This time around in her weekly misadventures, Monica Gerges sets out in search of Haj Mohamed, the blind carpenter of Gesr El Suez. Over the course of her (long and chaotic) journey, she realises you can learn a lot between Giza and Gesr El Suez, including when to ask a TokTok for help...
Statistics indicate that the Christian population across the Middle East has dropped from 13.6% to 4.2% in the past century. As the Egyptian Christian community continues to decrease, Valentina Primo speaks to those leaving the country to unveil the reasons behind this post-modern exodus.
Once a vibrant community, perfectly assimilated into society, the Jews of Egypt have dwindled in numbers and their presence is almost non-existent now. Niveen Ghoneim takes one last walk down memory lane with the last custodian of Egypt's Jewish heritage. more
Virginity is a sacred aspect when it comes to marriage in Egypt - or is it? Mariam Raymone interviews men with different backgrounds to understand what they think of women who lose their virginity before marriage. more
Looking for a place in Cairo to chill with some friends where you can bring your own bottle but don't have to pay the extortionate price of bouchon is a toughie. So we've compiled a list of places where you can BYOB! You're welcome. more
Our resident Fancypants aka Skot Thayer loves Indian food and the Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo's Indian night at Branzino turned out to be some of the best you can get without having to cross the Himalayas. more
Are Egypt's priorities right on or dead wrong? With the announcement of opening new costly cultural projects aimed at re-attracting tourists, we examine if the money, time, and resources is better spent on smarter security. more