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Lets countdown to 2010

Lets countdown to 2010

New Year's festivities are universally celebrated whether with feathers and masks, cocktails and confetti or firecrackers and songs. The world…
Russian sharks descend on Sharm el-Sheikh

Russian sharks descend on Sharm el-Sheikh

As you head from Sharm el-Sheikh’s airport towards the city center, right at the turn towards the luxuriant Naama bay,…
Soup meals

Soup meals

Soup contains vitamins and minerals that stimulate the stomach to produce its digestive juices. Normally, soup is served as an…
Young designers shine at Christmas artists fair

Young designers shine at Christmas artists fair

The cosy Le Pacha boat hosted last Wednesday and Thursday the second “Christmas Artists Group Fair.” New kids on the…
Aesthetics of Andalusia: Ancient and modern Granada

Aesthetics of Andalusia: Ancient and modern Granada

Gypsies, graffiti, tapas and travel in southern Spain Driving past the rows of olive trees in the luscious green valleys…
It is a girl

It is a girl

 Al-Masry Al-Youm congratulates our lifestyle editor Nevine El Shabrawy, her husband Ahmed Senna, and their daughter Laura, on the arrival…
Let’s sing for Christmas

Let’s sing for Christmas

What first springs to mind when hearing the word “carols” is, naturally, Christmas: snow, angels, shining stars, groups of singers…
Eastbound and free: 7 days of tranquility on the Trans-Siberian Railroad

Eastbound and free: 7 days of tranquility on the Trans-Siberian Railroad

In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star the great American travel writer Paul Theroux wrote, “You think of travellers as…
The local bawab: Beyond the surface

The local bawab: Beyond the surface

Undeniably a force to be reckoned with in any local metropolis, the influence of the bawab (doorkeeper) can often extend…
Tao gallery: Handicrafts for interiors with a modern twist

Tao gallery: Handicrafts for interiors with a modern twist

Old film posters decorating CD racks, ancient Sufi poetry hanging on walls, and unique Egyptian ornaments with a modern twist…
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