“Age is how you feel, and how you treat yourself,” she says with a smile. An interview with Samia Allouba, the woman who brought fitness to Egypt. With the summer coming up fast many of us will feel it’s time to get into shape, ready for the beach. The Maadi Messenger has provided a complete comprehensive breakdown of the top gyms in the area. This is the oldest building on earth in which stone was used as a building material. The advisor to the King who innovated this transition, from mud-brick and palm-log construction, was architect/engineer/physician/priest Imhotep. My first experience flying on a plane came in 2008 when I was 22 years old. This also happened to be my big move from South Africa to Egypt.

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  • The Tomb of Imhotep

    There is a countryside restaurant near Sakkara that serves traditional Egyptian lunch. One of the wonderful things about this place is that they make the freshest bread, baked the ancient Egyptian way, just like we saw depicted in beautiful colors on the walls of the tomb of Ti. There, Om Sahar bakes bread the same old way with nothing changed for 5000 years.

     
  • ‘The Top 6’ Gyms in Maadi

    With the summer coming up fast many of us will feel it’s time to get into shape, ready for the beach. The Maadi Messenger has provided a complete comprehensive breakdown of the top gyms in the area. All gyms featured are happy for Maadi Messenger readers to have a free session before they take out membership. 

     
  • Samia Allouba- The Face of Fitness

    Samia Allouba – The Face of Fitness

    Egypt has seen the fitness industry boom over the past decades.

     
  • Best Kept Secrets of Cairo

    It would be a surprise for you if you came across an ice rink in Cairo. I know. It was quite a surprise when I went to Family Land for the first time. I was really surprised when I saw the ice rink. I asked Mum, ‘Is that seriously an ice rink? It is too hot here!’

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