Breaking off My Engagement and Downloading Tinder Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Breaking off My Engagement and Downloading Tinder Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

By: Nadia Ali

After several months of attempts, compromises, and sacrifices, I finally decided that it was time to break off my year and half long engagement. Let me tell you; it was the best that ever happened. It was not the end of the world. On the contrary, it was actually the best thing that happened to […]

Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

In a war-torn Syria, it is easy to imagine the horrors that humans have to endure on a daily basis. No imaging, however, can possibly compares to the savagery that is reality. This savagery of war is not something that only effects the loves of humans, it is something that also effects the lives of […]

Dear Single Ladies, This Abu Dhabi Expat Is Looking for a Bride to Live with Him in the Desert

Dear Single Ladies, This Abu Dhabi Expat Is Looking for a Bride to Live with Him in the Desert

  This could be the best or weirdest thing we’ve seen on social media this week. If you’re a single lady, with a passion for traveling, and you are looking for a bohemian and primitive existence, you’re in for a treat. Khaleej Times just started what might be the biggest match-making experiment of 2017.   An Abu […]

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 […]

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

You Won’t Believe These Absolutely Crazy Egyptian Tinder Stories

Everything in our lives has been touched and effected by the hands of the Internet. Indeed, even dating, relationships, and love have been transformed by the virtual world. Tinder – infamously known from its ‘swipe right’ approach to dating – has consequently become the gateway to both, finding love and finding casual hook-ups.     […]

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

By: Rana Awadalla

When you’ve been dating your boyfriend for a while, and you feel like it’s time to take the big step, a serious conversation is often due and necessary. You have to be prepared, however, that  – once you have this conversation – you may very well realize that the two of you are looking to […]

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

by Shams Farid

July 7th might seem like a boring day to you, but it actually isn’t. How would you feel if we told you that it’s actually International Chocolate Day? Yup, it is; meaning, calories don’t count when consuming chocolate (that could be false but #yolo).   Because you can’t celebrate today without devouring copious amounts of […]

Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Gets a Khaliji Twist in Honor of Her Saudi Bae

Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Gets a Khaliji Twist in Honor of Her Saudi Bae

This is why we love the Internet. Rihanna has been taking over headlines this week after being spotted with her new beau. The guy turned out to be none other than Saudi billionaire, Hassan Jameel. To say everyone in the Middle East was shook to the core would be putting it mildly. This is just […]

7 Books You Should Read When You’re Going Through a Breakup

7 Books You Should Read When You’re Going Through a Breakup

by Rana Awadalla

Books have the power to heal almost anything. Books give advice, experience and knowledge, they do not judge, you may be surprised by how much easier it becomes to overcome difficulties with a good book and a cup of tea.   Books are silent. They do not interrupt you; they do not impose their views. […]

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

This article began as a piece on the topic of how I had learned from my own experiences, and the experiences of those around me that love alone is not enough to maintain any kind of romantic relationships. I was very concerned about the angle I would need to take up, in my attempt to […]

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