Jebeliya: Meet Egypt’s ‘People of the Mountain’

Jebeliya: Meet Egypt’s ‘People of the Mountain’

by Nadine Arab

When it comes to Bedouins, we all have our stereotypes. The goats, the tents, and their traditional clothing are (most probably) things that cross your mind when you think about them. However, there’s a common misconception that assumes that all Bedouins are similar. We’re sorry (not sorry) to tell you, but they’re not.   This […]

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 — […]

16 Beautiful Pictures of Siwa You Won’t Be Able to Stop Looking at

16 Beautiful Pictures of Siwa You Won’t Be Able to Stop Looking at

Most people are so obsessed with the North Coast and Sinai that they forget that Egypt actually has other beautiful places to go. One of these places is The Siwa Oasis. What’s that? It’s an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Libyan Desert. It is one of Egypt’s […]

Touching Video of Siwa Warms Our Hearts

Touching Video of Siwa Warms Our Hearts

  When Abdelrahman Gabr was shooting portraits for his book ‘Faces of Egypt,’ he also shot a behind-the-scenes video of his photoshoots in Siwa that is so touching and beautiful we want to watch it over and over.   From the stunning time-lapses of the Milky Way moving over the oasis and the desert to […]

10 Mind-Blowing Honeymoon Spots in the Middle East

10 Mind-Blowing Honeymoon Spots in the Middle East

It seems to be wedding season pretty much every season these days. And having both friends and a sister that have recently gotten hitched, I know how tiring and nerve-wracking the whole process can be. At least there’s a white light at the end of the tunnel: those couple weeks after the wedding spent on […]

14 Things to Do in Egypt in 2014

14 Things to Do in Egypt in 2014

This year, fall in love with Egypt all over again. As the Euro and dollar climb and inflation in Egypt skyrockets, get out of your comfort zone and re-discover the wonders of our country, or explore it for the first time. There’s a reason so many tourists come (maybe not so many these days) here […]