Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Cairo, with its beautiful pyramids and landscapes is the capital of Egypt tand the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Egyptians have two names for the city: Masr, meaning both the capital and the land of Egypt, and Al-Qahira (The Triumphant). These two names are symbolized by two dramatic landmarks: the Pyramids of Giza, which is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza and Mosque of Mohammed Ali, situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad ... [ read more ]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Land of Pharaohs, Egypt

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Land of Pharaohs, Egypt

Are you wandering what makes Egypt so special? Having the oldest civilization and boasting the oldest structures of the ancient history and also some of the best beaches, we can simply admit that Egypt is a tourist paradise all year around. In the following we have compiled a list with the top ten reasons of why you shouldn’t miss out a journey in the land of Pharaohs. So here is a list with the Top 10 reasons to visit the land of Pharaohs, Egypt. Visit the pyramids Every tourist visit... [ read more ]

Top Tourist Cities in Egypt

Top Tourist Cities in Egypt

Being a popular tourist destination, Egypt offers a vast array of attractions: stunning beaches, ancient historical sites and scenic landscapes. In the following we compiled the top tourist cities in Egypt in order to be aware what you shouldn’t miss out on your visit to the country. So here they are: Cairo Situated on the banks of the Nile, in the Northern part of Egypt, Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and it is considered the most populous metropolitan city in Africa. Its history da... [ read more ]

Best Walking Tours in Cairo

Best Walking Tours in Cairo

If you haven’t managed to visit Cairo yet, but you are curious about the hectic, bustling and charming atmosphere of the city, follow our guide with the best walking tours in Cairo and enjoy the sightseeing by revealing the most attractive spots for tourist, which are easily reachable by walk as well. If you have already visited the Great Pyramids of Giza, it is time to have a deeper look into the main attractions within the city, so take your time in the beating heart of Egypt and do not be... [ read more ]

Hiring a car or taking a taxi in Egypt

Hiring a car or taking a taxi in Egypt

Do you prefer private transport rather than public one and don’t you mind spending a little bit more for getting around in Egypt by car? If so, here you will find some useful information about hiring a car or taking a taxi in the land of Pharaohs. Getting around in Egypt by car it really needs some nerves of steel. In the cities like Cairo and Alexandria you will face with congestion and you can hardly drive over than 20kmph. So driving in some parts of Egypt could be really hazardous, drive... [ read more ]

Public transportation in Egypt

Public transportation in Egypt

As we know Egypt with its ancient civilization attracts many tourists from all over the world. For this reason they pay attention their public and private transport system, which is developed in high standard in the land of pyramids. So due to the country’s extensive public transport you can get around without facing any difficulties. The only problem that might cause you headache is that, in most of the Egyptian towns do not have street names and this could make your navigation hazardous. F... [ read more ]

Top five ancient historical monuments in Egypt

Top five ancient historical monuments in Egypt

Visiting Egypt is not an every day activity so once you have decided to travel to the land of pharaohs you should be aware that there are some places that are listed as must see attractions. So plan your holiday in advance in order to see as many historical monuments as possible and do not come back with the feeling that you missed something exciting. The following are the top 5 ancient historical monuments that you should definitely  see while you are in the country. All of these belong to ... [ read more ]