These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

These Iftar Pictures in War-Ravaged Syria Will Break Your Heart and Warm It at the Same Time

by Farah Andil

Striking images of residents in the besieged town of Douma having Iftar on a colorful table surrounded by the destruction that has taken Syria by storm- a suburb in the Syrian capital Damascus – have went viral.   The Iftar feast was organized by a Syrian NGO which was founded in 2012 to aid affected […]

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

Amina Khalil Just Proved That Love Alone is Never Enough

This article began as a piece on the topic of how I had learned from my own experiences, and the experiences of those around me that love alone is not enough to maintain any kind of romantic relationships. I was very concerned about the angle I would need to take up, in my attempt to […]

Mohamed Mamdouh’s Twitter Comebacks Will Make His Haters Sweat

Mohamed Mamdouh’s Twitter Comebacks Will Make His Haters Sweat

By: Farah Andil

Mohamed Mamdouh, the actor whom we all fell in love with – when he played the role of Amin in last year’s series Grand Hotel – stole our hearts again this year in La Totfe’ El Shams. Aside from his extraordinary performance, Mamdouh is an active twitter user and his fans absolutely love him.   […]

The Internet Lost It (in the Best Way Possible) over Pepsi’s New Ramadan Campaign

The Internet Lost It (in the Best Way Possible) over Pepsi’s New Ramadan Campaign

Ever since 2013, Pepsi Egypt has been highlighting the importance of gatherings with loved ones. When they first launched their ‘Yalla Nekamel Lametna’ (let us complete our gatherings) campaign, they pleasantly surprised us by bringing back our 90’s characters: from the 90’s Nelly, to Fatoota, to Bougy w Tamtam, and many many more.   Ever […]

Delicious Fool Recipes That Will Make Your Sohour Extra Special

Delicious Fool Recipes That Will Make Your Sohour Extra Special

One of our favorite things to do in Ramadan is eat with our loved ones. Indeed, Ramadan is a month infamous for gatherings that include an array of delicious dishes. And because it is the weekend, we understand that you may have guests over for sohour.   This is exactly why we have compiled a […]

We Came, We Ate, We Gained Weight at Shakespeare and Co. Egypt, and It Was Worth It

We Came, We Ate, We Gained Weight at Shakespeare and Co. Egypt, and It Was Worth It

We are currently in Ramadan’s second half which means two things: we have visited a wide range of restaurants and, consequently, we have already gained those few – or maybe more than just a few – kilograms, that we know we will regret once we bring out our swim suits.   That being said, Shakespeare and […]

Girls, Let’s Agree for Our Sake That Selim from ‘7alawet El Donya’ Doesn’t Exist in Real Life

Girls, Let’s Agree for Our Sake That Selim from ‘7alawet El Donya’ Doesn’t Exist in Real Life

By Karine ElTantawy

  For some reason – a reason we are quite aware of – Dhafer L’Abidine seems to take over social media every Ramadan. Ever since his role in ‘Ta7t ElSaytara’, women have been very public about their love for the Tunisian actor. L’Abidine plays the role of Selim this year in ‘7alawet El Donya’, and […]

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 […]

Mohamed Henedy Just Absolutely Slayed Ahmed Fahmy on Twitter

Mohamed Henedy Just Absolutely Slayed Ahmed Fahmy on Twitter

Egyptian actor, Mohamed Henedy, has yet again proved he is the ruler of social media. For the past couple of years, Henedy has unleashed his inner meme superpowers and managed to gain a fan base on Facebook and Twitter that is bigger than life.   In a true sassy Henedy fashion, the actor just slayed […]

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 […]

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