Ladies and Gentlemen of Egypt, We Give You the Most Exclusive Lounge in the Country

Ladies and Gentlemen of Egypt, We Give You the Most Exclusive Lounge in the Country

Ladies and gents of Cairo, you’ll no longer be bothered by the existence of young millennials anymore because you now have Speakeasy.     Situated in the heart of Korba, Speakeasy is the most exclusive lounge and restaurant in Egypt. The venue’s haute-hideaway serves up gourmet Mediterranean culinary creations in a sumptuous setting made for mingling, mixing and […]

You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

You Can Now Sell Your Garbage and Save the Environment in Egypt

  Egypt has been a victim of waste management for decades. Everywhere you go there are piles of garbage completely ignored until someone complains to have them removed. This week, however, social media has been flooding with news about recycling wastes and memes about selling cans for EGP 9.   Hend Hamdan Saber posted photos […]

Award-Winning Restaurant Sachi Destroyed During Egypt’s Police Raid

Award-Winning Restaurant Sachi Destroyed During Egypt’s Police Raid

Following the tragic murder of Mohamed Bayoumi in Keif cafe, Egypt’s police started a raid that resulted in the closing and vandalizing of some Heliopolis and Nasr City cafes. Officials claimed that all the targeted cafes were unlicensed, yet the owners continued to say otherwise.         Contrary to what officials believe, Heliopolis residents have […]

Video of Cafes and Restaurants Next to Heliopolis’ Keif Being Demolished

Video of Cafes and Restaurants Next to Heliopolis’ Keif Being Demolished

May god have mercy on your soul & lessen the pain & grief of your family & fiancée. We demand KEIF to be permanently closed down & have all their staff & owners brought to question immediately. A photo posted by Cairo Spots (@cairospots) on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:55am PST   The tragic incident […]

Young Egyptian Man Murdered in Cafe – Could This Be You?

Young Egyptian Man Murdered in Cafe – Could This Be You?

by Mirna Soliman

May god have mercy on your soul & lessen the pain & grief of your family & fiancée. We demand KEIF to be permanently closed down & have all their staff & owners brought to question immediately. A photo posted by Cairo Spots (@cairospots) on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:55am PST   Tragedy struck last […]

You Will Never Use Cairo Public Restrooms After Reading This Story

You Will Never Use Cairo Public Restrooms After Reading This Story

  We were thrown back reading this post by Facebook user Marie-France Lakah about Paul’s ladies’ room in Korba’s branch. Apparently an Egyptian woman found a mobile phone filming women as they use the ladies room.     We contacted Paul’s branch manager for updates where he confirmed the incident and told us the janitor is […]

16 Things Only People Who Live In Heliopolis Will Understand

16 Things Only People Who Live In Heliopolis Will Understand

I’ve always considered living and growing up in Heliopolis a privilege. Maybe it’s because of all the childhood memories I have here (dolphin show in Merryland, anyone?) but also, as I grew older I came to realize just how beautiful and rich this neighborhood is. Of course, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t drive us crazy […]

Ramadan Must-Try: Marbo7a Foul Cart In Heliopolis

Ramadan Must-Try: Marbo7a Foul Cart In Heliopolis

Every now and then you come across an inspirational story of people taking a leap of faith in a country where dreams might as well be dead and you end up smiling. An accountant turned foul chef is what everyone is talking about this week – and the crowds around his cart speak volumes. Mohamed […]

The Types of People You Meet at Heliopolis Sporting Club’s Track

The Types of People You Meet at Heliopolis Sporting Club’s Track

Anyone who sets foot in Heliopolis Sporting Club’s track knows that it’s bound to become one of their happy places. It is the place where people go to unwind, forget the worries of the outside world and challenge themselves to accomplish a great deal. To me, this place holds a huge place in my heart. […]

Manoushe Street Opens Second Branch In Cairo, Guess Where?

Manoushe Street Opens Second Branch In Cairo, Guess Where?

  One of the fastest growing Middle Eastern and Egyptian chains has just opened its second branch in Cairo. Heliopolis and New Cairo people rejoice! Manoushe Street has now officially swung open its doors at The District in Sheraton. In the mood for a hot manoushe with labneh or a healthy wrap? These guys know […]