Nayera El Zeki

Travel back in Time: Vacationing in the 20th Century!

We’re already the biggest advocates of traveling, regardless where, when or how it’s done. There’s something magical about experiencing new destinations, new cultures and new experiences altogether. We even imagined what it would have been like to experience traveling at a different era, and came up with what traveling in the 20th century would’ve been…

Farahzada Elshihy: “Colors can make people happy!”

Art has taken many different forms in the past, and is now taking a whole new form with the young and talented Artist Farahzada El-Shihy. At the young age of 20, Farahzada has progressed her love of all-things-spiritual, music and creativity into beautiful art pieces. We had a little chat with the Artist-in-the-making to find…

Allaga: Proving Egyptian Fashion never dies!

 After learning about the existence of the reputable Fashion Design Institute right here in Egypt, we met the by-product brand that was the result of hard work and dedication at the institute. The Egyptian brand Allaga and part of the talented team of Designers behind it, Asmaa, Radwa, Doaa and Dalia, sat with us to…

Keeping Things “Taht Al Saytara” With Jamila Awad!

Jamila Awad, also known as Hania from this season’s hit series Taht Al Saytara has been the talk of the town lately, with many people including us, wondering what she might be like in real life. A brief chat with the actress showed she was nothing like the character she plays; she’s a sweet but…

Psych Talk with Dr Samiha El Refaie

Psychologist and founder of Prana for self and Corporate Development Dr Samiha El Refaie helps us answer some of life’s most puzzling mysteries. After her graduation from The American University in Cairo, she worked for the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees, Judging on asylum seekers cases where she had profoundly learnt how pain and…
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Finally Decoding Slickr!

On Revolutionary Changes in Fashion, Social Networks and Women’s Rights!   Walking into their well-groomed office in Zamalek, we could tell that Slickr was going to be a hub where great taste, fashion and style will blossom. We were warmly greeted at the door by founders Maria Munoz and Moe Tarek. Had some tea and…

From the Office to the Dance Floor – How to be prepared!

  I’ve learned that living in Cairo is all about time management, and if you’re anything like me you’ll be trying to balance a social life with a professional life along with that (and failing miserably but that’s not the point). If you work in a country as widespread as Cairo, then you know it’s…

“Bag” to Basics!

We’re taking things “Bag” to basics with these head-turning and everlasting masterpieces that never go out of style. Must have pieces for every woman out-there!                        A piece of art in itself. Lady Dior bag with florals       An everlasting classic bag that…

Amir Allam Doesn’t Share Food. Only Menus!

  Amir Allam is the young entrepreneur behind the website that caused a revolution in the methods Egyptians used to decide on where and what to order for food today. If you haven’t already guessed, Amir is the man behind elmenus. We met with him to discuss corporate life, risking it all for passion and…

Mahi Tarek: Experimenting, Empowering and Enlightening with Art

  After seeing her work at Vintage Furniture and Object Emporium, we immediately met Mahi Tarek, a 30-year-old Fine Arts Graduate whose work is so powerful and beautiful. Mahi has always been into art and fashion. She took an illustration course and started doing portraits. Her paintings are a mixture of feminine elements that roar…

10 woes women in Egypt consider before stepping out the house

let's face it we live in a country where we need to plan ahead and prepare ourselves for a list of possible physical and mental traumas before stepping out of the house here are a few thoughts that run through our heads before heading out into egyptian world.   1. Going to a wedding or…