If your going to get a camel then there is one thing you have to remember.
Camels are not horses.
Do not try to sit astride it like it is one.
Watch the way your guide rides. Scoot all the way up... more
Having just got back from 2 weeks in Egypt (Sharm, Cairo and Alexandria) and not normally a reviewer of my trips but thought it was really necessary to advise about the Giza Pyramids as it was by far... more
I was on a visit to cairo (egypt) in the month of october 2012. I was residing in the hotel semiramish. One fine morning I walked few steps away from my hotel and a young guy aged around 18-20 yrs... more
It is currently FORBIDDEN to take a camera inside the Egyptian Museum. You must leave your camera at a booth just inside the gate.
This is at odds with some of the information posted here previously... more
If you travel to Egypt without the aid of Tour group leaving the airport terminal you will be approached by cab drivers offering you a ride anywhere in Cairo. Cab Drivers inside the terminal assume... more
As for staying healthy, don't drink the tap water in Cairo -- even at the best hotels. It's also a good idea to avoid raw vegetables, unpeeled fruit and street food. Finally, always have change on... more
Cairo is a city of many cities. Throughout its many millennia and several names, Memphis, Babylon, Fustat, or Cairo, Africa's largest city has been a centre of great importance to many civilisations,...
The first thing that struck me when I arrived in Cairo was the chaos. The airport itself, depending on whether you arrive at the old or new terminals, has nothing to welcome you. If there is a health...
Without a doubt my visit to Cairo was unforgettable.
Months passed since my return home and I'm still thinking of the beautiful moments spent there, wishing to be back and explore more.
When I wrote...