Zagazig Man Offers His Kidney in Exchange for Shelter

Zagazig Man Offers His Kidney in Exchange for Shelter

  How far can a father go to protect and care for his children? This Egyptian man definitely took things to a whole new level.   After losing all hope to find a place to live for himself and his family, this man — known as Abdallah Ramadan — stood in the middle of a […]

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 […]

Leading US Home and Lifestyle Channel HGTV Launches in MENA

Leading US Home and Lifestyle Channel HGTV Launches in MENA

by Charley Parker

  Leading US home and lifestyle channel HGTV launched yesterday across the Middle East and North Africa on the BeIN network (channel 118). The company also published a brand new website with design tips and property advice tailored specifically to viewers in the new region.   The website, HGTVarabia.com, showcases a wide array of home inspiration […]

How Ramadan Makes Even a Foreigner Feel at Home

  I still remember the first Ramadan I spent in Cairo, eight years ago. Dawn broke in shades of pink and blue over the Mother of the World that first morning. City lights glittered still, their reflections rising and falling in the movement of the Nile, a few light clouds hovering above Cairo’s usual blanket […]

19 Tashteeb Struggles Every Egyptian Will Relate To

19 Tashteeb Struggles Every Egyptian Will Relate To

Everyone keeps wondering why so many young couples who have been in love since kindergarten break off their engagement. It’s the freaking house tashteeb. It is the most stressful thing any couple has to endure. It is the true test of the depth of their love. Making decisions as a couple without the interference of […]

Gloria Ceramic Shows Us How Customer Satisfaction Is Done

Gloria Ceramic Shows Us How Customer Satisfaction Is Done

  In 2013, Gloria Ceramic launched the Inta el Designer (“You Are the Designer”) campaign, which promotes the idea of how everyone has an inner designer within us. You don’t have to know much about color psychology or structural engineering, as long as you can design what reflects your personality, and voila — you’re a designer in your own […]

Warde, Your Go-To Place for High-End Textiles, Opening in Katameya

Warde, Your Go-To Place for High-End Textiles, Opening in Katameya

  Turning a house into a home isn’t an easy task. Every person has their own image of what cozy feels like, how to make it feel comfortable yet elegant and the colours they feel fits their style. Most of the time, the fabric makes all the difference. Warde Egypt is a Lebanese franchise for […]

Gloria Ceramic’s 5th Anniversary Deal Is An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Whether you’re designing your dream home, furnishing your first place, or revamping your summer retreat, Gloria Ceramic is offering 55% off all of its products plus additional gifts in celebration of their 5th anniversary. On top of the 55% off, you could win extra discounts, free vouchers or instant gifts like home appliances or even […]

8 Things to Do at Home in the Rain

8 Things to Do at Home in the Rain

It looks like it’s going to be a rainy weekend in Cairo, and you know what that means? We’ll all be staying home of course to avoid the flooded streets. So while you’re home dying of boredom, we’re here to give you a few ideas about what to do with all that free time on […]

DIY: Pimp Your Walls

DIY: Pimp Your Walls

Feeling the urge to re-decorate? You’d be surprised how much a little wall art can transform your room. We’ve put together some of the most creative wall pieces you can make with just paint and a few tools. All you need to do is head over to your nearest Jotun store, grab a few litres […]

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