• Design,  Fashion

    Fashion Made in Egypt

    I love the fact that Barefoot in Tunis brings me in contact with so many Egyptian creatives! It is wonderful to see these sparks of creativity, openness and fearlessness. It enlightens my existence to watch creatives work in a country that is usually a homogenous mass trained to ignore and even to condemn beauty in all its forms.

  • Handicrafts,  Pottery,  Things to Do

    Nazla Pottery Village

    Since pharaonic times, pottery has been a core craft to the Egyptian culture, faith and identity. Through excavation across the country, archaeologists have been able to date back many historical sites through examining the pottery shards found therein. One of those…

  • Desert,  Things to Do

    Desert Shoots

    “What makes the desert beautiful, is that somewhere it hides a well” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince       “The first stars tremble as if shimmering in green water. Hours must pass before their glimmer hardens into…

  • Lake Qarun,  Things to Do

    Lake Qarun

    Lake Qarun is one of Egypt’s richest and most treasured natural landmarks.  It is in fact Egypt’s largest salt lake. Lake Qarun received its protectorate status, not only because of its obvious beauty and importance for birds and people, but…