Anna Bersen

Souraya Hassan: The Dreamy Home Guru

Wed, Jul. 19, 2017

L ight-filled, pastel-colored, shabby-chic interior designs have had social media swooning over the homes designed by Souraya Hassan, better known as Binti Home.

Jude Benhalim: Jewelery with an edge

Wed, Jul. 12, 2017

A t just 23, Jude Benhalim already has a distinguished style that screams edgy, bold and modern intertwined with a hint of Arab culture.

Darb 1718: The Art Refuge

Thu, Jun. 29, 2017

Darb 1718 founder Moataz Nasr tells the story of how the art space has evolved and calls on the public to give a helping hand so the art space can to continue its mission.

Ramadan Around Clock: Muhammad Hommos, Air Traffic Controller

Mon, Jun. 19, 2017

From the control tower at Cairo Airport.

The Art of Revolution: “A Thousand Times No”

Thu, Jun. 15, 2017

Egyptian-Lebanese artist and professor Bahia Shehab talks about graffiti, flowers.

Ramadan Days and Nights: A Day in the Life of a Tour Guide

Mon, May. 29, 2017

Ibrahim Mahdy, 39, has been guiding tourists through Egypt since 2002. The job requires Mahdy to walk around, talk all day and even hike mountains.

Enjoy the Multi-Cultural Lebanese Ramadan

Thu, May. 25, 2017

If you’re heading to Beirut this Ramadan, here’s how you can enjoy the city that doesn’t actually shut down during Ramadan days.

Art Helping Children

Mon, May. 22, 2017

Darb 1718’s gallery in Old Cairo is buzzing with people speaking French, flashing camera lights and waiters serving white wine and petit fours.