Best Places to Visit in Egypt in 2018
The Giza necropolis, situated in the immediate vicinity of the southwestern suburbs of Cairo is probably the most famous ancient site in the world. The pyramids, together with the Sphinx at the base of the Giza plateau, are the iconic image of Egypt.
They were built over the span of three generations – by Khufu, his second reigning son Khafre, and his grandson Menkaure. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite structures, known as queen pyramids, causeways and temples.
7 breathtaking holiday destinations in Egypt
The Eid Al-Adha weekend is just a few days away and while some have been planning their holidays since the last Eid break, many others continue to hesitate - even squabble - over where to spend the 'Bairam' break. Many Cairenes' go-to getaways revolve in and around the North Coast and Alexandria; but we're here to tell you that there are plenty of alternatives to escape Cairo's brouhaha this Eid.
From the primitive paradise that is Siwa, to the nightlife-buzzing Red Sea destination that is Sahl Hasheesh, there's plenty waiting to be explored across Egypt's coasts.
9 things you should know about Cairo metro
Since it was first launched in 1987, the metro became one of the most important means of transportation in greater Cairo. After all, there is nothing better than moving from one place to the other in the largest city in the Middle East without getting stuck in traffic for hours or dealing with the sometimes-hefty price of taking a cab.
Top ten ways to walk like Egyptian
Egypt is a behemoth of a destination that quickly brings out the explorer in all of us. The vast grandeur and beauty of this ancient land is evident in the lofty heights of Mt Sinai, the silent depths of the Red Sea, the ancient tombs of Luxor and the open expanses of the Siwa Oasis. In a land where time is measured by dynasties, and distance by the setting sun, travel slowly and lose yourself in the infinite expanse of sand and sea. Here are ten of Egypt's most famous sights.