Red Sea Travel Guide

The Red Sea coast is a beautiful area that runs up to Sharm-El-Sheikh and the interior Egyptian mainland before divering into the Gulf of Suez to the west and the Gulf of Aqaba up to Israel in the east. The many mountain ranges along the Red Sea coast inspired the mariners of antiquity to name it the “Sea Mare Rostrum”, […]

Aswan Travel Guide

Aswan is the third biggest town in Egypt today and the biggest one in upper Egypt. It is situated at the foot of the Nile Valley to the North end of Lake Nasser. In recent times Aswan has become a major mining area for aluminum and iron mining. It is also a favorite place for tourists to visit […]

Alexandria Travel Guide

The city of Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 333 B.C .and has a unique history quite different from many other cities in Egypt. When this famous Macedonian (the Greek state, not the former Yugoslav country) was en roue to visit the Oracle Temple of Amun at the Siwa oasis he stopped overnight […]

Luxor Travel Guide

Located in Upper Egypt Luxor has been described as the world’s largest open-air museum. Nowadays it has been elevated to the status of governorate, although it is still classified as being in the province of Qena. Luxor has a population of round about 230,000, most of whom are employed in tourism somehow, although there are many […]

Egyptian Cities

Egyptian Cities, Towns and Governorates   When most people think about towns and cities in Egypt, the main ones that come to mind are the major cities or the ones with popular tourist attractions, but there are more than 200 towns and cities with a population of over 15,000 in Egypt.   Because 90% of […]