It started in 2000 in Argentina with nothing but a 1928 car and a dream. 15 years, three continents and four children later, they reach Egypt, following a road trip through Africa. Valentina Primo cruises around Cairo with the family without borders.
As we unveil Egypt’s 25 youngest entrepreneurs, Valentina Primo speaks to Manar El Mokaddam, the pole fitness instructor inaugurating a new era in the local fitness scene, where women not only learn acrobatics but also take ownership of their bodies.
Who are these Egyptian women who abandon tradition and move out, free from the patriarchal home-structure that's so embedded in our culture, and what can we learn from them? May Mansour interviews five ladies who live alone to find out more about one of our society's big taboos...
As Egypt's youth picks up on the global trends for tattoos and piercings more and more, the market for niche body modifications - including scarring, branding and dermal punching - is growing too. May Mansour meets Alexandria's professional body-mod artist to find out more. more
While death is a thought we tend to avoid, what is unavoidable are the costs and processes associated with our grieving. Hundreds of thousands of pounds can be spent on what is deemed a respectable funeral here in Egypt. Mona Daoud discovers more... more
Eihab Boraie delves into the dark world of animal abuse, by those who purport to be their saviours, as the ongoing controversy surrounding the Egyptian Horse Project is underlined by groups committed to shutting down the so-called fraudulent and cruel organisation. more