Things That’ll Totally Convince Your Khawaga Friend to Visit Egypt

Things That’ll Totally Convince Your Khawaga Friend to Visit Egypt

 We can complain about our living situation in Egypt as much as we want, but at the end of the day, we will always have a soft spot for our country even if we choose to live elsewhere. It has an edge, this energy that just makes you feel home. Do your friends have Egypt […]

Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

  In an attempt boost Egypt’s tourism, the governorate of Alexandria organized a mini Cleopatra-themed festival. People dressed up as Pharaohs and roamed the streets of Alexandria.     The celebrations started from Qaytbay Citadel and went all the way to Alexandra Dive. Queen Cleopatra went on a boat trip, afterwards, to hand over the key […]

Tourists Are Returning to Egypt This Summer, Thomas Cook Says

Tourists Are Returning to Egypt This Summer, Thomas Cook Says

  It’s a great morning to wake up to in Egypt as leading global travel company, Thomas Cook, just announced through Reuters that tourists are expected to return to our country this summer!   That news is quite a big deal for Egypt since our economy immensely depends on tourism. Recently, the government has done […]

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

  For the past few years, Egypt has been trying to survive the economic and touristic chaos. Our country, that used to have some of the top touristic sites in the world, has been suffering gravely ever since the revolution took place.   Yet, this year we have high hopes. We have advertising agencies showing […]

German Tourists Expected to Return to Egypt This Summer

German Tourists Expected to Return to Egypt This Summer

  Just recently, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Cairo and it seems like it was a pleasant experience. Minister of Tourism, Yahya Rashid, announced on DMC talk show, Masa’a, that German tourism is returning to Egypt this summer. Rashid added that the ITB Berlin Tourism exhibition showed an increased confidence in the Egyptian market.   Germany, reportedly, removed […]

All the Times Sharm El Sheikh Was Every ’70s and ’80s Kid’s Ibiza

All the Times Sharm El Sheikh Was Every ’70s and ’80s Kid’s Ibiza

There was a time when Sharm El Sheikh was the Iron Throne of partying. From epic lineups of international DJs, to gogo dancers that left your jaw on the floor, foam parties and after parties in the middle of the dessert, and so much more. People from all across the globe would come for a chance to know […]

CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

  Three months ago, Egypt was removed from the US State Department travel warning list, only to be added again in December following the bombing of St. Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo. Tourism has been suffering for years, so has the economy, yet we’ve been slowly noticing the return of  tourists, and CNN just made our day. […]

Egyptian Girl Miraculously Gets Saved in Red Sea Flooding

Egyptian Girl Miraculously Gets Saved in Red Sea Flooding

There are some stories that show the silver lining in the midst of the daily chaos and negativity we have seemed to have grown accustomed to. This one really struck a chord with me, having pretty much grown up in the city of Hurghada only a mere 150k from where this story took place,  I […]

16 Beautiful Pictures of Siwa You Won’t Be Able to Stop Looking at

16 Beautiful Pictures of Siwa You Won’t Be Able to Stop Looking at

Most people are so obsessed with the North Coast and Sinai that they forget that Egypt actually has other beautiful places to go. One of these places is The Siwa Oasis. What’s that? It’s an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Libyan Desert. It is one of Egypt’s […]

UK Tourists: ‘Sharm El-Sheikh Is Safer Than France’

UK Tourists: ‘Sharm El-Sheikh Is Safer Than France’

  UK has been suspending direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh ever since the Russian plane fatal crash last year, but that didn’t stop the Brits. Going against their government’s warnings, UK tourists insist on flying to Sharm and they seem to be enjoying it.   40-year-old Simon Woodward, an events manager from north London, spent […]

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