The Opus: Everything You Need to Know About Zaha Hadid’s Iconic Dubai Project

The Opus: Everything You Need to Know About Zaha Hadid’s Iconic Dubai Project

  After almost a decade in development, The Opus Omniyat is finally taking shape in Dubai. Designed by late legendary architect Dame Zaha Hadid, the mixed-use project is rapidly approaching completion, and it looks out of this world.     It will have 56,000 square feet of office space, a rooftop bar, and a nightclub […]

Elves: You Don’t Need to Do Anything More Because This App Will Do It for You

Elves: You Don’t Need to Do Anything More Because This App Will Do It for You

We Egyptians are many things, but one thing we aren’t is being punctual. It’s not our fault, we’re just programmed to be very, very lazy; it’s just who we are. Which is why it put a smile on our faces when we found out about Elves.     Think of Elves as your very own […]

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

  Egypt has been killing it in squash for the past few years. Our athletes’ killer talents have been celebrated internationally, and this year, The Gouna International Tournament was just another chance where Egypt, especially Alexandrians, show off their skills.   This year, the semi finals had four players from Alexandria. Marwan ElShorbagy, Fares Dessouky, Nour ElSherbini and […]

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

by Rana Elhawary

Earlier this week, we reported which Middle Eastern locations were lighting up blue to commemorate autism awareness, and because we believe in the importance of using our platform to effectuate change; today, we are here in an effort to change perceptions and minds regarding autism.     Autism is a disorder resulting from of a […]

You Can Now Milk Your Own Camel at Dubai’s Costa Coffee

You Can Now Milk Your Own Camel at Dubai’s Costa Coffee

  How do you like your cup of coffee in the morning? Some like theirs black, others like it iced, and thanks to Dubai’s Costa Coffee, some will want it with a fresh squirt of milk straight from a camel or not.   Making the announcement in all seriousness in a press release on Wednesday, […]

How Us Arabs Use Philosophy in Our Everyday Lives Without Even Knowing

How Us Arabs Use Philosophy in Our Everyday Lives Without Even Knowing

  Most people assume that philosophy is quite a boring topic, and yes, I get why they would think that. But as a philosophy enthusiast, I can tell you that it really isn’t as boring as some might think. In fact, I’d like to prove that we use philosophy in our everyday lives, but we […]

This Membership Is a Must-Have for Every Foodie in the UAE

This Membership Is a Must-Have for Every Foodie in the UAE

  There are several reasons why Zomato Gold is a must have membership for hardcore foodies. If you don’t know what Zomato is, let us enlighten you; it’s an international app that’s available in more than 20 countries across the world and helps people decide where to eat. The Zomato Gold membership in the UAE […]

UAE to Build First City on Mars by 2117

UAE to Build First City on Mars by 2117

  A little more than 40 years ago, Dubai was a tiny pearl-fishing village lined with dirt roads. Now it’s the largest and most futuristic city in the world, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From manmade, palm tree-shaped archipelagos to jetpack-wearing firefighters and the world’s tallest building, the city has a reputation […]

The History of Falconry and How Important It Is to the UAE

The History of Falconry and How Important It Is to the UAE

Fierce and majestic – the falcon has played a significant part in the rich Arab history and culture. Not only that, it’s also the UAE’s national bird; it symbolizes courage, strong will and determination, and of course, grace and pride. Here are some facts about falconry in the UAE.     Falconry is one of […]

Egyptian Movie Shows You How It’s Like to Actually Live with Depression

Egyptian Movie Shows You How It’s Like to Actually Live with Depression

  “When a good university friend of mine told me she had suffered from depression in high school, I reacted with skepticism and little understanding: ‘What do you mean, you couldn’t get out of bed in the morning?’” This is a meaningful quote from a text published by Sara Bøgh. A quote, that perfectly summons […]

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