Your Ultimate Guide on What to Do in Cairo If You’re Stuck During Easter

Your Ultimate Guide on What to Do in Cairo If You’re Stuck During Easter

by Jaida Khaled

So Easter is here and for the unfortunate ones that are stuck in Cairo, I’d like to inform you that you have nothing to worry about. All my friends are already in Gouna and Dahab having an eggcellent time, but I refuse to wallow in self-pity because I haven’t pre-planned my Easter better. So I’ve […]

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

A very loud exploding sound was heard, and felt, in many areas in Cairo and Giza around 11 am; mostly in 6th of October, Sheikh Zayed, Maadi, and Haram. We even felt it in our Scoop Empire office in Maadi.   Many began asking what the source of the sound was, and others began claiming […]

The Blacklist: Cairo’s Top Venues Join Forces to End Violence

The Blacklist: Cairo’s Top Venues Join Forces to End Violence

Hearing about violence in Cairo clubs – or Cairo in general – has become a regular thing. What’s worse is that most party organizers, club and restaurant owners seem to do nothing about it.   Today, we were pleasantly surprised to see party guru, byGanz, have started “The Blacklist” initiative to ban violence.   Proud […]

These Two Egyptian Artists Use Screws to Create Stunning Portraits

These Two Egyptian Artists Use Screws to Create Stunning Portraits

by Salma Hossam

  I’ve always been a fan of art ever since I could remember. Egypt’s art scene has been on the rise for the last few years, with artists challenging stereotypes, fighting stigma and so on, it’s quite a beautiful time to live in. All these young bright and creative minds make me so proud as […]

Are People Stealing Food and Eating It at Carrefour Egypt Instead of Shopping?

Are People Stealing Food and Eating It at Carrefour Egypt Instead of Shopping?

  Photos have surfaced online of what seems like a Carrefour Egypt branch, with an apocalyptic twist. Facebook page فبراير الأسود (which translates to Black February) have posted a total of 26 photos that allegedly show goods and products that have been stolen, eaten and thrown away on the ground.     The post has been […]

This Floating Maadi Restaurant Takes Instagrammable Food to a New Level

This Floating Maadi Restaurant Takes Instagrammable Food to a New Level

  Living in Maadi, you don’t really have that many options when you’re craving a delicious meal with a side of a stunning view. You go out, meet your friends who are an hour and a half late, have mediocre food and bad shisha, go home, and that’s it. But then you get introduced to […]

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Welcome, friends, to part two of the Cairo Neighborhood Guide Series! This week, we’ll be checking out Maadi, the “bubble” that keeps locals returning to the same great spots weekend after weekend. It can be a bit overwhelming to an outsider, but that’s what we’re here for today. So let’s get started and dive right […]

This Hilarious Guy Explains Why Maadi Is So Much Better Than Dahab

This Hilarious Guy Explains Why Maadi Is So Much Better Than Dahab

  After spending the last five years of my life in Maadi, I can guarantee that after the first year you’ll only get lost on your way home twice a week. Maadi is like an island of its own, completely detached from Cairo, even more so than Zamalek, and funnyman Mohamed Jimmy just posted a video […]

Maadi’s Little Manila Offers a Taste of Home for Filipinos in Cairo

Maadi’s Little Manila Offers a Taste of Home for Filipinos in Cairo

Her modest apartment stands a few steps away from the bustling Arab Street in Maadi. In a dire need to secure the financial stability of her son back home, she had given up her sheltered life in the Philippines 11 years ago then moved to Cairo a year after. “I was a certified accountant back […]

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

  Egyptian TV host Wael El-Ebrashy’s received a phone call on his TV show from a traumatized mother, Eman Ragab, who says her 10-year-old child has allegedly been raped by a man in an international school in Maadi.   Her autistic son, Ahmed, came back home two hours later than usual, and his trousers were drenched […]

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