26 Dance Moves That Were Basically Taught to Every Arab Kid Growing Up

26 Dance Moves That Were Basically Taught to Every Arab Kid Growing Up

Before the Nae Nae and twerking happened, two angels called Hamid ElShaeri and Vanilla Ice landed on earth and showed 80s kids what “cool” and “swag” meant. I will forever say the 80s and 90s were the golden eras of music and embarrassing choreography. Being an Arab kid used to be nothing but practicing dances for birthdays, […]

24 Pictures that Show How Different Egypt 2007 and 2017 Are

24 Pictures that Show How Different Egypt 2007 and 2017 Are

When you physically say the word “2007,” it doesn’t feel like much time has actually passed, except it has. That was 10 freaking years ago. So much has changed in Egypt. Don’t believe us? Well, there you go:       The “it” place for foul in 2007       The “it” place for […]

25 Egyptian Things That Will Make You Feel Older Than Gedetak

25 Egyptian Things That Will Make You Feel Older Than Gedetak

If you’ve been feeling like staying home lately, going to bed at 8 PM, dancing feels like a mission and you avoid junk food at night because your system always fails to digest it, then we’ll gladly break the news for you: You’re getting old. Since I find myself rather tired on this long weekend, I […]

How We Spent an Egyptian Day in 1996 Vs. 2016

How We Spent an Egyptian Day in 1996 Vs. 2016

Technology has ruined and saved us for good. I remember the days when it would take me hours just to reach someone at home on their land line, the pre-Google and Wi-Fi days when I had to find a library in Cairo for proper information, the days when school fees made sense and when I […]

17 Games Every Egyptian Kid Has Played in School

17 Games Every Egyptian Kid Has Played in School

By Hady El Hady

Back before kids had iPhones and iPads and spent their free time crushing candy and planting pea shooters to kill zombies, kids used to spend their breaks at school playing games that actually involved human interaction (shocking, right?!). So here’s a nostalgic list of 17 games that every Egyptian kid used to play in school. […]

Iconic Egyptian Candies Jelly Cola and Gersy Made a Glorious Comeback and We’re Freaking Out

Iconic Egyptian Candies Jelly Cola and Gersy Made a Glorious Comeback and We’re Freaking Out

Cinema El Atfal, Mama Nagwa and Bo2loz, Boogie we Tamtam, 3amo Fouad, listening to mix tapes on Walkmans, Ramadan’s Fawazir, Alf Leila we Leila, Sherihan and Nelly are just some of the reasons why the 80s will forever be our favorite decade. Yet none of them meant a thing if we weren’t devouring our favorite […]

17 Things Only People Who Grew Up In Mohandeseen Will Understand

17 Things Only People Who Grew Up In Mohandeseen Will Understand

By Mai Khaled

Even if you didn’t grow up in Mohandeseen, you’d most likely also relate to these things since, growing up in the 80s or 90s, we had nowhere to go but Mohandeseen…     You were a videotape dealer. You sold videotapes to your friends at school because the only shop that sold videotapes in town […]

Back to School Struggles that Were Too Real in the 80s

Back to School Struggles that Were Too Real in the 80s

Sadly, next week the summer comes to an end and every kid and parent in the country is preparing themselves for school. From new clothes to bags and pens, parents are living a shopping spree nightmare. No matter how many years go by, the back to school struggle will always be the same. Here’s the […]

‘Sahbet El Saada’ Takes Us Back to the Days When Music Didn’t Involve Twerking

‘Sahbet El Saada’ Takes Us Back to the Days When Music Didn’t Involve Twerking

Sahbet El Saada has proved time after time that it is one of the most entertaining shows in Egypt right now. Host Isaad Younis has made it her weekly thing to bring us the most nostalgic musicians, actors, models and TV show hosts who we all grew up loving. You always wonder where they disappeared after […]

48 Childhood Memories of Egypt that Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

48 Childhood Memories of Egypt that Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Looking at kids nowadays is just sad because we know at least we had a proper childhood! The smallest things made us happy and life was just somehow simpler. Coming across some childhood memories courtesy of Bimbo Memories and El Dofda3 Kermit, we felt a nostalgia that made us want to take a trip down […]

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