UAE Raises Road Safety Awareness via Smiling Emojis

UAE Raises Road Safety Awareness via Smiling Emojis

    Looks like the UAE is giving Disneyland a run for its money; indeed, if you think Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, well you clearly haven’t seen what the latest UAE road safety awareness campaign looks like.     While entering the northern side of the country via Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road, […]

Egypt Listed As ‘One of Least Safe Countries For Solo Female Tourists’

Egypt Listed As ‘One of Least Safe Countries For Solo Female Tourists’

  For endless decades, Egypt has been one of the biggest touristic countries in the world. At one point, the Pyramids were on everyone’s bucket list. The country had an endless flow of incoming tourists, that is until the January 25 revolution took place, followed by a damaging political turmoil.   The economic and political […]

I Suffer from Depression and I’m Not Ashamed of It Anymore

I Suffer from Depression and I’m Not Ashamed of It Anymore

by Jaida Khaled

So, I was having a really, really normal day. Well, as normal as my days can be. I was on the couch, obviously with my phone in hand and scrolling down my feed when I bumped into this post. The post was made by an old schoolmate of mine called Dahlia El Sayegh. She posted […]

Amir Eid Called Egypt ‘Unsafe’ and Twitter Absolutely Lost It

Amir Eid Called Egypt ‘Unsafe’ and Twitter Absolutely Lost It

by Raghda Elsayed

  Cairokee’s lead singer Amir Eid has never been shy of sharing his opinions, especially when it comes to politics. While he gained his fame from his political stand during the revolution, people seemed to not be okay with his recent over-sharing.     It all started with these two tweets       The […]

CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

  Three months ago, Egypt was removed from the US State Department travel warning list, only to be added again in December following the bombing of St. Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo. Tourism has been suffering for years, so has the economy, yet we’ve been slowly noticing the return of  tourists, and CNN just made our day. […]

US State Dept Warns Americans Against Traveling to Egypt

US State Dept Warns Americans Against Traveling to Egypt

Last month we finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel after the US State department removed Egypt from the travel warning list, adding that cautionary measures should be taken while travelling to Europe due to fear of ISIS suicidal attacks. We genuinely thought there is hope for our country to survive this […]

Egypt Removed from US State Department Travel Warning List

Egypt Removed from US State Department Travel Warning List

  Egypt is finally considerd safe for touristic vacations according to the US government, among other countries as Jordan, Qatar and UAE. Now if you think that is the big turn of events, wait for it. Cautionary measures should be taken while travelling to Europe due to fear of ISIS suicidal attacks. The map released […]

10 Photos To Remind You How Beautiful Egypt Is

10 Photos To Remind You How Beautiful Egypt Is

We wake up every morning bombarded by crappy news, from bombs being defused in the metro station, to protests, traffic, and the list goes on. But sometimes all it takes is looking around or traveling to one’s local destinations to remember how blessed we are to be living in a country that has a little […]

An Important Message To Travelers, From Egyptians

With so much bad press, Egyptians and Egypt-lovers are taking the country’s PR problem into their own hands, using social networks to spread the message of safety and hospitality. Tourism to Egypt has plummeted following international headlines containing words like “coup” and “massacre”. In response, various social media-centered initiatives have sprung up to offset the […]