The Reason Egyptian Arabic Is So Different from Other Arabic Dialects

The Reason Egyptian Arabic Is So Different from Other Arabic Dialects

by Nadine Arab

The Egyptian vernacular has always been a big fat question mark to everyone, including Egyptians themselves. Each Arabic speaking country has its own accent or dialect — most countries are split into groups though. The Levantine dialects for instance are quite similar, the Gulf countries also share their similarities as well. However, Egypt happens to […]

La Trattoria Celebrates Their First Decade with a New Chef, Look and Menu

La Trattoria Celebrates Their First Decade with a New Chef, Look and Menu

  It has been 10 years since La Trattoria — one of Zamalek’s most luxurious and authentic Italian restaurants — first opened its doors. To celebrate their very first decade, La Trattoria decided to revamp themselves, on every single level.     I have been a loyal customer to La Trattoria since 2013. When I […]

UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

  This is a sad month for Marsa Allam. Just when we thought the worst thing that could happen is shutting down a beach after a shark attacked a tourist, it seems that things keep getting stranger.   Tarik Al-Henawy, a supervising engineer who was working at a hotel in Marsa Alam, south of the […]

Pizza Lovers, Here’s the Hottest Pizza Spot in Cairo

Pizza Lovers, Here’s the Hottest Pizza Spot in Cairo

We all love pizza, because it has always been there for us through everything that life brings; from break-ups, to first dates, to slumber parties, to chill nights ins when we were too lazy to cook, pizza is not just a meal, pizza is an Italian comfort food that has become associated with our nearest […]

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

With the prices of pretty much everything skyrocketing, Egyptian couples are having hard time going out on dates without obliterating a huge portion of their salaries/allowances. But worry not, I am here for the rescue, as I compiled a list of some restaurants that are ta3weem (flotation) friendly.     There are two challenges that […]

Dolce & Gabbana Take Over Dubai’s Souk for Their Latest Abaya Collection

Dolce & Gabbana Take Over Dubai’s Souk for Their Latest Abaya Collection

Be inspired by Souk street in Dubai, wearing #DGAbaya Collection. Photo by @morellibrothers #realpeople A post shared by Dolce & Gabbana (@dolcegabbana) on Feb 22, 2017 at 4:22am PST   Yes, most people may think that Dubai is all about the skyscrapers and burgers with actual buns that are made of gold, but luxury Italian fashion […]

Spend the Ultimate Valentine’s Day with Your Significant Other at the Nile Ritz-Carlton

Spend the Ultimate Valentine’s Day with Your Significant Other at the Nile Ritz-Carlton

  Valentine’s Day is upon us and pressure is mounting – a bad gift could make it or break it. Popular options include chocolates, flowers and jewelry, and while most ladies and gents will like the generic Valentine’s thought, it’s your time to step up…and the Nile Ritz-Carlton will help you do just that.   […]

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

  The one dish that constantly fuels our country has finally made it to land of the free (but not really because Donald Trump). Koshary, Egypt’s much-loved street food and national dish, just made a grand entrance in New York, via New York Koshary, a new restaurant that’s serving it up…with a twist. Well, twists. […]

17 Times Dalida Was the Original Queen

17 Times Dalida Was the Original Queen

by Mostafa Waheed Fekry

“Kelma 7elwa w kelmeteen, 7elwa ya baladi.” You’re not Egyptian unless you know all the words to this Dalida song. Actually wait, you’re not Egyptian unless you love Dalida because she was the original queen. To get yourself ready for the Dalida biopic that just came out, we’ve decided to compile a list of our […]

The Evolution of Fiat Cars Over the Years

The Evolution of Fiat Cars Over the Years

The Italian brand known for its creativity, style, technology and innovation has owned Fiat a very unique place in the auto industry. These values have been it’s source of success over many decades. Fiat has a long history in Egypt as many generations have grown up with Fiat automobiles. With the merge of Fiat S.p.A […]