Ful Medames – Egyptian Staple Beans of Delight


It’s a pretty safe bet that any form of food that has been found within a tomb from thousands of years ago, must have been a culinary hit. Remnants of Ful Medames were uncovered in a number of the 12th Dynasty (1991-1786 B.C.) Pharonic tombs in Egypt. Today, there’s no doubt that the dish is… [Read More]

Photo Favorite: Cairo on Fire


Location: Cairo, Egypt There’s a brilliant orange in the sky that could only be formed when the sun meets the dry heat and pollution of Cairo. Peering at the city at dusk is flabbergasting, an infinite series of ancient looking brown buildings that are dwarfed in the distance by the perfect triangles that poke through… [Read More]

Cairo is Crazy: Exposed in 18 Photo Scenes


Initial impressions of Cairo, Egypt can lead to overwhelming emotions of confusion, attempting to sort out the jumble of energy and life that surges in Egypt’s capital.  Like in most mega-cities, being aggressive is mandatory and taking the micro-advantages over others is common. However, even in the hustle of chaos, individuals enact their Egyptian hospitality,… [Read More]

Egyptian Hospitality: Grand Arrival in Cairo


The first few hours, maybe even the first few days after arriving in a brand new place in the world is one of my absolute favorite moments to live for. Within those first few hours your ideals and previous mental pictures of the place are shattered and the real city is exposed before you.  Sometimes… [Read More]