Egypt to turn Bab el Azab in Old Cairo into Touristic Destination

At the start of June, Cairo was blessed with some pleasant news for a change – after the ruckus that 2020 has provided us with so far. Egypt’s Sovereign Fund has just signed an agreement with the Supreme Council of Antiquities to renovate and operate touristic services in the ancient Bab el Azab area – […]

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Why You Should Go on a Luxor & Aswan Nile Cruise for Your Next Vacation

Cruises. We love them. We love to relax and indulge in the luxuries of them. But what’s most exciting about the Luxor-Aswan Nile Cruise compared to most other cruises is that it’s infused with a number of historical tours, exploring the many depths of Ancient Egypt. You will not only get to lay back and […]

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Things to Prepare before Camping at the White Desert

For us Egyptians, we don’t have to venture too far to come across some of the wildest and most jaw-dropping landscapes there is to see. Located in the Western Desert, Sahara el Beyda (White Desert) is a main attraction in the Bedouin-inhabited region. The White Desert is famous for its snow white colored landscapes and vast dunes […]

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Do people drink in Egypt?

Yes, Egypt is an Islamic country – but that doesn’t mean you can’t get yourself a drink. With a minority of Coptic Christians living in Egypt, the law cannot place an ultimate ban on alcohol as other Islamic countries do… well, there’s that, and there’s also the fact that it would be super detrimental to […]

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What is Opera Verdi: Aida, and Why is it So Important?

Every year since 1871, the Opera Verdi: Aida has had a grand performance at least once a year. This four-act musical by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi is set in the Old Kingdom of Egypt. The play was commissioned by Cairo’s Khedivial Opera House, where it had its premiere in 1971. This year’s shows, taking place […]

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What’s so Significant About the Abu Simbel Sun Festival?

Twice a year, crowds from all over the world gather to meet south of Aswan, at the Abu Simbel Temples. On February 22nd and October 22nd on every year, an astrological phenomenon occurs, resulting in a spectacular sight of the sun’s rays illuminating into a dark chamber and shining its light on King Ramses II. Every year, […]

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9 Gorgeous Airbnb Homes for the Perfect Honeymoon In Egypt

It’s wedding season, and we all know what that means – that it’s also Honeymoon In Egypt season. Egyptians often seek far and distant locations to celebrate their newlywed status, traveling to the beaches of Bali or to the myriad of streets around Italy. But did you know that Egypt is not only home to […]

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Launch of the World’s Largest Museum Finally Scheduled for Next Year in Egypt

Yep, you read that right. Egypt is about to inaugurate the world’s largest museum – more commonly dubbed as the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). According to Egyptian news outlets, word has it that the museum will have a grand opening ceremony in 2020, celebrating the foundation of the museum. The GEM, a large futuristic meets […]

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Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Egypt

Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Egypt, Egypt is a beautiful country that’s rich with history, wonderful sightseeing, delicious foods, and a nightlife to be envied. But if you’re looking to spend your holiday, honeymoon, or even your business trip in Egypt, there are a few things you need to be aware of to […]

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