Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

by Nadine Arab

Under the golden sun of South Sinai, an initiative was created in 2009 to support a great cause. Catherine Exists, a community development initiative that first started off as a social art project, tries to raise awareness of the isolated mountainous Saint Catherine protectorate. The initiative also aims to empower the Bedouins of the Jabaleya […]

Airplane Mode: The Documentary Everyone Needs to Watch

Airplane Mode: The Documentary Everyone Needs to Watch

by Nadine Arab

  After five months of working their fingers to the bones, a group of students from Alexandria, Egypt — who also happen to be the filmmakers of Airplane Mode — got to witness their graduation project turn into something.   Airplane Mode is a documentary film that tells the stories of four Egyptian nomads, who […]

VIDEO: This Woman Left Sweden to Live in Dahab Instead

VIDEO: This Woman Left Sweden to Live in Dahab Instead

  Masrawy posted a video of a Swedish lady called Luta, where she explains how and why she decided to leave her life in Sweden behind, to live in Dahab instead.     Luta visited the small town on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula for the first time in 1999, and hasn’t left […]

How Dahab Became Egypt’s Most Pet-Friendly Town

How Dahab Became Egypt’s Most Pet-Friendly Town

by Nadine Arab

Unfortunately, Egypt is not the world’s most pet-friendly destination. In fact, stumbling upon stray animals is not a surprising phenomenon whatsoever. Moreover, pet owners’ often struggle to find pet-friendly places where they could hang out.     Despite all of that, more people are trying to change that nowadays. We now have animal shelters; like […]

12 Relaxing Pictures of Ras Shitan That Will Give You Peace of Mind

12 Relaxing Pictures of Ras Shitan That Will Give You Peace of Mind

by Hana Ghatwary

Bookworms, lovers of local hand-made jewelry, yogis, photographers, stargazers, and basically any member of the Chillax Club, this one is for you!   Fun fact: Ras Shati’an is the actual name of the place, that I’m about to obsess about.Iits literal meaning is ‘head with two beaches.’ Commonly known as Ras Shitan now, it is a […]

23 Pictures That’ll Make You Wanna Go to an Adventure in Saint Catherine

23 Pictures That’ll Make You Wanna Go to an Adventure in Saint Catherine

by Jamila Ayman

People get so caught up trying to leave their own country, hoping to find beauty in other places, when they needn’t go anywhere.   We tend to forget how beautiful our country is, and I find that quite sad. With the help of my photography skills, I’ve decided to take you all on a journey […]

Ras Sudr’s Kiteloop Demolished by the Authorities

Ras Sudr’s Kiteloop Demolished by the Authorities

  Earlier this morning, pictures of a destroyed Kiteloop spread on social media like wildfire. An eye witness has told us that the Ras Sudr camp was demolished completely by the authorities.     Social media users have taken to Facebook to voice out how they feel, and none of them were happy.     The […]

Gouna vs. Dahab: Comparing Two of Egypt’s Hottest Destinations

Gouna vs. Dahab: Comparing Two of Egypt’s Hottest Destinations

  The 2010s witnessed a huge boom in Egypt’s local tourism, as Egyptians started to discover that there’s so much to Om El Donya than Ain Sokhna and The North Coast. Egyptians now flock towards different tourist destinations all year long; from Luxor, Siwa, Ras Sudr, to Marsa Allam and Sahl Hasheesh. Every year — […]

Let’s Celebrate Nadia El Gendy’s Version of Game of Thrones for Sinai Liberation Day

Let’s Celebrate Nadia El Gendy’s Version of Game of Thrones for Sinai Liberation Day

  It’s the time of the year when Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day and our feeds are nothing but photos of our brave soldiers fighting the enemy to get our land back, and celebrating the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula in 1982. But to our surprise, this year two […]

A Rocket Has Been Fired at Israel from Egypt’s Sinai

A Rocket Has Been Fired at Israel from Egypt’s Sinai

Haaretz just reported that a rocket has been fired into southern Israel from Egypt’s Sinai. The rocket was fired right after Israel closed its borders with Egypt amid terror attacks in order not to allow its citizens to enter Egypt from the crossing.  However, Israeli citizens will be permitted to return to Israel via the Taba crossing. […]

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