One of the World’s Biggest Travel Bloggers Reveals Saddening Truths About Her Trip to Egypt

One of the World’s Biggest Travel Bloggers Reveals Saddening Truths About Her Trip to Egypt

by Nadine Arab

“The real story behind every perfect photo, isn’t always a perfect place,” Lauren Bullen said on one of her blog posts that featured a cinematic photo of herself posing in front of the Sphinx, and the Great Pyramid of Giza. The infuriating comment left us with no choice but to swipe upwards.   A post […]

This Omani Version of ‘Despacito’ Will Strike a Chord with Every Arab

This Omani Version of ‘Despacito’ Will Strike a Chord with Every Arab

by Rana Awadalla

  “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanki has taken the world by storm; add a little Justin Bieber to the mix and you get the song of the century. It has been remixed, parodied and even made into memes, yet it seems like there is always something more to do with the song.   […]

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

  Islamic preacher, Souad Saleh, received a phone call on her show from a crying Egyptian mother who was seeking advice about her daughter who recently took off the veil.   According to the mother, the 18-year-old daughter has been locked inside the house ever since she took off her veil. The daughter even missed out on […]

9 Struggles Every Cairo University Student Will Understand

9 Struggles Every Cairo University Student Will Understand

By Alia Atef     Cairo university was, is and will continue to be a source of pride for all Egyptians. Not only is it one of the very few Egyptian universities that is ranked on international level but it is the top destination for students all over the Arab world. But sadly, nothing is perfect, […]

8 Things We So Didn’t Expect From El-Tagamoa 10 Years Ago

8 Things We So Didn’t Expect From El-Tagamoa 10 Years Ago

We remember 10 years ago when moving to El-Tagamoa sounded scary as hell. Houses were isolated in what seemed to be an endless desert. There were no supermarkets, malls, hair dressers or schools. The road to and from the fifth settlement were like a scene from the movie Mad Max: Fury Road. Then years later, […]

It’s All About The Bubble

We all love bubbles , who didn’t love to blow bubbles as a kid? Although after a few minutes you’d find yourself pretty much covered in soapy water but none the less we all loved to blow bubbles and wondered to an extent what type of world exists inside this colorful bubble. So I’d like […]