Dubai Is Building the World’s First Rotating Skyscraper

Dubai Is Building the World’s First Rotating Skyscraper

  Dubai will soon have the world’s first rotating skyscraper. The idea for the revolutionary tower first surfaced way back in 2008, but the project was put on hold – until now.     The residents will be able to spin their apartments and control the speed of it too. Scheduled for a grand opening […]

Here’s How Rove Hotel DXB Is Changing the UAE’s Hotel Game

Here’s How Rove Hotel DXB Is Changing the UAE’s Hotel Game

by Nichole Miranda

Attention urban nomads of the UAE, Dubai’s newest brand of hotels will rock your hipster socks off. Not only do the hotels make for killer Instagram material, they also serve up spotless free wifi to upload your latest shots to the ‘gram. With hashtags floating around and managers greeting you with high fives instead of […]

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Those Affected by the #MuslimBan

  Airbnb, the hotel alternative service, is stepping up with a free offer for travelers not allowed into the United States, due to President Donald Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. On Friday and Saturday, an estimated 100 to 200 people were prohibited from entering the US.     Brian Chesky, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Dubai Harbour

Everything You Need to Know About Dubai Harbour

  Oh my! His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has just announced the development of Dubai Harbour (do not confuse it with Dubai Creek Harbour). What’s that, you say? Well, let us tell you it’s a new waterfront destination that is going to […]

An Unforgettable Experience at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah in Dubai

An Unforgettable Experience at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah in Dubai

  Okay, so we spent a night at Waldorf Astoria in Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, and we just can’t get over it. We really can’t! Situated on the East Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah and surrounded by the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah shares stunning views of the glittering […]

#ScoopXGrandHotel: Win a Stay at the Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ in Aswan with Gezira Travel

#ScoopXGrandHotel: Win a Stay at the Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ in Aswan with Gezira Travel

    Ahhh, Grand Hotel! The mosalsal that captivated the hearts of every single Egyptian (and Arab). Whether you’re in love with Ali and Nazly’s Notebook relationship, love to watch Kesmat Hanem go evil or relate to the amazingess that is Amin, we’ve all checked in the Grand Hotel and we don’t want to ever leave. […]

The Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ Is Booked for the Entire Summer Thanks to the Mosalsal

The Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ Is Booked for the Entire Summer Thanks to the Mosalsal

                                                                                           Photo credit: www.classic-collection.co.uk   Everyone’s favorite Ramadan mosalsal, Grand Hotel, is […]

Meet Downtown Cairo’s Newest Hotel: Steigenberger El Tahrir

Meet Downtown Cairo’s Newest Hotel: Steigenberger El Tahrir

  On one of our recent sleepless nights spent scrolling through the social media black hole, we saw a link being shared on Facebook of Downtown Cairo’s newest addition: the Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir, and we had so many questions. Do they not know that tourism is down? (They’re obviously very optimistic.) Is that the old Mogamma building? […]

Il Monte Galala Is Set to Redefine Vacationing in Ain Sokhna

Il Monte Galala Is Set to Redefine Vacationing in Ain Sokhna

Ahhh, Ain Sokhna. Our savior from boring Cairo weekends and our easiest getaway. But let’s be honest, spending anything more than a weekend in Ain Sokhna could get a little bit boring. Well, not anymore as Tatweer Misr Developments join forces with top Italian architects, 5+1AA, to create a little part of Italy on Egyptian soil that aims […]

World’s Biggest Hotel to Be Built in Makkah

World’s Biggest Hotel to Be Built in Makkah

  The world’s biggest hotel is being planned for construction in Makkah. The hotel, slated for completion in 2017, will be 45 stories tall, containing 10,000 bedrooms, 70 restaurants and four helipads.     The desert fortress-style hotel will have a 10-story podium with 12 towers built on top, and the base of the building will […]