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...

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...

Urbanizing Borg El Borollos

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

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 WHITE DESERT

By Sankalita Shome Photography by Faris Hassanein#November 2010 The White Desert can make for a very interesting trip in Egypt, especially for nature lovers with...

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...

Nostalgia for Village Life: Haj Radi Remembers Hassan Fathi

written and photographed by Ahmed KafafiHaj Ahmed Radi, son of the late architect Hassan Fathi’s guard, belongs to a generation that fought in the...

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...

Dinner Will Never Be The Same Again

We've compiled a short list of 5 of the funkiest restaurants you'll ever dine in, around the world. Can you think of any more?1....

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Everyone's looking for their next vacation spots and we have compiled a group of the strangest hotels around the world. Would you stay there?1. La...

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