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Charley Parker


Recently showed up in Cairo for no apparent reason. He's a bourbon-drinking, adventure-seeking, potentially crazy photographer escaped from Atlanta. Right now he's sitting at a desk in Cairo and writing articles. Probably listening to punk rock from the 90s.

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Welcome, friends, to part two of the Cairo Neighborhood Guide Series! This week, we’ll be checking out Maadi, the “bubble” that keeps locals returning to the same great spots weekend after weekend. It can be a bit overwhelming to an outsider, but that’s what we’re here for today. So let’s get started and dive right […]

Vintage Biplanes from 20s and 30s to Land at Pyramids

Vintage Biplanes from 20s and 30s to Land at Pyramids

A group of 12 vintage biplanes from the 1920s and 30s are set to land at the Giza Pyramids today, 13 November, sometime in the early afternoon.     The landing represents the first time in 80 years that a group of planes have been permitted to land at the Pyramids. The stop in Egypt […]

Egypt Issues $4 Billion in Bonds on Irish Stock Exchange

Egypt Issues $4 Billion in Bonds on Irish Stock Exchange

  Egypt’s Ministry of Finance has issued a series of international bonds in the Irish Stock Exchange through a private placement in favor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE).   The bonds are worth a total of $4bn but were released as individual bonds with varying maturity dates. The first is worth $1.36bnwith an […]

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Zamalek

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Zamalek

by Charley Parker

Welcome to the first installment of my Cairo Neighborhood Guides Series! Today we’ll (virtually) travel to the ‘hood of Zamalek, where we’ll check out all the cool places to eat, drink and relax. I’ve interviewed several locals to get their input on what they think is the best Zamalek has to offer.     O’s […]