I Tried South African Food for the First Time, and This Is What Happened

I Tried South African Food for the First Time, and This Is What Happened

Okay so, I love food. Like really love it. It is one of the main reasons why I wake up in the morning and withstand life’s slings and arrows of injustice. One of the best things about food is that there are so much of it; styles of cooking, herbs that will give the dish […]

Expats in Cairo, Here’s How to Avoid Being Conned by Your Landlord/Broker

Expats in Cairo, Here’s How to Avoid Being Conned by Your Landlord/Broker

by Dan Griffiths

It’s the time of year again when property rentals go crazy across Maadi (and other parts of Cairo) due to new foreigners coming, and existing foreigners either ending contracts or leaving Egypt. As the admin of the group Maadi Landlords – Good & Bad, I would like to give everyone some tips and ‘heads up’ […]

VIDEO: Explosion of a Central Security Vehicle in Maadi

VIDEO: Explosion of a Central Security Vehicle in Maadi

  A central security vehicle was targeted with a bomb last night, in a location close to Cairo’s Maadi Ring Road. The bomb killed First Lieutenant Ali Ahmed Shawky Ali Abdulkhaliq, and injured four others.     Initial investigations suggest that the bomb was left on the side of the road, by an unidentified group […]

These Cairo Sohour Spots Won’t Make You Break the Bank

These Cairo Sohour Spots Won’t Make You Break the Bank

If having sohour in overpriced Ramadan tents has consumed all your salary\allowance, and you’re searching for a sohour spots that are more on the budget, this article is definitely for you.   Prices have skyrocketed in recent months, but I’m quite sure that a small plate of Foul, Gebna bel Tamatem, Falafel, and yogurt cost […]

Here’s Why You Should Have a Mexican Suhour Tonight

Here’s Why You Should Have a Mexican Suhour Tonight

Cairo’s most authentic Mexican restaurant has tailored a special suhour menu, and it’s mucho bueno.   A post shared by Gringo’s (@gringosburrito) on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:03pm PDT   I’ve always been a fan of Gringo’s, ever since they were an only-delivery place (yes, that long ago), and I was immensely happy when they decided to […]

This Reaction Video to ‘Thug Samo Zaen’ Is Killing Us (in the Best Way)

This Reaction Video to ‘Thug Samo Zaen’ Is Killing Us (in the Best Way)

When you hear the name Samo Zaen, you expect to see butterflies, roses, a couple smooching in the rain and maybe a heartbroken friendzoned guy. The last thing you expect is a thug with a scar and a weird moustache.     Ta3m ElHayah (The Taste of Life) mosalsal has been a favorite topic on social media after […]

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 […]

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