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    • travelling to the north coastal area in Egypt from Cairo Airport

      Egypt Oct 17, 2016 at 2:14 AM

      I travelled to Egypt on my own approximately 1 year ago when i was 21 all the way down from Cairo to Qina and then to Al Quseir which went very well, i'm planning to travel again to the north coastal region like Salloum and Marsa Matruh, however my question is, is there a direct bus-route from Cairo airport to Salloum? since the places i went before are more familiar since there are alot of English speaking people compared to the small places i want to travel now since i don't want to caught up clueless in the middle of the desert (i don't speak arabic just a few basic lines i'm Turkish).

    • Hurghada to Cairo (Giza pyramids)

      Egypt Sep 25, 2016 at 3:22 AM

      My partner and I are travelling to Hurghada in October for a week and had our hopes up to travel to Cairo to see the Giza pyramids. We have seen day trips available via flying, however, much to our disappointment, the hotel we are staying in have advised due to safety reasons, we cannot book a trip with them.

      Can anyone recommend a safe/good company to book a day trip to the pyramids (preferably flying there) so that we can fulfil our dreams of seeing the great culture this country has to offer?

      Any comments would be greatly appreciated!

      Thank you

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      Tattoos in Cairo?

      by Dreadeddragon Online Now Aug 19, 2016 at 10:25 PM

      Hi everyone! I'm travelling in October, and I like to get tattoos when I do. I know there are parlors in Cairo, though how many and which ones are good/safe (and hygenic)/not a tourist scam place. I'll be going through at the beginning of the trip and seeing if I can book an appointment for our last day, which is 2 weeks later.

      Does anyone have any suggestions? I'll probably be getting Anubis weighing the feather on my leg, not too big, but I want a good artist, not necessarily the best one, that's not outrageously expensive.

      Thanks in advance!

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2016 at 5:17 PM
    • Dream park or magic land

      by Yassoez Online Now Apr 20, 2016 at 7:21 AM

      My friends and I are confused on which one to choose. We are 16 and we are looking for better rides, service and tons of fun. So which one do you recommend more? Why?


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      75 years young visiting Cairo alone

      by jcourtnellsmith Online Now Feb 25, 2016 at 10:58 AM

      First time male visitor early June. Must see the pyramids. Advice re convenient hotel with half board within walking distance. Can I turn up and buy tickets for the pyramids or should I book and organised excursion?

      4 Answers Feb 29, 2016 at 7:00 AM
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      Only 2 months left on my passport and the requirement is 6, leaving tomorrow!!

      by MayaP Online Now Feb 5, 2016 at 9:06 AM

      I am arriving in Cairo tomorrow at eight in the evening if all goes well, but in my stress I didn't realise that my passport is only valid until April and the requirement for entry is 6 months. Does anyone have any experience with such things?? Will I be even let on the plane? Any hints?? I am desperate!
      Thanks in advance!!


      9 Answers Feb 23, 2016 at 4:14 PM
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      Only 2 months left on my passport and the requirement is 6, leaving tomorrow!!

      by MayaP Online Now Feb 5, 2016 at 9:04 AM

      I am arriving in Cairo tomorrow at eight in the evening if all goes well, but in my stress I didn't realise that my passport is only valid until April and the requirement for entry is 6 months. Does anyone have any experience with such things?? Will I be even let on the plane? Any hints?? I am desperate!
      Thanks in advance!!


      8 Answers Feb 24, 2016 at 9:21 AM
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      Is Cairo a safe place to visit 2016

      by MayaP Online Now Feb 1, 2016 at 11:05 AM

      We are going to Cairo in a few days and I just realized now that it is the fifth year anniversary of Arab-spring and I have read there may be a lot of demonstrations and perhaps some violence. I wonder, is it safe?

      9 Answers Feb 5, 2016 at 12:33 PM
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      2 Days in Cairo - Pyramids and Nile Cruise

      by sheraz90 Online Now Nov 30, 2015 at 1:35 AM

      Hi all .. I am an Australian going to Cairo at end Dec for a 2 days and then heading to Sharm Al Shaikh on (Go Bus).

      Kindly help / share some tips / advises.

      Q1. Going to Pyramids on our own (in taxi) for a half day trip. Has anyone done that ? Is it recommended / any cautions ? Is it easy / difficult to get a taxi back to the City ?

      Q2. Any names / recommendations for an evening boat cruise on Nile ? (how much rates ? / booking required ? or can be taken on spot ?

      Thanks in advance .. I'll be coming back with more Qs for Sharm Al Shaikh ..

      10 Answers Dec 5, 2015 at 7:53 PM
    • Silversmith shops

      by Amrawy Online Now Nov 24, 2015 at 6:55 PM

      Hey guys, I wanted to by some silver jewelleries in egypt people told me that khan el khalili is the best place ,but there is many shops in khan el khalili ,so if any one bought from there before, what is the best shops there in your opinion ?

      1 Answer Nov 26, 2015 at 12:30 PM
    • Is it still safe travel to Egypt after what happened in Paris and Mali?

      by greenapple88 Online Now Nov 20, 2015 at 1:38 PM

      Travelling to Cairo next week and will go for a Nile Cruise. Total of 10 days, hotel security is one of my concern after what happened in Mali today! Should I cancel the trip due to safety issue?

      10 Answers Nov 30, 2015 at 12:20 PM
    • Nile River from Cairo to Aswan

      by Antalyajane Online Now Nov 14, 2015 at 8:07 AM

      Can I travel on the NIle in November from Cairo to Aswan

      3 Answers Nov 16, 2015 at 10:50 PM
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      Things to do

      by blueangelgrace Online Now Oct 19, 2015 at 4:22 AM


      Travelling to Cairo on December 2-5, 2015, checking on Giza. Anyone can suggest/recommend which places to go, stay and transportation.

      Thank you in advance.

      7 Answers Nov 30, 2015 at 12:26 PM
    • Safe to travel to Cairo with young 9 year old?

      by Teaguemoore Online Now Aug 29, 2015 at 9:41 AM

      Thinking of going to Cairo in eid with my wife and daughter? We're Australian! Is it safe?

      7 Answers Sep 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM
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      Airport to Giza using bus then metro, how to?

      by madmatg Online Now Aug 19, 2015 at 9:02 AM

      I have all day in Cairo and was wanting to take the metro to Giza then back into downtown but I'm uncertain about which metro station is nearest the airport. I assume a bus would run to that metro station or I could take a taxi to the metro if need be.

      If this sounds like a bad plan feel free to tell me :)

      4 Answers Nov 3, 2015 at 1:48 AM
    • Safety issues in Cairo

      by Ge23 Online Now May 3, 2015 at 5:32 AM

      Hi everyone,

      With the ongoing political stresses and terrorist threats is Cairo safe nowadays for tourists? What about a bus tour from Hurghada to Cairo? Would that be safe?


      8 Answers May 15, 2015 at 7:38 AM
    • Indian restaurants

      by bharatgarg143 Online Now Mar 18, 2015 at 6:48 AM

      Need names of hotels with Indian restaurants along with average per person cost for dining

      1 Answer Mar 18, 2015 at 7:48 AM
    • Tipping / gratuities.

      by Antonski Online Now Mar 11, 2015 at 12:25 PM

      We have a recent trip to Egypt coming up, Sharm el Sheikh and Cairo.
      Can anyone advise on acceptable amounts to tip in Bars / Hotels / Restaurants, also excursion guides and transfer drivers.
      We don't want to offend by giving too little, and don't want to be excessive either.
      Many thanks.

      3 Answers Mar 12, 2015 at 2:15 PM
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      Nile ferry from cairo to sharm el sheik!

      by DidzisJ Online Now Feb 25, 2015 at 11:32 PM

      Can somebody help me out, where i can book a ferry ride to sharm el sheik from cairo?!
      Many THX

      21 Answers Sep 17, 2015 at 7:34 AM
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      Booking Nile Cruise

      by Angelspy Online Now Feb 15, 2015 at 8:32 AM

      I will be in Cairo in the first week of April and was wondering if you can book a Nile Cruise leaving from there for about 3 days....I am a female travelling solo.

      6 Answers Feb 17, 2015 at 7:11 AM
    • Travel to Cairo

      by jt2015 Online Now Feb 11, 2015 at 1:10 PM

      Hi.. My company is sending me to Cairo for an official purpose for 30 days. Is it safe to travel to Cairo now ( heard about the bombs at the airport)? Also, is there any curfew, any areas I should avoid or anything else that I should be aware of? I will be travelling alone.

      4 Answers May 4, 2015 at 2:04 PM
    • Tips for first time visit

      by Hnk059 Online Now Feb 5, 2015 at 2:41 PM

      Hi all! I am from the U.S. and am traveling to Cairo at the end of the month with a girlfriend. We have arranged tours/airport transport through our hotel, but are looking for any tips or recommendations for first time Cairo travelers!

      Foods to try
      Appropriate attire
      Must sees
      Anything in general one should know/be aware of


      6 Answers Feb 10, 2015 at 1:15 PM
    • Flying to Cairo on the weekend

      by FeliciaM1 Online Now Feb 4, 2015 at 4:25 AM

      I am concerned about flying to Cairo on the weekend as i have just seen that the airport was bombed any advice would be welcomed

      2 Answers Feb 7, 2015 at 4:16 AM
    • Advice on housing choice - transportation

      by jeanfinney Online Now Jan 1, 2015 at 2:56 AM

      Hi - I am looking for budget housing for a couple of months in Cairo so my choices are very limited. I primarily want to experience the cultural life, concerts at the Opera House, Arab Music Institute, and a folk center downtown, with incursions into "Islamic" Cairo (of course all of Egypt is Islamic!) . So I need to be fairly central. (I am a woman alone by the way but I feel ok about that) - I am waiting for a possibility in Zamalek, but if that does not work out, I have an option in Heliopolis and quite possibly in upper Moqattam. In terms of travel time and options and general transportation struggle, which would a Cairo-savvy person recommend? I will be returning home fairly late from concerts. Thanks!

      7 Answers Jan 3, 2015 at 7:44 AM
    • American male, 56 yrs. old, planning on working and living in Cairo on a construction project.

      by cholocz Online Now Dec 28, 2014 at 1:48 PM

      Will I be relatively safe with street smarts? Also, what area of Cairo would you suggest that I rent a small apartment? Any additional suggestions will be greatly appreciated! I could be moving there as soon as February. I have lived and worked for long periods of time in other Countries, mostly Latin.

      6 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 2:46 AM
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      Travel To See Best Friend

      by Bestfriendlove Online Now Aug 17, 2014 at 9:32 PM

      I hopefully will be going to Egypt in the summer of 2015 to see my best friend I haven't seen in 2 years. I would like to know if it will be okay as In safe to stay in Cario In her home but travel to Hurghada? I would love to hear from Egyptians! I love Egypt and it has been my dream to go there ever since I was little. I just need a little effidence to convince my mom more... Thanks!

      12 Answers Dec 15, 2014 at 2:18 PM
    • Trip to Cairo in November

      by joanna81 Online Now Aug 13, 2014 at 7:17 AM

      I wanted to visit Egypt (Hurghada) in November
      We also planned trip to Cairo but Im a bit worried as people says its not safe. My question is , Is safe to visit Cairo in November or not?

      11 Answers Aug 31, 2014 at 6:03 AM
    • Group Day Tours Cairo & Luxor?

      by Nomadam Online Now Aug 5, 2014 at 8:30 PM

      I'm planning a trip to Cairo and Luxor for next spring as a stopover on my way to Istanbul. I've been looking for small group day tours in both places. I'm not having much luck. All the tours to Giza and various parts of Cairo and also Luxor's different must-see spots seem to emphasize being private tours. I'm getting the impression that with tourist traffic down, tour operators don't want to offer a guaranteed departure trip for a particular rate then have only one or two people show up. I'll be traveling alone, and since the tour prices are on a sliding scale, I'll be paying quite a lot for each one. I don't mind that as much as just feeling more comfortable with a few people along. It's not even safety, as much as having other tourists to talk with. Does anyone know of companies that do offer group day trips or have suggestions about reliable tour operators?
      I'd also appreciate hearing from woman who've traveled alone in Egypt.

      3 Answers Dec 15, 2014 at 2:48 PM
    • help me get in contact

      by toroot Online Now Aug 2, 2014 at 5:42 AM

      i am looking to get the adress and and phone number / emial if possible of badaby's store in khan el khalili
      any help would be great thanks j

      2 Answers Aug 8, 2014 at 5:03 PM
    • Pyramids on christmas

      by parece_real Online Now Jul 13, 2014 at 11:15 AM

      It is possible to visit the Pyramids on 25th december (Christmas day)?

      4 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 7:18 AM
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      cost for horse riding at the pyramids in the evening

      by randyteh Online Now Jul 1, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      how much is the cost for horse riding at the pyramids?
      what time is the pyramid show and how long?
      where can I take a short boat ride for an hour to view the river Nile and how much will it cost
      Thank you

      4 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 10:25 AM
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      Cairo - Current Political Situation

      by varun2020 Online Now Jun 26, 2014 at 1:08 AM

      Hello All, I'm from India and will be visiting Cairo on a business trip in first week of July, 2014. I will have only 2 days in Cairo, so would like to make best use of them. appreciate if you please help with below questions ?

      1. Shall I think of postponing my trip considering the current political situation.
      2. Which attractions shall I visit in Cairo on a weekend?
      3. Do's n Don't during Ramadan.

      Thanks in advance.

      Regards, Varun

      6 Answers Jun 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM