Written by – Ola Oreiba

Ok peeps, I’m back with the 2nd edition of Fab Finds; pointing at your must-buys and haves. Well, this week it will be a bit different due to the current circumstances in Egypt. I thought while we are all staying indoors because of the taken-so-seriously curfew, it’s not really the best time for shopping; however, you still need to be acquainted with whatever’s coming in handy during the curfew.

Metro Supermarket: Open 24/7. There has to be a branch that is near to where you live, answering to your needs of absolutely everything. Hotline: 19619

Bey2ollak: The ultimate app. There’s to whoever’s left that doesn’t have it on his phone, twitter or facebook or if you’re the unlucky owner of a Nokia Windows Phone, you’re missing a lot. This app is an essential, shows you everything on the road from accidents to military check points. PLUS, for all of you who are trying to escape to Sahel or get back from there, Bey2ollak arranges groups where you could drive together on the road in case something comes up then you’ve got company. Bey2ollak is available on all app stores for free.

El-Ezaby Pharmacies: all branches open 24/7 since almost all small private pharmacies in all the neighborhoods shut their doors by curfew time. Hotline: 19600

Sudoku: If you’re into something that makes your brain work, then Sudoku is your go. Escape the app versions on your smart phones are retreat to the nostalgia of holding a pen and a book with different editions of Sudoku books in Virgin Mega Store and Diwan Bookstore (prices ranging between 50-150), you’re occupied for hours. Here’s an easy one you can start with.


If you have any recommendations on what to do during ‘el7azr’ or any information about what places are open/working during curfew hours, please don’t hesitate to share via comments or email us at [email protected]

Stay Safe!