• Barefoot in Tunis,  Press,  Sustainable Living

    Egyptian Streets @ Barefoot in Tunis

    We feel truly honored and blessed to have Egyptian Streets write such a lovely review about our tiny lodge. “Following a wooden sign that reads ‘Barefoot in Tunis’ down a narrow dirt road in the small, but ever so charming, Tunis Village in Fayoum, one will find a sustainable haven nestled away at the end of it.  When visiting the famed pottery village of Tunis in Fayoum, one will find a number of wonderful accommodation options, from hotel-like lodges to various Airbnb listings; Barefoot in Tunis however, is not a mere Airbnb listing, but an experience in and of itself. …

  • 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…

  • 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…