What’s the first you think of when you think of Egypt? Pyramids. Ok. Yes. But what comes after that? CAMELS! Camels are awesome creatures. Most of the time they’re cute and funny, but they can also be dirty and clumsy. But they’re some seriously incredible animals when you really get to know them. There are two primary types of camels - dromedary and Bactrian (yes the … [Read more...] about All About Camels… and the Pyramids Camel Scam
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One of the amazing things about Egypt is that the entire country is still an active archaeological site. With over five thousand years of history under its sands, the slice that we know about and have uncovered so far is by no means all there is to be discovered. When you visit the Pyramids couples, Memphis, the Valley of the Kings, and many other sites, you may notice … [Read more...] about New Discoveries
Holy Mummies! If you've ever wanted to travel to Egypt and get an amazing bang for your buck, there's no time like the present. In an attempt to meet the economic and financial conditions of the International Monetary Fund and secure major international loans to help fund the government, Egypt's Central Bank just floated the Egyptian Pound in the international currency markets. … [Read more...] about Best Exchange Rates Ever!!!
Video from October 2012 when American cable news channels were still showing "turmoil" on loop for ratings and clickbait. Many travelers may be deterred from traveling to Egypt during periods of political turmoil. But not all turmoil is the same, and some periods when the news media are be portraying chaos in Cairo may actually turn out to be perfectly safe and even ideal … [Read more...] about Travel and Turmoil
Even the most liberal of Arab countries is pretty socially conservative by the standards of every other region of the world. Whether it be the "West," east Asia, the former Soviet republics, eastern Europe, or Latin America, nearly every other part of the planet would consider shorts, especially in hot weather, to be perfectly appropriate attire in public spaces. In the Arab … [Read more...] about What NOT to Wear in Egypt