12 Cultural Venues in Ramadan

1. Beit Zeinab Khatoun Hidden in one of the alleys of the old Islamic city; is one of the most remarkable houses that have managed...

Gharb Soheil: A Village Saved from Diaspora

by  Riad Tawfik   With the construction of the Aswan Dam, later known as the High Dam, came the largest immigration of Nubians from their homeland...

10 Strangest Buildings Around the World

Check out some of the strangest homes, offices and architectural designs  from around the world. 1. Device To Root Out Devil (Denver, Colorado) A country church is...

Ismailia – Egypt’s Garden City

written and photographed by Ahmed Kafafi Although small as a city Ismailia is big as a governorate. Located 120km from Cairo it offers sightseeing, culture and...

History through Maquettes

Written and photographed by Ahmed Kafafi The Suez Canal Museum in Port Said presents the history of the construction of the Suez Canal through colorful...

Misconceptions About Siwa

By Enas el Masry Far away from Egypt’s modern societies, an ancient community lies in the heart of the Western Desert, preserving not only its...

Sa7el: The Egyptian Riviera

By Amina El Fayoumy El-Sahel’s 250-kilometer strip has become the prime summer destination for Egypt’s upper and upper-middle classes.  But just how did it come...

Kafr Wahb: A Model for all Villages

‘Kafr Wahb,’ a small village located in the heart of Menofiya, some 60 km from Cairo, was selected in 2013 by the United Nations...

Euro-Dolls Competition at Sofitel El Gezirah

Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah, in association with the Institute Francais d’Egypte (IFE) Organized the Euro Dolls challenge with local artists from the Department of...

Urbanizing Borg El Borollos

by Ahmed Kafafi Photos courtesy of Ibrahim Shalabi and Abdel Wahab Abdel El Mohsen Foundation for Culture, Arts and Development The small fishing village of Borg...

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