After a few years of highly publicised political uprisings and violent protests, it’s little surprise that tourists have boycotted Egypt, but with both the UK and US governments lifting their travel warnings, Cairo is once again open for business. The lack of tourism has hit Egypt hard and with such a desperate need for tourist income, it’s the ideal time to bag a bargain on flights and accommodation, as well as offering a rare chance to see the top attractions unmarred by the once-overwhelming crowds.
While Cairo isn’t often named among the world’s great culinary capitals, its assortment of cheap sidewalk eats are the stuff foodie dreams are made from. Here’s a quick guide to Cairo’s best street foods.
Let’s be honest … you don’t come to a place like Sharm el Sheikh for the nightlife, but if you’re looking for a place to unwind after a long day of exploration, you do have a view options for nightlife in Sharm el Sheikh.
In ancient times at the height of power in the Nubian kingdom, the city of Aswan served as a military garrison town for campaigns against the Nubians. Today, it’s location makes the ideal base for exploring Nubian culture in Aswan and in Egypt as a whole. Here are some of the places and ways to do so.