NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

  Oh dear Lord! Just when we thought the world is coming to an end, NOLA gave us hope; hope in a better life. Egypt’s biggest cupcakery somehow managed to create a konafa that puts every other konafa on this planet to shame.   This konafa is so good that it ugly-shamed other desserts. It […]

‘Halawet El Donya’ Has 40% of the Population’s Eye Candy and We’re Boycotting It in Ramadan

‘Halawet El Donya’ Has 40% of the Population’s Eye Candy and We’re Boycotting It in Ramadan

by Karine El-Tantawy

  Why would anyone do such a thing? We are quite aware of the effect of eye candy but it’s Ramadan for God’s sake. Why would anyone test our limits and cast four of the Arab world’s finest male specimens in one single mosalsal?   It’s only day three and our senses are already on […]

You Save Yourself 45 Hours When You Watch Mosalsalat Online Instead of TV

You Save Yourself 45 Hours When You Watch Mosalsalat Online Instead of TV

For the past few years, Ramadan has become a TV series race and we voluntarily spend days numb in front of our screens enjoying the latest pieces of art Egypt has to offer. This year we have almost 30 mosalsalat to choose from, each episode has a 60-70 minutes’ slot.   So the question is: […]

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

Year after year, Egyptians try harder to maintain the Ramadan spirit, but something always seems to be missing.     Below are some examples:   1- Ramadan decorations everywhere 2- Special Ramadan menus 3- Lanterns in every single social media ad 4- Every nightclub, restaurant, café is a Ramadan tent 5- Konafa and sohour carts […]

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

Is Donald Trump Hosting an Iftar at Trump Towers?

  Would you believe us if we told you that US president Donald Trump is hosting an iftar for Ramadan? Of course you wouldn’t (we had to try though), but the next best thing is happening; activists are planning to troll the American president by hosting an iftar dinner outside NYC’s Trump Towers.   In an attempt […]

You Need to Watch Justin Trudeau’s Beautiful Ramadan Message

You Need to Watch Justin Trudeau’s Beautiful Ramadan Message

  Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada and the leader of the Liberal Party, is arguably everyone’s favorite politician. Not only because he’s THE second-youngest Canadian Prime Minister, but also because his domestic and foreign policies are the simplest guide for any politician to be, well, popular.     Unlike his American counterpart, Justin […]

5 Easy Recipes That’ll Make You the Star of Any Ramadan Dish Party

5 Easy Recipes That’ll Make You the Star of Any Ramadan Dish Party

Those who know me well, know that I am no cook. My mother – the incomparable Amira Abdel Sattar – however, is one hell of a cook. Here are some of my mother’s quickest and most delicious recipes that will make you the star of any Ramadan dish party. Thank you, mama!     Lentil […]

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

  Ramadan is in less than 48 hours! For avid coffee abusers, that basically means six more drinks. Scary as hell, I know! For the past five years, the last week before Ramadan has been one major panic attack about withdrawal symptoms. Coffee is life. Coffee is our generation’s oxygen. Coffee touches your soul. Coffee […]

7 Study Hacks for Everyone Fasting in Ramadan

7 Study Hacks for Everyone Fasting in Ramadan

By Laila Gamaledin

Ramadan is a time for family, friends, and reflection. That is, until you realize your exams are going to happen while you’re fasting. Balancing both can be a challenge so we’ve compiled a list of tips that’ll help you balance fasting and acing exams…     Force yourself to get up early in the morning […]

Sheikh Mohammad Has Just Pardoned 1,014 Prisoners in Dubai Before Ramadan

Sheikh Mohammad Has Just Pardoned 1,014 Prisoners in Dubai Before Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is known for its forgiveness and good deeds. Dubai being itself — AKA role model — is once again teaching everyone a lesson about mercy and tolerance.     His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, just pardoned 1,014 […]

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