This Shakshuka Recipe Is So Easy, It’s Perfect for Weekend Mornings

This Shakshuka Recipe Is So Easy, It’s Perfect for Weekend Mornings

by Manal Kewan

Whenever I say the word shakshuka, people — often khawagas (foreigners) — give me a funny look, like I’ve sneezed or something. If you happen to be one of those people, I’ll briefly explain what it actually is because that’s the kind of person my mama would be proud of.     Shakshuka is a […]

Marwan Younis Shares His Best Starter Kit on How to Be Super Cool This Weekend

Marwan Younis Shares His Best Starter Kit on How to Be Super Cool This Weekend

This is summer’s last weekend. Whether you’re the coolest kid in town or a try-hard wannabe, you have two destinations this Eid: Sahel and Gouna. Women are rocking some serious hot bodies, men are suddenly expressing their sense of fashion and there is pressure all around town.   Our favorite video blogger just took it […]

Your 101 Guide to the Most Instagrammable Sahel Spots This Summer

Your 101 Guide to the Most Instagrammable Sahel Spots This Summer

“What was the purpose of traveling before they invented Insta Stories anyway?” – Kurt Galalah (Editor-in-Chief @ Scoop Empire)    Although I disagree with our Editor-in-Chief, I cannot ignore the fact that people are slowly getting addicted to taking pictures and posting stories while on vacation; some do so to show off, some do so […]

Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Go in Sahel This Weekend

Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Go in Sahel This Weekend

“What to do?” and “Where to go?” are the existential questions that we ask ourselves every weekend in Sahel. To save you from all that trouble, I decided to do you a favor and compile a list of the best events happening in the North Coast; so you don’t have to complain about not knowing […]

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

7 Cairo Venues That Are Perfect to Chill out, Relax and Listen to Live Music

by Abdulhameed Afifi

Sometimes, all you want to do is kick back, relax, and listen to some feel-good music. Some places in Egypt offer just that; friendly atmosphere, a warm cup of coffee, and the soft tunes that will take your mind off of any stressful day.   Here are some of our favorite picks that you must […]

Sahel Club Under Fire over Photo of Live Performance

Sahel Club Under Fire over Photo of Live Performance

  Sahel season is upon us and so are the weekends’ never ending parties. This week, however, social media folks have been riled up over one event in particular. Someone posted a Facebook photo of a live performance that allegedly took place at one of Sahel’s biggest clubs, 6ix Degrees. The post showed six women […]

We Went to El Gouna to Take the New MINI COUNTRYMAN for a Spin, and This Is What Happened

We Went to El Gouna to Take the New MINI COUNTRYMAN for a Spin, and This Is What Happened

The last weekend before Ramadan, marked the launch of the new MINI COUNTRYMAN in El Gouna. MINI Egypt graciously invited us to spend that weekend with them, as they showcase the biggest MINI ever! Needless to say, it was everything we expected and more.       MINI Egypt proved to be the most generous and […]

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

How Not to Be Stuck in Cairo This Easter Weekend

Easter break is less than a month away and if you haven’t booked or planned anything already, we’re sorry to break it to you but you’re most likely going to spend it in Cairo since destinations like Gouna are probably going to be fully booked.   I, for one, refuse to accept that I’m going […]

For Valentine’s Day, Go See ‘La La Land’ Not ‘Mawlana’

For Valentine’s Day, Go See ‘La La Land’ Not ‘Mawlana’

I had a compelling desire to write this review after seeing the movies just mentioned in the title. Not just because both of them are critically acclaimed, but because they’re making movie lovers brave the cold and head towards the multiplexes. I am happy to see people expressing interest and enthusiasm for serious movies after […]

WATCH: Why Sahel Beaches Beat Every Other Beach

WATCH: Why Sahel Beaches Beat Every Other Beach

North Coast from different angle from Sherif Samy on Vimeo.   We love Sahel as much as the next person, but we need to admit that we sometimes take its beauty for granted. In fact, we take Egypt’s beauty for granted. We really do. But Vimeo user Sherif Samy has refused to let us do […]