Ten photos that show why Egypt is amazing to travel to
Our constantly updated guide to updating your Egyptian tourist visa in Cairo, getting a 3-month visitor card. Including COVID-19 updates.
What are the kinds of Arabic around the world? What do they sound like? What do they have in common, and how are they different?
A quick overview of the most delicious (and often quite cheap) foods to eat in Egypt, including for vegetarians. Egypt shocked us with its amazing food in the time we spent there learning Egyptian Arabic. Egyptian food really managed to touch our souls. I think we were expecting Egyptian food to be good; we weren’t…
What to wear in Egypt as a female traveler. A complete packing guide to visiting all of Egypt’s most beautiful landmarks while respecting the local culture and feeling comfortable. Trying to figure out what to wear as a woman in a Muslim-majority country like Egypt can be tricky. Can you wear skinny jeans or leggings?…
Our full guide to living in Cairo and Egypt, for anyone considering moving there. Everything including safety, language, religion, money, costs and more.
The story of the Zabaleen – “Garbage People” who have for generations been the informal backbone of Cairo’s waste management.
An complete guide to Arabic coffee, including the definition of “Arabic coffee”, where to drink Arabic coffee in Egypt and the Middle East, how to make Arabic coffee at home, and an analysis of Arabic vs Turkish coffee. By obsessive coffee lovers.
Egypt is safe for women – if you’re prepared. Here’s everything we learned from three months of living in different parts of Egypt.
The story of how we nearly ended up living on a beachfront paradise in exchange for management skills.