Okhtein Urges Everyone to Stop Supporting Fashion Design Piracy

Okhtein Urges Everyone to Stop Supporting Fashion Design Piracy

A post shared by OKHTEIN (@okhtein) on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:05am PDT   When the two sisters Aya and Mounaz Abdel Raouf joined forces a couple of years back, they gave birth to Okhtein, a designer handbag brand inspired by the historical wonders of Old Cairo, that now comfortably sits on top of the […]

6 Reasons That Prove Egyptians and Italians Are Literally the Same

6 Reasons That Prove Egyptians and Italians Are Literally the Same

by Nadine Arab

You probably heard about how Mediterranean countries have so much in common. Well, that is true, but if there’s one country in particular that shares so much with Egypt, it’s Italy. Yes, it’s true that Italy is Europe’s Egypt, and we’re pretty much similar to Italians — they just wear better shoes.   Below are […]

Asser Yassin Goes Shirtless on His Insta Stories, You’re Welcome

Asser Yassin Goes Shirtless on His Insta Stories, You’re Welcome

by Reham Youssef

We here at Scoop Empire have officially declared October the Thirst Month — for obvious reasons.     As if it wasn’t enough that Tunisian beefcake, Dhafer L’Abidine, decided to demonstrate his eshta eating skills in an Instagram video, but no, Egyptian hunk Asser Yassin had to take things to the next level.     […]

Every Photographer in Egypt Needs to Get Ready for This Festival

Every Photographer in Egypt Needs to Get Ready for This Festival

by Marwa Khalifa

  Egypt’s Photopia and Darb 1718 have joined forces and bring back the mammoth photography event: CAIROGRAPHIE . Photographers in Cairo can participate and submit their masterpieces in “Transitions”, the first edition of the photography festival. You must make sure to do so, however, before October 15.   CAIROGRAPHIE is an annual festival for photography […]

Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

by Fadila Khaled

  What most people don’t notice is that being on a plant-based diet in Egypt is not only super easy, but also much cheaper than one might think. Yes, quinoa and kale are expensive, but when I say “cheaper,” I mean not having to buy any animal products –meat, cheese, milk, eggs, etc – and […]

How Egyptians Utilize Car Horns as an Extra Means of Communication

How Egyptians Utilize Car Horns as an Extra Means of Communication

by Nadine Arab

Egyptians are well known for coming up with innovative ideas on how to utilize anything, in any way possible and for any purpose. From your mama’s notorious flying shebshebs (slippers), to discovering your mad shisha skills as you use car keys to adjust charcoal, or even using Google Maps to detect radar. I am not […]

‘Sheikh Jackson’ Makes Waves at Toronto International Film Festival 2017, and We’re Super Proud

‘Sheikh Jackson’ Makes Waves at Toronto International Film Festival 2017, and We’re Super Proud

by Nadine Arab

A post shared by Sheikh Jackson (@sheikhjacksonfilm) on Sep 5, 2017 at 6:04am PDT   After the great attention Amr Salama’s latest production, Sheikh Jackson, has received, the movie has created a huge buzz over the past few days. After its selection as an Academy Awards contender in the best foreign-language film category, Sheikh Jackson […]

Is Egypt’s Tourism Finally Getting Back on Track?

Is Egypt’s Tourism Finally Getting Back on Track?

  From Egyptians making it big in the Super Bowl of bodybuilding world to others basically beating world-renowned football players and more, we seem to be doing quite well recently — we totally did not just jinx this.   Well, believe it or not, more actual good news have just made its way into our […]

Mohamed Ramadan’s Wife Just Gave Birth and She’s Still Hotter Than You

Mohamed Ramadan’s Wife Just Gave Birth and She’s Still Hotter Than You

by Nadia Aly

A lot of women like to look pretty 200% of the time, we get it. Whether you’re going on a date, walking your dog, hell, even if you’re just going to university — these people truly do exist, and their makeup game is always on point. But, we would have thought that giving birth is […]

Lanterns: The Ramadan Tent That’s Literally Above It All

Lanterns: The Ramadan Tent That’s Literally Above It All

by Randa Soliman

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s your favorite Ramadan tent in Cairo? Ahhh, the inevitable question that we ask ourselves every year. As a foodie, I like to try the new tents that pop out of nowhere, but frankly, old is gold — because Lanterns still reigns supreme.   Situated atop the city — […]

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