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Guide to Eating and Drinking in Egypt

Egyptian cuisine has evolved over thousands of years, with many of the civilizations that have passed through the region leaving some kind of mark on the food eaten within Egypt. Greek, Lebanese, Palestinian Syrian, Turkish, British and French culinary influces can all be found in modern Egyptian food across a wide range of dishes, and […]

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Local Laws and Customs When Traveling to Egypt

When visiting the land of the Pharaohs, it is important to respect the customs and laws in Egypt. A predominantly Islamic country, the legal system is very different to that of western countries, as is the culture. International visitors should be aware of certain Egyptian laws and the legality of things that are often taken […]

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Documentation Needed to Travel to Egypt With Pets

Although an import permit or Egypt pet passport is not required when traveling with pets to Egypt, visitors carrying any type of animal to the country are required to fist obtain other supporting documentation. Read on to learn about the mandatory documents required to travel to Egypt with pets, other than an approved Egyptian tourist […]

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How to Get Around in Egypt: Public and Private Transportation

Egypt has much to offer tourists, from the emblematic pyramids in Giza, to coastal resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh in addition to a number of fascinating cities to explore. With so much to see and do, travelers will want to plan how to get around in Egypt in order to make the most of […]

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Visit the Surroundings of the Egyptian Airports with the Transit Visa

Most travelers try to avoid layovers on their way to the final destination but that’s not always an option. Luckily, those whose flight plans include spending up to 2 days in Egypt on their way to another country have several alternatives to take advantage of the situation. That’s because passengers with 6 to 48 hours […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt

Egypt is well-known as a country with a long and fascinating history and was home to one of the earliest human civilizations. Its famous pyramids and tombs from the ancient kingdom stand as monuments to this past. Some of these are among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

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Egypt Travel Restrictions Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Traveling to Egypt is once again possible now that COVID-19 restrictions have been eased. Flights to the country have restarted and foreigners are able to cross the border provided they meet the Egypt COVID-19 entry requirements. The Egyptian government is now issuing visas, visitors from eligible countries should apply for an Egypt eVisa online to […]


Travel Guide to Aswan

Aswan is an Egyptian city located on the banks of the Nile River, close to the southern border with Sudan. Although smaller than Cairo and Luxor, Aswan has been south Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since ancient times, and offers a range of cultural and historic attractions to explore. These include numerous island temples on […]

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Egyptian Currency (EGP) and Budget to Travel to Egypt

For international visitors to Egypt, the currency is an important part of planning the trip. Egyptian money can be obtained from banks and exchange bureaus in most countries, as well as at airports and in Egypt itself. The essential things to know are what the currency of Egypt is, how much it is worth, how […]

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Traveling to Egypt During Ramadan

The highlight of the Islamic year, Ramadan can be a great time to explore Egypt. Some travelers are concerned that what they can see and do in Egypt will be limited by visiting during Ramadan, however, it is an excellent opportunity to experience the traditions and culture of the country. Furthermore, Egyptians are particularly generous […]