Do Egyptians Really Live in the Pyramids?

August 26, 2010 No Comments

This is a teaser of a longer video on the best places to go for food, drinks, and shopping in Cairo, Egypt. Watch the whole version at GlobalPost after signing up for their Passport membership.

Solar Power in the Slums

June 19, 2010 1 Comment

Hussein Soliman Farag built homemade solar panel collectors on his roof to save money on gas and to help the environment in Cairo.  Story originally published June 19, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.

Mohamed ElBaradei Tours Old Cairo

May 30, 2010 No Comments

Mohamed ElBaradei went on a walking tour of Coptic Cairo today. Supporters said ElBaradei’s visit was meant to bring awareness for his movement of change in Egypt.  Originally produced for Daily News Egypt on May 30, 2010.

A Pharaonic fish tale from Cairo

April 5, 2010 No Comments

Sham el Nessim, or ‘smelling the breezes’ is a holiday from pharaonic times, ushering in the first day of spring. But every year, one popular custom creates quite a stink. Originally published by Global Post on April 5, 2010.

Oriental Jazz

March 10, 2010 No Comments

At the first annual Cairo Jazz Festival, local musicians are fusing sounds from East and West.  Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on March 10, 2010.

Limp Butts in Egypt

February 17, 2010 No Comments

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but many Egyptians are speechless over an image that recently hit the streets here.  Can a new impotence warning dent the manhood of Egypt’s smokers? Originally published by Global Post on February 17, 2010.

Tentmaker in Cairo

February 8, 2010 No Comments

For more than 150 years, craftsmen in Cairo’s tentmaking market have passed the hand-made, needle skills on from father to son. But not everyone wants to continue the cycle. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on February 8, 2010.