Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Sobbing About Being Single

By Karima Elnesr

It was 2 AM when one of my girlfriends called me sobbing like a child on Eid morning with no Eideya. My friend only spoke one sentence before disappearing into a black hole of endless tears. Her words were “I’m going to be single forever!”   I blame the movies, the pop songs, the Nicholas […]

We Asked Egyptians What Their Weirdest Habits Are, and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Egyptians What Their Weirdest Habits Are, and Here’s What They Said

by Abdulhameed Afifi

Most of us, if not all, think we’re unique, but let’s be honest: we aren’t. Even the actual idea of thinking you’re unique is inherently not unique. While a lot of us have a few weird quirks here and there — and maybe a few really are exclusive to you (please do share with me) […]

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 […]

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Now that a number of people know that we got together after he bravely suffered 8 years in the friendzone, I think it is appropriate to do this as a follow-up piece.     I always read a lot about how it is so important for you and your significant other to be best friends. […]

3 Things I Learned Not to Stand for in Any Relationship

3 Things I Learned Not to Stand for in Any Relationship

It has taken me time to accept the mere fact that the three things contained in this article have happened to me; to people around me, and will probably continue to happen.   Additionally, it has really taken me a while to be able to articulate them, without feeling that doing so would some how […]

What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

  Turkey hasn’t caught a break in the last month, much like the Middle East. Every time one country begins to breathe a sigh of relief, a bomb or some kind of atrocity happens in a neighboring country. Making this one of the most tumultuous regions in the world.   That being said with all […]

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

  I genuinely believe that Jennifer Lopez is the most stunning woman to ever grace planet Earth. I couldn’t care less what she looked or dressed like as an aspiring new artist, all I care about is that she is over 40 and looks hotter than Kylie and Kendall Jenner combined.   I also believe […]

Lessons from a Survivor: 11 Tricks for Life in Cairo

Lessons from a Survivor: 11 Tricks for Life in Cairo

  Cairo is a city of extremes. Much as her people love their food extra salty and their tea super sweet, Cairo herself is vibrant yet stagnant, rich yet poor, inflexible yet accepting, all at once. She is not an easy city to live in or an easy city to love, but once she seeps […]

Education in UAE Costs 1.5 Million Dirhams per Child

Education in UAE Costs 1.5 Million Dirhams per Child

  Affording proper education for a child nowadays is being almost impossible. According to a new report from a financial solutions provider, school and university fees in UAE can cost up to Dhs1.5 million per child in the UAE. The study is based on the cost of international curriculum schools in the UAE, followed by […]

We Asked Twentysomethings Which Classes They Regret Not Paying Attention To

We Asked Twentysomethings Which Classes They Regret Not Paying Attention To

  Ever gone through an experience when you realized it would’ve been much easier if you had paid more attention to this or that class several years ago? We asked six Egyptian people about the classes they would have paid more attention to if they get back in time, and that’s what they said.   “Every […]

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