What You Need to Do If You’re Homesick in London

What You Need to Do If You’re Homesick in London

Whether it’s for a whole year or just an hour, we’ve all missed home at some point when living or traveling abroad. The za7ma (traffic), the pollution, the food, the love, the noise, it’s astonishing what you find yourself missing the most about home.   What’s even more shocking are the symptoms that come as […]

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

by Christine Rudolph

For many people around the world, turning 30 is a milestone; it is a time when you re-evaluate your life and look at your past achievements. Some, unfortunately, regret some decisions they have made, whilst others are perfectly happy. For those of you who still have some time before turning 30, there are many things […]

13 Arabic Novels That Are Perfect Beach Reads

13 Arabic Novels That Are Perfect Beach Reads

by Abdelrahman Omar

When was the last time you read a novel? Novels open our minds’ doors. They allow us to live a lifetime and travel the world, without having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms. A good novel can tease your imagination, can place you within its characters’ shoes, and can push you to visit […]

8 Ramadan Habits We Need to Start Kicking off Soon

8 Ramadan Habits We Need to Start Kicking off Soon

With Eid here, we are still finding it extremely hard to kick away some things that we have gotten used to during Ramadan. Because we feel your pain, here is a list of such things.     1 – Eating a meal at 2 am     The holy month has made us think it […]

Things Our Society Must Stop Telling Victims of Harassment

Things Our Society Must Stop Telling Victims of Harassment

  One of the most Egyptian things a person could do is to give unsolicited advice (mostly in a derogatory way) to shame the person for saying something or stand up for themselves. It could be from loved ones to complete strangers who think they’re collecting bonus points by giving you their two-cents. Women, especially, […]

That’s a Wrap: 11 Best Shawerma Places in Cairo

That’s a Wrap: 11 Best Shawerma Places in Cairo

Grilled meat freshly shaved from the spit, topped with vegetables, wrapped in bread and coated with an addicting sauce, shawerma is your go-to comfort food when you’re listening to Adele’s new 25 album and aggressively ugly crying. But, which shawerma is the shawerma for you when the city has a new shawerma place opening up in every […]