VIDEO: Finding Lebanon in Brazil Through Mahshi

VIDEO: Finding Lebanon in Brazil Through Mahshi

  A Kickstarter campaign managed to raised $21,000 in 2016 and launched Grandmas Project, a simple web series of films shot by grandchildren that stars their grandmothers cooking food around the world.     Last year, we wrote about Jonas Parienté, an Egyptian Jew living in France that remembered his homeland through his grandmother’s cooking; […]

Souad Massi Looks Stunning in Amna Elshandaweely’s Latest Shoot

Souad Massi Looks Stunning in Amna Elshandaweely’s Latest Shoot

A decade ago, the fashion scene in Egypt may have been dwindling, but now it seems that we’re on our way to a full blown fashion industry. From names that have made international headlines such as Okhtein, to local gems such as Nada Akram, homegrown Egyptian brands have started to truly make a name for […]

Marsa Al Arab: Dubai Announces New Mega Project

Marsa Al Arab: Dubai Announces New Mega Project

  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the development of a huge new project; Marsa Al Arab.   Dubai Holding’s new tourist destination development is worth $1.7 billion. It is set to be developed on two brand new islands sitting on […]

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

  In a cruel world where everyone is out for themselves, it’s always refreshing to see someone who goes out of their way to help the less forunate. Hay El-Zabbalin (translates to The Garbage Neighborhood) is a shanty town at the base of Mokattam Hills on the outskirts of Cairo. Garbage collectors have made a living over the years in […]