NOTE — I thank the Embassy of Egypt in Brazil and in Portugal for sharing the original Portuguese version of this post on social networks. Months ago, I wrote a post to emphasize eight notable points about tourism in Lisbon (I live in Portugal). This time, the blog shows a slightly longer list: ten items. Ten notes on how Egypt is worth visiting. The […]
Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great, was a power base for Cleopatra VII (the famous Cleopatra — yes, there was more than one). To this day, it is one of Egypt’s most popular destinations. I regularly see people confused when considering how to add Alexandria to the travel itinerary. How many days? Where to stay? What to see?
A cruise on the Nile River is one of the most exciting events during tourism in Egypt. To be honest, it’s my favorite part of the trip. It happens in the South, from Luxor to Aswan, and vice versa.
How to dress in Egypt is a natural concern when people plan a trip to Egypt. Especially, clothes for women in Egypt. This kind of question is one of the most frequent I receive from my readers. This is understandable. Egypt is still a distant reality to most of tourists. Regarding to how native Egyptians […]
Water, water, waaater, WATER. This is a frequent thought during tourism in Egypt — except in Winter, which is high season there. What few people know is that, on hot days (or much of the year in Egypt!), to drink water is not the sole concern. There’s a special water for men and women to spray over the skin, and it can save the tourist’s day. It’s an […]
Hello, Damas! I’m going to Egypt soon, and seeing the tomb of Cleopatra is a top priority. I wonder if you can tell me where it is and if you have tips for this visit.
Egypt is always a fascinating subject. Since 2015, one of the greatest expectations there has been the inauguration of the new museum in Giza. The country will replace the traditional Cairo Museum with the Great Egyptian Museum.
Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is the official name, but people commonly know it as Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo. The giant building shines as one of the key points to visit in Egypt. Join me now on a virtual tour. Besides many photos, you will see tips for your visit.
Felucca is a small, primitive wooden sailboat used in Egypt. Particularly in Aswan, tourists love to be part of a felucca ride on the Nile River. While observing the exotic nature, maybe singing and dancing with the tour guide and the small crew, they see a curious scene: children in a tremendous effort to approach the boat.