We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

With public transportation being the problem that it is, Egyptians have either turned to services that offer them forms of private transportation, or they have just bought cars. This former option has become increasingly popular, given the popularity of the internet, and the consequent development of applications that support private forms of transportation: namely Uber […]

Abu Dhabi to Introduce a New Method of Transportation Really Soon

Abu Dhabi to Introduce a New Method of Transportation Really Soon

Believe it or not, but traveling via cable cars might become an actual thing in Abu Dhabi!     And even though construction hasn’t even started yet, but according to The Department of Municipal Affairs & Transport, the Cable Car project has been shown to be a part of a portfolio of upcoming projects and future […]

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 […]

GoBus Might Lose Their License After the Alamien/Wady El Natron Road Accident

GoBus Might Lose Their License After the Alamien/Wady El Natron Road Accident

Al Mogaz has just reported that the General Authority For Roads, Bridges & Land Transport (GARBLT) are possibly looking into withdrawing GoBus’ license.   GoBus is the leading method of transportation between cities in Egypt; especially touristic ones.     The action was a direct consequence of the recent GoBus accident that took place last Friday […]

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, […]

We Really Really Hope This Isn’t How the Whale Is Being Transported to Fayoum

We Really Really Hope This Isn’t How the Whale Is Being Transported to Fayoum

This week, a dead whale has been found washed ashore in Marsa Matrouh by city locals. Egypt’s Ministry of Environment have decided to transport the carcass to Fayoum’s Wadi El-Hitan so it can be buried properly there. But, the real question is how are they going to move the 15 meters long and seven ton mammal?   Well, a […]

#MostafaKnowsFashion: The Arab Guide to Attending the Met Gala 2017

#MostafaKnowsFashion: The Arab Guide to Attending the Met Gala 2017

By Mostafa Waheed     What is the Met Gala and how does one actually go? With everyone talking about Met Gala here, and Met Gala that, I’ve decided to round up a list of questions (that I will answer) and things that need to happen in order for you to get a ticket, what you should […]

Uber and Careem, Get Your Surge Price Sh*t Together Before We Dump You

Uber and Careem, Get Your Surge Price Sh*t Together Before We Dump You

  Uber and Careem, you know we, as in Scoop Empire along with many in Egypt, have been supporting you since the day you graced our land. I don’t even want to mention the very powerful social media war we started against white taxis for your sake. Well, I just did! Yet, with great sadness, the […]

A Guide to Egypt’s Microbus Hand Signs for Dummies

A Guide to Egypt’s Microbus Hand Signs for Dummies

Let’s face the ugly truth: For some reason, we always seem to pay higher rates for Uber and Careem this month. Many suspect that it might be due to the deficiency in number of drivers as they quit after being harassed and threatened by white taxis. Others claim that it is only a normal consequence of the […]

Careem Hits Gouna this New Year’s Eve

Careem Hits Gouna this New Year’s Eve

After hitting the streets of Cairo and Alexandria, and achieving big success, Careem has decided to hit Gouna to help ensure the safety of those in need for a ride. Given the stories we sometimes hear during NYE and such on Gouna’s roads, having Careem on hand is a God-send, especially for those who like to party […]