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.
Why we’ll never be truly be local foreigners in Egypt… and that’s OK.
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.
I love a wall of language textbooks. They make me feel good, even if I haven’t read them all. In fact, 90% of the books I’ve retained over the years have been language books. On my last visit to a physical bookstore (in Portland, Oregon), I bought three books, all about Persian. Jo bought one…
This is an archive of our letter sent to our subscribers dated 14 Jan 2019.