As travel resumes and picks up again, Egypt is unveiling lots of new attractions that will be new even to those who have visited Egypt before. Even without these new openings (which include several new museums and lots of new infrastructure), there are dozens of other magnificent sites to see beyond the primary tourist sites […]
Get ready! John takes you through what to expect when planning 2021 travel to Egypt, including warnings about insanely overpriced branded trips, what those trip should really cost, and how to take advantage of the travel downturn this year to plan upcoming 2021 travel for less. Jetset Media · Planning 2021 travel to Egypt NEW: […]
We’re back with a major set of updates on Coronavirus in Egypt based on on-the-ground intel from Cairo and Luxor, as well as advice for travel planning in 2020 and 2021 and how to get the best travel deals as we’re coming out of the global travel downturn.
John sits down with Egyptian photographer Ahmed Wahba to talk about some of his favorite unspoiled and emerging places to visit in Egypt, including the North Coast, Marsa Alam, Soma Bay, and the White Desert. Ahmed’s amazing photography showcasing the best of Egypt and its people can be found on his Instagram account @ProjectWahba. He […]
In this long-awaited episode all about the Grand Egyptian Museum, which includes a few surprises, John covers the history of this monumental project and then carefully and thoroughly dissects the latest information about the new museum’s expected opening date. He also offers listeners seven important things to consider when planning trips to Egypt in the […]
A brief new episode to update listeners on a few important topics related to travel to Egypt and our ongoing efforts to support special projects in Egypt.
This is a very special episode of the Egypt Travel Podcast in which we’re launching a fundraising campaign to help support a remarkable program for blind girls and young women in Egypt. Go to www.EgyptTravelBlog.com/LightAndHope to learn more and make a donation.
It has been over 2 years since we’ve done a review of the hotel scene in Egypt, and a LOT has changed. New hotels have opened, nice hotels have gone downhill, and the Egypt Travel Podcast has inaugurated a new annual review and ranking of the Best Hotels and Resorts of Egypt. This is an […]
Many people rely on Trip Advisor for doing their due diligence before a big international trip. While it may be fantastic for many other destinations, Trip Advisor is notoriously horrendous for planning travel to and around Egypt. In this episode, you’ll hear all about precisely why relying on Trip Advisor would be a huge mistake […]
Travelers beware! AirBnB and similar platforms have been wonderful additions to the accommodations scene in many places, but not in Egypt – at least not yet. This episode reveals the results of our undercover evaluation of the AirBnB scene in Cairo. And spoiler alert – we strongly recommend AGAINST using AirBnB and similar platforms in […]