Glimpses of Hope in Upcoming Governmental Projects

By Rawan Abdel Latif It comes as no surprise that Egypt is currently facing many hardships: the increase in the prices of goods that are...

Ideas for a Different New Year’s Holiday

A Trip in the Desert A three or four day trip in the desert could be a pleasant and serene experience, so we chose for...

Egypt Then

By Enas El Masry For as long as humanity can recall, necessity has always been the mother of invention. While it may have taken past...

Our Music Heritage

By Enas El Masry There are many traits that one can easily attribute to the majority of Egyptians; among the common features that are beyond...

Heritage Buildings in Alexandria and Cairo

By Rawan Abdel Latif For decades, Alexandria and Cairo have been the cities to look to when thinking of diversity, heritage and tradition. Many groups...

Sport in Egypt: A Forgotten Time from the Glory Days

By Mona El Husseiny Knowing that I am a devoted reader and a lover of all things old, my mother passed down to me a...

Kilims: Traditional Takes a Turn

Written by Rana Kamaly. Photos courtesy of Ibrahim Shams and Salma Adel. The origin of these traditional hand-made rugs came from the desert dwellers of...

Street Food: An Icon in Egypt’s Heritage

By Rana Kamaly Street carts are, and always have been one of Egypt’s important cultural icons. Residents have become accustomed to their presence in all...

Old Restaurants with Tales of Heritage and Revolution

By Mona El Husseiny Egypt is rich with historical sites and long-standing temples scattered all over its glorious land. In Downtown Cairo, one manages to retrieve...

Save Port Said’s Heritage

Written and photographed by Ahmed Kafafi Overtaken by wars and commercial activities, Port Said’s architecture heritage, a mix of Arab, Italian, French and Greek architectural...

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