Al-Ahram Weekly - Living

Getting ready to travel

Don’t break your budget but pack your luggage. For many people, now is the right time to travel.

A dog café for furry friends

Egypt’s first dog café lets city dog-owners spend more quality time with their canine friends.

Slowing down our lives

More and more people are aiming to consume less and take a slower approach to their everyday and professional lives

The art of good behaviour

An Egyptian etiquette expert is giving lessons on how to behave well in different situations

Cairo runs a marathon

This year’s Cairo Marathon with more than 5,000 participants took place in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis last week

Divorce and the family

Amira Elhamy examines the impacts of divorce on all family members

Anger management for teenagers

Why do children and adolescents often have difficulty controlling their emotions? Khaled El-Ghamri seeks professional answers

Trailblazing the Tannoura

Egypt’s first female Tannoura dancer Hanaa Mustafa speaks about the innovations she has brought to this traditionally male-dominated job

Easter in Ramadan

Egypt’s Coptic Christians are celebrating Easter during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, with the spring holiday of Sham Al-Nessim also coming in the same month, writes Ameera Fouad

Other experiences of Ramadan

How is Ramadan celebrated in Egypt’s hospitals and old people’s homes

Ramadan as a dietary game-changer

Fasting during Ramadan can improve physical fitness, even if many people may still ignore its many health benefits, writes Ameera Fouad

Controlling spending in Ramadan

Many people spend more on groceries and other items during Ramadan, but will that be the case this year after the rise in prices.

Experiences of first-time mums

As the country celebrates this year’s Mother’s Day, spare a thought for Egypt’s first-time mums

Reminders of the power of love

How many people still believe in love

The beauty of the beast

A beauty contest for dogs is more than a catwalk and is an opportunity to improve the physical and psychological health of future breeds, writes Khaled El-Ghamri

Eating as a cure for Covid-19

Good nutrition can help to prevent infection with Covid-19, help to cure it, and rebuild the immune system, a nutritionist confirms

Skydiving in Sharm El-Sheikh

A group of Egyptian media presenters experienced the thrills of skydiving during the last World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh

Pressure builds on brides

As prices peak and Covid-19 continues to interrupt weddings, many young couples are facing societal norms they now want to break

What's behind the high divorce rate in Egypt?

Al-Ahram Weekly investigates the reasons behind the high divorce rate in Egypt and how they might be overcome.

Introducing miniature sculpture

Artist Ibrahim Belal has been introducing a unique form of miniature art to Egypt, writes Mai Samih

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