8 Things You Must Do When You’re in Nubia

8 Things You Must Do When You’re in Nubia

by Nadine Arab

Nubia is one of Egypt’s hidden gems — not a lot of foreigners nor Egyptians themselves know much about the place. The region that lies in Aswan, is home to ancient history and a vibrant culture. Below are eight interesting things you could do during your stay there.     Gharb Seheil’s bazaar   A […]

12 Beautiful Pictures That Will Make You Want to Go to Aswan

12 Beautiful Pictures That Will Make You Want to Go to Aswan

by Hana Ghatwary

Places aren’t just geographical spots on a map. Places are feelings, moments and vibes. One of my new favorite places is Aswan.   Egypt’s Aswan is so many things, but to me, it is the glittering water of the Nile while you lay in the warm sun on a felucca; it is the joy you […]

Why Bakar Will Always Be a Part of Ramadan That I’ll Forever Miss

Why Bakar Will Always Be a Part of Ramadan That I’ll Forever Miss

by Farah Andil

There’s no doubt that younger generations, do not resemble their former counterparts in any way imaginable.Kids nowadays own the latest smart phones, wear designer brands and hang out in the “it” spots.   The difference can also be spotted in the things they watch. We — by we, I’m referring to an actual ’90s kid […]

34 Pictures That’ll Make You Want to Book the Next Flight to Aswan

34 Pictures That’ll Make You Want to Book the Next Flight to Aswan

Egyptian photographer Christine Salib’s strikes once again, this time with a Facebook album of Aswan that looks absolutely magical. “I have a special relationship with the Nile, I just love it so much. You can usually catch me on a felucca in Zamalek,” Salib tells what inspired her to do her shoot. “I had two days […]

15 Magical Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Nubia

15 Magical Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Nubia

The perfect words to describe Egypt today would be a hidden gem. The country that once thrived on tourism with its unprecedented beaches, monuments and history, is now on hiatus due to the political turmoil in the Middle East. With our currency floatation, traveling (aka the finest pleasure in life) has become quite challenging, considering our economic […]

‫#‏لا_للعنصرية‬ Calls for an End to Racism in Egypt

‫#‏لا_للعنصرية‬ Calls for an End to Racism in Egypt

With global attention now surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement in the States, a similar discontent and cry for significant change has made it’s way to Egypt. A post going viral on Nubian Knights Facebook page calls for an initiative calling for a societal reform of Egypt’s language of grotesque racism. Referring to Afro-Egyptians as […]