14 Unspoken Rules of Ride Hailing Apps That Every Egyptian Needs to Follow

14 Unspoken Rules of Ride Hailing Apps That Every Egyptian Needs to Follow

by Ghaly Shafik

I’ve been using ride hailing apps – Uber, Careem and Ousta – ever since they’ve launched their services in Egypt. I think I became an expert. Below are a few tips:     Always make sure you place the pin on the exact pick up location. Don’t request a ride while you’re on the toilet […]

These Dubai Flying Taxi Pictures Are So Unreal They Look Like They’re from the Future

These Dubai Flying Taxi Pictures Are So Unreal They Look Like They’re from the Future

Okay so, we’ve written about Dubai’s flying taxi countless times before. If you happen to be one of the unlucky ones that know nothing about it, click here to fully understand the technological breakthrough that is this invention, then return to us as we feast your eyes on this modern day miracle.   Now that […]

You’ll Be Able to Enjoy Dubai’s Flying Taxis Sooner Than You Think

You’ll Be Able to Enjoy Dubai’s Flying Taxis Sooner Than You Think

Last month, we reported about flying taxis becoming a thing in Dubai by the end of 2017. However, it seems like Dubai’s latest luxurious stunt is coming sooner than we imagined.     The flying taxis were undergoing test runs in the desert, and they might just be days away before serving the public.   […]

These Abu Dhabi Cab Drivers Just Got the Most Heartfelt Gift from Etihad Airways

These Abu Dhabi Cab Drivers Just Got the Most Heartfelt Gift from Etihad Airways

By: Farah Andil

The UAE crowned 2017 as the “Year of Giving,” and nothing beats reuniting UAE-based workers with their families back in their homelands. With the help of social media influencer Abdul Aziz Baz, Eithad Airways have turned that dream into a reality for three lucky Abu Dhabi cab drivers.     Baz posted a video on […]

Flying Taxis Are Officially Coming to Dubai Soon

Flying Taxis Are Officially Coming to Dubai Soon

It’s official, flying taxis are coming to Dubai at the end of 2017! The actual concept of flying taxis that we have always seen in sci-fi movies will be a reality in the emirate, much sooner than anyone predicted.     Earlier this year, Dubai’s RTA announced that they would be launching a fleet of […]

Dubai’s New Digitized Taxi Fleet Has Wi-Fi and Flat Screens

Dubai’s New Digitized Taxi Fleet Has Wi-Fi and Flat Screens

by Rana Elhawary

Just in case you needed one more reason to want to move to Dubai, they have just released taxis with Wi-Fi service and interactive smart screens!     Dubai has officially started implementing its plan to digitize its taxi fleet, with yesterday already marking the release of 700 taxis equipped with either interactive flat screens, […]

The Unacknowledged Wisdom of Egyptian Taxi Drivers

The Unacknowledged Wisdom of Egyptian Taxi Drivers

By Omar El-Mallah

  I used to dismiss messages and signals I receive throughout my life and make nothing of them. They were simply words that dissolved in the air the instant they were spoken. I made nothing of them a lot of the times. To me, as long as a lightning bolt didn’t strike me from the […]

Careem Dubai Will Have Driverless Taxi Pods in 2030

Careem Dubai Will Have Driverless Taxi Pods in 2030

By Leena ElDeeb

  Partnering with the US start-up, Next Future Transportation Inc, Careem, the app-based taxi booking service, is planning to have 25% of all their journeys to be driverless across Dubai, UAE, by the year 2030.   The project could meet transportation needs in the region in an environmentally friendly way, said Mudassir Sheikha, Careem’s co-founder […]

8 Pieces of Advice Egyptian Taxi Drivers Should Listen To

8 Pieces of Advice Egyptian Taxi Drivers Should Listen To

Moving to Cairo three months ago was a risky move, but a great one to say the least. However, I was faced with the obstacle of living in a city I didn’t know with people who spoke a different Arabic dialect than me, and as someone who is constantly running from event to the office […]

13 Types of Taxi Drivers You’ll Find in Egypt

13 Types of Taxi Drivers You’ll Find in Egypt

By Hady Elhady

Before there were applications like Easy Taxi that make our life a lot easier, as well as ensure a good transportation experience and safety, people used to stop taxis in the streets the old fashioned way and it was purely luck who you ended up with. From the ones who never shut up to the […]