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...

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...

Cairo’s Ramadan Favorites

During Ramadan, many take advantage of the cultural boom that marks the holy month to enrich their knowledge of Egyptian culture and Islam.  This Ramadan,...

Best Summer Getaways in Egypt

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Ismailia – Egypt’s Garden City

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

The Art-Inspired Manyal Palace

By mid-19th Century, baroque architecture and other Western designs greatly influenced the Middle East and ushered in the recession of traditional Islamic architecture that...

Amr Ibn El Aas: The First Mosque

By Soha Khater In the heart of Old Cairo surmounted by a number of ancient Coptic churches, a Coptic museum and a synagogue, is the...

Dahab: Underwater

Written and Photographed By John PerkinsUnderwater, nothing is the same. Reds turn blue, gravity is a faint memory, you could be anywhere. Fish swim...

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