These Stunning Pictures of Egypt Will Remind You Why We Call It ‘Om El Donia’

These Stunning Pictures of Egypt Will Remind You Why We Call It ‘Om El Donia’

by Ali Khalifa

Sometime last month, two of the world’s most prominent and well-esteemed travelers visited our Egypt — on the DL. Lauren Bullen of @gypsea_lust and Jack Morris of @doyoutravel flocked towards the country and gave us [Egyptians] a quick reminder as to why we call Egypt Om El Donia.   The photographs they took captured the […]

4 Reasons Why You Need to Give Egypt a Chance

4 Reasons Why You Need to Give Egypt a Chance

by Sarah Richard of Of Coffee with a Slice of Life

  I didn’t book a tour to the pyramids, my Egyptian friends took me in their car. I knew I was already in for a better experience doing it like this, and when we entered I just presumed we’d gone the back way – a secret way that only the locals knew – after all, […]

How to Travel Egypt Like VitalyzdTv, Jay Alvarrez, Sherif Fayed and Shady Beshr

How to Travel Egypt Like VitalyzdTv, Jay Alvarrez, Sherif Fayed and Shady Beshr

Last week, we were ecstatic when we learned that our sister company, Nineteen84 Management, collaborated with Big Billboard and Shady Beshr to bring some of the biggest names on social media in the world to Egypt!   In Love With Egypt 👌 #RCMemories #NileRitzCarlton A post shared by Vitaly (@vitalyzdtv) on Mar 24, 2017 at […]

Archaeologists Discover 66 Statues of Pharaonic Goddess Sekhmet in Luxor

Archaeologists Discover 66 Statues of Pharaonic Goddess Sekhmet in Luxor

  With countless statues and temples in Luxor and Aswan, it always baffles us when we realize there is more history buried deep in the ground. A German archaeological mission has been operating at the King Amenhotep III Temple area in Luxor for the past year and the results are more than impressive.     The […]

Luxor Sculptor Makes a Statue of Essam El-Hadary to Thank Him

Luxor Sculptor Makes a Statue of Essam El-Hadary to Thank Him

by Salma Hossam

  It’s safe to say nothing us Egyptians can do will ever be enough to repay our goal keeper and High Dam, Essam El-Hadary…until now.     Mohamed Kabesh, a sculptor from Luxor, took thanking El-Hadary to the next level. No, he didn’t opt for posting a picture on his Instagram with the hashtag #ILoveHadary, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

5 Locations in the Middle East This Gym Boat Would Be Perfect

5 Locations in the Middle East This Gym Boat Would Be Perfect

  Locals and visitors alike could soon be cruising along the Seine in Paris and taking in the Instgrammable riverside sights in a boat powered by their own workouts. The Navigating Gym – a project led by international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati in conjunction with leading fitness equipment manufacturer Technogym, the non-profit […]

For the First Time in 5 Years, Over 2000 Tourists Visit Luxor in One Day

For the First Time in 5 Years, Over 2000 Tourists Visit Luxor in One Day

  Director General of Luxor Antiquities, Mostafa Waziry, just announced that last Friday saw the visit of 2250 tourists to Luxor. “According to our tickets sale, the amount of foreigners who visited the popular tourist attractions reached over two thousand people,” Waziry told Tahrir News.   This is the first time something like this happens […]

Egyptian Tourism Ministry Sets Off New Campaign in Italy

Egyptian Tourism Ministry Sets Off New Campaign in Italy

by Charley Parker

  Amid the reports of lack of foreign currency reserves and the downward spiral of the Egyptian pound, the Tourism Ministry is doing what it can to help the country recover.   The video above, posted last week to YouTube, is the start of a new push to bring tourists, and their foreign currencies, back […]

Direct Flights Between London’s Heathrow and Egypt’s Luxor Have Resumed

Direct Flights Between London’s Heathrow and Egypt’s Luxor Have Resumed

  We’re crossing our fingers here, but we might have just taken the first step in bringing tourists back to Egypt’s globally adored antiquities: direct flights between London’s Heathrow and Luxor have resumed, according to the Guardian.   “The good news for us,” John Telfer of Explore Worldwide told the Guardian. “It sends a good, […]

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