greece

‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Visit Syrian Refugees in Greece

  Game of Thrones‘ stars Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Lena Heady (Cersei Lannister), and Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth) visited refugee camps in Greece with the International Rescue Committee‘s campaign “Rescue Has No Boundaries.” The stars called out EU leaders for their lack of efforts in helping refugees stranded in Greece. The campaign, using the hashtag #RealmToTheRescue, was […]

Your Ultimate Mykonos Nightlife Guide

Your Ultimate Mykonos Nightlife Guide

Once you’ve landed on the picturesque Greek island of Mykonos, there’s no shortage of places to go. Just make sure you rent a car once you’re there. Getting yourself an international driver’s license may seem like a hassle, but it only takes a day and it’s well worth it, as there are only 30 taxis […]