Our guide on how to get the most out of Luxor in just a few days
The many sounds of Cairo — traffic, the call to prayer, recycling collectors and the “bos bos” sound.
The top-ten must-see things in Cairo from people who actually lived there, plus guidance on what to avoid.
Our battle-tested guidance on how to eat kebab and konafeh in Egypt and still live to see another day.
Is Egypt safe for visitors? Is Cairo safe for women? This is our on-the-ground viewpoint, supported by research.
Cairo transportation – Motorcycle, Microbus, Tuk Tuk and the Metro.
A comprehensive guide on where to stay in Cairo, with a detailed neighborhood guide and photos.
But wait — why buy books when so much is free? I mean, we even authored a post on free learning resources for Arabic. Kids learn for free. Maybe you can find language partners. Why spend? I just want to point out a few things: If you bought all the books on this list, you’d…
This is an archive of our letter sent to our subscribers dated 14 Jan 2019.
Get a mobile sim. Don’t worry if the apartments look crazy on the outside, they’re fine on the inside. And stay on the doorman’s good side.